As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
Reporting to the Manager, Community Economic Development, the Advisor, Business & Promotion provides support to community economic activities, small business support, and tourism product development programs as well as assisting in the delivery of the Tourism Act (TA) regulatory program in the region. The programs are managed, delivered and administered to meet the needs of each region and its communities. Inuit Societal Values will be respected in this role.
The Advisor, Business & Promotion provides communities, businesses, tourism operators and related interest groups with the resources, support, information and training they need to contribute to the economic development of the region. Participates in the delivery of the regional Tourism Act regulatory program.
In-depth knowledge of Nunavut, businesses, tourism and applicable legislation is required to be successful in this position. Computer skills utilizing Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel software skills are essential in this role as well as basic accounting skills.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are acquired through a degree in Community Administration, Economic Development, Renewable Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, or a related field and 1 year or more of recent experience.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
Proficiency in Inuktitut is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
First Aid and CPR certificate would be an asset. Valid driver’s license would be an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.