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January 16, 2017

Chief Operating Officer, Regional Economic Development Eastern Idaho (Idaho Falls, ID)

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Regional Economic Development Eastern Idaho (REDI) will be responsible for day to day operations of the 14-county Eastern Idaho regional partnership. An emphasis on relationship building with REDI’s boards, investors, regional and state government officials, existing and potential businesses and site selectors to help leverage economic development strategies for business development and talent attraction and retention.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, but not required. Preferred candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of management experience in the field of economic development or business development.
• Experience with marketing, public relations, advertising and promotion.
• Effective communications – speaking, writing, and presenting
• Experience with leadership and management, the ability to run an organization and be a good manager
• Experience in developing and maintaining sound working relations with: regional and rural economic development representatives/groups/related entities and organizations; state and local elected officials and chamber of commerce.
• Must be a self-starter able to work independently and must be a team leader/player
• Demonstrate creativity and innovation

Salary and Benefits
• This position has full benefits and compensation is $70,000 DOE.

How To apply

To see full job description please visit www.dropbox.com

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to info@easternidaho.org


Executive Director, Spearfish Economic Development Corporation (Spearfish, SD)

The Executive Director is responsible to the SEDC Board of Directors for all activities of the organization. Those activities include the general management of the organization and promotion of economic development in Spearfish, South Dakota, with the objective of creating more and better employment opportunities for all of its residents. Those objectives are met through, but not exclusively limited to:
• Retention and expansion of existing business and industry
• Attraction of new business and industry
• Promotion and maintenance of a healthy business climate; and
• Such additional programs as deemed viable by the Board

Benefits:
• Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000 depending on experience and qualifications
• Competitive benefits package includes health insurance, 401K match, PTO

For a complete job description and for more information regarding the Spearfish Economic Development Corporation please visit our website at www.spearfishdevelopment.com

Process and Timeline
Applicants should include a resume (including contact information for three references) and a letter responding to this job description (including expected salary requirement) to the Spearfish Economic Development Corporation, Executive Director Search Committee, PO Box 550, Spearfish, South Dakota 57783. Applications may also be submitted by e-mail to john.f.senden@wellsfargo.com. Detailed information concerning the applicant’s experience recruiting business and leading economic growth for a city or region should be attached to the application.

Consideration of applications by the search committee will begin on January 30, 2017. For further information, applicants may contact John Senden at 605-645-7631 or email john.f.senden@wellsfargo.com.


Economic & Community Development Director, City of Glenwood Springs, CO (Glenwood Springs, CO)

Performs a variety of professional, technical and administrative duties as the Department Head of Economic and Community Development and Building Departments. Reports to and works under the general supervision of the City Manager. Administration of three divisions; Community Development, Economic Development, and Building and Planning/Zoning. Responsible for supervision of department employees, outside consultants who are engaged in building and planning programs, economic development or other assigned special projects and duties.

Salary: $75,539-$113,309
Apply online: www.cogs.us
beth.stewardson@cogs.us


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

The City of Martinsburg, West Virginia, located in the heart of the Eastern Panhandle, is seeking an Economic and Community Development Director.

Reporting to the City Manager, the incumbent will facilitate, administer and promote Economic Development initiatives for the City of Martinsburg.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Marketing or Public Administration combined with two (2) years of experience. Certified Economic Development (CED) status desirable. Equivalencies will be considered.

Salary $65,000-$80,000 negotiable dependent on qualifications with comprehensive benefit package. Complete position summary, including essential functions and skills, and job description available at www.cityofmartinsburg.org

Position will remain open until filled with the initial review of candidates occurring on March 1, 2017.

Resumes submitted to:
City of Martinsburg
Attn: HR Director
PO Box 828
Martinsburg, WV 25402
bspaulding@cityofmartinsburg.org

EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.


