Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants - Emploi d'avenir
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Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

Conduct research, formulate policies and administer programs to stimulate industrial and commercial investment or tourism in rural and urban areas, or to promote commercial or industrial products and services.
You like marketing, the economy and research. Your analytical mind allows you to make data understandable. As for your writing skills, they help you communicate your conclusions effectively.

 
Average salary32$ / hour
 

Description

Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants conduct research, formulate policies and manage programs to stimulate industrial and commercial business investment or tourism in urban and rural areas, or to promote commercial or industrial products and services. They are employed by government departments, international organizations, marketing firms and business associations or may be self-employed.

Main tasks

  • Develop policies and administer programs to promote industrial and commercial business investment in urban and rural areas
  • Design market research questionnaires
  • Conduct social or economic surveys on local, regional or national areas to assess development potential and future trends
  • Plan development projects and co-ordinate activities with representatives of a wide variety of industrial and commercial enterprises, community and business associations and government agencies
  • Assess business opportunities and develop strategies to attract venture capital
  • Respond to enquiries from members of the business community and general public concerning development opportunities
  • Review and evaluate commercial or industrial development proposals and provide advice on procedures and requirements for government approval
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data on the buying habits and preferences of wholesale or retail consumers
  • Evaluate customer service and store environments
  • Conduct comparative research on marketing strategies for industrial and commercial products
  • Develop social and economic profiles of urban and rural areas to encourage industrial and commercial investment and development.
  • Prepare reports, research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Plan and develop E-commerce strategies
  • Provide consultation on planning and starting of new businesses.

Training

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Marketing and purchasing

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Outaouais
  • Côte-Nord et Nord-du-Québec

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