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Town of Collingwood

Date posted:    November 10, 2020

Closing date:   November 30, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Job type:         Permanent Full-Time

Start date:       January 2021

Hours of work: 35 per week, usually Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there will be the requirement to attend to functions outside of normal work hours (including evenings, weekends or holidays) and/or work overtime as needed

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Planning, Building & Economic Development, the Manager, Economic Development is responsible for leading development and implementation of economic development strategy, programs and projects, ensuring that Collingwood is investment-ready, local and re-located businesses are supported and assisted to help grow the local and Regional economy, smart decisions and projects are made to support and grow the tourism sector, Collingwood’s reputation for knowledge based, innovative, sustainable businesses and business ideas is strengthened and sustained and the Collingwood brand is promoted and marketed.  The Manager makes recommendations and implements approved direction to guide the economic growth of the community, as well as leads and facilitates the Business Development Centre (BDC).  The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of leading development and implementation of economic development strategy, ensuring Collingwood is investment-ready, workforce development, and division administration functions.

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