Town of Smiths Falls: Economic and Community Development Coordinator

Resume Submission Deadlline: Monday November 29, 2021, at 4:00 p.m

The Town is accepting applications for one (1) Full Time Employee Economic and Community Development Coordinator, under the direction of the Manager of Economic Development and Tourism

  • Working with the community and regional partners to derive positive development outcomes and to participate on committees as required
  • Coordinate and facilitate familiarization tours for qualified leads, including, but not limited to facilitated meetings with local businesses, individual tours, and group tours
  • Planning and execution of Town and Town supported events, including post-event evaluation (information on event statistics and outcomes)
  • Assist in executing annual BR&E data collection programs
  • Provide support and client service for local and regional partnerships
  • Review and research funding opportunities for the Town of Smiths Falls
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to identify potential businesses of interest in conjunction with scheduled trade shows and events
  • Provide industry trends and economic development information to the appropriate staff
  • Conduct primary and secondary research on the high growth potential sectors as identified in the strategic plan as requested
  • Coordinate other specialized projects as directed
  • Organize materials and assist in the preparation of business correspondence, internal and external reports, agendas and itineraries, media releases, general communications, and special events
  • Assist in day to day budget monitoring for the department by preparing accounting requisitions, invoices, , and tracking and reporting on purchases and spending for tourism related buys.
  • Work with the Economic Development Manager to develop annual budget and program
  • Managing the schedule for the Economic Development Manager, including scheduling appointments, making travel arrangements, completing expense reports, and coordinating meetings and events
  • Act as an ambassador of Town of Smiths Falls
  • Act as back up to Communications and Marketing Coordinator (as needed)
  • Other duties as assigned


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