• Manager of Economic Development Thorold
  • Municipal World in Thorold, , Canada
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  • 1 week ago

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Working for City of Thorold

By joining the City of Thorold team, you will be choosing to become part of the fastest growing municipality in the beautiful Niagara region.

Working with us means a great pension, superb benefits package and a supportive and collaborative team environment. We invest in our people and prioritize creating opportunities for our employees to learn and grow in their roles.

We are proudly home to Canada Games Park, an internationally recognized and certified athletics and wellness facility. Our 300+ acres of parks and trails, two community centers, two arenas and outdoor pool are what makes Thorold the ideal place to build your career.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, this role is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on strategic economic initiatives that are aligned with long-range economic development; business development and expedited services, trade and investment and / or... strategic economic initiatives. Promote tourism initiatives for the City and engage in government relations. Undertakes activities and fosters partnerships that support the development of Thorold as location of choice for investment/ trade, enterprise and growth.

The City of Thorold invites you to submit your resume if you possess:
• Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Economic
Development, Marketing or equivalent field of study.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be
• Minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in the following
areas: Coordination and implementation of long range economic / business development and tourism activities; Branding, and marketing; Facilitating partnerships among business, academic and government / agency stakeholders that develop and support innovation networks and hubs; Managing projects with a wide range of scope and complexity
• Demonstrated knowledge of: Principles and practices of community planning, land use / growth management concepts, infrastructure improvement planning and capital facilities budgeting; Federal / Provincial legislation, policy and programs related to business development, investment / trade, enterprise, innovation and growth; Municipal government organization and functions
• Demonstrated ability in: Critical Evaluation, Relationship Management, Global and Cultural Effectiveness, Strategic agility, Political acumen, Partnering, Influence / negotiating
• One of the following (or equivalent) is ideal: Certified Economic Developer (Ec.D.) from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC), Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council
Thorold ON


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