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December 18, 2017

Assistant Director of Economic Development, City of Rowlett, Texas

The City of Rowlett, Texas is now seeking an Assistant Director of Economic Development. This position will be responsible for the strategic execution and leadership to implement an existing plan for the continued development of the economic goals of the City.

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of five years' progressively responsible experience, along with Marketing and Real Estate. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted. Preference given to those with a Master's Degree or a professional certification.

To submit your application, please visit our website at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rowlett.


President/Executive Director, Clay Florida Economic Development Corporation (Fleming Island, Florida - Clay County)

For more information on this opportunity and to view a full job description, please visit our website at www.ChooseClay.com and scroll to the black band.

Questions and application packages are being received at Daniel@LoganDevGroup.com (preferred contact method) or 662.231.9820.


Economic Development Manager, Town of Addison (Addison, TX)

The Town of Addison is seeking an Economic Development Manager to serve under the general direction of the Director of Economic Development & Tourism, this position will utilize analytical abilities, and strong interpersonal skills to provide support for the implementation of the Town’s Economic Development programs and strategies.

For more information on the position and to complete an application, please visit the Human Resources department page on the Addison website (www.addisontexas.net).

For any additional questions, please contact Caitlin Kite, Human Resources Analyst at 972.450.2817 or ckite@addisontx.gov.


President, Rochester Area Economic Development Inc (Rochester, MN)

Rochester Area Economic Development located in one of the nation’s most exciting growing economies seeks a President to lead staff, direct, and administer its mission of being an economic enabler to Rochester area businesses.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Provide management and direction to staff
2. Ensure the financial health, stability, and sustainability of RAEDI
3. Lead the development of strategies and business plans that enable RAEDI to meet it mission, strategic goals and objectives
4. Effective verbal and written communication skills
5. Working knowledge of federal, state and local economic development programs, their processes, implementations and best practices.
6. Actively demonstrate behaviors that support the mission, vision and values of RAEDI

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1. Bachelor’s degree in economic development, administration, business, finance, planning, or political science; MBA or equivalent experience preferred.
2. Ten or more years of professional economic development experience and/or related experience in planning, finance, business development, or sales.
3. Experience with developing business in a professional/consulting setting;
4. Effective team player with internal drive to set up opportunities and seize them.

Interested candidates please send letter of interest, resume, and salary history to info@raedi.com or RAEDI President Search, 220 S Broadway Suite 100, Rochester MN. 55904

Position will remain open until filled


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

General Summary

The Executive Director is responsible for leading economic development efforts in the Clinton Region, including strategic planning, investor and public relations, staff management, financial management, marketing and existing industry programs, and networking with local, regional and state governments and business leaders.

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, economics, public policy, or related fields
- Previous experience in economic development, knowledgeable of local, state and regional economic development programs
- Working knowledge of business operations, including recognized organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong leadership and mentorship skills with the ability to build relationships at the local, state and regional level
- Knowledgeable about the CRDC region and resident within the region (within 90 days of employment)
- Technology literate – strong knowledge of computer software, social media and other web-based applications/tools, and productivity-enhancing electronics (smartphone, tablet, etc.)
- Additional duties as assigned by Board of Directors

Desired Qualifications

IEDC Certified Economic Developer

Submit resumes to:

mail@clintondevelopment.com

Deadline for Submitting Resumes

January 15, 2018

www.clintondevelopment.com/

EOE

 

December 11, 2017

Executive Director, Iowa’s Cultivations Corridor (Des Moines, IA)

Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor is a cluster-based economic development organization focused on attracting investment, talent and research in the value-added agriculture industry to Central Iowa and the state at large. As one of only a handful of full-time cluster economic development organizations in the country, the Corridor is a pioneering public-private partnership of private industry, regional economic development, government and academic stakeholders working to make Iowa the world’s premier center of gravity for the agricultural bioscience, technology and manufacturing sectors.

With offices in Des Moines and Ames, the Corridor executes across three work platforms: branding/marketing, economic development, and strategic innovation. Since 2014, the Cultivation Corridor has helped facilitate more than $737 million in new capital investment, helped create and retain more than 3,500 jobs and gathered more than 50 million media impressions around the world. The Corridor was a critical partner in launching the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator, the Iowa Ag/Bioscience Asset Portal, and advocating for the Iowa Biorenewable Chemical Tax Credit.

Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for providing executive leadership, management and strategy and fiscal oversight of the organization. The director reports to one of the state’s highest-level economic development board of directors; CEO-level team comprised of top executives and leaders from across the state’s private, governmental, higher education and non-profit sectors.

By fostering engagement with wide-ranging network of stakeholders, director is responsible for directing ultramodern economic development effort reflective of a changing industry, including reliance on virtual teams, data analytics, platform-based methods and strategic alliances with key higher education institutions.

Details on specific duties, responsibilities, essential job functions and minimum qualifications may be found at www.cultivationcorridor.org

APPLICATIONS DUE BY JANUARY 5, 2018.

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO BECKY WILLIAMS AT becky@iastate.edu

515-294-7444

 

December 4, 2017

Director of International Business Development, REDI Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

REDI Cincinnati (OH) – Director of International Business Development. Jorgenson Consulting is conducting a national search for an executive to drive and execute REDI’s efforts in international business development. This is a high-profile position interacting and building relationships with JobsOhio International Sales team, Affinity Chambers of Commerce, REDI investors, prospects and community leaders locally and on an international scale. REDI has retained consultants in the following targeted international markets: Brazil, Japan, India, Israel and Europe. The Director will work with and manage these consultative relationships to ensure the highest rate of productivity. For a complete opportunity profile, e-mail REDIDirector@jci-inc.net.


President & CEO, Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (Delray Beach, FL)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Serve as the Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of the Chamber
- Manage the day to day operations for successful delivery of services, programs and events
- Work with businesses and local leaders to support the city and county’s economic development initiatives
- Oversee and maintain positive working relationships with local, county and state elected officials in order to successfully carry out the goals of the organization
- Strategize and Implement the Chamber’s annual plan and budget
- Ensure adequate staffing levels and manage all staff
- Participate in community and business outreach programs and motivate others to volunteer
- Provide direction on membership development and marketing programs to affirm stability and growth
- Optimize Board participation, plan Board meetings and activities and provide professional insight to the development and execution of Board policies

Experience Preferred

- A four-year college degree
- Successful completion of US Chamber Institute for Organization (IOM), or equivalent certification (such as CEcD Certification from IEDC)
- 5 years of previous documented progressively responsible experience in Chamber or association management with both community engagement and hands-on budget management responsibilities
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; organizational skills; computer and social media skills; and sound financial management practices and accountability
- Experience in collaborating with government officials at various levels and regional economic development partners will be considered as a significant plus in the candidates background

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to ceocandidates@delraybeach.com.

For additional information on the position and to view the Community Profile, please copy and paste the following link: www.delraybeach.com/ceo-search.


Senior Vice President – Economic Development, Greater Omaha Chamber (Omaha, NE)

The Greater Omaha Chamber (3100 members) seeks a SVP-Economic Development to lead the 27-member staff representing a vibrant 6-county ED program. Reporting to the Chamber’s President & CEO, the successful candidate will demonstrate proven economic development success, internal and external leadership, strategic vision, an entrepreneurial bent and robust matrix management skills. S/he will lead the Prosper Omaha campaign for the 960,000+ metro region that is significantly outpacing the nation in economic growth.

Omaha – We Don’t Coast

For more information, contact Susan Jernigan, Sockwell Partners - sjernigan@sockwell.com or 704.372.1865.


Forward Devils Lake Corporation, Executive Director (Devils Lake, ND)

Forward Devils Lake Corporation (FDL) seeking an executive director to lead the operations of FDL into a new era of development for Devils Lake and Lake Region. FDL is a private non-profit 501(c)(6) organization which has been in existence since 1995. The region’s economy is primarily supported by agriculture, tourism, regional retail/service center, and manufacturing.

