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SREDA

Specialist, Entrepreneurship

SREDA has a bold strategy to be one of the leading economic development organizations in Canada. Over the past four years SREDA has won multiple awards in recognition of its work to promote the Saskatoon Region. SREDA has an experienced leadership team along with a strong and engaged Board of Directors comprised of political and business leaders from across the Saskatoon Region. This is your opportunity to join this outstanding team and further develop your career in a growing and dynamic organization.

To support its Entrepreneurship pillar, SREDA is seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the role of Specialist, Entrepreneurship. Under the direction of the Manager, Entrepreneurship Programs, the Specialist, Entrepreneurship assists in delivering services to entrepreneurs who require support through SREDA’s entrepreneurship program, Square One. This includes providing administrative support to SREDA’s team of Business Advisors and acting as the initial point of contact for entrepreneurial clients.

The Specialist, Entrepreneurship is responsible for the following:

  • Be the first point of contact for clients; provide a world-class service experience
  • Determine client’s reason for inquiry via in person and phone; elevate inquiries to Business Advisors
  • Support the Business Advisors by preparing material from various market research databases
  • Update content for print and online small business publications
  • Assist in the delivery of events, presentations and other outreach initiatives
  • Represent SREDA in the business community to promote entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager, Entrepreneurship and Director, Business Development

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic and vibrant personality with strong communication skills
  • Ability and desire to learn (software, databases, business regulation)
  • Basic understanding of the entrepreneurial eco-system in Saskatchewan
  • Exhibit a high degree of initiative; is organized, reliable, self-motivated and punctual
  • Experience using WordPress, Microsoft Dynamics and Adobe Creative Suite considered an asset
  • French language skills considered an asset

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Note: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.)

Interested candidates should submit their application in confidence to:

Shenuka Wickramasinghe
info@squareonesask.ca

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