Regional Business Liaison

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Regional Business Liaison for a term of approximately 12 months. The Regional Business Liaison (RBL) will be an energetic, motivated, team player who will assist Businesses and Non-Profits within the Region to identify and access available business supports in the Recovery Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The RBL will work with existing Business Support Agencies in member municipalities to support local businesses to safely resume operations as part of the Province’s phased Re-start Plan.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, have excellent organizational, planning and project management skills and the proven ability to effectively communicate with internal departments, other Municipalities and Government agencies, as well as the public. Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write correspondence, research, prepare reports and public education materials and the capability to make effective presentations to a variety of audiences. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to effectively lead work groups and positively contribute to a team environment are essential for this position.

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako provides local government services to a large area of more than 77,000 square kilometers of scenic mountains, rolling hills, lakes and rivers. The office is in Burns Lake, a dynamic community that is known for its hospitality and as the Gateway to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. The region offers affordable housing, stunning scenery, and incomparable recreation opportunities such as world class fishing, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.

In addition to a superb location and working atmosphere, this position offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Nellie Davis, Regional Economic Development Coordinator, at nellie.davis@rdbn.bc.ca before 4:30 pm on Friday July 10, 2020.

 

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