The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking a professional, highly skilled and experienced individual to join the City in the role of Manager, Economic Development.
Under the general direction of the Director, Economic Development and Strategy, the Manager is responsible for leading municipal economic development and tourism initiatives and programs for the City, including developing strategies that support attracting and retaining commercial and industrial business, and maximizing visitor services and tourism potential.
The work requires a degree from a recognized university in Business Administration or a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years related experience, preferably in a government setting or dynamic corporate environment. The incumbent must also have at least a couple of years of experience managing professional and support staff.
The incumbent must possess demonstrated abilities to establish and maintain cooperative and constructive relationships with individuals at all levels of government and other organizations. The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills both in writing and orally, creativity and an ability to clearly and graphically convey messages as there is the requirement to make multi-media presentations and engage in creating visioning processes with interested stakeholders.
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary, a comprehensive benefits package including a housing allowance, and a defined benefit pension plan.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than October 4, 2019.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.