Castlegar Chamber Hiring for a Castlegar and District Business Recovery Advisor

Castlegar Source
By Castlegar Source
May 3rd, 2021





The Castlegar and District Business Recovery Advisor position is a one year, P/T contracted position that will directly assist in supporting businesses in recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.  This position is funded through a grant from the Economic Trust of the Southern Interior and will support the work of the Castlegar and District COVID-19 Business Recovery Committee that is lead and facilitated by the Castlegar and District Chamber of Commerce (CDCOC).

Responsibilities:  Key Stakeholder and Resource Engagement, Direct Business Support and Referral, Identification of Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses, Reporting

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of Castlegar and RDCK Areas I and J
  • Has owned or has direct experience with small businesses
  • Has significant knowledge of COVID-19 related resources and business supports available to businesses
  • Exceptional relationship management and networking skills
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Exceptional, proven communication skills
  • The ability to operate independently as well as collaboratively
  • The ability to work under a steering committee, and collaboratively with key stakeholders
  • Has direct experience with tech related tools relevant to this position
  • Has exceptional reporting skills

In addition, the applicant should possess:

  • A University Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Commerce, and Economics, Leadership or other related area of study or designation
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Familiar and comfortable with Winter driving
  • A clear criminal record check.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours inclusive of weekends
  • Has a home office

This is a 1 year term contracted P/T (20hrs/week) position.

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to the attention of the CDBRC Committee, via email to: hr@castlegar.com by 4 pm PST, May. 17th, 2021

(We thank you for your interest in this position however, only short listed candidates will be contacted).


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