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October 24, 2016

Associate Business Manager, Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Richmond, VA)

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership is seeking an Associate Business Manager to provide professional services to the Business Investment team to successfully locate economic development projects in Virginia and expand existing businesses in the Commonwealth. All candidates must apply through our website www.yesvirginia.org. Application deadline: October 31, 2016.

Economic Development Manager, City of Burien, Washington (Burien, WA)

Economic Development Manager for City of Burien, Washington. Plan, organize and direct activities to enhance economic development efforts in Burien. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in economics, marketing, planning, public or business administration or related field, and five years of increasingly responsible related work experience including a minimum of two years managing complex projects OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters Degree preferred. Salary: $8,171 – 9,932/mo., DOQ, plus excellent benefits. Visit www.burienwa.gov for complete job description & to apply. Questions? Call 206-248-5504. Position closes 10/31/16. EOE.


October 17, 2016

Vice President, Public Policy, Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce (Asheville, NC)

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a Vice President for Public Policy. The best candidate must be pro-business and non-partisan and must enjoy working with the full spectrum of political interests.

The job will focus on building relationships between business and elected leaders and promoting priorities for the Asheville-Buncombe business community.

Diplomacy, excellent communications skills, personal warmth and the ability to build relationships as well as an affinity for organization are all necessary parts of the job. Economic development, chamber or membership organization experience preferred.

A proven track record in public policy wins and work history are essential.

If you’re interested in the job please send a cover letter, resume and salary history to Ben Teague at bteague@ashevillechamber.org. No phone calls.

Assistant Vice President for Economic Development, University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)

The Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa is seeking an experienced professional with university, business or startup experience in intellectual property assessment and technology commercialization. The position is a senior executive level staff member and advisor to the Vice President for Economic Development, empowered to make commitments on behalf the VP for ED. The AVP for Economic Development will lead the University of Iowa's Research and Economic Development team, focused on implementing a comprehensive program of economic development and technology transfer activities. Please visit our website for more information about Research and Economic Development: research.uiowa.edu/

Salary is $175,000 to commensurate with experience and qualifications.

UI also offers an excellent fringe benefits package including 24 days paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.

For a complete job description, email wendy-loney@uiowa.edu

For more information or to apply, visit jobs.uiowa.edu.

Director, Economic and Community Development, Allegany County, Maryland (Cumberland, MD)

This is an executive staff position responsible for managing the development process, coordinating an interdisciplinary team, with the charge of improving the economic and community development environment in Allegany County. Assignments include representing Allegany County’s interest with all related public and private sector organizations which impact on economic development, identifying and developing potential business and other economic interests, and the design and implementation of dynamic community development programs.

Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, or related field, with three years of progressively responsible experience in government, economic development, business marketing, or related area; Bachelor’s Degree with five years of progressively responsible experience. Considerable knowledge and experience in public and business administration, real estate and industrial park development, operations, and economic development.

This is a contractual (non-civil service) position with a salary range of $62,667 - $119,084. Comprehensive benefits package includes life and health insurance, paid leave, and pension.

Applications and a complete job description are available in the Lobby

Allegany County Office Complex
701 Kelly Road
Cumberland, MD 21502

or on the web at: alleganygov.org/Jobs.aspx




Economic Development Specialist, Western Region Niagara Bottling (Ontario, CA)

For full job description visit www.niagarawater.com

Manage new plant domestic expansions
Negotiate incentives at the various levels (Town, City, County, State and Federal)
Support the Real Estate Expansion Team
Maintain professional development in the field of economic development
Ensures Business Retention & Expansion Analyst has copies of all negotiated incentive agreements and that they are appropriately logged for tracking, reporting and compliance
Provides timely updates to the Business Retention & Expansion Analyst for Quarterly Reports
Support local plant community initiatives and special events as needed

Work Experience/KSA’s
Required: * 7-10 years
Preferred: * 10+ years

*Experience combination of work experience and education


• Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
• Strong communication both oral and written with strong grammar and writing skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and hit deadlines
• Strong understanding of various incentive programs
• Demonstrated understanding of local and state governments and policies and procedures
• Must be able to build and grow professional relationships


• Bachelor’s Degree in economic development, journalism, mass communications and/or marketing.
• Completion of a “recognized” Basic Course in economic development (recognized by either IEDC, a state economic development organization or a regional economic development organization)

Economic Development Coordinator, Village of Winnetka (Winnetka, IL)

The Village of Winnetka is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator—a position recently converted from part-time to full-time. Under the direction of the Assistant Village Manager, the Economic Development Coordinator is responsible for developing, guiding, and administering the Village’s economic development and business relations functions. The position emphasizes business development (existing business retention/expansion and new business recruitment), marketing/branding activities, and special events. The Economic Development Coordinator is a key liaison to the Winnetka business community and will play an important role in the implementation of Winnetka’s Downtown Master Plan. The position requires experience and expertise in developing strategies to create a sustainable long-term commercial base and to promote the community’s vision of its three business districts.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning; commercial real estate; public administration; business administration; or a closely related field.
• 4 years progressively responsible related work experience, preferably in a municipal economic development or planning consultant environment.
• Economic Developer Certification desirable.

