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December 12, 2016

Business Development Specialist, City of Loveland (Loveland, CO)

Under the direction of the Economic Development Manager, is responsible to plan, develop, implement, and administer business development initiatives that align with the Economic Development Department Strategic Plan.

The salary range for this position is $47,100 - $72,900 annually with an expected hiring range of $47,100 - $60,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Apply at www.cityofloveland.org.

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

The Economic Development Director administers all phases of a comprehensive economic development program, providing expert professional assistance to the City management staff, outside agencies, prospective and existing business owners, industry, and community residents. A material part of the Economic Development Director's duties will be to assist the City Manager with administration of the City's Economic Development (LB840) Plan. This individual is a member of the City Management Team, assisting the City Manager with the operations of the City organization focusing on implementing economic development and strategies. The Economic Development Director will provide marketing, leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans regarding the City's Comprehensive Plan and Economic Development (LB840) Plan. This position will require working with a wide range of community and business leaders, as well as a variety of agencies and government officials assisting with complex development planning, and serve as the City's economic development liaison. This position will require strong written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills, a positive and energetic attitude, and a service-oriented disposition. This position reports to the City Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in economic development, public administration, political science, community development, business management, business, marketing, finance or related field;
-Grant writing experience and grant administration;
-Demonstrated success in making effective presentations in public speaking situations;
-Demonstrated ability in working as a collaborative and positive team member, self-directed and results oriented;
-Strong knowledge of and skill in the use of modern office practices, including the use of a personal computer (PC), experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, website management, desktop publication, and database management;

Please visit our website to learn more or to apply: Scottsbluff.org
Or Call Jana Bode, Human Resources Director at (308)630-6216

CEO, Ascension Parish (Gonzales, LA)

Ascension Parish, the fastest growing parish in Louisiana, with a population of approximately 120,000 is seeking a CEO to continue our growth which includes $1 billion in expansions in 3 of the last 4 years! Our search is for someone that can assist our existing industries and develop a 17,000-acre park on the Mississippi River with multiple rail providers.

Compensation: $100,000 - $130,000

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline is desired. Minimum 5-years' experience as an Economic Development Professional with a significant portion of that time having been spent in a managerial role.

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

Director of Economic Development, The County of Culpeper (Culpeper, VA)

The County of Culpeper, Economic Development Department, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Economic Development. The Director of Economic Development plans, coordinates and manages new business recruitment and existing business retention and expansion in a rural county with a population of approximately 50,000 and an urban town. Works closely with the Town of Culpeper's Department of Tourism and Economic Development, the Chamber of Commerce and a downtown development authority.

Candidate must have considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques and methodology of industrial/commercial development, marketing, tourism and public relations as well as considerable knowledge of the geographic layout of the County and surrounding areas.

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Economic Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration or a related curriculum; supplemented by 5-7 years of experience in economic and business development and marketing. Master's degree and/or certification as an Economic Development Professional preferred.

Application and position description are available at:
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Economic Development & Business Relations Manager, City of Rio Rancho (Rio Rancho, NM)

Develops, leads and administers City's economic development programs. Plans/performs professional and community economic development activities/initiatives including business retention/expansion, strategic planning, marketing/business attraction, economic, small business and entrepreneurship development, community, real estate and workforce development initiatives that generate economic growth and impact. Coordinates with state, regional and local economic development organizations. Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Economics or directly related discipline plus five years' experience. Salary range is $78,050 to $117,075. Health/Dental 80% for EE/family. Please visit www.rrnm.gov. M/F/EOE


December 5, 2016

Economic Development Director / Coordinator, Santa Rosa, New Mexico (Santa Rosa, NM)

Santa Rosa, New Mexico, home of the famous Blue Hole, Pecos River and Historic Route 66 that meets Interstate 40 and Union Pacific/BNSF Railroads, is taking applications for a Temporary Full Time Position. www.santarosanm.org

Economic Development Director / Coordinator
Are accepting applications for a temporary position of Economic Development Director/Coordinator with a forty hour work schedule. This position will be responsible for promoting and supporting economic development in Guadalupe County, New Mexico located between Arizona and Texas. Must be able to provide economic development experienced information including but not limited to community organizing, housing, real estate, business incubator, Local Economic Development Act, New Mexico Main Street, Metropolitan Redevelopment Act and the New Mexico Affordable Housing Act.

