Manager of Economic Development and Communications

Date de publication: 21 aug 2019
Date limite: 8 sep 2019
 
THE CORPORATION OF
THE MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON
JOB OPPORTUNITY
 
MANAGER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS
 
Location:
The Municipality of Brighton is situated on Lake Ontario at the eastern end of the County of Northumberland, conveniently located along the 401 corridor between Toronto and Ottawa.  The municipality has a population of approximately 12,000 persons, which is increasing steadily due to the beautiful waterfront and small town appeal. 
 
Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager of Economic Development and Communications is responsible for the promotion, growth and development of the municipality’s economic base, retention and expansion of existing businesses, and vigorously seeking out new business and economic opportunities in accordance with the Strategic Plan and Community Development Plan. Additionally, this position will support the external communications program.    
 
Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will have a University Degree or College Diploma in Economic Development, Marketing, Communications or Business complimented by 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in Economic/Business development, preferably in a public setting.  Proven ability to liaise with partner organizations and local stakeholders as well as volunteer committees as a leader in the successful implementation of a Community Development Plan is expected.
 
A detailed job description is available on the municipal website www.brighton.ca
 
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and resume clearly marked “Manager of Economic Development and Communications”, prior to 12:00 noon, September 8, 2019 to the attention of:
 
Human Resources
Municipality of Brighton
35 Alice St., P.O. Box 189
Brighton, ON K0K 1H0
 
The Municipality of Brighton wishes to acknowledge and thank all candidates for your interest in responding to this posting, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information and any supporting material are obtained and used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
 
Alternate formats of job postings and accommodations are available upon request to support the participation of persons with disabilities in applying for jobs and during the interview and assessment process.  If you require an accommodation email or phone Human Resources at 613-475-0670.