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January 14, 2019

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

www.orcity.org
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Salary: $84,564 to $105,602

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 Manager, City of Evans (Evans, CO)

The City of Evans is seeking an Economic Development Manager who will manage all economic development activities as well as manage and deliver the activities and operation of economic development and redevelopment review. Broadly categorized, economic development functions include, but are not limited to, business attraction, retention and expansion.

Seeking a highly motivated, energetic, collaborative, and engaging professional with well-developed planning, negotiating, organizational, research, analytical, and communication skills; a self- starter and have a proven track record of building and maintaining productive relationships, economic development accomplishments, navigating complex community issues, creative problem solving, and facilitating change.

Apply at www.evanscolorado.gov


Executive Director, Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) (Cambridge, MD)

The CWDI Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director to lead redevelopment of 25 acres on the Choptank River. He/she is the key leader of CWDI, responsible for managing administration, finance, strategic planning, and development projects. This position reports directly to the Board. Minimum qualifications: BA in related area - MA desirable; 5 years’ experience managing an organization; specific experience managing development of large mixed use project(s). Maryland experience desirable.

Starting salary: up to $125,000 DOQ/E. For information, contact: Sandra Tripp-Jones: 805-453-4480 or sandra.trippjones@cwdimd.org. To apply, submit résumé, cover letter, and 3 professional references by Feb. 28, 2019 to sandra.trippjones@cwdimd.org.


Business Retention & Expansion Administrator, Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development (Gilbert, AZ)

Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city and a “Best Places to Live” in the United States. Team Gilbert hires innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Economic Development, the primary function of the Business Retention & Expansion Administrator is to execute a host of activities in support of Gilbert based businesses and entrepreneurs. Specific responsibilities include planning, organizing, and performing outreach with business and property owners, and managing events and programs to support the growth of the Gilbert business community.

Apply Online: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gilbert
Questions: e-mail HR@gilbertaz.gov


Marketing & Communications Administrator, Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development (Gilbert, AZ)

Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city and named a “Best Place to Live” in the United States. Team Gilbert hires innovative problem-solvers who love what they do! Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Economic Development, and in support of business development, redevelopment, and tourism lines of service, the primary function of this position is to manage the strategic marketing and communications plan related to business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) outreach, manage the creation and distribution of digital and print marketing campaigns, and manage the planning and execution of events. Come be a part of our award winning team!

Apply at: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gilbert
Questions: e-mail HR@gilbertaz.gov


President & CEO, Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. (Franklin, VA)

Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. (FSEDI) is recruiting a President & CEO. FSEDI is a 501(c)3 that manages the economic development initiatives of the City of Franklin and Southampton County. Duties include directing, coordinating, and administering economic and industrial development activities throughout the City and County in order to expand the local tax base, retain and attract business to the area and to market the communities attractiveness for economic development purposes. Work involves encouraging the expansion of existing industries and establishment of new industries in the community and planning and administering economic development projects FSEDI also is responsible for the management of a highly successful business incubator for the two localities. This position requires considerable initiative and independent judgment in executing all tasks and responsibilities. The President reports to a five (5) member private sector Board and advises them on emerging and existing economic development issues. Additional information about FSEDI can be found here: www.fsediva.com . Additional information about the City of Franklin and Southampton County can be found at www.visitfranklinsouthamptonva.com.

A Bachelor’s Degree in economic development, urban planning, marketing, business administration or public administration is required (Master Degree preferred). A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in economic development activities required with a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory or managerial position. Certified Economic Developer credentials preferred. Subject to background check. Residency in the City of Franklin or Southampton County is required.

Submit resume and cover letter with minimum salary requirements to Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. c/o Ashley Cotton, at 601 N. Mechanic Street Suite 300 Franklin, Virginia 23851 or through e-mail at acotton@franklinsouthamptonva.com. Position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin February 4, 2019 and thereafter on a rolling basis as needed. EOE

 

January 7, 2019

Economic Development Director, Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners (Port Charlotte, FL)

Under the direction of the Board of County Commissioners, the Economic Development Director performs highly professional, administrative and managerial work researching, developing, implementing, monitoring, assessing and adjusting a comprehensive Economic Development Plan (EDP) that will proactively recruit and assist prospective and/or existing businesses to locate/expand in Charlotte County.