For more information, an application or for a complete job description contact City Hall at 244 S. 4th Street, Santa Rosa, NM 88435. Human Resources/Deputy Clerk, Claudina Garcia (575)472-3404, cgarcia@srnm.org. The City of Santa Rosa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director, Tulsa’s Young Professionals (Tulsa, OK)

The Executive Director of Tulsa’s Young Professionals is responsible for managing the organization on behalf of the Tulsa Regional Chamber and carrying out core initiatives as determined by the TYPros Leadership Team. Focus is on building and implementing strategies to attract and retain young professionals and college graduates to the Tulsa region while expanding Tulsa’s next generation of business and community leaders.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Serve as staff management on behalf of the TYPros Leadership Team, Advisory Council, Crew Members, and Members of Tulsa’s Young Professionals.
• Cultivate dynamic relationships among members, business leaders, Advisory Council and elected officials
• Seek opportunities to showcase TYPros’ program and initiatives to media, Advisory Council, and Chamber’s Board of Directors.
• Serve as the principle liaison between the Chamber and TYPros’ community partners.
• Research best practices in workforce attraction and retention.
• Manage the total portfolio of events and specialized meetings on behalf of membership.
• Ensure membership and engagement growth continues at optimal level.
• Assist in developing revenue sources through sponsorships.
• Manage annual operating budget.
• Responsible for achieving a satisfactory rating annually as it relates to approved annual objectives and talent development action plan (TDAP).
• Accountable by assuring that all direct reporting staff has achieved their annual development goals.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Bachelor’s degree required in related field;
• 5 or more years of relevant work experience in one or more business disciplines. .
• Ability to manage multiple projects and objectives simultaneously.
• Understanding of business operations/strategies
• Strong interpersonal skills, insight into group dynamics, and the ability to develop and foster relationships.
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
• Adept and comfortable with public speaking and media relations.
• Knowledge of social media platforms
• Demonstrated experience in management of volunteers
• Experience working with non-profit organizations

Small Business Program Manager (Economic Development), Mecklenburg County - Office of Economic Development (Charlotte, NC)

Job ID: 11700


This position is responsible for implementing and growing the County’s small business outreach and support efforts. The ideal candidate will possess:
• BS/BA in Public Administration or a related field; or MBA; or MPA.
• 5 to 6 years of experience working for a public or private agency with a primary focus on economic development or small business development.
• 5 to 6 years of experience developing and implementing economic development and/or small business development programs

Salary Negotiable

If you or someone you know may be interested, please visit our website to learn more or to apply: charmeck.org/mecklenburg

Direct of Community Development, University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

The position is responsible for providing oversight to the eight Community Urban Redevelopment Corporations engaged in the development, management and operation of various projects in the Uptown Cincinnati area that are partially financed by loans from the University Endowment. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Real Estate or Finance and/or equivalent professional experience required. Experience in Finance and real estate management with emphasis in leasing negotiations and analysis of commercial, residential and industrial land for sale a must. Experience must include at least three years supervision. Cagis, Archibus and SAP experience a plus. For more information, visit jobs.uc.edu keyword 15503

Economic Development Specialist, Grant County EDC (Moses Lake, WA)

The Economic Development Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with local businesses with expansion plans, or recruiting of new companies to locate in central WA. These responsibilities include identifying and implementing marketing and expansion strategies. There are research tasks related to the preparation of RFP/RFI documents for the WA Department of Commerce, site selectors, and corporate real estate executives. The Specialist participates in key external marketing activities, as well as internal community relations functions. Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Preference given to residents of WA, OR, ID. For full job description contact: Kendra.pfundheller@bbsihq.com


November 28, 2016

Economic Development Specialist, City of North Las Vegas (North Las Vegas, NV)

Economic Development Specialist for City of North Las Vegas. Seeking a dynamic, self-motivated professional. Plan, organize, prospect and direct activities to enhance development efforts in North Las Vegas a city that is home to top brands and companies with some of the most exciting development opportunities in the country. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in economics, marketing, planning, public administration or related field; three to five years of full-time progressively complex related work involved in data analysis and research projects for economic development, redevelopment, real estate, marketing or related area.

