Job Opportunity: Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission Growth Officer
The Economic Development department of the Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission is dedicated to promoting our region and growing economic opportunity. They provide a forum for collaboration between stakeholders and facilitate forward movement on issues that increase the prosperity of the region.
The Greater Miramichi Regional Services Commission is currently seeking a Growth Officer.
Reporting to the Director of Regional Economic Development, the Growth Officer is responsible for developing and implementing the economic growth/development strategies, marketing plans, and projects; providing program knowledge and expertise as well as some technical expertise to support the development and growth of regional economic activity.
As an ideal candidate, you facilitate business growth and sustainability in the region by promoting new opportunities, supporting existing businesses, and acting as a liaison between local entities, government representatives, and industries. You rely on strong relationship-building abilities to foster and connect relationships. You develop and implement project plans, offer business coaching, and provide guidance on areas such as product development, digitization, and capacity building. With a strong entrepreneurial mindset, you coordinate workforce development services in the Greater Miramichi Region, including organizing and participating in employment-oriented events, facilitating labor market partnership forums, and liaising across agencies to strengthen collaborations. You are an excellent communicator and relationship builder who exhibits trust and confidence at all levels.
You bring a post-secondary degree in a related field with an Economic Development Designation (EcD considered an asset). Previous leadership experience (3-5 years) in the municipality or regional setting is preferred.
The Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Inclusiveness at their organization means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. They seek talented individuals to join their team and welcome applications from all diverse groups. They encourage applicants to request accommodation to support them throughout the recruitment process.
Salary Range: $55,000 to $75,000
They thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.