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May 29, 2018

Economic Development Marketing Coordinator, City of Coral Springs, FL

Florida’s Great Northwest, the regional economic development organization representing 12-counties in the Florida Panhandle, is seeking a self-starter for its Marketing/Business Development position. 5+ years experience with Bachelor’s in marketing, communications, public relations. Location: Niceville, FL

Help make a significant impact on Northwest Florida, a region that will be receiving $1.5 billion for economic growth and diversification because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Promote the region as a top business location, generate opportunities to compete for job creation projects, and live near Destin’s emerald green waters and white sandy beaches.

Send resumes to: Kim Wilmes, kwilmes@fgnw.org, (850)729-6847


Economic Development Marketing Coordinator, City of Coral Springs (Coral Springs, FL)

Plans, organizes, coordinates and implements marketing programs that support the mission of the Economic Development Office in strengthening the City's economy through marketing and economic growth; implements City-wide strategic and operating initiatives; administers events and programs focused on attracting and retaining best businesses; and effectively markets the City for success. Receives general direction from higher level management. May exercise direct supervision over assigned technical and administrative support personnel.

The position requires a technically skilled professional who will support the mission of the department and will work proactively with other departments to market the City and to administer events and programming by the department. In addition, the position will support the City's initiatives, business community support and development, and assist with various other objectives. This position will exercise considerable independent judgment under general supervision.

Typical Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Marketing, Communication, Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Business Administration or a related field.
• Three years of responsible and relevant marketing experience. Experience in the Public Sector is highly desirable.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Florida driver's license.

Please submit application using the following link:
www.governmentjobs.com


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

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

The hiring range of $48,600 - $62,000, DOQ.

CLOSING DATE: 06/08/18 04:30 PM MST

To Apply Visit: www.cityofloveland.org


Economic Development Research Manager, Northern Kentucky Tri-ED (Ft. Mitchell, KY (Cincinnati, OH Region))

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED seeks an experienced research professional to evolve and implement a business intelligence strategy. The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of economic development and the ability to apply market research, data mining and information management skills.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Mine and translate data and market intelligence into insights for targeting business investment opportunities, discovering existing business challenges, conveying Northern Kentucky's competitive position, and monitoring progress, including:
• Managing Tri-ED's existing information system and related resources
• Participating in the translation of information into polished electronic content and narrative
• Ensuring data, market intelligence and resources are centrally housed, regularly updated and accessible
• Developing and executing a budget for research program management

SKILLS + EXPERIENCE
• At least 5 years of relevant economic development research experience
• Experience using business intelligence, statistical and modeling tools, and subscription services for data mining
• Working knowledge of data visualization and mapping tools
• Extensive CRM utilization and administrative experience. Preference for Salesforce acumen
• Strong organizational, writing and verbal communication skills
• Undergraduate degree in market research, data science, library science, public administration, urban planning, economic development, business or another relevant field. Graduate degree preferred

Complete job description available at: www.northernkentuckyusa.com/About-Us/Careers

Submit a letter of interest and resume via email to Mary Hollon at MLH@NorthernKentuckyUSA.com. For more information, contact Wade Williams at 859-344-0040 or WTW@NorthernKentuckyUSA.com.


Economic Development Director, City of Stockbridge (Stockbridge, GA)

End Date: Until Filled

SALARY
(negotiable based on experience and qualifications)

NATURE OF WORK:
The City of Stockbridge in Henry County is seeking a full-time Economic Development Director. Stockbridge is a diverse city of approximately 28,202 residents located approximately 10 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city operates with a staff of approximately 70 full-time employees and a combined operating and capital budget of $22 million. The City serves an area of 13.75 square miles. The City is financially healthy, has no city property taxes and is funded primarily through local option sales tax revenues and other tax revenues and fees.