The position requires the ability to represent the County and coordinate efforts with local, regional, and statewide organizations including County entities such as the Board of County Commissioners, Economic Development Council, and Industrial Development Authority, intra-government departments and numerous private sector organizations.

Visit www.CharlotteCountyFL.gov click on Employment to learn more and apply.


Executive Vice President, Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation (Daytona Beach, FL)

Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation, Greater Daytona (FL) Region, is seeking an economic development professional to serve as executive vice president. Team Volusia, a public/private not-for-profit corporation with approximately 100 investors, has the primary mission of marketing and recruiting business from outside the area.

Key responsibilities for the newly created EVP seat include growing the local economy through attraction and recruitment of new companies; maintaining a communication plan for internal and external efficiency; and providing oversight, accountability and strategy for staff members to enhance the overall success of the organization.

Submit resume/cover letter at www.thechasongroup.com. Contact Tim Chason: 404.735.0540.


President and CEO, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce (Knoxville, TN)

The President/CEO is responsible for all functions of the organization required to meet the mission and operating plan including: coordination of the program agenda, establishment of an organizational structure, staff selection and supervision, development and implementation of policies and procedures, recruitment and motivation of volunteers, effective financial management, membership development and long-range planning.

The CEO will:

- Set the vision, mission and climate, building on previous successful as well as new initiatives while also seeking opportunities for innovation to produce an inclusive, proactive organization.
- Exhibit visionary leadership coupled with effective management skills while providing strategic planning skills to anticipate emerging and long-range issues.
- Build a mission-driven organization where all employees, volunteers and members are committed to success.
- Through effective fundraising, alliance building and efficient operations, ensure resources are available for achieving the mission.
- Be engaged in the community in order to understand the needs of the business community to develop effective programs.
- Oversee human resources and compensation programs.
- Develop and propose an annual operating budget and ensure the organization operates within budget while ensuring regular financial reports are submitted to the Board, including an annual audit.
- Develop and implement programs to recruit, train and retain volunteers.
- Be an effective advocate for endorsed positions on programs, public policy or legislation.
- Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, 10-25 years of senior management experience at a Chamber, business or non-profit membership organization, excellent leadership skills including running daily and long-term business of the organization and the proven ability to develop staff effectively. Excellent communication and presentation skills and a demonstrated expertise in developing and maintaining effective media relations required.

Applicants can contact jgreen@bgtrecruiting.com, or careers@bgtrecruiting.com.


Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville (Evansville, IN)

The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville seeks an economic development professional with minimum 5 years experience working with early stage and technology related businesses. Position will generate clients and activity for the GAGE managed incubator and new Internet of Things Maker Space. Creative license will be coupled with accountability for results. Evansville is the third largest City in IN and is on the move. Join our downtown office and dynamic team where growth opportunities abound for the candidate, the organization and the community. Send resume and cover letter to ellen@growthallianceevv.com.


President and CEO, Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo, TX)

Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, TX – President and CEO. Jorgenson Consulting has begun recruiting a President and CEO with the credentials to lead the organization in the promotion of economic development activities. The President and CEO will be responsible for growing the local economy through attraction and expansion efforts that realize smart job growth in the city. A complete job profile can be requested at amarilloedc@jci-inc.net. Under Texas Public Records Law, documents and information provided to the Amarillo EDC or Jorgenson Consulting on behalf of the Amarillo EDC may be subject to public disclosure.


