Advisor, Entrepreneurship (Regina)

SREDA is seeking a highly motivated, resourceful individual to assume the role of Advisor, Entrepreneurship. Under the direction of the Manager, Entrepreneurship, this individual will be a trusted expert helping entrepreneurs and small business owners in starting, running and growing a business in Saskatchewan. This includes building relationships and engaging with key stakeholders in Regina and area to help develop the entrepreneurship ecosystem and raise awareness SK Startup Institute.

Advisor, Entrepreneurship will have responsibility for the following:

  • Assist entrepreneurs in their search for programs, services, funding and regulations throughout all stages of business from ideation all the way to growth and succession
  • Provide ongoing business coaching with sound direction and solutions to help ease the entrepreneurship process and keep businesses resilient
  • Develop collaborative relationships by consistently connecting with key partners and small business service providers while also building awareness of SK Startup Institute programs and services
  • Inspire and educate entrepreneurs through online and in-person presentations
  • Understand and keep up-to-date with the latest business trends (regional, national and global), regulations (municipal, provincial and federal) and local ecosystem needs
  • Provide insight on entrepreneur and ecosystem needs in Regina and area
  • Contribute to monthly and quarterly reporting in addition to daily client interaction data entry and records maintenance
  • Travel throughout Saskatchewan required on an as-needed basis
  • Assist in special projects and other activities where needed within the organization

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training/experience in small business and/or entrepreneurship
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in the entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Must have an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to see innovative solutions and create epiconic work
  • Proven ability collaborating and building successful relationships with key external stakeholders
  • Passionate about helping businesses succeed with a commitment to delivering an inclusive and excellent level of customer service
  • Ability and desire to learn quickly (business regulations and processes, software, databases)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • French language skills an asset
  • Experience using WordPress and Microsoft Office, including Dynamics 365, an asset

Interested candidates should submit their application in confidence to:

Terra Penner

Terra Penner

Director, Operations
(306) 664-0720