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Full Job Description
Parramatta is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia. As the Central River City, Parramatta is experiencing unprecedented public and private investment, boosting a vibrant economy. Local business growth is critical to the citys success. Council is seeking a passionate and motivated individual who can coordinate Councils local business support program as part of our Economic Development Team.

About the role

This permanent full-time position will primarily focus on:

  • Leading the planning and delivery of targeted economic development programs, including small business events and workshops;
  • Providing ongoing support to local businesses, especially those of small to medium scale;
  • Managing the development, writing and production of Councils business newsletter, targeting businesses and related stakeholders, and;
  • Collaborating across several Council teams, aligning Councils support for local businesses.

About the person
The successful applicant may come from a wide range of backgrounds, however they will be enthusiastic, driven and proactive, with the ability to work well independently, efficiently and effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes. This role will suit a person with a positive and can-do attitude.

What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $90,257.13 p.a. plus super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description. Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Carnegie, Manager Economic Development on (02) 9806 5416 or ncarnegie@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au .

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 23 April 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email DiversityCoP@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au .

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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