The Economic Development Director reports to the City Manager. The responsibilities are: facilitating economic development planning and business development, retention and expansion of businesses into the City; identifying and fostering economic development growth opportunities; securing funding for economic development activities and programs; assisting local organizations, businesses and individuals with establishing economic development plans and projects; and marketing the City in order to expand economic development. In addition, establish tax incentives and coordinate economic development initiatives with the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), and Main Street Program, also serve as the principal liaison to the DDA. Partnering with local and county development authorities; local businesses and the Chambers of Commerce

MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Real Estate or a related field supplemented by six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in Business Development, Real Estate development, Economic development, Urban and Regional Planning or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License. Certification as an Economic Developer is highly desired.

Contact: Ms. Renee Wheeler, Human Resources Manager, @ rwheeler@cityofstockbridge-ga.gov or 770-389-7980.


President/CEO, Clarksville Regional Economic Development Corporation (Clarksville, AR)

The Clarksville Regional Economic Development Corporation is seeking a strong leader to serve as the President/CEO who will lead this dynamic community’s economic development efforts along with the day-to-day operation of the Clarksville-Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. The President/CEO will manage and direct a qualified staff in economic development, membership development, events, and community activities. www.clarksvillejocochamber.com

(501)318-4231

jimfram@cgplans.com

 

May 21, 2018

Economic Development Project Manager, Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs (Athens, OH)

The Economic Development Project Manager position requires a flexible, team-player who will provide technical assistance and consulting services, manage projects, work with local stakeholders, and conduct applied research in the area of community and economic development in conjunction with the faculty, professional staff, and students. Position will directly apply knowledge of local and state economic development policies and tools specific to Ohio. As such, the position requires a familiarity and experience with Port Authorities, Special Improvement Districts, Joint Economic Development Districts, tax abatement/credit programs, enterprise bond funds, grant programs, and other tools available to support economic development efforts in Ohio. Additional position duties include compiling and analyzing publicly-available economic, demographic, industry, and occupational data; conducting industry cluster and economic impact analyses; and other research using common economics-based statistical techniques. Strong oral communication skills are required to present to stakeholders. Strong academic and 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. Prior experience as an economic development practitioner in the State of Ohio is highly desired. For a complete job description and to apply for the position please visit: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com


Executive Director, Greater Williamsburg Partnership (Williamsburg, VA)

Greater Williamsburg Partnership (GWP), Williamsburg, VA seeking a visionary leader for Executive Director (ED). ED accountable for the operations and long-term success of GWP and Launchpad Incubator. ED will serve as primary spokesperson for GWP and be responsible for marketing and business attraction to generate new business investment and job creation, as well as encourage and foster the spirit of entrepreneurship in the region. Prospective candidate to lead and partner with local, regional and state organizations and private sector allies in the business of lead generation and prospect development.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to ExecutiveDirectorSearch@gwpva.com The GWP, a non-profit, private-public partnership, is dedicated to improving the overall economic vitality of the region which includes the City of Williamsburg, York County and James City County, Virginia. The mission of the GWP is to promote the region, to foster job creation, to facilitate new investment, to diversify the local economy, and to nurture and improve the quality of life The GWP is 501(c)6 and is funded by local government and private sector contributions. The GWP is an EEO/AA (Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action) Employer.

Full description and submission requirements at www.gwpva.org. Position open until June 15, 2018.


Director of Community and Economic Development, City of Modesto, CA

The City of Modesto is recruiting a new Director of Community and Economic Development. The Director is responsible for a staff of 83 FTEs, with a budget of almost $14.5 million.

A Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning, Community Development, or a closely related field is required. An advanced degree is desirable. This position requires a minimum of five years of experience. Salary of $140,749 – $175,937 (DOQ) annually.

Apply by June 18, 2018 by submitting a cover letter, resume, and 6 references to apply@ralphandersen.com. For inquiries contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure at www.ralphandersen.com.


President, JAXUSA Partnership (Jacksonville, FL)

Establish the strategic direction for economic development in Northeast Florida. Serve as chief economic development representative for the region. Responsible for overall administration and supervision of the JAXUSA Partnership. Directs a staff in the areas of Business Development, Marketing, Partner Relations, Investor Relations, Workforce Development and Business Intelligence.

