Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development Employment Opportunity: Economic Development Officer - Entrepreneurship | Ontario East

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development Employment Opportunity: Economic Development Officer - Entrepreneurship

Application Closing Date: February 7, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) is the lead regional economic development agency for the City and County of Peterborough. Working collaboratively with local stakeholders, we attract, retain and support businesses, investors, entrepreneurs and visitors in order to nurture growth opportunities and foster the continued development of a vibrant, prosperous community with quality and sustainable jobs throughout the region. We promote and position Peterborough & the Kawarthas as a place to live, work, invest and visit. We also operate Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre (one of the Government of Ontario’s 57 small business enterprise centres) and Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism (the official destination marketing organization for the Peterborough region).

Your Contribution to Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development’s Mission:
As the Economic Development Officer - Entrepreneurship, you work within the guidelines set out by the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) and Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG), to achieve the key goals and requirements of the Small Business Enterprise Centre.

In your role, you lead the development of services for entrepreneurs through the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) program to guide small business talent and investments in the Peterborough region. You have a broad understanding of the key requirements for business startups and an ability to analyze and apply current business trends directly back to your clients...

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