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May 20, 2019

Executive Director, Henry County Development Authority (McDonough, GA)

The Henry County Development Authority in McDonough, Georgia is seeking an economic development professional to serve as executive director. Henry County is a high growth area for businesses in the southeastern US. Economic development experience, proven leadership and communication skills, and expertise in marketing to businesses are important character traits required. Other requisites include: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience; minimum of five years of management, executive and strategic leadership experience in the economic and/or community development field. Henry County, Georgia is located 30 miles south of Atlanta. Deadline: May 29. Contact: Tim Chason, 404.735.0540; tchason@thechasongroup.com.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) (Rocky Hill, CT)

The Board of CERC, led by co-chairs, Indra Nooyi and Jim Smith, is conducting a search to identify an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented President and CEO.

CERC is undertaking a bold evolution of its mission – expanding its resources to promote retention, expansion and recruitment of businesses to Connecticut. Ideal candidates possess significant private sector leadership experience, an understanding of BD/Sales and Marketing and 24/7 action-orientation. Familiarity with Connecticut a plus.

Recent press release describing CERC’s new role in Connecticut’s economic development strategy: portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2019/02-2019/Gov-Lamont-Announces-New-Construct-for-Economic-Development-Strategy

Request a position description or express interest to cercceosearch@heidrick.com or ezessman@heidrick.com

PMBC Development & Operations Specialist, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (Detroit, MI)

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is seeking a Development & Operations Specialist for the Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative. The PMBC Development & Operations Specialist is responsible for supporting the business buyer-supplier matchmaking initiatives, with an emphasis on managing procurement and supplier matchmaking processes, building long-term relationships with Michigan companies and regional partners.

- Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
- Three to five years of experience in economic development and/or project management

For more information regarding the position and how to apply, visit www.michiganbusiness.org/about-medc/jobs-at-medc/.

Economic Development Project Manager, Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission (Kiln, MS)

Overview: Operate as Economic Development Project Manager as part of a dynamic team of administrative and operational staff. Operations range from shallow draft port, short line railroad, airport, and space activities. These assets include Port Bienville Industrial Park, Stennis International Airport/Airpark, and Stennis Space Center, in addition to economic development throughout Hancock County, Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland.

Employee Type: Full Time, Salaried, Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responds to proposals and inquiries by companies, consultants, and economic development allies.
- Coordinates and participates in prospect visits, including being the lead when necessary.
- Assists companies by providing support and serving as liaison between the company and various local and state agencies, as well as assisting their executives with personal relocation matters.
- Leads coordination for new and existing leases, including review, management, updating, negotiating, and finalizing. This includes effectively working with stakeholders throughout the process and ensuring a smooth transition to operations once lease is finalized or terminated.
- Maintains communication schedule for all aspects lease compliance.
- Maintains current inventory of available commercial and industrial buildings and sites.
- Formulates incentive packages, prepares analysis and estimates of public resources and funds, and assists in negotiations with relevant executives and representatives.
- Performs target market analyses, including feasibility, challenges, advantages, and workforce competencies. This include use of programs, but not limited to, EMSI, JobsEQ, etc.
- Develops and maintains appropriate databases to support economic development activities as needed, including Synchronist CRM.
- Supports CDO with retention and workforce development for new and existing industries.
- Develops and maintains asset inventory via Community Systems software (building, land, etc.)
- Investigates and attends trade shows, including related advertising and promotional material.
- Uses professionalism and independence in performing responsibilities to fulfill the mission of creating jobs, tax base, and revenue.
- Leads Business Retention and Expansion survey program with key economic development stakeholders from initial interviews to ensure proper follow up.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

- Master's degree in Economic and Workforce Development, Urban/Regional Planning, Business, Accounting, Real Estate, or other relevant field; minimum three-years related experience and/or training.

Full job description here: portairspace.com/images/uploads/Hancock_County_Economic_Development_Project_Manager.pdf

To apply or for more information contact Janel Carothers, Chief Development Officer, at jcarothers@hcphc.ms.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Greater Mankato Growth (Mankato, MN)

Ballinger|Leafblad is pleased to conduct the search for President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Mankato Growth, a nationally-known business growth and economic development organization supporting the Greater Mankato region.

