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July 22, 2019

Project Manager – Business Attraction, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Invest Atlanta is the City of Atlanta’s economic development agency. We advance Atlanta’s global competitiveness by growing a strong economy and building vibrant communities. Under the direction of the Senior Vice President of Economic Development, the Project Manager – Business Attraction, plans, organizes, monitors, manages, and evaluates economic development project activities. Responsibilities include: coordinating, directing, and implementing programs and projects that support commercial, office, and industrial development; workforce development; the attraction of and assistance to domestic and international businesses; development of public facilities and infrastructure; small business development initiatives; and/or other economic development, redevelopment, or capital improvement programs or projects.

Resumes should be submitted to: jobs@investatlanta.com.
Invest Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants, including but not limited to Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Coordinator, Tourism Industry Analysis, Hillsborough County Economic Development Department (Tampa, FL)

This position performs highly responsible, independent professional and analytical duties related to all aspects of the BOCC economic development strategy across industries. Duties include data gathering, economic analysis, mapping and research to support the development and administration of partner relationships and program fulfillment aimed at fueling job growth and private capital investment. The principal duties of the position include coordinating and implementing projects or programs that support the visitor based industries, coordination with industry partners and outside consultants, data analysis, program compliance, analysis and presentation of economic development data, and staff support to TDC.

To learn more go to: jobapscloud.com/Hillsborough/jobs


Senior Project Manager, Development Advisors (Charlotte, NC)

Core Accountabilities:
• Project Communication
• Maximizing Incentives
• PM specific metrics and updates through our CRM (Insightly)
• POC for project updates and invoicing details

Position Responsibilities:
• Compile and organize all project data
• Develop a project plan and negotiation strategy for all projects
• Demonstrate an extensive understanding of state and local, public and private economic development groups in the Southeast
• Manage multiple projects at one time
• Present project deliverables on time
• Organize and lead site location searches and incentive negotiations
• Regularly communicate with clients, alliance partners, and government officials always in a professional manner
• Keep business development resources on the same page with project and communication updates.

Minimum Experience:
• 4 years of professional experience
• Experience in site selection, incentive negotiation, economic development, finance and/or real estate.

Expectations:
• Available to travel 35% of the time
• Quickly learn through shadowing existing team members
• Solid self-management systems

Contact and submission info:

Complete a Culture Index survey (www.cultureindex.com/c/CDD50F), make sure and select the “Senior Project Manager” job. You can attach a resume in the portal.

Send any questions and inquiries to HR@DAI-Locates.com


Economic Development Manager, City of Camarillo (Camarillo, CA)

The City of Camarillo is looking for a dynamic, energetic person with a vision to help us grow, develop, and maintain our business community. The ideal candidate will be a people-person who enjoys networking, marketing, teamwork, and the challenge of creating a sustainable economic ecosystem. You would be persistent, goal-oriented, social media savvy, a risk taker, and strategic.

Under the general direction of the City Manager, this position will participate in, direct and manage the activities and operations of the City’s economic development functions and programs; will design and implement economic development programs consistent with the Economic Development Strategic Plan and City policy.

The Economic Development Manager is expected to have solid relationship building skills; the ability to recruit, retain and grow businesses; the experience to manage goals and expectations; demonstrate effective communication skills including a thorough understanding of social media; knowledge of smart city applications and other technologies; and the ability to create and nurture a vibrant and sustainable economic ecosystem. The ideal candidate will be expected to prepare an execution strategy for the Economic Development Strategic Plan in accordance with City Council goals and expectations; and develop and implement tracking efforts to maximize the effectiveness of programs. The Economic Development Manager will need to be flexible and adaptable and able to react to changes in the economic environment.

www.cityofcamarillo.org; (805)383-5633


Economic Development Specialist, City of Hagerstown (Hagerstown, MD)

The Economic Development Specialist reports to the Director of Community and Economic Development This is a professional level position that is responsible for developing and implementing economic development programs and initiatives, and managing the Main Street Hagerstown and the Arts and Entertainment District programs. This includes efforts to market and promote new investment, retain and expand current investment, attract new investment and improve the physical environment. Position requires a high-energy level and will serve as an ombudsman for existing and new businesses; work involves irregular hours to include evenings and weekends. Visit www.hagerstownmd.org/jobs for complete job description & application. Cover letter and resume required. Deadline to apply is 4:30pm Tuesday, 7/30/19.


Director of Business and Retail Recruitment and Retention, Charlotte Center City Partners (Charlotte, NC)

Reports to the SVP Community and Economic Development

Charlotte Center City Partners, a 501(c)4 corporation, is seeking a Director of Economic Development. The Director strengthens and grows the office and retail markets in the Uptown and South End districts of Charlotte by working with economic development partners and developing and implementing recruiting and retention strategies.

