Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canadian Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.
This 1 year term position specializes in the development, implementation and delivery of land and economic development marketing initiatives and projects. Duties include researching, analyzing and compiling statistical, promotional and other related material on a regular basis; developing, maintaining, and enhancing land and economic development publications and web site; as well as responding and providing detailed written and verbal information to a wide variety of inquiries for land and economic development. In addition, this position provides administrative support for the land and economic development section and department as assigned.
Ideally to fill this role you will be a proven performer with an undergraduate degree with emphasis on marketing, statistics, economics, business administration or communications along with four years of office experience, including knowledge of basic office procedures in a land-related, economic development or marketing office or a related field, knowledge of advanced office procedures, computer skills and records management methods.
In addition you will have:
Experience in research and special project activities, preferably including public contact at a semi-technical level, or equivalent.
Ability to direct consultants on a day to day basis as well as approve and reconcile budgets and accounts for land marketing projects
Ability to work independently with general direction using initiative to prioritize duties, and organize workload efficiently to complete projects in an environment of constant interruptions, shifting priorities and deadlines, and to provide a high level of accuracy in working with figures, promotional information, reports and presentations.
Demonstrated ability, knowledge and skill in the operation of MS Office (advanced word processing, spreadsheets and databases), web content management applications, and the ability to type at least 50 wpm.
Ability to communicate and network effectively on a confidential basis, verbally and in writing, at a semi-technical level, with businesses, the public, professionals and other city departments.
Ability to assess customer and stakeholder needs, business or land requirements, opportunities, and offer or persuade with alternate solutions.
Must possess a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License.
What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals.
We welcome applications until December 7, 2018.
For more information and to apply online, please visit us at www.reddeer.ca/careers or
email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.