View complete profile: www.scribd.com/document/409806309/Executive-Position-Profile-Greater-Mankato-Growth-President-and-CEO

For additional information and to apply for the position please contact:

Marcia Ballinger, PhD


Lars Leafblad, MBA

Vice President, Regional Economic Development, Greater Houston Partnership (Houston, TX)

Greater Houston Partnership, TX –Vice President, Regional Economic Development. The GHP has retained Jorgenson Consulting to conduct a national search for an experienced and energetic professional with the ability to lead and manage the organization’s business recruitment, development, retention, and expansion programs. This includes generating leads and closing deals as well as coordination with ED Marketing and International Investment and Trade departments to get results. This person will be responsible for successfully managing many stakeholders, both inside and outside the organization, including government and elected officials and C-level executives from major corporations. For more information or to apply email GHP-VP@jci-inc.net.

Economic Development Project Manager, Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development (Gilbert, AZ)

Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city, and has been named the #1 Safest City in Arizona and the 3rd Most Livable City in the U.S. Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators whose work makes our community better every day. Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Economic Development, the Economic Development Project Manager is responsible for executing activities to generate new business development leads, supporting the growth of Gilbert based businesses, and managing a pipeline of economic development projects. Come be a part of the team tasked with making Gilbert the City of the Future!

Application: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gilbert
HR Phone: (480) 503-6859


May 13, 2019

Director of Business Development, Retention & Expansion, St. Tammany Corporation (Mandeville, LA)

Report directly to the CEO and responsible for all aspects of the Business Development, Retention and Expansion programs; manage engagement with existing business/industry to identify and support opportunities for St. Tammany to be the destination of choice.

- 4-5 years of experience in economic or business development field
- Comprehensive understanding of business principles with an entrepreneurial mindset
- Ability to take initiative and work independently
- Excellent oral/written skills
- Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Salesforce

Send resume to:
Chris Masingill, CEO
St. Tammany Corporation

Executive Director, Montpelier Development Corporation (Montpelier, VT)

The Montpelier Development Corporation (MDC) serves as the steward of the Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP) for the City of Montpelier, Vermont. Reporting to the Board of Directors of the MDC, the Executive Director will work closely with local government, area businesses and organizations, to assist individual entrepreneurs and existing firms to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses within the City of Montpelier, and to cultivate an environment that ensures the City’s long-term success and economic viability.

For more information, visit www.mdc-vermont.com/job-opportunities
Applicants may submit resume and cover letter to jobs@mdc-vermont.com.

Director of Business Development, Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation (Fayetteville, NC)

The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation is seeking a Director of Business Development. Under the direction of the President & CEO, the ideal candidate must possess a demonstrated expertise in business attraction and recruitment, a collaborative work style, and an unparalleled work ethic.

Core responsibilities include:
- Economic Development Program Management
- Business Attraction, Retention and Expansion
- Lead Generation and Product Development
- Grant Administration

Qualifications/ Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in economic/ community development or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
- Five years’ experience and thorough knowledge of principles, practices and processes involved in community and economic development.
- Ability to present accurate work with a strong attention to detail in a high pressure, fast paced environment.
- Professional attitude and the ability to work effectively with community leaders, elected officials, local industry and key stakeholders.

Annual salary is commensurate with experience and education.

For the full announcement, questions, and to apply, contact info@fayedc.com or 910-500-6464.

Applications MUST include a letter of interest, resume, relevant work samples - including at least one writing sample, and salary requirements.

Review of resumes will begin May 23rd with position remaining open until filled.

Executive Director, Royse City Community Development Corporation (Royse City, TX)

Currently accepting applications for next Royse City, Texas Community Development Corporation Executive Director through 6/6/2019. The chosen candidate will be an organized and responsive individual who is knowledgeable about smart growth concepts and will keep abreast of current trends. Applicants must have bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, or related field. Economic Development experience and certification preferred. Ability to build and maintain strong, harmonious, and productive relationships with City & County government and school district important. Excellent communication skills essential. Salary range begins at $90,000 DOQ/E.