Coordinator of Business Development and Expansion, Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County (Mount Vernon, WA)

The Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County seeks a Coordinator of Business Development and Expansion, a strategist and doer with the ability to develop and implement effective economic development programs with state and local/regional groups, businesses and partner organizations. EDASC, a 501(c)(3) public-private partnership, is located in Mount Vernon, WA, and covers beautiful and vibrant Skagit County, midway between Seattle WA and Vancouver BC. Relevant BA/BS required, CEcD, relevant graduate degree and foreign language(s) preferred. EEO. Salary DOE. See www.skagit.org/news/p/item/8832/career-opportunities-at-edasc for details and send resume and cover letter to office@skagit.org. Call 360.336.6114 with questions.


Vice President, Economic Development, Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce (Bowling Green, KY)

Desired Job Experience
- 3-5 years of Economic Development experience
- History of Leadership
- Management / Supervisory experience
- Knowledge and understanding of real estate
- Proven track record of successfully working non-industrial economic development projects
- Strong Communication skills
- Understand Economic Development product development
- Organizational Skills

Characteristics and Personality Traits
- Visionary / Forward thinker
- Strong Leader
- Diplomatic
- Strong Work Ethic
- Communicator
- Highly Motivated
- Moral and Honorable
- Politically savvy
- People person
- Integrity
- Focused
- Approachable
- Resourceful
- Driven
- Creative
- Collaborator / Team builder
- Listener

Education
- Bachelor's Degree required
- Advanced Degree, training, and certifications strongly preferred
- Proven experience most important

Goal and Objectives
- Strategic planning
- Identify sites and buildings in the area that can be submitted for projects
- Lead efforts to complete the development of new industrial park
- Leadership in generating key focus areas of economic development
- Concentration on technology based economic development not just industrial
- Build and manage strong working relationship with stakeholders
- Create and effectively communicate a vision and plan
- Engage the team and staff
- Strong passion for the position and community

Strengths of the Position and Community
- Tremendous opportunity to succeed
- Transportation and location
- Strong history of success / lots of momentum / close to $3 billion in capital investment deals announced
- Quality of Life
- Strong public education
- Innovative and original Workforce Development programs

Top Requirements
- Proven and Relevant Experience
- Communication Skills
- People Skills / Build Consensus
- Work Ethic
- Real Estate knowledge
- Hungry to close deals
- Professional
- Enthusiasm / Passion

Contact Logan Development Group
426 South Lamar
Suite 22
Oxford, Mississippi
www.logandevgroup.com
662 - 231 - 9820

 

December 31, 2018

Director of Planning and Zoning, City of Allentown (Allentown, PA)

Apply: www.allentownpa.gov/Human-Resources/Employment-Openings

The Planning Director directs and administers the City planning program. Supervise and perform short- and long-range planning, economic research and development, land development and management, zoning review and state and federal regulations. This is a responsible professional planning and administrative position requiring a comprehensive knowledge of the physical, social and economic implications of local planning activities, and the ability to integrate diverse planning projects with the overall objectives of the City. Supervises a staff of Senior Planners and Zoning Supervisor. Required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, State and Federal officials and the public.


Chief Economic Development Officer, City of Bellevue (Bellevue, WA)

The City of Bellevue, Washington is seeking a Chief Economic Development Officer to oversee the City's core economic development program focused on retaining and helping existing businesses within the City. Requires a Bachelor's degree and 7 years of economic development experience in a senior management capacity. An advanced degree is desirable. Salary range is $107,773 to $148,772 annually and is supplemented with a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance may be available. Candidates should submit a cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com by February 4, 2019. Confidential inquiries welcomed to David Boesch at (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at http://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/chief-economic-development-officer-city-of-bellevue-wa/.


President, Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority (Dublin, GA)

The Chason Group is leading an executive search for an economic development professional for the Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority in Georgia. Located between Atlanta and Savannah, Dublin has seen a tremendous amount of economic development success. The community of 48,000 is located on Interstate 16.

The president serves as the contact for new business growth and will market, manage, and be held accountable for the authority's daily operations. Working with RFP / RFI documents are important components of the position.

Upload resume and cover letter at www.thechasongroup.com or contact Tim Chason at 404.735.0540. Deadline: January 25, 2019.

 

December 24, 2018

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

Business Development Specialist - Economic Development 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 $48,600- $75,400 per year with a hiring range of $48,600- $62,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Position will close to applicants on: 1/11/19 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T. Apply online.


