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Economic Development Officer

Job details

Location: VIC - Melbourne
Salary: $40 - $45ph
Discipline:
Reference: Ad-23186
Posted: about 2 months ago

Job description

Charterhouse are recruiting for a Business Development Officer on behalf of a Council based in the South East. Working directly with the Coordinator of Economic Development you will develop and implement the economic development activities and work very closely with retail groups. This opportunity is initially 2 months.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide creative and innovative initiatives to improve the development of the Councils Local Economic and Employment strategy
  • Assist and organise small workshops for businesses within the municipality
  • Contribute to the successful implementation of a range of Economic Development activities, events and programs
  • Develop and maintain a strong rapport with a range of internal and external stakeholders including local traders, businesses and residents
  • Support the professional facilitation of business networks, forums, seminars, workshops and programs that contribute to economic growth within the community
  • Research and target businesses for workshops

To be successful in this position you must:

  • Have a degree or relevant qualification in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Events or Urban Planning
  • Have excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Be outgoing, positive and proactive
  • Have experience preparing reports and correspondence
  • Be an expert in a range of software applications including Microsoft Office suite  

If this role is suitable to your skills and you are available immediately, please APPLY today by sending through your most recent resume.