Please apply online at: bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches or contact Larry Gilley at LarryGilley@GovernmentResource.com.

Economic Development Manager- Entrepreneurial & Technology Programs, City of Auburn (Auburn, AL)

The City of Auburn, home to Auburn University, is seeking an Economic Development Manager dedicated to the service of this community. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and executing activities for entrepreneurial programs for the Economic Development Department and reports to the Deputy Director of Economic Development.

Applications should be completed online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/auburnalabama.

The City of Auburn is an EEO employer. Accommodation considered. Final appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test result, an acceptable background investigation, and approval by the City Manager.

Planner IV - Economic Development, West Florida Regional Planning Council (Destin, FL or Pensacola, FL)

The West Florida Regional Planning Council (WFRPC) is seeking a seasoned-level professional for economic development, urban, and transportation planning work. The WFRPC serves a seven-county region within Northwest Florida by planning for and coordinating intergovernmental solutions to growth-related problems and providing technical assistance to local governments. This position develops plans, studies, and data-based analyses and reports on a regional basis in support of new and updated plans, programs and economic development strategies.

Please send resume and application to hr@wfrpc.org. You may obtain an application and find more information regarding the position on our website: www.wfrpc.org/employment-opportunities.

Economic Development Specialist – Senior, Placer County (Auburn, CA)

The Economic Development division of the County Executive's Office is responsible for attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses in Placer County. The individual hired into this Economic Development Specialist - Senior position will be required to regularly travel between Auburn and South Placer.

Experience: Three years of responsible professional economic development experience.

Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, finance, public administration, economics, or a related field.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com.

Director of Economic Development and Tourism, City of Henderson (Henderson, NV)

The Director provides leadership, strategic direction, and program implementation and is responsible for leading the City’s efforts in recruiting businesses and implementing programs to assist local business retention/expansion, and to attract new target industries.

Ideal candidates are well rounded economic development professionals with knowledge and experience in economic development and tourism and destination marketing. Candidates who possess strong management abilities, a big picture orientation, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and who are team-oriented will be successful in this role.

View announcement and apply here: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/henderson/jobs/2435444/director-of-economic-development-and-tourism?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Economic Development Marketing Manager, Entergy (New Orleans, LA; Woodlands, TX; Jackson, MS; Baton Rouge, LA; Little Rock, AR)

Job Summary

A marketing professional to coordinate with Economic Development Directors/Departments at the five operating companies to create, develop and implement an overarching annual marketing plan for the Enterprise. This plan should include specific objectives and measures that can be assessed at the end of year.

Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position
3+ years of work experience related to marketing, event planning, and project management

For application submission - jobs.entergy.com/job/New-Orleans-Economic-Development-Marketing-Manager-LA-70112/555780200/

Strategic Development Coordinator, City of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX)

SALARY: $62,451.21 – 81,186.57 DOQ

The City of Fort Worth (TX) Economic Development Department is seeking a Strategic Development Coordinator to assist with the implementation of programs and projects focused on business attraction and expansion, and strategic development within Tax Increment Financing Districts. The Economic Development Department pursues high-wage job growth and a more sustainable tax base, driven less by residential property valuation and more by commercial and industrial investment; and has a commitment to "quality of place" throughout the community. We want to be recognized as a leader in economic and business development, as well as urban revitalization, by our peers and customers. The vision of the department is, “To compete successfully on the national and international stage for creative, high-growth businesses and the talented individuals who fuel them.” The Plan has been published in its entirety at fortworthtexas.gov/edplan/.

