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Economic Development Manager

Town of Port McNeill

This posting is now closed. Tall Cedars thanks all applicants.

Data + Narrative = Business Growth

Does this equation get your heart pumping? Is economic development your jam? Port McNeill wants you to use your creativity and problem-solving skills to promote, market, and advertise the Town. Help us help new and existing businesses flourish in our beautiful corner of the planet.


Located on the northern end of Vancouver Island, Port McNeill is an active oceanside community (pop. 2300) that provides a huge range of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. The Town is a gateway to a vast network of islands and inlets throughout the Broughton Archipelago, as well as countless inland hidden gems. It is only 2 hours away from Campbell River and 4 hours from Nanaimo, so you can enjoy a rural lifestyle with access to larger urban centers just down the highway.

The Role

You’ll start with research. You’ll build up an exceptional understanding of Port McNeill in order to successfully market the Town to potential investors. You’ll dive into issues that can create barriers to attracting people and entrepreneurs to our region. You’ll create and maintain positive working relations with stakeholders from the business community, government, and the general public. From there, you will develop and implement solid marketing strategies, projects and programs that will enhance sustainability and long-term growth for the Town of Port McNeill.


  • A fantastic rural lifestyle with outdoor adventures galore.
  • The chance to make a big difference with a small but energetic team.
  • A full-time salaried position that will look fantastic on your future resume.
  • A competitive wage and benefits package.
  • A 2-year contract with the option for extension.

Check out the full job ad here, including details on how to apply!

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