Digital Business Advisor | Salary: $75.00/Hourly

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  • Post Date : September 17, 2020
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Job Description

Salary: $75.00/Hourly
Job Type: Part Time, Contract
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Positions Available: 2

NOC Group: Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management (1122)
NOC Job Title: Business Consultant
Expires in 14 days
Expires: 2020-09-30
Posted: 2020-09-16
Last Updated: 2020-09-16

Job Location(s)

91-D Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia
V1L 4G8, Canada

Job Description

KAST is growing our team of seasoned business professionals and are seeking a Digital Business Advisor (contractor) to support the Digital Economy: Rapid Response + Resiliency (DER3) Program in partnership with Innovate BC. This community-first initiative was created in response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and is designed to support small-medium sized non-tech businesses, in any sector, to enter or expand into the digital economy. This role will require creative application of both business tactics and technical recommendations.


  • Engage with clients to identify business and technical requirements through interviews, email and videoconferences.
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and helping craft and develop solutions collaboratively with clients
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of a clients’ digital and technical business needs and help shape what is required to enter or expand into the digital economy.
  • Coach, mentor, advise on a variety of business and digital strategies and provide recommendations to clients.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and clients alike to envision action plans and end-state goals.
  • Employ active listening, empathy and understanding when speaking with clients currently dealing with significant personal challenges related to their business
  • Working collaboratively with internal team members operating in a fully-remote environment.
  • Following up with clients to ensure satisfaction


  • 15+ years of experience as an entrepreneur or business consultant, with exposure to the digital economy, online properties and e-commerce
  • Experience with modernization, business transformation or business realignment projects or programs
  • Experience coaching, mentoring and advising a broad range of clients on both business and digital strategies
  • Strong business network in the Kootenays and understanding of the region’s businesss needs
  • Excellent digital literacy and strong familiarity with the digital economy
  • Expertise using industry-standard productivity and digital collaboration tools
  • Underlying sense of compassion, empathy and community
  • Fully comfortable with connecting with clients via online video conferencing software or phone
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fully-remote team environment, must have a full working home office, computer and cell


10-20 hours per week, 6-month contract position

How to Apply

Submit a 1-page cover letter and resume, indicating you are applying for the position of Digital Business Advisor, directly to [email protected] before September 30, 2020. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Related Document(s)

Digital Business Advisor.pdf

How to Apply

Expiring: Sep 30, 2020

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