Business Development Manager, Loudoun County Government (Leesburg, VA)

Loudoun County’s Department of Economic Development is seeking a talented, highly-motivated individual to serve as Business Development Manager with focus on advancing our Health Innovation and Technology cluster in a dynamic department supporting economic development in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Requires professional skills/abilities to create an action-oriented strategic plan which effectively cascades down into monthly, weekly and daily work plans. Additional duties include developing and engaging with a network of stakeholders, community partners, developers, Loudoun businesses and influencers in targeted industries and key agencies; leveraging our Strategic Initiatives team to assist with lead generation; utilizing partner organizations to advance cluster recruitment efforts and advance the concept of Health Innovation & Technology as a cluster; creating a personal brand; developing a major prospect outreach program; monitoring media outlets for recruitment opportunities; tracking industry trends, facility requirements and workforce needs; developing major opportunity proposals with special focus on Metro development; responding to RFPs, referrals and partner leads; performing prospect/customer visits; entering daily activities into a Salesforce database; representing Loudoun County at industry events. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree. Strongly prefer two years of experience in health innovation & technology, information communication technology, federal government contracting. Project management experience a plus. A diplomatic and creative problem solver who works with civic and business leaders. A knowledgeable marketing professional who has initiative and understands the needs of businesses and the resources available for addressing those needs. Proven ability in written and spoken communications. Hiring Range: $52,621-$76,784. Recruitment #17-A154-0220. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE


Executive Director, Downtown Kenosha, Inc. (Kenosha, WI)

Job description: Downtown Kenosha, Inc. (DKI) is an independent, non-profit organization committed to the revitalization and growth of Downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin. DKI Board of Directors is seeking to hire an Executive Director to lead the organization. Please visit bit.ly/DKI_ED17 for a complete job description and process preferred to inquire about the position. February 22, 2017 is last day to apply for the position.

Contact: Kenosha Area Business Alliance (KABA)
5500 6th Avenue, Suite 200
Kenosha, WI 53140
Or jgeiger@kaba.org

 

January 9, 2017

Executive Director, Community Development Corporation of Butler County (Butler, PA)

Primary contact for client loans, property sales, and collaboration with other economic development partners & agencies, including PA DCED. Plans, organizes, develops, directs programs and operations; public spokesperson on daily basis; assists Board in strategic planning and standing member of all Board Committees. Establishes and prioritizes staff responsibilities. Work with newly created Chief of Economic Development and Planning to develop a Butler County plan for economic development. Maintains required certifications to enable CDC to offer PIDA loans. Complete job description available at: files.acrobat.com. Send resume and salary requirement to kraybuck@butlercountycdc.com


Economic Development Analyst, City of Bellevue (Bellevue, WA)

Bellevue is building the city of the future. Our welcoming, multicultural, innovation-focused community attracts technology pioneers, outdoor enthusiasts, and family-focused professionals from around the world. Bellevue is Seattle's biggest, most technology-focused suburb, and hosts global corporations including Concur, Huawei, Microsoft, REI, and T-Mobile. We offer a diverse talent pool, transit-connected neighborhoods, an engaging community, and a solid platform for growth. The Office of Economic Development (OED) supports the business community with proactive services because we believe the fresh, inventive ideas they are building here will change the world.

As a member of OED you’ll be an integral part of the team that brings new business opportunities to Bellevue and help entrepreneurs launch their businesses by developing Startup 425’s support for early stage businesses. You will be continually exposed to bright minds and world-class thinking. Join us in building a diverse, robust, and resilient economy in the heart of one of the most beautiful regions in the United States. In Bellevue, innovation is the norm, entrepreneurship is the goal, and building the future is the outcome. We invite you to make history with us.

Consider applying here, if you want to:

• Work in an entrepreneurial, dynamic, and multinational environment with a chance to make a lasting impact on the business ecosystem.
• Develop lasting relationships with the Seattle area business community.
• Create programs that are on the leading edge for startup support.

