Rockhampton City Council Jobs – Economic Development

Website Rockhampton Regional Council

Job Description:

The Rockhampton Region is the economic capital of Central Queensland and is entering a strong growth phase. Advance Rockhampton as the economic development and marketing arm of Rockhampton Regional Council requires an enthusiastic economic adviser with excellent communication and collaborative skills. This position will assist with industry engagement, trade and investment attraction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provision of support to the Economic Development team on industry engagement, creation of employment opportunities and facilitating business growth.
  • Provide communication, engagement and specialised advice to support projects, campaigns and strategic growth within the Economic Development team.
  • Undertake responsibility in developing and managing of the stakeholder engagement plan.
  • Assist the Economic Development team and use data analysis to prepare investment attraction campaigns and economic development materials.
  • Preparation of correspondence and regular statistical reports, including seek jobs board analysis and regional economic and social profiles

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to produce presentations and reports in a professional manner that have the ability to influence, create positive change and leave an impression on stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with all levels of stakeholders and work collaboratively as an effective team member.
  • Degree qualification in Economics or Commerce (or related discipline) and/or equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • High level engagement and liaison skills with a strong focus on negotiation and influencing to achieve business outcomes in the Trade industry.
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with all levels of stakeholders.
  • Degree qualification in Business or Commerce (or related discipline) and/or equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • Engaging and enthusiastic approach with a good understanding of economics, stakeholder engagement and business development.
  • Proactive organisational skills to strive in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to plan and work independently in a fast paced environment, while contributing to overarching team goals.

Job Details:

Company: Rockhampton Regional Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Rockhampton, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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