Business Development Coordinator

Regional District of Central Okanagan

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is one of the most desirable places to live in BC and is located in the heart of the scenic Okanagan Valley.  The appeal of Okanagan Lake, the natural beauty of the surrounding hillsides and the fragrant orchards and vineyards continue to draw people to the valley.  Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual for the term position of Business Development Coordinator.  Reporting to the Director of Economic Development the position works in partnership with the Director and local stakeholders to facilitate a healthy, dynamic, and sustainable community economy by supporting existing businesses and encouraging new business investment.  This position promotes COEDC programs through on-line marketing, trade show organization, and developing programs for business to business connections.  In addition, this position provides community presentations on economic climate, develops press releases and presentations to the community, and reports to the EDC Advisory, Regional Board and City Councils.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with strong knowledge in government policy, marketing, and business.  In addition to a degree in Business or Communications, the ideal candidate will have exemplary writing, public speaking and interpersonal skills.  Excellent organization skills and flexible scheduling will provide the ability to work on numerous projects with tight deadlines with multiple stakeholders. A valid BC Driver’s Licence with record of safe driving will be required.

This is a full-time, term position to commence approximately at the beginning of April 2018 and is anticipated to conclude in April 2019, or upon return of the original incumbent.  We offer a salary of $39.61 per hour and a full range of benefits.

Qualified persons are invited to submit their application quoting Competition No. 1719 by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018, to:

Human Resources Department
Manager of Human Resources
Regional District of Central Okanagan
1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3Z4
e-mail:   Fax:  250-763-7497

We thank all candidates for their interest - only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

Business Development Coordinator Regional District of Central Okanagan British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2018-01-12
Date Posted: 2018-01-02
Province: British Columbia