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We're Hiring! Regional Business Advisor

September 12th, 2022

The Regional Business Advisor will assist with the management and implementation of community economic development projects throughout the region’s Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) sector. They will assist with the promotion of greater awareness and adoption of technology through educational and professional development events, both formal and informal. They will provide guidance and support to all program clients throughout the program cycles, from initial eligibility to the final survey. The Regional Business Advisor will work with the NEOnet team to assess the operational and technological needs of a business, which may include the development of e-commerce and e-business strategies for leveraging organizational procedures and processes over the Internet, and ensure the client accesses the appropriate resources.

Responsibilities

80% Project Facilitation and Coordination

  • Establish client contact through phone calls, video conferences, emails, and in-person meetings to present NEOnet program information

  • Manage application intake and review of client submissions to NEOnet projects; maintain applicant databases; draft and manage applicant agreements

  • Review project submissions and provide one-on-one consultations

  • Organize, document, and report in the context of achieving the project objectives.

  • Conduct participant surveys and reports of on findings

  • Capture and maintain relevant metrics and KPIs in order to prepare, review and analyze project surveys for funder’s report

  • Provide input, recommendations, and advice to NEOnet staff, Board of Directors and Stakeholders seeking assistance on ICT-related initiatives.

15% Administrative Duties

  • Assist in the preparation of program status updates and reports

  • Assist in the completion of performance and final project reports

  • Assist with coordination of meetings, events and awareness campaigns throughout the region

5% Other duties as required

  • Provide support with general office administration and ICT support as required

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education related to business, marketing, commerce and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

  • Project management skills

  • Familiarity to digital technologies and applications

  • Knowledge of the Office 365, Adobe, Canva

  • Ability to multi-task, effectively prioritize and execute tasks.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • French proficiency, spoken and written, in both official languages is an asset

  • Valid Driver’s License and vehicle

Working Conditions

  • Working hours are generally Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break; flexibility can be discussed

  • The position requires that the Regional Business Advisor spend prolonged periods of time seated at a desk, using a computer

  • The position reports to the Interim Director of Operations

  • Travel through the region may be required; most interactions, however, are generally online or by telephone

Remuneration: $24.00/hour, extended employee benefits, flex time

Application Deadline: until position is filled

Please Submit Application (résumé and cover letter) in PDF Format to:   [email protected] 

Attention: Marie-Josee Filo, Interim Director of Operations

We thank all applicants and wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.