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Job Posting: Community Economic Development Officer

SCOR EDC is looking for a responsible and enthusiastic employee to be part of a dynamic economic development team. 

SCOR EDC is a not-for-profit economic development corporation owned by the counties of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford.    

The Community Economic Development Officer will assist with day to day partnership building, and connecting with partners, stakeholders and businesses across the region.  This position will also be focusing on creating strong connections and support to partners and the small rural communities and small businesses within the region.  Duties will vary from day to day so the ability to multitask and meet deadlines on multiple projects is important.  


The Community Economic Development Officer will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of draft reports, compiling records, preparing spreadsheets 

  • Taking of minutes for various committees and group meetings

  • Assisting with an online presence for the corporation and its partners

  • Various project supports that the corporation is undertaking

Experience & Skills Required

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to:

  • Act as a participating team member with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team 

  • Pay attention to detail and demonstrate thoroughness in their work 

  • Ability to manage and prioritize as project demands shift 

  • A clear, concise writing style that conveys facts and interpretation in an easy to understand way

  • A strong range of interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively 

  • Possess a valid Ontario drivers license with access to their own vehicle 

  • Have a willingness to travel within Southern Ontario 

  • Possess a valid Ontario drivers license with access to their own vehicle 

  • Strong knowledge of rural communities within the five-county region

We thank all applicants interested in this role however, only those who meet the above requirements and are Canadian Citizens between the ages of 15 - 30 will be contacted. 

To apply to this position, please contact Kim via email: with your resume and cover letter.  IN the subject line please identify your communication as  ‘CSJ Application’ and the Job Title in which you are applying for.   Ex. CSJ Application-Economic Development Assistant

* SCOR EDC is an inclusive work environment that hires employees regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation and religious views. SCOR EDC is an inclusive and safe employer that values the contributions of all employees.  Commitment to safety and well-being of all employees and partners are at the core of all we do. *


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