Learn more and apply online by January 25, 2017. www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bellevuewa


Chief Executive Officer, Lawrence County Chamber/Economic Development Corporation (New Castle, PA)

Top executive for newly aligned chamber and public-private economic development organization for 100,000 population county in Western PA, 50 miles north of Pittsburgh and 20 miles east of Youngstown OH. New multibillion Shell ethane cracker plant to be built in neighboring county with significant economic impact on region. 6 staff, $1.5MM budget. Ideal candidate has at least 5-10 years as executive at chamber or public-private county or regional ED organization. Bachelors required; Masters and CEcD desired. Resume/salary to Eric Peterson, Waverly Partners; 440-892-5961; Lawrence@Waverly-Partners.com


Vice President, Economic Development, Will County Center for Economic Development (Joliet, IL)

The Vice President, Economic Development position manages the CED’s business retention and recruitment program. The Vice President reports directly to the President and CEO of the CED and is responsible for the following:

• Prospect and lead development and management activities;
• Providing assistance to business prospects throughout the site selection process, including site & building data, incentive packaging, introduction to local officials, demographics and labor force information, etc.
• Build and nurture on-going relationships with key site locators, industrial brokers and corporate real estate executives throughout the Midwest and the U.S.
• Establish a close working relationship with local appointed and elected officials.

Requirements

• BA/BS Degree plus 7-10 years’ experience in economic development. Master’s degree or CEcD designation preferred.
• Demonstrated success in management of economic development programs.
• Demonstrated success in closing business development projects.
• Strong oral, written communication and presentation skills.
• Experience in utilization of state and local business incentive programs.

Salary Range: $100K - $150K
Benefits include Group Health Plan, Dental Plan and Vision Plan; 401(k) Plan.

Submit a cover letter and a resume to: john.greuling@willcountyced.com or to CED, 116 N. Chicago St, #101, Joliet, IL 60432 Attn. John Greuling


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 range $46,854 to $62,848 with expected starting salary $46,854 to $58,360 negotiable DOQ. See www.cityofsidney.org under “About Us” for more info. Contact Jo Houser, 308.254.7002, for application and position summary. Deadline: January 20, 2017 by 5 p.m. Equal Opportunity Employer

 

January 2, 2017

Director of Applied Research, International Economic Development Council (Washington, DC)

Are you a proven writer and strong communicator with economic development knowledge? Are you looking to publish your work in a way that can make a difference to communities around the country? The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is the premier association for economic developers, serving as the voice for the profession. IEDC is conducting a search for a new Director of Research to support thought-leading work of our national think tank, the Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP). Reporting to the Vice President of Knowledge Management & Development, the Director oversees and manages the original research and administrative functions for EDRP on key issues selected by top economic developers, as well as other research projects of IEDC on current and emerging issues that impact economic development practice. Our focus is on economic development practice, not academics, so we are looking for someone who can write for a practitioner audience of economic development organizations at the federal, state, regional and local level. We cover both urban and rural issues and a wide range of topics each year.

Primary responsibilities:
Manages Economic Development Research Partners
• Project manages the research, writing and editing of several papers per year
• Primarily responsible for communications with members of the think tank
• Plans EDRP events at four yearly conferences including meetings, dinners, sessions and webinars
• Plans an offsite retreat for EDRP members
Fundraising
• Develops proposals and grant applications to foundations and federal government
• Maintains relationships with funders and potential funders
• Manages projects funded through proposals
Other projects as assigned
• Occasionally manages portions of research and technical assistance projects on federal grants
• Undertakes other responsibilities such as webinars, advising on conference sessions etc

Qualifications
• Excellent research, writing and editing skills.
• Minimum 5 years professional experience; minimum of 2 years of management experience required, preferably in the field of economic development, related field, or research organization.
• Masters or Doctorate degree preferred in Economic Development, Planning, Public Policy or related field.
• Commitment to working collaboratively.
• Strong work ethic and commitment to success at work.
• Keen interest in IEDC’s mission.
• Ability to travel.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing samples and salary history to lknight@iedconline.org. For more information about IEDC and its programs, please visit www.iedconline.org


Business Development Manager, Charles County Department of Economic Development (White Plains, MD)

The Charles County Business Development Manager acts as a manager for business attraction, retention, and expansion, including entrepreneurial and agriculture-supporting initiatives for the Charles County Economic Development Department (CCEDD).

The Position is required to exercise sound judgment and demonstrate proficiency in managing and engaging in activities that affect business location, retention, and expansion decisions. The incumbent will act as a Project Manager for business development initiatives and other departmental priorities. He/she must be able to earn the confidence and respect of business customers and collaborative resource partners.