Contact: Daniel Logan, CEO Logan Development Group, daniel@logandevgroup.com, 662-231-9820


Chief Executive Officer, Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership (Erie, PA)

Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership (PA) – Chief Executive Officer. The ERCGP is a 501(c)3 organization that was formed in 2002, has a 35 member volunteer Board of Directors, 8 staff and an operating budget of $1.4+ million. The ERCGP is currently organized into three divisions: Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce and Growth Partnership. The CEO will provide high-profile leadership, vision and strategic direction for the activities of the ERCGP, including responsibility for all administrative and management functions, and executing the overall mission of the organization. To request a opportunity profile please email Todd Jorgenson or Dianne Reid at ERIE@jci-inc.net


Project Manager – Small Business Development Assistance, Chesterfield Economic Development (Chesterfield, VA)

Chesterfield Economic Development seeks a Project Manager for Small Business Site Development. This position will serve as the county’s primary point of contact for addressing site development issues encountered by small businesses.

Must possess basic understanding of economic development marketing, building codes and zoning ordinances. Ability to read and interpret basic construction documents including site plans, building plans, land use plans, maps, charts, and surveys.

Exceptional customer service skills and written and verbal communications skills. Ability to perform duties independently, the capacity to understand quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments, skills to interpret corporate reports and financial data, and ability to work well within a small team environment.

Four-year college degree with relevant business-related course work and a minimum of three years’ related work experience is required.

Duties include monitoring development projects including site/building identification and coordination of site and building review processes with County development staff;
• Perform research on companies, labor markets, local statistics, commercial and industrial sites, as directed
• Prepare reports, packages, and informational materials
• Plan and conduct prospect visits – arrange real estate appointments, meetings with other companies, government officials, and meet with prospects as necessary, etc.
• Coordinate the completion of questionnaires, RFPs, and RFIs for prospects and consultants
• Collect information and materials from the appropriate county departments, state agencies, local companies, insuring current data is available to our prospects and website

Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more negative points within the past three years or a major violation within the past four years. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification.

A Chesterfield County application and attached resume are required. Visit www.careers.chesterfield.gov to view instructions and to complete and submit an application.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

 

May 14, 2018

Executive Director, Clinton Regional Development Corporation (Clinton, IA)

Brief Job Description:
The Clinton Regional Development Corporation (CRDC), Clinton, Iowa seeks an experienced individual for the position of Executive Director. The CRDC is a public/private partnership begun in 1953 to provide business development assistance for the partner service area. This is a full-time salaried position with a hiring range of $90,000-$150,000/yr. plus benefits. Information regarding the position and organization is available at www.hue.life or at www.clintondevelopment.com. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: CRDCExecutiveDirector@hue.life no later than Saturday, May 21st. Please direct questions to Dick Schrad at schrad.rw@gmail.com or (641) 891-7794


Planning & Economic Development Director, Town of Selma (Selma, NC)

The Town of Selma, NC, located in the heart of Johnston County (one of the fastest growing Counties in the nation) is actively seeking an experienced individual to join our TEAM as the Town’s next Planning & Economic Development Director. As an integral part of the Town’s Leadership Team, the Planning & Economic Development Director will manage and administer the operations of the Town’s Planning Department, which currently consists of two employees: Planner II and a Codes Administrator. In this unique role, you will have the opportunity to assist new and existing businesses, test new ideas, as well as take a lead role in enhancing the Town’s comprehensive land use plan.

