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Location: Cornerstone Credit Union, Saskatchewan

Posting Date: Sep 5, 2023

Closing Date: Oct 31, 2023

Website: www.cornerstonecu.com

Occupation Type: Business Development, Project Management

Career Level: Senior Management

Employment Type: Contract

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to move into a new career path?  Cornerstone Credit Union’s Board of Directors and Executive Management team sees a unique opportunity for a rural technology hub within our Eastern Saskatchewan market.  Specifically, we are looking for someone to focus on the investment in and development of the AgriFoodTech sector.

Join our team, as the Director, Rural Tech Activation, to assist Cornerstone Credit Union in taking a leadership role to lay the foundation to a thriving entrepreneurial eco-system for AgriFoodTech startups and technology skill development. We believe this focus will contribute to the sustainability of our local economies, identify investment opportunities with the potential for a financial return, and to generate additional brand recognition that will grow our Agriculture related market share.

As a key strategic leader, you will collaborate with a multitude of external stakeholders in the region and province to discover opportunities to develop, coordinate and direct business and entrepreneurial activities that support Ag producers, Agribusiness and/or AgriFoodTech initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education in Business or Agri-Business and seven to ten years of experience in a business leader function or an equivalent combination of education and experience with comprehensive understanding of agriculture and agriculture technologies or agriculture marketing and communications.  You will have a leg up if you have an MBA.  We are looking for someone with experience with start-ups and innovation who enjoys meeting new people and can leverage partnerships to play a leadership role in getting all the players in the eco-system working together in a coordinated way.  You are interested in AgTech and can assist clients to connect to the appropriate supports and resources needed to overcome the challenges of implementing technology, helping the farm and business community adopt and adapt to innovative opportunities.

You’ll receive competitive compensation, great group benefits, and matched pension contributions.  We also offer performance incentives and wellness and employment perks.  For the right candidate, the opportunity exists for remote work (within Saskatchewan only).  This is a term, full-time position with an expected duration of 3 years and regular travel is anticipated.

The cherry on top is the great people who work at Cornerstone. Our team is caring and supportive, and community is at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the seventh straight year.

Take part in this unique opportunity that will have a significant and lasting impact at Cornerstone Credit Union and for the broader communities we serve prosper.

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