For more information about the position, requirements and salary range, visit www.cityofnorthlasvegas.com.

Director of Business Services, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance and Chamber (Waterloo/Cedar Falls, IA)

The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber seeks candidates passionate and skilled in helping businesses become more successful in the Cedar Valley economic area to become our Director of Business Services. This person will implement economic development initiatives for business retention & expansion including project management as well as support innovation and entrepreneurship programming. This includes helping businesses overcome barriers to expansion and innovation in the Cedar Valley; collect, analyze and report information on business through an existing business survey; identify opportunities and barriers for growth of our wealth creating businesses and targeted institutions; and identify and assist growth-oriented business that may qualify for “economic gardening” services. Also, this person will provide management services to the Cedar Valley Manufacturers Network. This person will also provide critical feedback from business into programming and government relations.

Applicants should contact Bob Henningsen, Smart Solutions Group 515-243-3099. bob@smartsolutionsgroup.net

President, Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation (Lawton, OK)

The Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of President of the Corporation. The LEDC is a 501C(6) not-for-profit Corporation supported and led by the community’s business leaders, city government, and educational institutions. The Corporation is financed through a combination of City of Lawton and private funds. The LEDC is the lead economic development organization serving Lawton, Oklahoma.

The President works with the Board to develop economic development goals and objectives for the LEDC, brings together the economic development community to build a cohesive team, coordinates actions that lead to goal attainment, and works with local businesses and various City and County departments and staff. The President is responsible for business recruitment as well as retention and expansion of local businesses.

Salary will commensurate with education, experience and accomplishments.

A complete job description and application requirements are found at www.lawtonedc.com/presidentsearch

Community statistics and more information about LEDC are found at www.lawtonedc.com

The application period will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


November 21, 2016

Executive Director, McKenzie, Tennessee, Industrial Development Board (McKenzie, TN)

MIDB is seeking a visionary team-builder to build relationships with existing industry which can lead to business recruitment.

Our ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of business and industry. He or she will have had tangible results over a minimum of 5 years’ experience in industrial recruiting or business-to-business sales. Preferably some of the 5 years will have been spent in a rural setting.


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is desired. Five years in a rural setting.

Complete job description and more information at thenextmovegroup.com or call 504.648.7716.

Economic Development Analyst - Workforce, Real Estate & Economic Impact, Camoin Associates, Inc.(Saratoga Springs, NY)

Professional level position in our Saratoga Springs, NY office - looking for highly analytical, organized, self-motivated and willing to learn.

Selected candidate will serve as a research analyst for a variety of projects, including real estate and industry market analysis, development feasibility studies, economic and fiscal impact analysis, and economic and workforce development strategies. Other responsibilities will include grant writing, supporting the management of client-administered programs, proposals writing, social media, and other internal company tasks.

• Advanced degree in policy analysis, economics, business finance, urban planning, public administration, or other related field preferred.
• Strong analytic skills in data analysis, professional-level competencies in Excel, excellent writing and communication skills required.
• Some professional level experience required
• Attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Team player.
• Knowledge of research methods - survey analysis and web-based research.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Robert Camoin at rcamoin@camoinassociates.com indicating the position title in which you are applying. Please no telephone inquiries.

Visit www.camoinassociates.com for company information and position details

Project Manager - Economic Development & Workforce Consulting, Camoin Associates, Inc.(Saratoga Springs, NY)

Senior level position – looking for experienced, highly analytical, organized and self-motivated. Must have project management, communication and leadership experience; capable of overseeing multiple projects, partners and staff.

Selected candidate will manage and conduct a variety of projects, including real estate and industry market analysis, development feasibility studies, economic and fiscal impact analysis and economic and workforce development strategies. Other responsibilities will include marketing and outreach, proposal preparation, conducting interviews, attending conferences and completing a variety of internal company strategies including advancing the firm’s national growth strategy.

• Advanced degree in policy analysis, economics, business finance/administration, urban planning, public administration, or other related field preferred.
• Strong analytic skills in data analysis, professional-level competencies in Excel, excellent writing and communication skills required.
• Minimum 8 years of professional level experience required.
• Leadership, group facilitation and presentation skills required.
• Experience with consulting and project management.
• Strong collaborator and team player

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Robert Camoin at rcamoin@camoinassociates.com indicating the position title in which you are applying. Please no telephone inquiries.