Other Requirements:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service and work effectively with business owners and tenants, developers, citizens, elected officials, and staff.
• Knowledge of principles and practices of business, real estate, and land use.
• Knowledge of business mathematics, statistics, and research methodology.
• Good organizational and prioritization skills.
• Experience in developing and deploying marketing strategies and tools.
• Ability to maintain and protect confidential information.
• Valid driver’s license and safe driving skills.

This is an exempt position. Salary range: $65,000 to $99,988 (DOQ), plus excellent benefits

Candidates should apply with application, resume, and cover letter. Position is open until filled with first review of candidates December 1, 2016.

Applications are available on the Job Opportunities page at www.villageofwinnetka.org.

Submit direct inquiries to:
Megan Fulara, Human Resources
Email: mfulara@winnetka.org
Phone: 847-716-3545

Vice President Economic & Community Development, Economic Development Growth Engine for the City of Memphis and Shelby Co (Memphis, TN)

The Economic Development Growth Engine for the City of Memphis and Shelby Co., TN (“EDGE”) is seeking a Vice President Economic & Community Development. VP leads EDGE efforts to spur job growth and neighborhood revitalization; manages three staff and uses EDGE programs to assist firms looking to locate or expand, and developers looking to invest. VP also coordinates efforts with various government agencies, Chambers of Commerce, neighborhood redevelopment groups, and others. For full job description and to apply visit: careers-adamskeegan.icims.com

Regional Economic Development Director, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (Madison, WI)

WEDC is seeking Regional Economic Development Directors for Milwaukee and Eau Claire. This position is a key member of a project team, participates in program and project development, disseminates project information, builds partner relationships, and is an active participant in project-related work groups and committees. Learn more about this dynamic opportunity and the important work that WEDC is doing to strengthen and promote Wisconsin’s economy at inwisconsin.com.

Executive Director, Posey County Economic Development Partnership (Mt. Vernon, IN)

The Posey County Economic Development Partnership seeks its next Executive Director to provide leadership and development for one of Southwest Indiana’s most unique counties. This position is accountable for all aspects of the development of new business and talent opportunities in Posey County along with the retention, support and maintenance of existing industry sectors. In addition, the position is responsible for developing strategies to create a sense of place so as to retain and attract residents. Posey County is minutes away from Evansville, Indiana’s third largest city and borders Southeast Illinois.

A vital part of Indiana’s Great Southwest, a four-county region lead by the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana, Posey County works in partnership with the Coalition and other regional organizations to achieve pre-determined goals and objectives. Posey County is home to a variety of global businesses along with housing one of the region’s strongest transportation assets, the Ports of Indiana – Mt. Vernon, the 7th largest inland port in the U.S.

Candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field with a minimum of five years related experience. A Certified Economic Developer accreditation is a plus.

For a full job description, please visit: www.pcedp.com/news

Please send cover letter with resume by email to wmhnewman@aol.com or by mail to: Posey County Economic Development Partnership, c/o Personnel Committee, PO Box 643, Mt. Vernon, IN 47620.

Economic and Community Development Director, City of Martinsburg (Martinsburg, WV)

The City of Martinsburg, West Virginia, in the beautiful Eastern Panhandle, seeks an Economic and Community Development Director. Reporting to the City Manager, the incumbent will facilitate, administer and promote Economic and Community Development initiatives for the City.

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Economics and two years experience. Certified Economic Development (CED) status desirable. Salary DOQ. Complete position summary found at www.cityofmartinsburg.org. Resumes submitted by November 18, 2016 to:

City of Martinsburg
Attn: HR Director Brenda Spaulding
PO Box 828
Martinsburg, WV 25402

EEO/AA; women and minorities encouraged to apply.


October 10, 2016

Economic Development Manager, City of Blue Springs (Blue Springs, MO)

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for development, management and administration of the City’s economic development program The economic development program will be a comprehensive workforce development and business recruitment, attraction, and retention program developed in conjunction with the Economic Development Council (an appointed advisory board of the City Council) to grow and attract new businesses in order to promote investment, create a sustainable economy, and increase employment opportunities that create long-term value for the community. Performs complex, analytical, and professional-level work which includes evaluating public-private partnerships, project management, and market analyses. Serves as the point-of-contact in the City for economic development, facilitating relationships among the community’s civic and business network.

Education and Special License(s)/Certifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited four-year university in urban planning, economics, real estate, public administration or related field.
• CED certification preferred or ability to obtain within 24 months of hire


• Minimum of seven years of progressive professional economic development experience.
• Experience in redevelopment, land development and real estate.

