Community Futures Sunrise

11 - 3rd Street North East, Weyburn, SK - Phone: (306) 842-8803

We're Hiring!

  • May 13, 2019
  • Written by Sunrise Admin
We're Hiring! And we can't wait to read your resume and cover letter.  Apply to join our team. We're Hiring! And we can't wait to read your resume and cover letter. Apply to join our team.

Community Futures (CF) Sunrise is looking for a dynamic professional to join our corporate team in Weyburn and make a difference in southeast Saskatchewan!

If you think this position may be right for you, read on . . .

 

Economic Development Coordinator - Term Position

Community Futures Sunrise is a non-profit regional economic development organization, operating in southeast Saskatchewan.  With a mission to provide business development services in the region, the corporation is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic professional for the newly created position of Economic Development Coordinator.  This individual will be involved with initiatives to support the business community in southeast Saskatchewan.

The Economic Development Coordinator will be responsible to facilitate projects under the direction of the Community Futures Sunrise general manager. 

Duties:

  • Interact with business, community and government representatives in the region
  • Conduct needs assessments of the business community in the region
  • Research, develop, implement, manage and evaluate business development projects
  • Represent the corporation in the region, connecting businesses with resources
  • Make presentations, facilitate planning sessions, and prepare written reports
  • Contribute to the social presence and marketing efforts of the corporation

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of economic development
  • Understanding of business retention and attraction programs
  • Knowledge of business development and business planning strategies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Project management, coordination and reporting skills
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of private and public sector representatives
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with technology

Education and Experience: 

  • Economic development education and/or demonstrated experience
    • A degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in commerce, business administration, economic development or related field is preferred
  • 5 years + experience in a related field
  • Computer and social media knowledge and demonstrated experience
  • Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence

The position will be based out of Weyburn, SK. 

This is a two year term position, with the possibility of extension.  Salary will commensurate with education and experience.  An attractive benefits package is available.

Deadline for applications:  Friday, June 7, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. 

Submit a detailed resume and cover letter to: hr.sunrise@sasktel.net