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Vice President, Trade & Investment Attraction – (WR: 335)

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Calgary
Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client collaborates with business, government and community partners to position Calgary as the location of choice for the purpose of attracting business investment, fostering trade and strengthening Calgary’s workforce.

Managed by an independent Board of Directors, our client is a not-for-profit corporation funded by the City of Calgary, other orders of government, community partners and the private sector through the Action Calgary program.

Based in Calgary and reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President, Trade & Investment Attraction will be responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of attracting new business activity from around the world and supporting the retention and development of existing Calgary businesses  to expand their local, national and international trade markets.

Ideally we are seeking an energetic, seasoned, market facing, visionary business leader who is passionate about creating a vibrant and sustainable local Calgary community. Demonstrated sales and strategic business development success coupled with a strong fundamental background in economics and a deep understanding of the local, national, and international economic and political landscapes and current global affairs are essential competencies for this role.

If you are interested in learning more about this exciting and ever so important role in assisting to advance Calgary’s economic growth and prosperity, please contact Susie Besler at 403-263-4474 ext 229 or by email at Susie@pekarskyco.com.

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