Closing Date: November 14, 2022
Position: Business Advisory Centre Coordinator, Permanent Full-time, 35 hours per week
Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) is a non-profit corporation responsible for the delivery of economic development and tourism services on behalf of the City of Peterborough and County of Peterborough. We play a leadership and strategic role in developing the economic capacity of the Peterborough region.
PKED operates the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) which is one of 54 Small Business Centres in the Province of Ontario, serving as an entrepreneur’s first point of contact with the business support community. Services, consultations, tools and resources are offered free of charge in order to help start-ups and small businesses succeed.
PKED also operates Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism (PKT) which is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the region. PKT provides industry leadership and destination marketing services to attract visitors to the region and operates the year-round Visitor Centre located in the Venture North Building.
We have a team of dynamic professionals who offer economic expertise that identifies growth opportunities, provides services to existing ventures, and attracts new companies and visitors by sharing the region’s competitive advantages.
Reporting to the Manager, Business Advisory Centre (BAC), the Business Advisory Centre Coordinator provides administrative support to the BAC which is one of 54 Small Business Enterprise Centres in Ontario funded by the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT). Services, consultations, tools and resources are offered free of charge in order to help start-ups and small businesses grow and succeed within the region. The BAC Coordinator assists the Manager to meet the guidelines set out by the MEDJCT to support new entrepreneurs and small businesses within the region. Playing a critical supporting role, this position also provides frontline services and administrative duties for the daily operations of the BAC.
Please send your application (PDF or Word document) to Barbara van Vierzen, Director of Operations at email@example.com by November 14, 2022.