The Director will be a subject matter expert in current real estate and economic development conditions in Uptown and South End as well as the Charlotte region. This individual is also an expert on the local, regional and national urban office and retail market and the economic development assets of the Charlotte region including workforce, transportation, education, public policy, infrastructure, services and amenities, and more. He/she will fully understand the real estate development process and the role of local and state government in the economic development process.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Establish and maintain excellent relationships with the development and brokerage community.
• Develop and maintain a network of key local partners who assist in marketing the Center City to regional, national and international office and retail prospects.
• Implement Business Retention Program on an ongoing basis, including a tracking system.
• Understand the needs of high growth start-up companies and urban retailers and be able to communicate that vision to stakeholders, business leaders, and government officials.

At least five years in related fields. A four-year degree is required and continuing education in related fields is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, natural relationship-builder, collaborator and innovator.

CCCP offers a generous benefits package including health and dental insurance, a flexible spending option, 401K retirement program and parking.

Send a cover letter and resume to employment@charlottecentercity.org by July 29 with the position title in the subject line.

www.CharlotteCenterCity.org


Executive Director, Tri County Economic Development District (Colville, WA)

Tri County Economic Development District (TEDD) is seeking a new Executive Director to guide a small but mighty team that works hard at helping businesses start and grow. TEDD operates and manages a ten-county rural loan fund; assists with planning and development for local governments; facilitates coordinating services for veterans; links rural transportation providers to users; and generally spreads the word about what an extraordinary place Northeast Washington is to visit, live and work.

Follow the link for more information, complete job description and application: bit.ly/TEDDExecDirectorJob and at our website, www.tricountyedd.com.

 

July 15, 2019

Economic Development Manager, Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance (Columbia, TN)

The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance is the lead EDO for Maury County, Tennessee, a fast-growing community that is part of the Nashville, MSA and is located directly on I-65. This position, reporting to the VP, Economic Development, will be involved with all aspects of the economic development program with primary responsibility for RFI/RFP project responses, creation of presentations and marketing materials, and administrative functions within the economic development team. 1-3 years of prior economic development experience preferred.

To apply please email tcasimier@mauryalliance.com or visit bit.ly/MCCEA-EconomicDevelopmentManager for more information. Application deadline is July 26th, 2019.


Senior Marketing Leader, St. Louis Regional Economic Development Alliance (AllianceSTL) (St. Louis, MO)

AllianceSTL, a newly-formed private sector economic development organization for Greater St. Louis seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to head its marketing efforts. Our organization’s purpose is to attract new business investment and drive growth across the bi-state region. To accomplish this in today's competitive business environment, we must consistently tell our compelling story in a creative manner through multiple channels. This marketing professional must demonstrate a proven track record to establish and develop marketing team and launch/implement an innovative approach to increase our sales pipeline and demonstrate ROI. Candidate's broad-based marketing expertise will help ensure a consistent brand experience for all stakeholders. Economic development marketing experience is a definite plus. If interested in pursuing this outstanding opportunity, please send a confidential letter of interest and resume to marketing@AllianceSTL.com. Learn more at www.AllianceSTL.com.


Vice President of Business Attraction, Wichita Falls Texas Chamber of Commerce (Wichita Falls, TX)

The Wichita Falls Texas Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Vice President of Business Attraction to join its economic development team.

A full description of the position, the Chamber and the community can be found here: wichitafallschamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Business_Attraction_VP-1.pdf

For more information, contact jobs@wichitafallschamber.comm or call 940-723-2741.


Economic Development Manager, City of Oregon City (Oregon City, OR)

www.orcity.org
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Salary: $91,884 to $114,756

The City of Oregon City is excited to present an amazing opportunity for a dynamic and engaging leader to serve the business community and oversee the City’s economic development efforts. The Economic Development Manager will promote new investments in the urban renewal district, downtown, employment and industrial areas throughout the City.

The Economic Development Manager’s mission is to capitalize on a wide range of opportunities unique to Oregon City and the region. Check out our job posting for more details. www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregoncity


Economic Development Analyst, City of St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, FL)

This is a responsible professional position, equally focused on outward facing contact with the public and business community to develop and manage, a business retention program and the communication of city, local, and state resources and strategies to enhance City-wide economic development and redevelopment activities. The selected candidate will work to connect companies with the appropriate talent and workforce resources. The ability to connect directly with the business community to address business concerns, provide information about opportunities, and structure development agreements is required. Note: the starting salary is not expected to exceed the midpoint of the range below.

