Edmonton Global is seeking an experienced Manager of Policy and Advocacy to lead the organization’s competitiveness work and execute strategies that effectively influence governments and institutions to adopt policies and practices that will increase the region’s, the province’s and the country’s competitiveness for foreign direct investment and export.
The manager of policy and advocacy will be a strategic thinker and a thought partner for leaders throughout the organization.
Reporting to the VP, Strategy & Innovation, the Policy & Advocacy Manager provides leadership for, and oversees the planning, development and implementation of Edmonton Global’s policy and advocacy programs; to monitor legislative and public affairs developments, to conduct research on competitiveness, public policy and global best practices; and to develop and coordinate advocacy strategies in collaboration with partners and stakeholders.
Responsibilities included, but are not limited to:
The successful candidate will be adaptive, fast-paced, incredibly passionate, hardworking and embody Edmonton Global’s corporate values: integrity, collaborative, empowered, transformative, and invested. The following skills, experiences and aptitudes will also be required.
Education and Experience
Skills & Knowledge
Please email us at email@example.com noting “Application: Policy and Advocacy Manager” in the subject line, with your cover letter and resume attached by January 21, 2020.
In your cover letter, show us: 1) your personality – we want to know you’re not a robot (and if you are a robot, why you’re a special robot!); and 2) why you’re the right fit for Edmonton Global and this position at this time. We want to know your experience and specific track record that makes you the right person for us.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you have questions about the process or the position, please filter them through Amanda Borman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edmonton Global is an equal opportunity employer and we value the diversity of people and communities. We are committed to an environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodations.