economic development officer in Western Suburbs Perth

tanya maxwell, randstad
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western suburbs perth, western australia
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The Opportunity

Our client is a Local Council located in the inner Western suburbs who are looking for a talented Economic Development Officer to support their Economic Development team on a short term contract in January 2019, with an opportunity to apply for permanency.

Duties include:

  • Undertake or assist the development and implementation of economic development projects, programs, strategies and initiatives as part of the Economic Development Strategy
  • Research and monitor trends in a range of economic development issues throughout the City and assist in designing initiatives to respond
  • Coordinate high level business program events, networking and activities
  • Work cooperatively with the business sector to improve services and benefits to the community, business and visitors
  • Represent the City on external bodies and promote the City’s services and programs as required


  • An understanding of economic development or marketing
  • Ability to write reports and business plans
  • Experience planning projects and initiatives
  • Project management skills
  • Local government experience not necessary


The successful candidate needs to be ready to hit the ground running and will be rewarded with an excellent rate of pay and an immediate start.

If you are interested, apply now. For more information contact Tanya Maxwell at Randstad on 08 9320 1600.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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Bachelor Degree