Minimum Requirements:
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field
• 5 years of planning & economic development management experience
• 3 years of supervisory experience

Preferred Requirements:
• Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver's License.
• American Institute of Certified Planners certification (AICP).
• Master’s degree in Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field

The starting salary for this exempt position will be DOQ; the expected hiring range is $58K – $66K. This position reports directly to the Town Manager. To learn more about this exciting opportunity go to www.selma-nc.com/employment-opportunities

Attention Applicants: Employment Applications are available online at www.selma-nc.com and at Town Hall. PLEASE NOTE: Only completed and signed Town of Selma Applications for Employment are accepted and should b0e submitted electronically to ssult@selma-nc.com. Other forms of submission are via hand delivery or U.S. Mail to the attention of Susan Sult, Human Resources Coordinator, Town of Selma, 114 N. Raiford St., Selma, NC, 27576. This position is open until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.


Deputy Director, Economic Development Finance, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)/Government of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC)

149,647.00 – 181,585.00 annually

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) whose mission is to enhance the fiscal and financial stability, accountability and integrity of the Government of the District of Columbia is in search of a Deputy Director, Economic Development Finance.

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Economic Development and Finance (EDF). The incumbent is responsible for developing strategic planning and budgeting documents for the office; managing staff and coordinating OCFO-wide implementation of processes that support TIF (Tax Increment Financing), PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) and Tax Abatement legislation; managing staff on day to day administrative processes.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:
• Serving in the absence of the Executive Director
• Identifying new projects and assignments for EDF staff through consultation with the Executive Director and communication with other agencies
• Regularly communicating with a wide variety of public, private and non-profit entities in the housing, economic development, and finance communities, to identify potential issues as well as creative financing solutions to public policy concerns
• Representing the OCFO Economic Development Finance Office at higher levels within the agency, with other District Officials working on housing, economic development, tax, and finance issues, and with contracted legal and financial advisors
• Working closely with Council and Mayoral staff to address financial and budgeting issues related to proposed economic development projects and develops methods to improve the economic development process within the city
• Performing other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Eight (8) years of progressive experience performing the related duties and responsibilities such as providing oversight of economic development and public financing programs; analyzing economic, fiscal and financial indicators with extensive knowledge of real estate financial analysis and public finance markets; and at least 3 years of supervisory experience. Experience with P3 projects desired.

For initial review, please submit your resume to Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Human Resources, 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W220, Washington, DC 20024 or to Julie.kim@dc.gov.

To complete an application or for additional details related to this vacancy, please visit www.cfo.dc.gov and reference announcement number: 18-FI-EDF-0001.

The OCFO offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, retirement, and educational assistance. The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY BUSINESS COORDINATOR, Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach, FL)

Salary: $64,621 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications

Department: Housing and Economic Sustainability (HES)

Location: 100 Australian Avenue, WPB

Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday

Other: Valid Florida Driver’s License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION.

Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online. May submit scannable application/resume with any Veteran’s Preference documentation to Palm Beach County Human Resources, 100 Australian Avenue #300, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 Info 561/616-6888 Fax 561/616-6893 (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Applications/resumes must include Job ID number, and will be accepted no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 18, 2018. EO/AA M/F/D/V (DFWP), Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.


Planning and Economic Development Director, The City of Corning, NY

The City of Corning, NY is seeking a Planning and Economic Development Director.

The anticipated starting salary range is $70k’s to low $80k’s depending on qualifications and experience. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested individuals must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to the City Manager’s Office, 500 Civic Center Plaza, Corning, New York 14830 by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Electronic copies and facsimiles will not be accepted.

A job description with minimum qualifications and application form can be found on the City’s website at www.cityofcorning.com or by calling 607-962-0340 ext. 1112.


CEO - Troy Development Council and President, Troy Area Chamber of Commerce (Troy, OH)

5+ years of economic development experience - Bachelor’s Degree required Competitive salary and benefits

Resumes due May 22, 2018. Position open until filled. Employment to begin no later than September 2018.

This is the leadership position for both organizations and reports directly to the Boards of Directors. Extensive economic development experience is required and workforce development experience is important.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced economic development and/or Chamber professional in an excellent location to be successful!

