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Phone: 403-342-2055 or Email: central [at]

Employment Opportunity

Business Development Advisor

Community Futures Centre West (CFCWest) is seeking a Business Development Advisor, a business professional who can add an innovative perspective to economic growth in a rural environment.

We Make Business Dreams Happen in Rural Alberta.

CFCWest supports the growth and innovation of rural Alberta business. Through the delivery of highly effective business programs, training, loans and expert business advisory services, we guide entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises to open doors and gain a foothold in their rural communities and beyond.

You inspire dedication and commitment to excellence. Your organizational skills and applied knowledge of lending and investment processes are second to none.  As an influencer, you know how to build alliances and relationships to engage clients and meet the needs of other important stakeholders throughout the region. You are a self starter and are able to work independently in a semi virtual and flexible work environment.

Our Wish List

  • Superior relationship building and interpersonal skills;
  • Refined listening, collaboration, problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Polished busines acumen with strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proven knowledge of commercial lending, solid understanding of financial analysis and past collections experience is desired;
  • Post Secondary degree in Business/Finance and/or a combination of experience in Business Counselling and/or Lending.
  • A self starter who is able to work with limited supervision 
  • Strong working knowledge of Office 365, Outlook and other online programs such as Zoom, Skype or Teams;
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Drivers License, and be willing to travel throughout the CFCWest region.


Interested applicants are asked to email a Cover Letter and CV (Resume) to Patti-Jay Powell, CFCWest Executive Director, by midnight August 31st, 2020. 

Email: ppowell [at]


To request a detailed Terms of Reference for this position please send email to the address listed above.


 * CFCWest is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.”

CFCWest thanks all applicants for applying for this position but only those applicants receiving an interview will be contacted. This posting will stay active until a suitable candidate is found.

*All information sent to CFCWest is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.* 

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3209, 101 Sunset Drive
Cochrane, AB T4C 0W7


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Bragg Creek, 
Dead Mans Flats, 
Elbow Valley, 
Ghost Lake, 
Harvie Heights, 
Redwood Meadows, 


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