Salary: $60,570 - $98,292

Close Date: 07-31-2019 (11:59 PM DST)

Minimum Qualifications. Applicants must:
• Have a valid Bachelor’s degree.
• Possess and continue to maintain a valid Driver License.
• Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills in all forms.
• Must have considerable computer expertise, not limited to the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
• Have proven experience in business retention, incentive programs, workforce, and development.
• Have a self-starter approach to job responsibilities.

Apply online at www.stpete.org/jobs - Select Apply for Jobs/Register/View Job Postings. The City of St. Petersburg is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity employment, and encourages individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for posted positions. In accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes, qualified servicemembers/veterans and the spouses/family members of certain servicemembers/veterans receive preference/priority in employment. Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veterans’ Preference at the time of submission of any job application. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply, to interview for positions and to perform the essential job functions.


Economic Development Specialist - Senior (Business Retention & Support), 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.

This position will be responsible for a variety of duties, including providing staff support to the Placer Business Resource Center, providing outreach to the business community, collecting and analyzing data, writing reports, and developing and implementing program marketing and outreach strategies, including the use of social media platforms. The individual hired into this Economic Development Specialist - Senior position will be required to regularly travel between Auburn and South Placer.

Minimum Qualifications -

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.

License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

Placer County is an equal opportunity employer.

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


Director, Technology Business Development & Strategy, New Orleans Business Alliance (New Orleans, LA)

New Orleans Business Alliance is looking to hire a Director, Technology Business Development & Strategy, who will create and execute a strategy to grow jobs and investment in the New Orleans technology economy.

Under the direction of the Vice President, Industry and Attraction, this Director will lead tech business development activities including corporate attraction, corporate retention/expansion, and ecosystem development. We’re looking for exceptional candidates who are passionate about New Orleans and understand how instrumental inclusive economic development is to the quality of life for all New Orleans residents.

To learn more, email Careers@nolaba.org or go to: www.nolaba.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/NOLABA-Director-Tech-Business-Development1.pdf


Chief Economic Development Officer, Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC (Colorado Springs, CO)

The CSCEDC is the largest economic development, chamber of commerce, and business advocacy organization in southern Colorado. Founded in 1892, the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC is an advocate for business and industry in Colorado Springs. The Chief Economic Development Officer’s primary responsibilities include managing the economic development staff; developing, implementing, and directing economic development programs, including business retention, expansion, and attraction; and ensuring the Chamber & EDC is engaged in community-industry workforce initiatives. To apply, nominate or request a job profile email Todd Jorgenson CSCEDC@jci-inc.net

 

July 8, 2019

Deputy Director, Economic Development, St. Mary's County Government (Leonardtown, MD)

$77,628 - $90,026 (B.O.E.) + FRINGE BENEFITS

APPLY NOW – www.stmarysmd.com/hro
Phone: 301-475-4200 extension: 71100 Fax: 301-475-4082
Email: smchr@stmarysmd.com Website: www.stmarysmd.com


Food Sector Director, Eastern Market Partnership (Detroit, MI)

Food Sector Director, Eastern Market Partnership (Detroit, MI)

SALARY: $90,000 - $110,000 DOQ

Eastern Market Partnership (EMP) an economic development partner of the City of Detroit, leads a dynamic regional food hub anchored by – Eastern Market - a hybrid, wholesale-retail public market. More than 6,000 work in the adjacent food-centered district.

EMP seeks an innovator to lead extensive programming incubating and accelerating businesses from a pool of 400 emerging food companies while retaining and attracting established food businesses.

Food is hot in the Motor City! Along with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) and the City of Detroit, EMP is planning to expand this historic district, adding more than 1.5 million square feet of food processing and distribution space in ten years.

The Food Sector Director will also provide economic development services to food businesses located throughout Detroit as part of DEGC’s city-wide retention and attraction efforts.

Please contact us if you’re an experienced economic developer, tuned into the rapidly changing food industry, and excited about how to better weave the food sector into the fabric of a city.

Job description: www.easternmarket.org.

Submit cover letter / resume to Doshia Barton 2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207 or at dbarton@easternmarket.org.

 

July 1, 2019

Deputy Economic Development Director – Strategic Initiatives, City of Mesa (City of Mesa, AZ)

Salary: $87,959.73 - $130,832.00

First review: July 11, 2019.

Plan, organize, manage, and drive economic development project activities in Mesa, Arizona, the 35th largest city in the US with a population of approximately 508,000. Mesa’s Office of Economic Development is an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO).

Responsibilities include acting as the primary representative for economic and business development activities in southeast Mesa, which includes Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport development and off airport private sector coordination. Responsible for complex and confidential economic development activities including directing programs and projects that support commercial, office, and industrial development; workforce development; the attraction of, and assistance to, domestic and international businesses; and business retention and expansion.

