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General Manager, EXPO, ECC

Position Profile

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) cultivates the energy, innovation and investment needed to build a prosperous and resilient Edmonton economy.

EEDC staff embody the five cultural values of the organization; Public Stewardship, Selfless Approach, Lead The Way, Make An Impact, and Caring For One Another.  Our people are city builders who embody the spirit of EEDC and Edmonton; open, inventive, courageous, cooperative and willing to take a risk. In recognition of this work and focus on our people and culture, we were recently recognized as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. 

EEDC is looking for two (2) General Managers committed to operational excellence to lead, inspire and drive improved performance and economic impact at the Edmonton EXPO Centre and Edmonton Convention Centre.

Job Details

Ensuring alignment with EEDC’s objectives, purpose and values, the General Manager of each venue will be a dynamic leader focused on the effective operations of one of Edmonton’s two iconic venues. With demonstrated experience leading diverse and high performing teams, each successful candidate will apply a systematic approach to bringing people together to evaluate opportunities and solve problems. Each GM will rally their team around a compelling vision, unlock employee potential and drive results to lead the team to success.

The ideal GM will thrive in managing multiple priorities, assessing complex opportunities and mobilizing resources to work towards solutions and results. Along with a high degree of business and financial acumen, candidates will have a solid operational background and a commitment to continuous improvement and lean operating principles. EEDC is seeking candidates with a proven track record of building effective business relationships, both internal and external, and a demonstrated ability to champion a positive work culture that reflects EEDC’s core values.

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