Economic Development Officer

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Kingston Economic Development Corporation facilitates economic growth by working in partnership with business leaders, municipal departments, post-secondary institutions, federal and provincial ministries and agencies. The organization’s leadership has been recognized by the Financial Times UK, who named Kingston the Number One Small City in the Americas for Foreign Direct Investment Strategy.

Join a winning team as the Economic Development Officer, supporting business attraction, growth, and retention.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Collaborative and client-focused business development professional with demonstrated success in relationship building, sales, and project management

Experience in a Senior Business Development or Economic Development role with evidence of skill progression

Experience providing business support services to private sector clients

Experience in and/or understanding of municipal land sale processes; regulatory and taxation aspects of business investment in Canada, and government relations at municipal, provincial, and federal levels

Exposure to, interest in and knowledge of local, regional, national and global economic trends, sectors and ecosystems

Post-secondary degree

Proficiency in a second language preferred

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their résumé to:

Brenda Palmer

Palmer & Associates
Venture Business Centre
556 O'Connor Drive
Kingston, ON K7P 1N3


We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview shall be contacted.