Work requires considerable independent judgment and initiative in combining a broad scope of professional planning and economic development knowledge and sophisticated, analytical judgments to solve various complex, technical problems. Will supervise Project Managers. This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration, Economic Development, Commercial Real Estate, or related field. Extensive (7+ years) progressively responsible work experience in economic development and/or related areas. Designation as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) is highly desirable.

Jaye O’Donnell
Assistant Economic Development Director
Jaye.O’Donnell@mesaaz.gov
480-644-3457

Candidates should apply: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mesaaz


Executive Director, Oconee Economic Alliance, Oconee County Government (Walhalla, SC)

GENERAL:
The Director propels economic development initiatives in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the County; provides management and leadership in the creation and implementation of economic development strategies, plans, programs and services; works closely with county administrators, and various councils and committees. Additionally, the Director provides related professional, administrative, and supervisory assistance as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Provide direct assistance to the County Administrator and County Council on a regular basis; Recruit local industrial representatives to create new jobs and invest additional funds; Recruit new industry and businesses to the area; Create short and long range economic development strategies; Develop and maintain inventories of available buildings and sites; Market the County's buildings and industrial sites; Maintain information on the region, and respond to requests for information; Develop and administer departmental budget; Carry out the duties, functions, and purposes of the Oconee Economic Alliance, the economic development affiliate of the County; Supervise departmental staff; represent the County in various professional matters. Other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Required: Completion of Master's degree in relevant field. Education may be substituted for experience. Related-experience required: 5 years. Experience may be substituted for education.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications will be required for this position within one year of hire include: South Carolina Certified Economic Developer, or equivalent.

Apply online at www.oconeesc.com;
Submit resume to abrock@oconeesc.com.
Human Resource Office: humanresourcesinfo@oconeesc.com


President/CEO, North Central Illinois EDC (Bureau-LaSalle-Putnam Counties, IL)

Make a difference, build on success, and effectively Market a 3 County Region of 150,000 people along the Interstate 80-39 Corridor only 90 minutes southwest of Chicago. Award winning Public/Private Marketing program with Total focus on Marketing the region for new capital investment, jobs and tax revenue. Executive must demonstrate Proven Success in Lead-generation, securing new industrial developments, and involvement with brokerage and consulting executives.

Info – www.NorthCentralIllinois.org. Much Travel required. CEcD Preferred. Send resume addressed to Chairman Steve Aubry. Email to gina@edcNCI.org. Apply immediately. Hiring soon.


Economic Development Manager, Roanoke County Economic Development (Roanoke, VA)

Roanoke County is seeking an Economic Development Manager to perform complex, technical and professional work in support of the newly created Economic and Community Development Department goals and objectives. The Manager will develop and provide program recommendations of an innovative and highly technical nature relating to economic development, and will assist in the development and administration of the economic and community development strategy. The Manager will maintain contact with local, regional, and state economic development offices, utility companies, commercial and industrial Realtors, colleges and universities, and private business firms. For more information visit www.roanokecountyva.gov/jobs


Director of Economic & Tourism Development, Queen Anne’s County (Centreville, MD)

$90,000- $115,000

Queen Anne's County, the “Gateway to the Eastern Shore,” is one of the most scenic areas of Maryland with its amazing waterfronts and hundreds of acres of farmland. County residents enjoy a tranquil lifestyle close to the Chesapeake Bay with easy access to metropolitan areas such as Annapolis, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Queen Anne’s County is looking for a dynamic, energetic and results-driven Director of Economic & Tourism Development to manage the strategic goals and objectives that encourage and support targeted industry clusters to promote job creation and economic growth. The ideal candidate will be a transformational leader with exceptional public speaking and collaboration skills. This position requires five years progressive experience in economic and community development with a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Certified Economic Developer credentials preferred.

For an opportunity to LIVE, WORK and PLAY in Queen Anne’s County, visit our website at www.qac.org to apply for this exciting position. For more information, contact Queen Anne’s County, Department of Human Resources, 107 North Liberty Street, Centreville MD 21617, 410-758-4406. Deadline to apply is August 2, 2019. EOE


Director of Building and Development, Loudoun County (Loudoun County, VA)

Loudoun County invites applications for the position of Director of Building and Development.

Applicants must possess a master’s degree in business/public administration with 10 years of related experience. The expected hiring range is $150,000 to $175,000. Qualified candidates should apply at bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com. Please apply before July 26, 2019. For more information, please contact Steve Miner at richmond@bakertilly.com or 804-726-9748. The County of Loudoun is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).