The employee will support Commissioner and CCEDD departmental goals and objectives.

For more information about Business Development Manager, please visit www.governmentjobs.com


Director, Industrial Business Development/Manager, Economic Recovery Coordination Team - Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (Detroit, MI)

The Economic Development Administration recently awarded DEGC a federal grant to support an Economic Recovery Coordination Team to focus on industrial redevelopment in the city. We are looking for a Director of Industrial Business Development to work with the ERC team. This position will lead the business development associated with that effort, driving investment and job growth in key industrial areas across the city. The person in this position will be the primary point of contact for all industrial corporate attraction, retention, and expansion for the City.

Complete job description can be found at www.degc.org/news-room/careers-at-degc. Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume and cover letter with salary history via email to tdsmith@degc.org or fax to 313-483-4130.


Vice President of Industrial Redevelopment, Economic Recovery Coordination Team - Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (Detroit, MI)

The Real Estate and Financial Services Department leads commercial, industrial, and retail development for the City of Detroit. REFS provides land assembly, asset management, site pre-development & development services, developer selection and financial proforma evaluation, deal structuring, incentive validation - City and State, and other project and construction management services. We are looking for a dynamic professional to provide Land assembly, Industrial, and Logistics developer commitments & transactions, Development Agreement negotiations, Industrial attraction, and sustainable marketing program services within the Mt Elliot Employment District. This position requires coordination with the Director – Industrial Business Development for the marketing of the District to potential regional, national, international firms that may relocate to the District.

A detailed job description can be found at degc.org/news-room/careers-at-degc. Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume, cover letter with salary history via email to tdsmith@degc.org or fax to 313-483-4130.


Grant Program Manager, America's SBDCs (Burke, VA)

Require manager for international small business development grant program. Must be fluent in Spanish and familiar with evaluation and management of grant proposals and economic development activities for small business. Position will require some international travel to South/Central America. Familiarity with State Department grant regulations and procedures a plus. Position is for the three year period of a State Department grant project. Salary and hours are negotiable.


VP of Economic Development, Don Ryan Center for Innovation (DRCI) (Bluffton, SC)

The Town of Bluffton (Bluffton, SC) is seeking a VP of Economic Development of Don Ryan Center for Innovation (DRCI). This position plans, organizes & implements Economic Development functions, including business retention, business attraction & incentive programs; performs a variety of responsible administrative, professional and technical tasks. Works to implement economic development goals and objectives, interfaces & coordinates with the development community, local businesses & various Town departments & staff. A Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration with 10 or more years of extensive professional experience in Economic Development, real estate development, business administration, or community development. An equivalent combination of education, experience and appropriate training may be considered. Salary is negotiable based on experience. EOE. We offer excellent benefits and a great place to work. Please visit www.townofbluffton.sc.gov for a complete job description and application instructions.


Operations Manager, Don Ryan Center for Innovation (DRCI) (Bluffton, SC)

The Town of Bluffton (Bluffton, SC) is seeking a Don Ryan Center for Innovation (DRCI) Operations Manager. This position performs detailed, professional level assignments for the Don Ryan Center for Innovation & with the Bluffton Public Development Corporation involving implementation, monitoring & continued improvement of programs & new enterprises. The position requires project management, administrative duties, online research, social media postings, membership program administration, basic grant writing, note taking, public & private meeting setup & logistics, volunteer coordination, working with a wide variety of vendors, while working within the confines of Town policies and procedures. The applicant should be very tech-savvy or have the ability to grasp, learn and work with various leading edge technologies such as 3D printing, virtual reality & augmented reality. Bachelor’s Degree preferred or history of at least 5 years’ of similar work experience in the areas of marketing, journalism, political science, business administration, real estate development or public administration. Salary is negotiable based on experience. EOE. We offer excellent benefits and a great place to work. Please visit www.townofbluffton.sc.gov for a complete job description and application instructions.


Redevelopment Administrator, City of Thornton (Thornton, CO)

Salary $70,997.00 - $97,976.00 Annually

Under direction, manages, administers, and coordinates urban renewal projects for the City of Thornton and the Thornton Development Authority (TDA). In addition, maintains a high level of responsibility for fostering the assemblage of property, identifying potential redevelopment projects and initiatives to improve the TDA south area.

