Be part of an exciting new initiative with Navigate Startup House. We are looking to hire 8 talented individuals that possess the education, skills and experience needed to contribute to our Trade Accelerator Program

Navigate Startup House is dedicated to supporting high-growth businesses in Cape Breton. We work with cutting-edge local companies and we want you to be a part of our team. We are currently in search of a number of team members to create a new export-oriented business development unit. The successful candidates will display critical problem-solving abilities, offer excellent client support and work well with a team of creative professionals. This is a fantastic development opportunity for the right candidate to engage in a creative work environment that offers the ability to develop their skills to advance their career and complete this 12-month term well prepared to employ the skills they acquire with another local company.

We will be filling positions in:

  • Market Research
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Graphic and Media Design
  • Social Media and Internet Technology
  • Financial Planning
  • Proposal Writing
  • Business Planning
  • Prototype Design and Development

Successful applicants will possess a recent degree or diploma in a field associated with each of the available positions for which they are applying. Applicants may be considered for multiple available positions depending on education and experience.

These are all 12-month term positions designed to harness the skills of each Trade Accelerator Program team member in the service of business planning and development for local Cape Breton companies interested in expanding into national and international export markets.

About Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce under the direction of  CEO, Kathleen Yurchesyn, is working to empower businesses to thrive in the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce (CBRM). By focusing and celebrating the successes of chamber members and the business community as a whole the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce is aiming to foster a vibrant business community where members are encouraged to find new innovative approaches to business to help the CBRM thrive. The Chamber works alongside the public and private sector to create a stronger business community through collaboration, networking, advocacy and education.

The Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce provides value to its membership through community partnerships and by offering exclusive chamber member benefits (Chamber Plan group insurance, merchant services, Esso fleet cards, member to member, sponsorship and promotional opportunities, etc.). By hosting monthly networking events, the Chamber helps members grow their networks and connect with other chamber members. The Chamber is the voice for the business community by advocating for business needs and challenging the status quo, and the Chamber also offers professional development opportunities through luncheons, workshops and courses.