Economic Development Coordinator Job at Careers at Council – in Moree NSW

Job Description

Are you a professional looking to step into a rewarding leadership role?

Work with a passionate local government!

Attractive salary ranging from $86,325 – $92,800 (depending on qualifications and experience) PLUS additional benefits!

Additional benefits include 10% super, salary packaging options, uniform allowance, a rostered day off every 3 weeks and relocation assistance up to $5,000!

About the opportunity

Moree Plains Shire Council now has a rewarding opportunity for an Economic Development Coordinator to join the council in a permanent full-time capacity (35 hours per week) working out of the Max Centre in Moree, Northern NSW, approximately 1.5 hours drive from the Queensland border.

Reporting to the Executive Manager, Regional Activation, you will be primarily responsible for supporting an environment that is conducive to economic growth and development through programs, projects, partnerships and policy development.

More specifically, your day-to-day duties will include (but will not be limited to):

Driving business investments in the space;

Developing, leading and implementing the recommendations of the Economic Development Strategy in conjunction with the Regional Activation Unit (RAU);

Supporting the RAU in the development and implementation of the Moree Special Activation Precinct and wider economic development initiatives; and

Fostering and maintaining excellent working relationships with key business groups such as the Chamber of Commerce, industry representative groups and community organisations with business interests

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About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have a Degree level qualification in Economic Development, Business, Commerce, or Social Sciences in addition to extensive professional experience.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you possess knowledge and experience of Economic Development in a regional context. You will need highly developed communication skills, allowing you to function successfully in a team environment and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The ability to use fantastic organisational skills to manage your workload and work effectively under pressure while delivering with a high level of accuracy is also crucial.

Candidates also must have excellent leadership skills and sound business acumen, allowing you to be a successful and confident negotiator.

Please note: It is essential that you hold, or are willing to obtain, a current NSW Working with Children Check & a Class C Drivers License with the ability to drive a manual vehicle.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive salary ranging from $86,325 – $92,800 negotiable based on your qualifications and experience, PLUS 10% super.

Further additional benefits you receive include:
Salary packaging options to maximise take home pay;

Uniform allowance;

A rostered day off every 3 weeks; and

Relocation assistance up to $5,000 may be available to a highly skilled applicant

You will also benefit from tremendous professional development opportunities and the opportunity to be heavily involved in the development of the Moree Special Activation Precinct!

About the Organisation

Moree Plains Shire Council’s mission is to lead the way in fostering a healthy, positive and well-resourced community. Council is recognised as an Employer Of Choice and is committed to providing employees with a happy and healthy working life experience in order to foster a productive workforce.

Ideally nestled on the New South Wales and Queensland border, Moree is a town rich in culture, heritage, agriculture and natural assets with each component intertwining to define the characteristics of both the town and the community. With an old-world ambience, it offers a fantastic family-friendly lifestyle, affordable housing and plenty of infrastructure including cafes, restaurants, art galleries and more.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level – Apply Now!

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Company: Careers at Council –

Company Location:  Moree NSW

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