Bachelor's degree in business administration, city planning, community development or related fields from an accredited college or university. Five years' experience in economic development or related field including experience in urban renewal. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Apply online at: www.cityofthornton.net


Executive Director, Marengo County, Alabama (Linden, AL)

Marengo County, Alabama, is blessed with access to 3 Class I Railroads: NS, CSX, and BNSF plus a major shortline owned by the Genessee & Wyoming, Alabama Gulf Coast Railway. The Transco Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline, Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway and Black Water River run through our county. This tremendous infrastructure supports major companies that call Marengo County home: Georgia-Pacific, Foster Farms, WestRock, etc. We are seeking someone to expand upon this major industrial base.

Compensation: $65,000 - $75,000

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is desired. Minimum 5-years’ experience as an industrial recruiter.

Job Profile at www.thenextmovegroup.com/marengo call 504-648-7716


Senior Research Assistant, The Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.)

Cities and metropolitan areas are the hubs of the national and global economy and the primary places where people seek jobs and opportunity. Our mission at the Metropolitan Policy Program is to deliver research and solutions that help metropolitan leaders build an advanced economy that works for all. The Metropolitan Policy Program seeks a Senior Research Assistant. The Senior Research Assistant will conduct high-quality research on public policy issues; organize and analyze large datasets; identify appropriate data sources and respond to statistical/analytical queries from senior research staff; prepare tables, maps, graphics, and presentations on Program's research findings; provide literature reviews and background memoranda. The Senior Research Assistant will engage with a network of locally-based economic development researchers and practitioners on the Program's research agenda to help inform metropolitan economic strategy and decision-making, including participating in working sessions, phone calls, and email exchanges with this network. The candidate must have a strong interest and experience in economics and/or urban issues; high-level proficiency in Excel and Stata, SAS, and/or R is required; capacity to quickly master analytical methods and related software a must. Must also possess clear writing skills and superb organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as discretion and mature judgment in a highly visible and impactful organization. Must be comfortable explaining concepts to external audiences, taking initiative, paying attention to detail, and working in an ever-evolving policy environment. Knowledge of ArcView GIS mapping, Python, and/or PowerPoint preferred; demonstrated ability to undertake research assignments with limited supervision is a plus. The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in economics, public policy, statistics or other related field. Master's degree and/or work experience on local or state economic development strategies, programs, and/or research is preferred. Minimum of two years post graduate professional work experience in fast-paced, policy-oriented environment is required.

Apply Here: www.Click2apply.net


Executive Director, Dickinson TX Economic Development Corporation (Dickinson, TX)

Dickinson TX Economic Development Corporation Seeks Innovative Executive Director
Self-starter ~ Creative Thinker ~ High-Energy ~
$90,000 DOQ Plus Benefits

Located on the beautiful Dickinson Bayou, a pathway to Galveston Bay, Dickinson is a prime geographic location, situated halfway between Houston and Galveston on Interstate 45 and with easy access to numerous other major thoroughfares and methods of transportation.

Bachelor Degree required ~ Master’s degree preferred
CEcD Required ~ 5 years ED or experience with local governments.

The deadline to apply is Friday, January 13, by 5 pm.

Interested Candidates Should Contact Susi@JAToday.com or Click Here for full position details.

 

December 26, 2016

Executive Director, Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation (Fremont, OH)

Candidates must submit a cover letter emphasizing qualifications along with their achievements with an updated resume to lschwan@bellevuehospital.com by the DEADLINE of FRIDAY, January 13th, 2017 at 4:00 PM. For the job description and other search details please visit SCEDC’s website at www.sanduskycountyedc.net.