The Executive Director of FDL is the chief executive and administrative staff of the corporation. The Executive Director is appointed by the FDL Executive Board of Directors and serves at their will in the development and implementation of the corporation’s economic development strategy for the City of Devils Lake and Lake Region. The executive director provides strategic oversight in developing and implementing strategies and initiatives that further the mission of the organization. The Executive Director must be an individual with an enthusiasm to strive for goal oriented results. This individual must possess an ability to develop trust and respect amongst the FDL Board of Directors, City and County officials, partner organizations, community stakeholders and the public. The ability to provide leadership that motivates action amongst people over which they have no authoritative position is a characteristic the Executive Director should possess.

Salary & Benefits: $59,460 - $86,460 per year, depending on qualifications. Includes comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

For a full job description, please visit our website at: development.devilslakend.com & www.dvlnd.com

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references via:

Email: terryj@dvlnd.com
Or
Mail: Forward Devils Lake
PO Box 1048
Devils Lake, ND 5831

All application materials should be submitted by January 31, 2018.


Assistant Economic Development Director, City of Nampa Idaho (Nampa, ID)

Nampa is a vibrant growing community in the Boise Metro area seeking an experienced professional to assist in leading the Community and Economic Development Department. The position provides oversite and management of the CDBG entitlement funds, works closely with the Downtown Business Association for revitalization and provides staff support for the urban renewal agency, Nampa Development Corporation for tax increment financing and industrial development. Learn more about the city’s economic development efforts at www.whynampa.com.

Apply at goo.gl/DksVyF or email ineckb@cityofnampa.us

Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000


Executive Director, Community Redevelopment Agency (Memphis, TN)

The CRA seeks an Executive Director to administer and manage existing and new Community Redevelopment Areas funded through Tax Increment Financing. The Executive Director will be responsible for overall administration, financial management, and day-to-day activities. The Executive Director will provide leadership and expertise as she/he reports to the Agency Board as well as City and County administrations. The Executive Director will work with the Board and its Committees to develop sound work plans that translate the Agency’s core purpose and vision into realistic goals and objectives.

The Agency seeks applicants who can both operate and manage complex redevelopment activities within current Community Redevelopment Area boundaries as well as identify opportunities for new redevelopment areas.

The ideal candidate must have a thorough understanding of the function and role of place-based redevelopment agencies within a Memphis/Shelby County context.

A highly energetic, creative self-starter who is well organized, and capable of functioning effectively in a very independent situation is well suited for this position. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, and good judgment is a must.

Qualifications include:

A Bachelor's degree

At least 5 years of experience working in some combination of the following areas: government, public policy, politics, real-estate, economic development, finance, architecture, or urban planning.

Experience in real estate and planning related research and market analysis, construction project management, and strong decision-making and analytical skills is highly desirable.

Significant leadership experience in the public, private or nonprofit sectors, and success in strategic planning, fundraising and problem-solving.

Substantive administrative, contract management and financial management experience with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects.

Excellent computer skills, as well as experience in social media.

Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with others inside and outside of the organization.

Compensation commensurate with experience

Contact:

McKinley “Mack” Martin
CRA Chairman
Mack.Martin.CRA@gmail.com

 

November 27, 2017

Director of Economic and Community Development (Village of Round Lake, IL)

Director of Economic and Community Development - Village of Round Lake, IL is seeking a Director of Economic & Community Development. Position is responsible for economic development, planning, zoning, code compliance, building and construction services and permit functions as well as management and leadership. This position will lead key decisions regarding planning, zoning, building, and economic development issues and initiatives.

Starting salary range +/- $105,000, DOQE. Apply online with résumé, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references by December 22, 2017, to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Rd., Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847/380-3240.


Corridor Revitalization Coordinator, City of Charlotte Economic Development Department (Charlotte, NC)

The City of Charlotte’s Economic Development Department shapes places, develops talent, and strengthens businesses in service to, Charlotte’s increasingly diverse residents, built-environment, and industry sectors. In an effort to strategically align infrastructure investments and support business growth and viability in targeted commercial corridors, the Department is seeking an energetic and creative individual to serve as a Corridor Revitalization Coordinator. This individual reports to the Redevelopment Manager and functions as a collaborator and connector, with responsibility for identifying, negotiating, and coordinating business improvement projects and programs while expanding opportunities for placemaking and equitable economic development. Please apply at www.charlottenc.gov. by 12/11/17.


