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Manager of Economic Development

Town of Yarmouth, located in Southwestern Nova Scotia, is the financial, business, education, and lifestyle centre for 70,000 people who live in the tri-counties of Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne. They are now seeking to hire an individual to lead their economic development activities.

In this role, you will identify economic development opportunities and assist in securing funding for various activities and programs. Working closely with businesses, government and the community, you will expand investment through business attraction and retention, as well as new commercial initiatives. Business development experience in the municipal sector and a track record working with a range of stakeholders including elected officials, investors, staff, and the community is required.

The Town is willing to consider candidates with a range of experience including those at the officer, manager or director levels.

If you would like to pursue this opportunity, please forward your resume and a cover letter explaining how your background will meet the needs of Town of Yarmouth. Applications can be emailed to, quoting project number 1607 in the subject line.


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