Director of Projects, Economic Vitality Corporation, (San Luis Obispo, CA)

Senior Project Director will provide strategic leadership and management oversight to new and ongoing projects and economic development initiatives; administer grants and other funding sources; conduct industry research; monitor and track projects and initiatives; foster relationships local leaders as well as with local businesses and entrepreneurs; and communicate via written reports and public presentations with government officials, boards of directors, business leaders, and community members. Permanent, full‐time position. Benefits: health insurance, 401K Plan. A non-profit economic development organization for San Luis Obispo County. Deadline: Jan. 16, 2017. See description: www.sloevc.org/jobs


Economic and Community Development Director, Village of Homewood, (Homewood, IL)

The ideal candidate is expected to build successful partnerships with business leaders and developers and get “into the field” to interact with the business community – communicating and listening to their needs. The Director must be an objective facilitator, and a skilled negotiator who represents the Village and its interests. Since economic development is done in partnership with all of the Village’s departments, it is expected that the Director will engage staff throughout the organization to better align our services with achieving the Village’s economic development goals.

The Economic and Community Development Director reports to the Village Manager and will have the primary responsibility of directing all economic development and business attraction and retention programs. This position serves as the main point of contact for economic development and aggressively solicits corporations, small business owners, and other economic development professionals to encourage them to locate or expand in the Village. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the planning and zoning functions and serves as the staff liaison to the Economic Development Commission, Planning and Zoning Commission and Appearance Commission.

The Village of Homewood is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Residency within the Village of Homewood is required within 24 months of hire date.

Send resume and cover letter to Michael Marzal, Assistant Village Manager, via email at mmarzal@homewoodil.gov. Resumes will be accepted through January 17, 2017.


Senior Director Aerospace, PiedmontTriad, (Greensboro, NC)

Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for a self-starting professional single-mindedly focused on business development activities within the aviation and aerospace industry. The ideal candidate will possess the credentials and leadership to identify and develop opportunities that enable the region to achieve its economic growth objectives in the aviation and aerospace industries. Must have the capability to be a self-starter with the capacity to drive a new and creative vision for growth in this industry. A job profile can be downloaded at current searches at www.jci-inc.net or PiedmontTriad@jci-inc.net.


Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of Rochester Hills, (Rochester Hills, MI)

Rochester Hills, MI (pop. 73,125) The City of Rochester Hills seeks innovative, creative candidates for its next Director of Planning and Economic Development. The department focuses on planning and economic development policies that further the city’s development and redevelopment and strengthens the city’s neighborhoods. Quality job creation is an important goal for the City. The next Director must possess a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration or related field with AICP certification desirable. The candidate must also possess ten years’ experience or a master’s degree and five years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning and economic development. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of supervisory experience. Ideal candidates will exhibit creative thinking and unique approaches to problem solving in an organization that highly values innovation. Strong oral and written communication skills are critical. The starting salary range for the position is $94,299 - $104,181. The position is open until filled with the first review of candidates occurring on January 18, 2017. Apply on line with resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references to Heidi Voorhees and Jaymes Vettraino at www.GovHRUSA.com/current-positions/recruitment. Please visit www.GovHRusa.com for full advertisement.


Business Manager 2017, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, (Richmond, VA)

The Business Manager will support the development and implementation of VEDP’s business investment strategy, and provide project management on economic development projects considering Virginia. This position will work with interested company executives, and local and regional economic developers to successfully locate new business operations to Virginia.

All candidates must apply through our website www.yesvirginia.org. Application deadline: January 13, 2017.


Associate Business Manager 2017, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, (Richmond, VA)

The Associate Business Manager will support VEDP’s lead generation programs to prospective companies, site selection consultants and commercial real estate brokers. The position will support the development of industry initiatives that generate new inquiries and prospects for the Business Investment division.

All candidates must apply through our website www.yesvirginia.org. Application deadline: January 13, 2017.


Executive Vice President, Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, (Spartanburg, SC)

The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applicants for the position of EVP-One Spartanburg through January 13, 2017. The position will lead the collaborative implementation of the recently developed five year community and economic development strategy. The successful candidate will coordinate and work closely with the Implementation Committee, Action Teams and key partners throughout the county to meet the objectives and timelines contained within the final strategy. For a job description and additional information, visit: http://www.spartanburgchamber.com/getconnected/work-in-spartanburg. To apply, applicants should send a resume and cover letter to the attention of Allen Smith at asmith@spartanburgchamber.com