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September 16, 2019

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September 16, 2019

Executive Director, Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (Carson City / Las Vegas, NV)

The Board of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) seeks an energetic, driven, and entrepreneurial individual to lead GOED as it pursues continued expansion of a vibrant, innovative, and sustainable economy in Nevada. The Executive Director works closely with the Governor and the Board to develop and execute a strategic vision for economic development in Nevada. The position provides leadership, direction, and oversight of programs in economic development for the State of Nevada. The Executive Director also provides directional leadership to and works collaboratively with Regional Development Authorities, stakeholders, and other state agencies; and interacts effectively with business leaders, legislators and other elected officials, and high-level federal, state, and local government officials. This is a non-classified, full-time position located in Carson City or Las Vegas. The position is appointed by the Governor and serves at the pleasure of the Board.

More information on the position is available at hr.nv.gov

Or contact Michelle Sibley at msibley@diversifynevada.com or 775-687-9923

Senior Economic Development Director, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (Madison, WI)

The Senior Economic Development Director is responsible for overseeing the Regional Economic Development Directors, participates in program and project development, disseminates project information and is an active participant in project-related work groups and committees for activity that occurs on the eastern side of Wisconsin.

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Studies, Urban Planning, Economic Development, Business Administration, related field or comparable education/experience/training.
•Minimum of 12 years of experience in economic development or related field required.
•Management experience.
•Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification preferred.

Our mission is to advance and maximize opportunities in Wisconsin for businesses, communities and people to thrive in a globally competitive environment.

jasen.funk@wedc.org or 608.210.6804

Assistant City Manager, City of Garland (Garland, TX)

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is conducting a national search for an executive to lead the International Trade division and provide primary staff leadership for the implementation of Virginia’s International Trade Plan, including proactive and regular coordination with other state entities, external partners, Advisory Committee on International Trade, and other relevant VEDP divisions. This team leads the most comprehensive and well-regarded program of its kind in the U.S., serving more than 300 Virginia companies each year with export-focused trade development programs, market research publications, international trade missions, and trade shows. To apply or request a job profile, email Joan Jorgenson VEDP-VPIntl@jci-inc.net

Deputy Economic Development Director, Darlington County Government (Darlington SC)

Under limited supervision serves as the deputy leader and contact point for economic, business, and community development in Darlington County by planning and coordinating programs designed to promote economic development in Darlington County through the recruitment of new industry and the further development of existing industry while assisting in the enhancement of the quality of life in Darlington County. Has the ability to communicate and work closely with the Darlington County Economic Development Partnership Board, Darlington County Progress, current and perspective businesses and industries. Must obtain legal primary residency in Darlington County within 6 months of entering the position and maintain such residency while in the position of Deputy Economic Development Director. Works under the supervision of the Economic Development Director and as the Economic Development Director reports to the County Administrator.

For additional information go to: www.darcosc.com, click on Human Resources Employment Opportunities, then click Apply for Jobs on Line. Save application, attach, and email to: gwinburn@darcosc.net


September 9, 2019

Economic Development Specialist, Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs (Proctorville, OH Campus)

This position requires a flexible, team player who will assist faculty, professional staff, & students w/technical assistance, applied research, data compilation/analysis, project administration, oral presentations, & report writing in the area of community & economic development. Position will directly apply knowledge of local & state economic development policies & tools specific to OH.

Essential Duties, Task and Responsibilities:
• Interact and engage with external stakeholders (public, private and non-profit) on economic and workforce development initiatives in the region.
• Compiling & analyzing publicly available economic, demographic, industry, & occupational data; conducting industry cluster & economic impact analyses, asset mapping; & other research using common economics-based statistical techniques.
• Develop written reports and oral presentations to communicate research, data, and thought leadership to stakeholders.
• ssist the supervisor & other faculty & staff with writing grant proposals & managing projects.

Skills and Abilities:
• Experience with Port Authorities, Special Improvement Districts, Joint Economic Development Districts, tax abatement/credit programs, enterprise bond funds, grant programs, workforce development, real estate redevelopment & other tools available to support economic development efforts in OH.
• Strong oral communication skills are required to present to stakeholders & represent the School in public & private meetings.
• Strong academic & professional writing skills are required to contribute to research reports.

The position will assist the supervisor and other faculty and staff with writing grant proposals and managing projects. Experience with research and practice grounded in economic concepts and their application in a rural area is preferred.