Education and Experience:
- Minimum of four years of experience in business attraction or economic development or related field required; seven years of experience preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Real Estate, Economic Development, or related field; a Master’s Degree is preferred
- Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification preferred

Please visit our website for a complete job description and to apply. Apply online at chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=FORTWORTH&cws=37&rid=51892

Manager of Business Development- Higher Education Market, KBE Building Corporation (Farmington, CT)

Performs business development for Connecticut office, and assists the Mid-Atlantic office, including planning and strategy. The primary market focus is public and private education market. Other sectors not specifically given to other business development personnel may be assigned. Responsible for researching clients and develops client contacts to build relationships and identify potential customers. Assists in developing objectives and strategies in support of overall corporate business development goals. Supports in qualification statements and assists with formal marketing materials and presentations. Acts as a business generalist for the Connecticut office to pursue markets and opportunities not specifically assigned to other market sector leaders and which are consistent with the business development sector plans and strategic plan for the Company.

- BS/BA and/or 3-5 years of related experience
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
- Sales experience in CT, MA, and RI. Sales experience in MD and VA a plus.
- Sales experience in the construction industry or general economic development preferred
- Ability to connect with and relate to people from varied backgrounds and interests to build and maintain relationships.
- Comfortable with telephone cold calling to solicit opportunities.

Can submit applications to slandry@kbebuilding.com or apply on our website at www.kbebuilding.com/career-opportunities/

Request for Proposals No. 2019-001-USVIEDA: U.S. Virgin Islands 2040 Vision Economic Development Consultant, Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (“VIEDA”) is seeking proposals from highly qualified consulting firms to assist the U.S. Virgin Islands in its efforts to promote economic growth, job creation, and wealth generation. A consultant is needed to develop a transformative 20-year economic development plan and complete a target competitive industry analysis by October 1, 2019.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) can be retrieved from the VIEDA website at www.usvieda.org/about-usvieda/rfp.

The deadline for submission is Friday, May 24, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. (AST). Proposals received after the above-stated deadline will not be considered.

If there is any discrepancy, deficiency, ambiguity or error contained herein, Bidders may ask for clarification by Friday, May 17, 2019.

All requests for clarification must be presented to Shanell Petersen, Managing Director, Marketing and 2040 Vision at spetersen@usvieda.org. The email subject line shall state: Request for Clarification Vision 2040 RFP. Only responses in writing will be binding upon VIEDA.

If needed, the VIEDA will prepare and issue an Addendum to this RFP no later than 5:00 p.m. (AST) on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.


May 6, 2019

VP of Business Development, Columbia River Economic Development Council (Vancouver, WA)

Responsible for the execution and management of CREDC’s business development activities, focusing on the recruitment of companies and investors to Clark County through proactive canvassing efforts and the architecture of sophisticated long-term business relationships. The VP of Business Development will successful integrate across internal and external stakeholders, reporting directly to the President and working closely with the Relationships & Strategy Manager. In addition to traditional economic development-focused business activities, this senior role will contribute to county-wide economic initiatives across CREDC’s three strategic development goals.

Full Description: bit.ly/2vxqDmk

Executive Director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development (Prince William County, VA)

Prince William County (VA) Department of Economic Development Executive Director. The Executive Director represents the County in local, national and international settings in order to retain, expand, and attract economic development opportunities. Work includes developing a strong business network within the community, identifying business development needs and solutions, establishing and implementing economic development goals, strategies and objectives, making recommendations to enhance the business climate, and negotiating business relocation/expansion incentive packages. To apply or to request an opportunity job profile please email Joan Jorgenson at PWCounty@jci-inc.net.

Project Manager, Market Street Services (Atlanta, GA)

Key Tasks
Manage project teams that facilitate community, economic, and workforce development research and strategic planning on behalf of our clients.

Create and execute detailed project work plans and internal review schedules, revising as needed; schedules and leads regular team meetings.

Conduct interviews and focus groups with community and business leaders.

Develop evidence-based community, economic, and workforce development strategic recommendations for our clients and help clients plan for implementation.

Oversee and contribute to the development of research deliverables.

Minimum four to five years of experience in the community, economic, or workforce development field preferred.

Please send all resumes and cover letters to aeanes@marketstreetservices.com or mtarleton@marketstreetservices.com.