Visit www.camoinassociates.com for company information and position details

Economic Development Manager, Village of Skokie, IL (Skokie, IL)

The Village of Skokie, IL seeks a proven Economic Development Manager. Under general supervision of the Community Development Director, this position performs work of considerable difficulty coordinating the Village’s economic development programs by creating and maintaining an Economic Development Plan for the Village through myriad ideas and strategies to attract, retain and grow economic development and investment in the Village. To learn more about the Village of Skokie and this exciting career opportunity, including job responsibilities and requirements, please visit the Employment Opportunities page at www.skokie.org and click on the Economic Development Manager link. Salary range $95,445 – $121,801. Interested candidates must submit a Cover Letter, Resumé and five professional references by December 19, 2016 to: Village of Skokie, Personnel Department, 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077 or by email to human.resources@skokie.org. The Village of Skokie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional information about the Village of Skokie can be found on the Village’s website at www.skokie.org.

Economic Development Coordinator, City of Page, AZ (Page, AZ)

City of Page, AZ is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator for professional level economic development activities including grant writing/administration, establishing and implementing economic development/housing programs; marketing, outreach, and research focused on broadening tourism and the retail, commercial, and service base and exploring strategies to diversify the economy.

Excellent oral, written, and social media skills; working knowledge of relevant computer programs; and valid AZ driver’s license required. Open until filled. Salary D.O.Q. Find application form and process at cityofpage.org. Direct questions to Kay Eddlemon 928.645.4231, keddlemon@pageaz.gov.

President, Vicksburg-Warren County Economic Development Foundation and Director, Warren County Port Commission (Vicksburg, MS)

President of Vicksburg-Warren County Economic Development Foundation and Director of Warren County Port Commission in Vicksburg, MS – Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for a dynamic seasoned economic development executive to lead economic development efforts and manage port operations. This role will provide leadership to the Commission and its constituent organizations in the achievement of community and economic development goals. The EDF employs programs and policies directly aimed at creating a prosperous environment for new, existing, and expanding industry. A complete job profile can be requested at current searches at www.jci-inc.net or vicksburg@jci-inc.net

Project Associate, Market Street (Atlanta, GA)

We are the most mission-driven for-profit firm you’ll ever encounter. Since 1997, our project teams have helped more than 165 communities and regions in 34 states proactively shape their own future.

We are looking for someone who has a strong interest in our work and a broad base of skills and attributes, including data analysis, attention to detail, excellent writing abilities, and 2-5 years experience managing teams, clients, partners, or vendor relationships.

For a full job description, please see marketstreetservices.com.

If interested, send your resume and cover letter to kyoung@marketstreetservices.com or call 404-880-7245.

Director of Applied Research, International Economic Development Council (Washington D.C.)

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is the premier association for economic developers, serving as the voice for the profession. Through innovative programs and services IEDC disseminates information on best practices and critical trends to its diverse membership of over 5,000.

IEDC is conducting a search for a new Director of Applied Research. This member of the management team reports to the Vice President of Knowledge Management & Development, and works with senior management at IEDC. The Director oversees and manages the research and administrative functions for IEDC’s national think tank, the Economic Development Research Partners. This includes managing original research on key issues selected by the EDRP and other research projects of IEDC on current and emerging issues that impact economic development practice.

Primary responsibilities:

Manages Economic Development Research Partners
• Project manages the research, writing and editing of 3 + papers per year
• Primarily responsible for communications with members of IEDC’s Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP), a national think tank
• Plans EDRP events at four yearly conferences including meetings, dinners, sessions and webinars
• Plans and partially facilitates an offsite retreat for EDRP members

• Develops proposals and grant applications to foundations and federal government
• Maintains relationships with funders and potential funders
• Attends events to meet potential funders and continue relationships with partner groups
• 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

Manages people
• One or more direct report
• Manages teams to complete research
• Manages and mentors interns

• 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, Economics, Public Policy or related field.
• Excellent research, writing and editing skills.
• 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 by December 15, 2016 to lknight@iedconline.org. For more information about IEDC and its programs, please visit www.iedconline.org