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Entrepreneur Advisor

We are seeking a fulltime 24-month term Entrepreneur Advisor in Brooks, Alberta operating out of the City of

Brooks Business Incubator.

Community Futures Entre-Corp provides a wide range of small business services and business management

tools for people wanting to start, expand, franchise or sell a business. We also run a number of specialized

business programs, organize exciting business events and actively work with community and business leaders to

foster rural economic growth. This position will operate in conjunction with other partners including:

The APEX Regional Innovation Network which is a collaborative initiative between Community Futures, Alberta

Innovates and Medicine Hat College. APEX's vision is to create a globally competitive region for innovation and

technology in Southeast Alberta. APEX strives to support local entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized

enterprises to develop and adopt new technologies, commercialize innovative new products, and improve


This position will also work in partnership with the City of Brooks/County of Newell Economic Development Team.

Economic Development Initiatives stem from the Joint Services Committee Strategic Plan and are administered

by the City of Brooks.

Your role includes:

 Providing business coaching and advisory services to start-ups and post-secondary students.

 Supporting the mandate of Southeast Alberta Regional Innovation Network.

 Supporting entrepreneurs in the Business Incubator Program.

 Assisting in the development of new initiatives and existing small and medium-sized businesses.

 Researching and monitoring the needs of local businesses by conducting surveys, interviews, or focus


 Reaching out to a variety of support systems to coordinating and organize learning and networking events

targeted at local businesses and entrepreneurs.

 Document and complete required reporting functions.

 Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

 Related degree or diploma

 Functional competencies as a generalist in marketing, sales, finance, management, and leadership.

 Ability to work with multiple associates who have partnered to create this positon.

 Experience working in a business development environment.

 Flexibility to be effective in diverse situations with an assortment of stakeholders.

 Ability to develop positive working relationships and understand the needs of entrepreneurs who are at

different stages – from student start-ups to seasoned entrepreneurs.

 Highly skilled communicator and able to conduct presentations and facilitate training programs with

multiple groups.

 Experience as an entrepreneur or experience working with small business owners would be considered an


 Committed to the needs of entrepreneurs in their development.

 Exceptional organizational and time management skills with attention to detail.

 Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Application Process:

Send a resume and cover letter outlining your education and expertise to Sean Blewett at This position will remain open until a suitable position is found. We thank all applicants

however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Salary range is $40,000 to $45,000.00 per

year based on experience.

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Posted on:
Monday, November 06, 2017

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