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The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB, CA
Project Management and Business Analysis
Experienced
Full-time

 

Business Intelligence Coordinator (BIC)

Location: Fredericton

Application Deadline: October 18th, 2017

As the community’s economic development organization, Ignite Fredericton is strategically focused on helping entrepreneurs- START, GROW and LOCATE their businesses. We are also working to attract and retain talent, and strengthening the economic development ecosystem through collaboration and strategic initiatives. Ignite Fredericton operates as one organization with Planet Hatch offering startup services; and Knowledge Park, Atlantic Canada’s largest research and technology park.

As the Business Intelligence Coordinator, your work will be foundational and supports efforts to attract investment (FDI), population growth, local market and export growth. Your position supports the business development unit for Ignite Fredericton and Planet Hatch with the following accountabilities and responsibilities:

Accountabilities:

  • Investment attraction lead generation and development
  • Proposal and bid support
  • Contribute to and manage the Business intelligence and labour market library
  • Project support

Responsibilities:

  • Market Intelligence – Researching key economic data to support economic development efforts.
  • Lead Generation/ Development- Assist business development unit by identifying and qualifying FDI opportunities
  • Client proposal support- develop tailored proposals that attracts FDI and other investment
  • Economic Policy Development- Assist in the development of policy and advocacy positions by researching and summarizing business conditions, laws and regulations
  • Stakeholder Policy Coordination- liaise with primary stakeholders to identify, develop and communicate policy
  • Smart Community Development- Assist in the development of Smart Community strategy and implementation

Required Skills and Experience

  • Comprehensive research skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Organized self-starter with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects
  • Tech savvy with an aptitude to learn new tools
  • Business library experience is an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset (but not prerequisite)
  • Experience using a CRM is an asset
  • University or college graduate

What you'll do

Responsibilities

  • Market Intelligence – Researching key economic data to support economic development efforts.
  • Lead Generation/ Development- Assist business development unit by identifying and qualifying FDI opportunities
  • Client proposal support- develop tailored proposals that attracts FDI and other investment
  • Economic Policy Development- Assist in the development of policy and advocacy positions by researching and summarizing business conditions, laws and regulations
  • Stakeholder Policy Coordination- liaise with primary stakeholders to identify, develop and communicate policy
  • Smart Community Development- Assist in the development of Smart Community strategy and implementation

What you'll need

Qualifications

Experience: 1 to 3 years experience in a similar role.
Language: English

  • Comprehensive research skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Organized self-starter with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects
  • Tech savvy with an aptitude to learn new tools
  • Business library experience is an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset (but not prerequisite)
  • Experience using a CRM is an asset
  • University or college graduate

We're looking for

Core Skills

Communication Organized Research Support Presentations Technology Business Intelligence Economic Development

A little bit about us

Ignite Fredericton | Planet Hatch | Knowledge Park

Ignite Fredericton| Planet Hatch | Knowledge Park
Our organization, comprising three resident brands, is fuelling entrepreneurs!
Ignite Fredericton, www.ignitefredericton.com
As the community's economic development organization, Ignite offers free, confidential business advice, resources and planning tools to help entrepreneurs START, GROW or LOCATE their business. 

Planet Hatch www.planethatch.com
Planet Hatch connects early-stage startups with resources, including a business acceleration program, coaching, mentoring, funding, collaborative space and tools, to take their idea to commercial reality. 

Knowledge Park, www.knowledgepark.ca
As New Brunswick's only research and technology park, Knowledge Park is a clustering environment for the knowledge industry - currently home to 30 resident companies, employing 800 people, and generating $100+ million in annual GDP.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Ignite Fredericton is strategically focussed on helping entrepreneurs - START, GROW and LOCATE their business. We work towards attracting and retaining talent, and strengthening the economic delevelopment ecosystem through collaboration and strategic initiatives.