April 29, 2019

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

Bellevue is building the community of the future. Our welcoming, international, innovation-focused community attracts technology pioneers, outdoor enthusiasts, and family-focused professionals from around the world. Bellevue is Seattle's biggest, most technology-focused neighbor, and home to global corporations like Alibaba, Concur, Microsoft, REI, T-Mobile, and Valve. We offer a community of diverse people, transit-connected neighborhoods, and a solid platform for professional growth. The Cultural and Economic Development division (CED) supports the business and artistic communities with proactive services because we believe the fresh, inventive ideas they are building here will change the world.

As a member of CED, you'll be an integral part of the team that brings new business and creative opportunities to Seattle's Eastside. We have a bias for action, love big ideas, and are uncompromising in our demand for high-quality customer service. Our goal is to support the expansion of a world-class creative community, recruit global businesses to the Eastside, and support economic empowerment through entrepreneurship.

Join us in building the most inclusive knowledge economy in the Pacific Northwest. Consider applying here if you want to:

- Work in an entrepreneurial, dynamic, and multicultural environment with a chance to make a lasting impact on the business and creative ecosystem.
- Develop lasting relationships with the Seattle area business and creative communities.
- Help create leading-edge civic programs that are unmatched in the Pacific Northwest.

Apply online by May 16th at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bellevuewa

Contact Jesse Canedo if you have any questions 425-452-5236

Executive Director, Industrial Development Commission (Pitt County, Greenville, NC)

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. At least 10 years of experience in business, economic/industrial development planning, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position. Certified Economic Development (CEcD) status is desirable.

Pre-employment drug screening required for all new hires. New hires could be subject to a post-employment physical. All Applicants will be subject to a background check. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of Pitt County Government Application. You can apply on a Pitt County or State of NC PD-107 application to: Pitt County Government Human Resources Department 1717 West 5th Street, Greenville NC 27834 or apply online at www.pittcountync.gov.

Chief Business Attraction Officer, Economic Development Council of St. Charles County (St. Charles, MO)

The Economic Development Council (EDC) of St. Charles County is seeking a Chief Business Attraction Officer. The EDC operates business services programs in a fast-growing suburban county within the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. Recent years have seen significant growth across several business sectors including aerospace and automotive manufacturing, financial services, information technology, health care and logistics. Population growth and job growth rates are projected to be significantly higher than the rest of the metropolitan area for the foreseeable future. The organization’s mission is to lead the efforts in helping businesses, entrepreneurs and communities grow and thrive throughout the St. Charles County Region.

Position Overview

Chief Business Attraction Officer is responsible for producing business development results as measured by recruitment of industrial and commercial projects paying higher than state average wages. Activities will be guided by a Target Industry Study and Strategic Action Plan. Reporting to the President and CEO, duties will include prospect cultivation, project management and support for community partners with business attraction efforts.

Candidates should have demonstrated experience and expertise in business attraction.

Some travel required. Competitive salary based on education and experience. See full description here.

Professional Development Associate, International Economic Development Council (Washington, DC)

The Professional Development Associate is responsible for managing the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) program with over 1,100 Certified Economic Developers (CEcDs) in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This includes certification applications and renewals, pre-exam communication with exam candidates and graders, on-site administration of exams, post-exam processes, and communication with current CEcDs to ensure they are on track for their recertification every three years and manage the external events that are recognized as eligible for CEcDs to use towards their recertification. This position will rely heavily on learning how to use and/or previous knowledge of iMIS. Good writing and communication skills are critical components of this position along with the ability to deliver a quarterly newsletter for our certified professionals. This position works closely with and reports to the Director of Professional Development.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Communication with potential exam candidates and current exam candidates and graders
- Process and approve candidates for each exam.
- Ensure candidate has completed necessary requirements in order to sit for the exam.
- Process payments for exam.
- Ensure accurate and detailed information is communicated to all candidates and exam graders.
- Secure exam graders for each exam.
- Send out call for graders for each exam.