Public-Private Partnership (P3) Coordinator, City of Charlotte Economic Development Department (Charlotte, NC)

The City of Charlotte’s Economic Development Department shapes places, develops talent, and strengthens businesses in service to Charlotte’s increasingly diverse residents, built-environment, and industry sectors. To grow the local tax base, emphasize placemaking, and strategically align infrastructure investments, the Department is seeking an experienced, motivated, and creative individual to serve as the Public-Private Partnership (P3) Coordinator. This individual reports to the Redevelopment Manager and functions as a visionary, collaborator, and catalyzer, with responsibility for negotiating, coordinating, and delivering development/redevelopment projects in partnership with private sector development entities while expanding opportunities for equitable economic development. Please apply at www.charlottenc.gov. by 12/10/17.


Cybersecurity Talent Consultant, Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (Millersville, MD)

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation is seeking a Cybersecurity Talent Consultant. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Maryland Tech Connection and CyberWorks. The consultant is the subject matter expert in the current and future talent needs of the Cybersecurity industry. The consultant connects with the industry to facilitate solutions that address talent development challenges (i.e. maintaining a skilled and qualified talent pipeline). The consultant works with industry representatives to remain informed and up-to-date on changing issues as well as with jobseekers by preparing them to fill industry demand. Visit our website www.aawdc.org for the full announcement.


Economic Development Project Manager (City of Chandler, Chandler, AZ)

The primary function of an employee in this class is to plan, evaluate and manage complex projects and programs that support the City's retail, commercial base, industrial base, small business initiatives, workforce development, business recruitment and retention and redevelopment. The incumbent takes a proactive role in analyzing trends and economic markets, developing strong working relationships with key industry leaders, negotiating complex agreements, and conducting sales presentations and prospect tours. Qualifications in a Bachelor's Degree in Economic Development, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Planning, or a related field; and six years' experience in economic development, marketing, with experience in managing high profile projects.

For consideration, please apply on-line at by December 22, 2017. Contact Sue Johnson, HR Manager at 480-782-2357 for additional information.


Industrial Development Specialist, Falkland Islands Government, Falkland Islands

Salary Range: £39,813 - £53,851 plus 25% end of contract gratuity, in addition to a relocation and flight package

Contract type: 2 year fixed term appointment

NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGE!

Are you ready for a challenge? Do you have track record of success in implementing initiatives for economic growth? Are you adaptable, responsive and a skilled collaborator?

If this sounds like you, we invite you to join the team of talented professionals who are working together to grow a Nation! The Falkland Islands enjoy a strong economy with abundant natural resources, unspoiled environment and full employment, yet is one of the world’s smallest and most remote countries. Its future growth will depend on its readiness and ability to grasp the new opportunities at its doorstep, while maintaining its unique culture and heritage. To help Falkland Islanders reach their goals, we are looking for an economic development specialist who’s known for getting things done.

Your team approach to economic development and your experience in rural or remote communities will help you to provide leadership and momentum in the development and coordination of projects and initiatives that rapidly deliver and build on our new Economic Development Action Plan.

If you recognize yourself in this description, have a sense of adventure and a true desire to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

Download a full job description by visiting www.fig.gov.fk and clicking on Human Resources, or contact our Recruitment Officer by emailing: recruitment@sec.gov.fk or calling (+500) 27420.

For further information: please contact Diane Simsovic by emailing policy@sec.gov.fk or by calling (+500) 28421.

To apply: Send your resume and covering letter outlining why you meet the requirements of the role applied for to recruitment@sec.gov.fk

Deadline for applications: 4.30 pm on 10th December 2017.

 

RFPs/RFQs

RFP, Steamboat Springs Makerspace Feasibility Study (Steamboat Springs, CO)

The Steamboat Springs Chamber seeks to hire a consultant to assess feasibility and develop a business case for the establishment of a makerspace in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Steamboat area has a variety of industry sectors including tourism, location-neutral businesses and employees, outdoor recreation products manufacturers and regional health care services. Historically, agriculture and mining were the driving sectors but tourism and the service sectors due to the world-class skiing have become the key economic drivers. We seek to maintain and support a balanced year-round economy. Please view the RFP by following this link:bit.ly/EDCRFP.