London Economic Development Corporation

  • London, ON, Canada

The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is the lead economic development agency for London, Canada. LEDC works with business, government and community partners to attract business investment, develop a connected and supportive business climate and grow London's talented workforce.

London Economic Development Corporation London, ON, Canada
Feb 24, 2020
Contract
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Intern, Business Development Contract Position The London Economic Development Corporation   Company Address: 701-380 Wellington Street, London, Ontario   How to Apply: By e-mail to resumes@ledc.com   by Thursday, March 12 2020 4pm                          Attention: Robert Collins, Director, Workforce Development   Company Description :  The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is the lead economic development agency for London, Canada. LEDC works with business, government and community partners to attract business investment, develop a connected and supportive business climate and grow London's talented workforce.   Activities : The FDI Intern will support LEDC’s FDI Business Development Team through the following activities:   Collaboration with Business Development team on files, initiatives, projects Research of target geographies, sectors and companies FDI proposals generation FDI content development Gathering of economic data, collecting community information Document preparation Development of business cases Assistance with FDI strategies including Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) related FDI strategies Other duties as assigned   Success: Success in this role will take the form of collaboration with members of the business development team to produce focused reports or content development in a timely manner within specified deadlines. This activity will lead to the attraction of companies to establish or expand operations in London.   Qualifications : a university degree or 3 year college diploma; strong research and writing skills; strong communications skills, comfort with MS Office products   Environment : LEDC is a high paced environment with stamina required for detailed reports and data gathering projects. Occasional participation in external initiatives will be required.   Reporting : Reporting to the Director, Business Development, the FDI Intern will self-report activities on a monthly basis and maintain an ongoing and comprehensive activities summary.   Contract: up-to 9 months