To apply: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/32380

Assistant City Manager, City of Garland (Garland, TX)

The Assistant City Manager (ACM) is a key position within the organization, serving on the City’s Executive Team. The ACM is responsible for leading the development, implementation and administration of strategic organizational operations in conjunction with the City Manager and/or Deputy City Manager.

To learn more about the position, benefits and the Garland community, click on the link below to review the recruitment brochure and to apply.
972-205-2475, Talent@garlandtx.gov

Economic Development Director, City of Coral Gables, Florida (Coral Gables, FL)

$95,172.48 - $135,949.32 (plus car and phone allowance)

The City of Coral Gables, The City Beautiful, a progressive, international, coastal and historic City, is seeking a highly qualified professional who is inspired by interesting challenges of an established, but dynamic community for the position of Economic Development Director. The City has a population of approximately 51,000 residents, has a vibrant downtown district and is home to the University of Miami. It is proud to be ranked by Forbes.com ninth, out of America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well and America's sixth most successful walkable suburb by the Wall Street Journal.


Directs and oversees a comprehensive interdisciplinary economic development program for the City of Coral Gables which includes business retention, business recruitment, new business start-up, retail development, and right-sized real estate investment to strengthen the commercial tax base while promoting and encouraging programs that enhance the City's sense-of-place and quality of life.

Develops a variety of cost-effective marketing initiatives and small business assistance strategies related to economic development to attract and retain targeted businesses and nurture start-ups consistent with the City's overall brand image.

Oversees the strategic development and implementation of targeted special events -- for downtown employees, residents and visitors alike -- that strengthen, promote and celebrate the City's unique brand identity.


Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate, Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing or a related field. Master's degree preferred. Certification in chosen profession desirable. The successful candidate may not hold an active real estate license once selected.

Minimum eight (8) years of management and supervisory experience in municipal, not-for-profit economic development or redevelopment, or comparable private sector experience. Desirable experience to include strategic planning, business recruitment, small business development, real estate development and/or marketing. Where to apply: www.Coralgables.com/jobs

Vice President, Business Attraction, Wichita Falls Chamber (Wichita Falls, TX)

The Wichita Fall Chamber is conducting a national search for a Vice President of Business Attraction who is responsible for managing the Chamber’s business attraction activities, which include budgets for trade show travel, lead generation, advertising and marketing. Must be a strong communicator with a minimum of five years experience as a successful economic developer, generating leads and landing projects, and an established social media presence including Linkedin. Existing relationships with site selection consultants, agency representatives and corporate executives are essential. To apply or request a job profile email Todd Jorgenson WichitaFall-VP@jci-inc.net

Economic Development Manager, City of Eastpointe, Michigan (Eastpointe, MI)

The Economic Development Manager works out of the City Manager’s office and is responsible for directing, coordinating, and packaging all economic development outcomes. The ideal person will be both flexible and highly accessible, to successfully execute the community’s economic goals.

Click here for additional information and online application govhrusa.applytojob.com/apply

Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references by October 2, 2019, to the attention of Ryan Cotton, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062, Tel: 224-282-8304

Business Development Coordinator, Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (Richmond, VA)

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to generate leads on behalf of the business development team. Assist the Business Development team to make the best use of their time while conducting in-market missions and when prospects visit the Greater Richmond region.

Please refer to our website at www.grpva.com/about-grp/employment-opportunity/ for a detailed job description.


September 2, 2019

Economic Improvement Director, Charter Township of Oscoda Michigan (Oscoda, MI)

Ideal Candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in public administration or related field required (Master’s preferred); 5+ Years’ Relevant Experience; Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification or Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Certification preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:
Direct Township’s Economic Improvement Committee, keep Township Board apprised of all economic improvement activities, facilitate Township’s initiatives associated with business retention, business expansion, and the attraction of new business.

This is an independent contractor position (Annual Contract Ranging $85,000 - $125,000 DOQ).
Send Resume / Cover Letter / 5 Professional References to superintendent@oscodatownshipmi.gov

Full Job Posting: www.oscodatownshipmi.gov/1/322/files/CharterTownshipofOscoda-EconomicImprovementDirector8-27-19.pdf

Small Business Opportunity Zone Coordinator, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Invest Atlanta is seeking a highly organized, hardworking and self-motivated Small Business Opportunity Zone Coordinator to provide technical assistance to small businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. Some of the technical assistance offered will include support in the creation of business plans, pro formas, capital stack development, community outreach, etc. The Small Business Opportunity Zone Coordinator will also help to identify ways that Invest Atlanta can be more effective and efficient supporting small business financing needs.


