Funding Programs Coordinator - Northern Development Initiative Trust

Development Initiative Trust is seeking a collaborative and high-performing professional to provide support for a range of funding programs. Based in Prince George, the Funding Programs Coordinator reports to the Director of Economic Development and is responsible for coordinating project application intakes and related processes. Using a variety of tools the Funding Programs Coordinator will help to leverage funding opportunities and work continually develop best practices in grant process management.
 
You are dependable, have excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities and the ability to work under pressure. You have a passion for serving the communities of central and northern B.C. and are able to operate with a high degree of professional judgment, business acumen, tact and diplomacy to build relationships with local governments, First Nations, industry leaders, provincial and federal government partners and not-for-profit organizations.
 
If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the economy in central and northern B.C., this position may be for you.
 
Who we are:
Northern Development combines its financial resources with smart thinking to make a difference in the economy in central and northern B.C. Established by the Province of B.C. in 2005 with an initial capital infusion of $185 million, the Trust is an independent corporation that serves 137 communities throughout central and northern B.C. and has found more than 2,600 ways to get to ‘yes’ on economic development projects in the past 12 years. In that time, Trust has helped leverage $1.3 billion in new investment in the region and helped create more than 6,200 jobs. Today, the Trust is sustainably managed and grants between $12 and $14 million of funding to support community economic development priorities throughout the region each year.
 
How to apply:
Please review the attached position description and submit a resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating why you’re the best candidate for this position to info@northerndevelopment.bc.ca by May 26, 2017.
Only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.