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.
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
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 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.