The Troy community is home to over 25,000 people and many great international companies including American Honda, UTC Aerospace, ITW Food Equipment, ConAgra Brands, Hobart Welding, Clopay, Crown Equipment and many more. Troy has a very strong diversified economy and is located in west central Ohio directly on Interstate 75 very close to the intersection of Interstate 70. To learn more about the Troy community, go to www.troyohiousa.com.

For full job profile/more information, contact J.C. Wallace at jwallace@troyohiochamber.com or by phone. Please place-TDC/TACC CEO/President Application in subject line. Submit resumes by e-mail. Regular mail accepted if received by 4 pm May 22.

 

May 7, 2018

Director of Business Development, World Business Chicago (Chicago, IL)

World Business Chicago is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city.

Position Summary: The Director of Business Development is a full-time position that reports to the Executive Vice President of Business Development. The responsibility of the Director of Business Development will be to manage clients through various stages of project development ranging from prospect identification and subsequent outreach to client management and deal closure.

For full job posting go to: www.indeedjobs.com/world-business-chicago/_hl/en_US

If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to HR@worldbusinesschicago.com by May 31, 2018.


Senior Vice President, Economic Development, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Senior Vice President of Economic Development will be responsible for conducting and supervising the day-to-day activities associated with economic development in Atlanta, including developing and implementing the City's economic development strategy, business creation, attraction, retention and expansion, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Cover Letters and 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.


President/CEO, Economic Development, Etowah County, Alabama Economic Development Alliance

Etowah County, Alabama, is seeking a President/CEO of their Economic Development Alliance. Etowah County is the 12th most populated county in Alabama with more than 100,000 residents. The President/CEO's primary responsibility will be prospect generation for a certified 1,100-acre megasite, lead generation, and existing industry. Etowah County is located 1 hour from Birmingham, 1.5 hours from Huntsville and Chattanooga, and 2 hours from Atlanta along Interstate 59. Etowah County has 2 major hospitals and multiple higher education providers.

Compensation: $90,000-$120,000

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, proven track record in economic development or industrial related field.

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


Economic Development Research Manager, Northern Kentucky Tri-ED (Ft. Mitchell, KY - Cincinnati, OH Region)

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED seeks an experienced research professional to evolve and implement a business intelligence strategy. The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of economic development and the ability to apply market research, data mining and information management skills.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Mine and translate data and market intelligence into insights for targeting business investment opportunities, discovering existing business challenges, conveying Northern Kentucky's competitive position, and monitoring progress, including:

- Managing Tri-ED's existing inon
- Participating in the translation of information into polished electronic content and narrative
- Ensuring data, market intelligence and resources are centrally housed, regularly updated and accessible
- Developing and executing a budget for research program management

SKILLS + EXPERIENCE

- At least 5 years of relevant economic development research experience
- Experience using business intelligence, statistical and modeling tools, and subscription services for data mining
- Working knowledge of data visualization and mapping tools
- Extensive CRM utilization and administrative experience. Preference for Salesforce acumen
- Strong organizational, writing and verbal communication skills
- Undergraduate degree in market research, data science, library science, public administration, urban planning, economic development, business or another relevant field. Graduate degree preferred

Complete job description available at: www.northernkentuckyusa.com/About-Us/Careers

Submit a letter of interest and resume via email to Mary Hollon at MLH@NorthernKentuckyUSA.com. Applications accepted until Friday, May 25, 2018 at 5:00pm.


Executive Director of Economic Development, Bay City Community Development Corporation (Bay City, TX)

Job Description: Executive Director will plan, coordinate and implement commercial recruitment and expansion strategies to grow the City of Bay City in a strategic manner. Bay City has a Mayor– Council form of government made up of 5 council members. The BCCDC operates as a separate Type B corporation with a seven-member board, (three city council members and four citizen members) providing direct oversight of the Executive Director. Complete details and job description, please visit: texasedc.org

Submit Application To:
Bay City Community Development Corporation, email to dcdunham@cityofbaycity.org Application should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and three professional references. Confidential inquires welcomed to D.C Dunham; 979-479-0165