Business Development Officer (Executive Assistant) – CTL International


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Company: CTL International

Position: Business Development Officer (Executive Assistant)

Location: Calgary, AB

Description: The Business Development Officer (Executive Assistant) will play significant roles in many projects, such as planning development projects, providing advice for proposals, conducting surveys, creating profiles, conducting research, developing policies and administering the programs once they are finalized. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience in fields like business or commercial development, market research, trade promotion and economic diversification.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop policies
  • Administer programs to promote industrial and commercial business investment in rural and urban areas
  • Plan development projects
  • Develop venture capital sources
  • Provide advice on procedures and requirements for government approval of development proposals
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data on the buying habits and preferences of wholesale and retail consumers
  • Develop social and economic profiles of urban and rural areas to encourage industrial and commercial investment
  • Conduct comparative research on marketing strategies for industrial and commercial products
  • Prepare reports, research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Conduct analytical marketing studies
  • Conduct social or economic surveys on local, regional, or international areas to assess development of potential and future trends
  • Review and evaluate commercial or industrial development proposals
  • Design market research questionnaires
  • Develop portfolio of marketing materials
  • Evaluate customer service and store environments
  • Design, conduct and analyze quantitative and qualitative research projects
  • Develop feasibility studies
  • Conduct online marketing,E-commerce and website promotions
  • Maintain database of potential franchisees, real estate locations and on-line buy/sell internet sites
  • Prepare funding applications
  • Set up corporations
  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Develop business plans
  • Ensure appropriate business/commercial licenses are in place

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Completion of university
  • Certified Economic Developer (Ec.D.) through the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) and/or Certified International Trade Professional (C.I.T.P.) through the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)
  • Over three years marketing/sales working experiences
  • Excellent English skills
  • MBA/Accounting education background
  • Knowledge of federal, provincial and other public and private funding agencies
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial regulations/policies
  • Knowledge of community and industry partners

Apply by March 12, 2015 by e-mailing

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