On-site exam administration
- Responsible for the on-site administration of the exam.
- Coordinate with the Professional Development director to communicate with exam candidates and exam graders on-site in a professional and pleasant manner.
- Assist with conference responsibilities post-exam.

Post-exam administration
- Disseminate post-exam survey to exam candidates and graders.
- Create retake packets for unsuccessful exam candidates in a timely manner.
- Follow-up with exam candidates who may have questions about results.

Managing current CEcDs
- Responsible for maintaining accurate records, retention efforts, and communicating with CEcDs.
- Processing Recertification Applications, as needed

Staff support for Advisory Committees
- Support the Director of Professional Development address the needs that develop from the Education and Certification Committee and Basic Education Course Directors Committee.

Primary Objectives
- Communicate with potential exam candidates, current exam candidates, and exam graders in a professional and timely fashion.
- Administer each exam in a professional environment and manner.
- Ensure retention efforts for CEcDs are maintained and records are current.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- 2 years of experience in exam administration, program management, or working in an office environment, preferably in the not-for-profit or association sector, is preferred, but not required.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Organizational, administrative and time management skills are necessary.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Confidence while speaking/presenting to large groups is preferred, but not required.
- Ability to manage multiple projects at a time, independently and with supervision.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
- Database management skills (iMIS preferred).
- Out-of-town, overnight travel is required.

About International Economic Development Council: The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities, by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban, and local to international, IEDC’s members are engaged in the full range of economic development experience. Given the breadth of economic development work, our members are employed in a wide variety of settings including local, state, provincial and federal governments, public private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities and a variety of other institutions. When we succeed, our members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions.

Apply now here.

President & CEO, Iredell County, NC Economic Development Corporation (Mooresville, NC)

Deadline for Resume submission: May 13, 2019

The Iredell County Economic Development Corporation is seeking an experienced economic developer to serve as President & CEO

The President & CEO serves as head of the organization and is responsible for all economic development activity for the County of Iredell North Carolina and its municipalities. The position serves as a member of the Iredell Economic Development Corporation, and thus coordinates all activity with a 12 voting member Board of Directors.

Summary of Duties:

- Direction of administrative functions and operations of the ICEDC and its staff including all aspects of the budget.
- Responsible for the implementation of the funding, this includes annual investment assessments.
- Implementation, and maintenance of programs for the recruitment of new investment and job creation, expansion of existing industry and product development.
- Development and management of applicable industrial parks; be able to plan for the future growth of Iredell County and its municipalities.
- Investigation and development of all potential industrial sites (including acquiring NCDOC Certified Site status) if applicable.
- Regular local speaking engagements.
- Coordinate economic development matters with county and municipal’s managers and department heads.
- Investigate incentive opportunities through grant, loan, and tax programs offered by the State of North Carolina and/or federal agencies/programs, and coordinate efforts with local units of government.


- A four year college degree in one of the following areas: Marketing, Planning, Economics, Business, GIS planning, or minimum of seven (7) years of experience in an economic development field and three (3) years of administrative and management experience.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, must be proficient in technology.

An attractive compensation and benefits package available to the right candidate.

Send resumes via email to: cgettys@shedc.com

Direct any questions to Crystal Gettys 704-740-5256 or cgettys@shedc.com

Engineer, International Economic Development Council (U.S Commonwealth of the Northern Marian Islands)

Two year project to start in May. Selected engineer should ideally have extensive island experience, preferably with the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands and familiarity with island infrastructure on Saipan, Tinian and Rota. The firm must be knowledgeable of US EDA grant processes and compliance. Scope of work will include traveling to the islands in May or June, and potentially one other trip for the purpose of evaluating infrastructure and advising on the CEDS and funding opportunities, with required report writing of findings, as well as advising IEDC on ongoing needs of the islands with regards to infrastructure over the life of the project through 2021. IEDC will need hourly rate information for the engineer as well as an overall project proposal by May 10, 2019.

Submit your resume: dluna@iedconline.org

For more information, please contact Delaney Luna at dluna@iedconline.org .