Director of Business Retention, Expansion and Work Force Programs, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

The Director of Business Retention, Expansion and Work Force Programs role is an opportunity to serve as the go-to resource for businesses within the City of Atlanta to turn to for expansion, retention and work force needs. The ideal candidate will have deep connections to the Atlanta business community, understand economic development principles around BRE and work force programs and understand the importance of working collaboratively with other stakeholders in the city. This position will be responsible for matching business needs with workforce assets and serving as a resource for business expansion and retention efforts in the City of Atlanta.


Economic Development Services Coordinator, City of Austin (Austin, TX)

Austin Resource Recovery is hiring an Economic Development Services Coordinator to recruit and retain businesses in the zero waste industry within the Circular Economy Program- Strategic Initiatives Division. The program is a partnership between ARR and the Economic Development Department, and the position will office primarily with the Global Business Expansion team in the Economic Development office.

The individual should have the ability to establish and maintain relationships with community partners. They will identify business recruitment and expansion prospects; develop leads; conduct site visits; facilitate connections with workforce development, chamber, higher education, and other economic development community partners; and assist with the process of applying for economic development programs for companies in the zero waste industry. The position will conduct business retention visits, facilitate industry roundtables, and survey businesses about their needs. The position will log and compile data and report on trends within the local industry.

The position will identify any additional program needs for zero waste cluster development locally and work within EDD’s Chapter 380 policy to develop and implement these programs. The position will also be responsible for building relationships in the economic development community and raising awareness of the economic impact of recycling and reuse activities. Experience as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) is a plus.

Apply here: www.austincityjobs.org/postings/78062
For more information, contact Gena McKinley at gena.mckinley@austintexasgov or at 512-974-1915.

President & CEO, St. Charles County, Missouri, Economic Development (St. Charles County, MO)

Exciting leadership opportunity in St. Charles County, the third most populated county in Missouri. The County has significant momentum, with population and job growth rates projected to be significantly higher than the rest of the St. Louis MSA. County has strong aerospace/automotive, financial services, information technology, and logistics sectors.

Candidates must have minimum of ten years experience, economic development, or non-profit administration. Starting salary: $160,000-$180,000+ plus competitive benefits. Apply online by Sep 20th, 2019 to stcharlesco@thenextmovegroup.com. Alex Metzger, 314-421-9110

Click HERE for full job description/application!

Marketing and Communications Manager, Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (Pflugerville, TX)

This position performs professional communication and marketing services for all corporate operations, programming and projects to include development, execution, management and evaluation of integrated marketing and communications strategies that advance PCDC’s identity and broadens awareness within our market and target audiences. Additional duties include marketing and public relations publications, tracking and preparation of research reports, working with the leadership team to identify internal and external marketing opportunities and challenges, and creating, defining and executing strategies and products to support the organization. As part of the recruitment team, this position supports researching qualitative and quantitative data and statistical information for proposals included in requests for information. Communication duties include development of press releases, working with media, and daily social media activities.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree (marketing, communications, or related degree). Advanced education, training or study is preferred. Two (2) years of full-time professional experience in marketing or communication management in a governmental agency or corporation. Certifications in marketing, communication, research, business development or economic development is a plus.

Salary Range: $41,000 - $55,000; Review of applications begin Friday, September 6th. Position open until filled.

All applicants must complete an application with the City of Pflugerville and upload a copy of a current resume at https://pflugervilletx.applicantpool.com/jobs/369003.html

Contact Amy Madison, PCDC Executive Director: amym@pfdevelopment.com or call 512-990-3725 for more information.

Deputy Director Human Resources, St. Mary's County Government (Leonardtown, MD)

$85,675 - $92,269 (B.O.E) + FRINGE BENEFITS
Closing Date: September 18, 2019
Please refer to our website at www.stmarysmd.com for detailed job descriptions.
2008 application & job descriptions are available from:
Department of Human Resources, Governmental Center (Potomac Building), Leonardtown, MD 20650
Email: smchr@stmarysmd.com Web site: www.stmarysmd.com
Phone 301-475-4200 ext. 71100; Jobs Line 301-475-4200 ext. 71109; Fax 301-475-4082
Selectee must pass drug screening test and background investigation. E.O.E.
Applications due in HR Dept on or before closing date regardless of postmark date.
Resumes without a County application will not be considered.