Applications only accepted on-line at www.bluespringsgov.com.
More information available on the city's website: www.bluespringsgov.com or hr@bluespringsgov.com

Director of Economic Development, City of Loveland (Loveland, CO)

Responsible for the leadership and vision to the City and managing the operations of the Department of Economic Development and for economic development activities. Develops strategies and programs to promote entrepreneurial activities and to assist business development, attract and retain businesses, enhance the quality of life for the community, provide job opportunities to citizens and generate increased revenues by implementing strategies to provide for local tax base growth. Responsible for developing and coordinating the City of Loveland's business or economic development program by partnering with several organizations in the community and the region to support, retain, and expand existing business and solicit to attract new business enhancing local economic diversity. This position reports to the City Manager.

To Apply Visit: www.cityofloveland.org


Development Services Director, City of Winchester (Winchester, VA)

No desire for the ordinary? Is good……NOT good enough? GREAT!

Then we’re looking for YOU!

If you have no desire for the ordinary and thrive on motivating team members with forward-looking initiatives that propel organizations into the next generation, then… It's time to bring that experience to Winchester!

The City of Winchester is seeking a visionary development services leader with proven experience in building long-lasting partnerships and producing innovative ideas that yield impactful results for the overall community. This is a unique, senior-level position that requires someone who isn’t afraid to be bold when crafting successful solutions while being innovative, creative and collaborative.

If you are a unique and enthusiastic individual who is ready to serve as an advocate and teammate… WE’RE READY WHEN YOU ARE!

Click the link below to view brochure

And visit www.winchesterva.gov to apply.

Business Recruitment/Retention Specialist - Economic Development Office, City of Cape Coral (Cape Coral, FL)

The position is responsible for assisting with the development of and implementing the City’s long-range Economic Development Plan, Office activities, with specific focus on recruiting targeted investors and enterprises to locate in Cape Coral. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in related field required; Master’s Degree preferred. Seven years professional experience required in the field of economic development, finance, business consulting, business administration, business marketing, community development, planning or public administration.

Online Employment Application Required. For additional information and to apply please visit www.capecoral.net.

Downtown Development Authority Director, City of Warren (Warren, MI)

Responsible for overseeing the development, execution, implementation and documentation of DDA activities in the City. Works with the City and DDA in determining overall development objectives and action plans and other developmental activities, and has responsibility for project oversight and administration. Promotes downtown development through various public relations initiatives; works with businesses, property owners and prospective developers, identifies and secures grant-funding, and performs all administrative functions associated with DDA activities.


Apply: www.cityofwarren.org

Questions: Brittany Dallas at 586-574-4656 or bdallas@cityofwarren.org


October 3, 2016

Economic Development Specialist, Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC)

An employee in this position is responsible for coordinating and carrying out activities relating to commercial, industrial and job development

An employee in this position will be required to perform such activities as program implementation, business analysis, report writing and presentations, community planning and process facilitation, and general business assistance.

Candidate must have direct experience in working with small businesses and with small business support programs and polices.

For More Information and to Apply please visit our website site at: www.charmeck.org

Apply By: October 14, 2016

Strategic Ventures, Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Richmond, VA)

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership is seeking a motivated professional to work within its Strategic Ventures unit to develop new initiatives, programs, and services focused on economic development competitiveness at the state, regional, and local levels.

All candidates must apply through our website www.yesvirginia.org.
Application deadline: October 7, 2016.

Senior Analyst, HR&A Advisors (Los Angeles, CA)

We are seeking candidates with backgrounds in real estate development finance to join our LA. Senior Analysts are responsible for designing and executing complex analytic tasks across multiple methodologies, managing schedules and budgets for multiple projects; and ensuring that the tools and methodologies utilized in the performance of our work are effective and successful. Day-to-day tasks require completing complex real estate and economic assignments including pro forma analysis for a range of uses, market feasibility research, fiscal and economic impact studies, public-private partnership strategies, and public policy design.

Please apply on HR&A’s website at www.hraadvisors.com. For more information, emailjobs@hraadvisors.com.

Economic Development Director, City of Sidney (Sidney, NE)

City of Sidney, Nebraska (pop. 7,000; $48 million budget; 80 FTE’s) Would you like to play a key role with the City of Sidney? Join a growing, dynamic community and contribute to the city’s progress directing our economic and community development department. Bachelor’s degree and min. four years professional experience in a business/economic development field required. Responsible for all economic and community development programs and services for the City of Sidney and Cheyenne County. Candidate must possess excellent communication, marketing, technical, project management, and people skills. Reports to the City Manager.

Salary negotiable DOQ. See www.cityofsidney.org under “About Us” for more info. Contact Jo Houser, 254-7002, for application and position summary. Deadline: October 14, 2016 by 5 p.m. Equal Opportunity Employer