Senior 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 Vice President of Economic Development, the Senior Project Manager – Business Attraction, plans, organizes, monitors, manages, and evaluates economic development project activities.

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.


Project Manager, Economic Development, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Under the direction of the Vice President of Economic Development, the Project Manager, Economic Development will perform the following duties: plan, organize, monitor, manage, and evaluate economic development project activities. Responsibilities include: coordinating, directing, and implementing programs and projects that support commercial, office, and industrial development; writing and coordinating grant writing activities on behalf of businesses; the attraction and retention of domestic and international businesses; and small business development initiatives.

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.


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

IRC45979 – Economic Development Coordinator
Salary: $60,570 - $98,292
Close Date: 01-18-2019 (4:00 PM EST)

This is responsible professional and public contact work in coordinating, monitoring and supervising the planning, development and implementation of comprehensive municipal economic development and community revitalization programs. Funded through tax increment financing, the position will be focused exclusively on work in the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area (CRA), which is 7.4 square miles in area and has a population of more than 34,000 residents, one-third of whom are below poverty. The CRA was established in 2014 and is set to expire in 2045. Requires Bachelor’s Degree public administration, business administration, planning, sociology or related field; prior experience promoting reinvestment in housing and neighborhoods, commercial corridors, business development, education and workforce development and non-profit capacity building by utilizing tax increment financing to leverage private investment in Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs) through public-private partnerships; and excellent computer skills using communication software such as Microsoft Word and Outlook e-mail. (EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled/DFWP/Vets’ Pref). Apply online at www.stpete.org/jobs.


Marketing Specialist, Economic Development Authority, Henrico County (Henrico, VA)

The Henrico County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is seeking a professional to assist in its efforts to plan, organize, and execute marketing activities for the recruitment of new companies. The successful candidate is organized, detail-oriented, and must possess knowledge of basic techniques in marketing and research. The candidate must have the ability to perform marketing functions independently and work well within a small team structure. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to write and speak with clarity. In addition, the candidate has a basic understanding of research techniques and has the capacity to understand quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments.

Job duties will include the following:

- Assists in the development of target marketing campaigns and coordinates the execution of campaigns.
- Research and send appropriate follow up information to prospects
- Prepare prospect presentations, reports, and informational materials
- Coordinate the completion of questionnaires, RFPs and RFIs
- Work with the Greater Richmond Partnership and Virginia Economic Development Partnership as necessary in responding to information requests
- Plan and conduct prospect visits
- Manage active projects as assigned
- Maintain file/record management, - electronic and hardcopy: enter prospect information into SalesForce.com CRM database; set up and maintain hard files
- Prepare reports as necessary from SalesForce.com
- Coordinate with the EDA advertising agency to perform web site updates, social media outreach, and other electronic marketing
- Help prepare informational publications, marketing materials, presentations, and e-newsletter
- Coordinate special events, dinners, etc. as needed
- Perform other related work as assigned

A four-year college degree with relevant business-related course work and two years’ work experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is preferred. It is desirable that the candidate have a working knowledge of industrial and commercial real estate and the skills to interpret corporate reports and financial data.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge and skills with graphic design and web design tools is desirable.
Starting salary for the position is $54,270.66.
Deadline: January 12, 2019
Equal Opportunity Employer

Send resume and completed Henrico County application to wendy@henrico.com.


Business Recruitment Specialist, City of Fayetteville (Fayetteville, AR)

Job Description: The City of Fayetteville is searching for a Business Recruitment Specialist to join the Department of Economic Vitality. The position will focus on the recruitment and attraction of targeted industry sectors to the City, with an emphasis on retail, accommodation, and mixed-use developments.

Qualifications: Professional Designation (CEcD, PCED, CCIM, EDFP), Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree Preferred, and Five years of Economic Development experience.

To view the detailed position profile: click here.

Applicants should apply through the following link: Apply for the Business Recruitment Specialist Position