President and CEO, Sandoval Economic Alliance (Rio Rancho, NM)

Sandoval Economic Alliance (SEA) is looking for a President & CEO who is highly motivated, collaborative and creative. This person will be responsible for directing programs, staff and initiatives centered on our mission of “Leading the attraction, expansion, and development of the economic-base economy for Rio Rancho and Sandoval County." The President & CEO reports to the SEA Board of Directors and is responsible for directing the operations of Sandoval Economic Alliance. This position will assist in all aspects of developing and implementing Sandoval County’s economic development strategies and collaborates closely with the City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County staff. Applicants must be willing to travel to visit clients, trade shows and new prospects.

For more information and to apply, visit sea-nm.com/job-opportunities/

Roanoke County, Director, Department of Economic and Community Development (Roanoke, VA)

Roanoke County is searching for a Director to lead the newly created Department of Economic and Community Development, in order to align Roanoke County's economic development, planning, engineering and development functions to maximize private commercial, industrial and residential investment in the local economy. The Director will be an ambassador and collaborator with various partners to encourage the best possible outcomes for both citizens and private investors. They are responsible for an economic and community development strategic plan in partnership with key stakeholders to position Roanoke County to flourish in the Innovation & Entrepreneurial economy. For more information, visit www.roanokecountyva.gov/jobs.


August 26, 2019

Manager of Marketing and Communications, Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) (Fayetteville, NC)

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is seeking a Manager of Marketing and Communications. The ideal candidate will possess:

- Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public or media relations, communications or related field, with a minimum of two years’ experience or a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Communications or equivalent field
- Competency in MS Office applications, SEO, Social Media Management tools, desktop publishing; experience with WordPress, Joomla, or other website development tools
- Experience in writing, storytelling and content creation across traditional and digital platforms

Primary responsibilities include:

- Development and implementation of multi-faceted marketing programs
- Creating and propagating relevant social media, web and multimedia content
- Conducting economic development research (demographics, wage rates, employment data, etc.) and translating into meaningful messaging for specific audiences
- Deployment of scheduled communications with various target audiences, designed to positively influence internal and external perceptions of the community, including social media, press releases and events
- Developing brochures, quarterly and annual reports, videos, etc. to promote the community and its assets
- Primary copywriter and editor in development of FCEDC’s promotional materials

Projected salary range: $45,000 - $55,000. Interested persons must submit a letter of interest, resume, and relevant marketing and writing samples to info@fayedc.com. For questions: 910-500-6464

Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) (Fayetteville, NC)

The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is actively seeking a Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. The preferred candidate will possess:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Business Administration, or closely related field
- 5+ years of progressive experience directing and implementing initiatives in public relations, business attraction, or related field
- Extensive experience in managing high-profile marketing and branding campaigns
- Demonstrated excellence in writing, storytelling and content creation across traditional and digital platforms
- Experience managing marketing projects and events with flawless execution
- A strong attention to detail in a high pressure, fast-paced environment

Primary responsibilities include:

- Domestic and international business attraction through earned and paid marketing
- Directing and implementing a comprehensive and strategic marketing plan
- Producing high quality, persuasive communication materials, requiring minimal revision
- Leading the design, creation, and distribution of press releases, marketing literature, publications, and various promotional materials

This position serves as the chief marketing officer and is considered mission-critical for FCEDC’s success. An aggressive compensation package will be offered for the ideal candidate.

Interested persons must submit a letter of interest, resume, and relevant work samples (including at least one original writing sample) to info@fayedc.com. For questions: 910-500-6464

Executive Director, Special Assistant to VP, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) (Baltimore, MD)

UMBC seeks a dynamic and experienced economic development professional to lead bwtech@UMBC, the first research and technology park established at a public university in Maryland. UMBC is a public research university conveniently located between Baltimore and Washington DC. Recognized by US News and World Report as one of the nation’s most innovative universities, UMBC established bwtech@UMBC more than 20 years ago to support technology transfer initiatives, nurture entrepreneurs and a start-up culture, and contribute to the broader regional economy. Today, bwtech@UMBC hosts more than 130 cybersecurity, engineering and IT, and life sciences start-up, emerging technology, and mature companies in eight buildings.

Please follow link to apply and view more information and requirements of this position: listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493004?lApplicationSubSourceID=11419

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

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking an expert economic development professional to lead economic development efforts for the Chamber. Candidates should possess 3-5 years of economic development experience including experience working non-industrial projects. Strong knowledge of real estate and product development. To request a job description or to apply for the position, please email Kenzie Jessup at Kenzie@bgchamber.com.

Economic Development Manager, Village of Tinley Park (Tinley Park, IL)

The Economic Development Manager manages the Village’s economic development program, including recruiting new businesses and formulating staff recommendations on economic development issues. This position is also responsible for the implementation and oversight of marketing efforts, development strategies, and initiatives to attract new business and encourage expansion and retention of existing businesses. The Economic Development Manager must have knowledge of and be skilled in:

- Economic development and strategic and project management, business planning principles, sales.
- Municipal zoning and finance.
- Site engineering, business administration, planning and fiscal impact analysis.
- Real estate and contract law.
- Administration of staff and activities•Real estate development and reuse, development marketing, and small business development strategies.
- Excellent customer service, analytical, strong communication (both verbal and written), and interpersonal skills
- Strong collaboration, negotiation and persuasion.


- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Economics, Urban Planning, Marketing, Finance, Business or Public administration or a related field; Master’s degree preferred. Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) highly preferred.
- A minimum of five (5) years of experience in economic development, business development, strategic planning/implementation, or business communications with at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.

Submit resume/cover letter to humanresources@tinleypark.org
Attention: Human Resources

Mail resume/cover letter to:
Village of Tinley Park
Attention: Human Resources
16250 S. Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Economic Development Director, City of Scottsdale, Arizona (Scottsdale, AZ)

The City of Scottsdale, Arizona, the best place to live, work, and launch a startup is seeking an experienced and innovative Economic Development Director! Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred plus seven years experience. Learn more about this opportunity here bit.ly/2TDS2hH.

Economic Development Manager, City of Chandler, Arizona’s Economic Development Department (Chandler, AZ)

The City of Chandler, Arizona’s Economic Development Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of Economic Development Manager. The primary functions of an employee in this class are to source market intelligence on innovation, champion new initiatives that enhance City services, and lead economic development activities that support the City's retail, office, industrial and small business development efforts. In addition, this position focuses on developing strong working relationships with key industry and City leaders to improve innovation program effectiveness and securing new private sector capital investment and job creation.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chandleraz.

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation

Senior Manager, Innovation and Technology, InvestHK (New York, NY)

Term: Two year fixed term contract
Salary: USD 92,000 to100,000 gross per annum
Other Benefits: 10% gratuity upon satisfactory completion of contract

InvestHK is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to fill the position of Senior Manager, Innovation and Technology (with a focus on biomedical technology) in New York to support teams in the Americas to attract innovation and technology (I&T) companies, investors, entrepreneurs, incubators, accelerators, research institutions, R&D and innovation labs to set up and/or expand in Hong Kong and to promote Hong Kong as an international I&T hub.


a) A Bachelor's degree or equivalent, in biomedical or related disciplines. A higher degree (or equivalent) plus other degree in sciences including computer science, engineering, information technology or related fields; would be an advantage;
b) A minimum of 5 years of work experience in account management, business development, marketing and project management in biomedical or related field; additional experience in fields like artificial intelligence, electronics, telecommunication would be an advantage;
c) Knowledge and good understanding of the I&T sector and the startup ecosystem, particularly in biomedical and related fields in the US and Canada. Investment promotion or economic development experience would be an advantage;
d) Good networks within the US’ and Canada’s’ I&T sector and the startup ecosystem, particularly in biomedical and related fields desirable;
e) Experience of living and/or doing business in Hong Kong would be an asset;
f) Excellent communication skill in English. Proficiency in languages such as French and Spanish is an advantage;
g) Willing to travel in the Americas (particularly the US and Canada);
h) Eligible to take up employment in the US.


For details and the full version of the advertisement, please visit www.investhk.gov.hk/en/about-investhk.html. Deadline for application is 5:00 pm New York time on 10 September 2019.