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March 25, 2019

Executive Vice President, Spartanburg Economic Futures Group (Spartanburg, SC)

The Executive Vice President of the Economic Futures Group is the leader of Spartanburg County economic development activities and is responsible for overseeing development and maintenance of a variety of relationships with public and private partners on a local, state, national and international scale. This position will motivate development by using a thorough knowledge of available resources throughout the county to attract and aid businesses, plan, organize and carry out complex specialized projects. The EVP works with South Carolina Department of Commerce, County Council, various municipal administrators, private developers and regulators to assist in project completion success (recruitment and expansion). The position oversees daily operations of the Economic Futures Group staff. Additionally, due to Spartanburg’s collaborative model of community, economic and tourism development, the EVP of the EFG will also work closely with all in-house partners to lead a holistic approach to economic development.

Essential Skills and Experience:

- Minimum 5 years working within an organization that develops pathways for companies to invest in communities, developing jobs and/or a chamber of commerce or economic development entity
- A bachelors degree and related certification, in economic development or related field
- Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
- Strong business acumen
- Proven track record of exceptional customer service
- Aptitude to work under pressure and within established deadlines
- Ability to work both independently and on diverse and dynamic teams
- Proficient using all MS office programs
- Ability to work nights and weekends to accommodate after hours meetings and events
- Ability to travel locally, regionally, nationally and internationally

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

- 6+ years of exemplary and diverse experience in economic development field
- Certified Economic Developer certification (IEDC)
- Previous progressive experience working with volunteer boards or non-profits

The Spartanburg Chamber is an EOE employer. Please visit spartanburgareasc.chambermaster.com/jobs for a full job description.


Economic Development Director, City of Stockton (Stockton, CA)

Annual Salary Range: $ 139,799 - $179,398

Plus an excellent benefits package.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, responsive leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of administrative independence in execution in all areas of responsibility. Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, as well as, excellent oral and written communication, are essential to the success of the Economic Development Director. The selected candidate will demonstrate responsive, confident leadership with a history of working effectively with City staff and community partners.

Minimum Qualifications — Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, economics, urban planning or a closely related field; AND five (5) years of professional level experience in economic or business development activities. Master's degree in planning, business, public administration or a closely related field is desired.

Final Filing Date: Friday, April 19, 2019, 5:00pm
For a full job description and on-line application, please go to www.stocktongov.com/jobs EOE


Executive Director, Candler County Industrial Authority (Metter, GA)

This position is responsible for implementing the mission and policies of the Candler County Industrial Authority (CCIA). The Executive Director is the Authority’s senior staff position and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Authority. This position requires significant interaction with public officials, economic development agencies, and industrial development and business representatives and an understanding of the principles and practices of economic development, urban planning, and land development. This person must possess strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively and independently. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated person who can create and implement new initiatives. The Executive Director reports directly to the Authority board.

For the full job description, visit: bit.ly/2TF6RDD

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of 3 years experience in Economic Development or related field
- Bachelor’s degree required. Economics, Business, or Marketing degree preferred
- Georgia Certified Economic Developer or Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) is preferred, but not required

CONTACT:
Please forward cover letter, resume and a summary of project results to: CandlerIndustry@selectcandler.com
Search Committee
Candler County Industrial Authority
PO Box 1130
Metter, GA 30439

The deadline for application is April 15, 2019


Deputy Mayor/Director Economic and Housing Development (EHD), City of Newark (Newark, NJ)

The City of Newark is seeking a highly qualified professional who is driven to help define a dynamic future for a progressive, international and diverse community to serve as its Deputy Mayor/Director of Economic and Housing Development (EHD). As the largest city in NJ, and with major hubs of transportation and distribution, Newark offers tremendous opportunities due to the quality, number, and resources of its partners, its institutions, and regional economy.

Overview
The EHD Director will manage an annual budget of nearly $3.1M and lead a team of over 75 staff members. The Director oversees all operations of the City’s Department of Community Planning and Economic Development including planning, historic preservation, building code administration, property maintenance code compliance, Bureau of Health inspections and services, and the Lancaster Office of Promotion. The Director and his/her team of 75 staff develops and implements short and long-term planning initiatives that align with the City’s strategic priorities including those related to strong neighborhoods; administers Federal and State Grant programs related to housing, lead remediation, and critical home repair services; oversees the preparation and/or revision of ordinances and other policies related to land use, land development, zoning, business and economic development issues; and works to maintain relationships with public and private organizations involved in the department’s work.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning, or a related field. Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience, including 5 years in a managerial capacity.

Preferred Qualifications
he preferred candidate will have a master's degree in a related field and experience in business attraction, expansion, and retention in a similarly sized growing city. The candidate would have some knowledge of the port business.

Two methods of contact for application submission and more information:
1) For a complete job description, please visit: nedaonline.org/media/civicrm/persist/contribute/files/201903_EHD_JD_2.pdf
2) Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to: DepMayorEHD@ci.newark.nj.us.


Development Project Coordinator, Union County-Marysville Economic Development Partnership (Marysville, OH)

The Union County-Marysville Economic Development Partnership is seeking candidates to advance economic growth strategies and efforts for the fastest growing county in Ohio. This challenging, yet rewarding position requires the ability to implement and manage various economic development programs and initiatives, including the 33 Smart Mobility Corridor, countywide business retention and expansion program, and entrepreneurial development program, among others.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Economic Development, Public Administration, or other relevant field, and minimum of five (5) years of professional experience. Strong knowledge of local and state economic development policies and tools is a must. Familiarity with the automotive industry or smart mobility technology is a plus, but not required.

Salary is $62,000 to $78,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidate will also enjoy a generous benefit package which includes partial reimbursement of healthcare benefits, 401k contribution, and paid time off. Expected hours worked per week: 40 (full time).

Send cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to ephillips@unioncounty.org.

Filing Deadline: 4:00 PM, April 22, 2019. EEO.

More information: unioncounty.org/news/employment


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

The Business Development Specialist is a core member of the Economic Development team. In this role you will be in the public eye, building relationships with local businesses and spearheading retention and expansion.

Are you an intentional collaborator who speaks the language of business with a variety of stakeholders, including business owners, CEO’s and community members? If so, this is your golden ticket into our Loveland Community and the exciting development projects on our radar. Northern Colorado is one of the fastest growing areas of the State and our City of Loveland is positioned beautifully along the Front Range for growth. We still have that small town feel with all of the urban characteristics.

The ideal person for this role is a problem solver and self-starter, comfortable in a fast paced environment, who is motivated by a strong work ethic and a desire to build a community. We are a relationship driven business backed by data, so expect to navigate spreadsheets and various computer tools. If you are looking for a fun, collaborative environment where you can see your contributions in action, you will love to land with us.

Position closes 3/29/19 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.

Apply Today: www.cityofloveland.org


Director of Business Attraction, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council (Peoria, IL)

Become a vital part of the economic future of Greater Peoria. The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council (GPEDC) is seeking a Director of Business Attraction to advance job growth strategies and efforts for a five-county region in Central Illinois. GPEDC spearheads community-led efforts to retain, attract, grow, and create new businesses, harnesses the advantages of our rural and urban assets, and develops a world-class workforce. GPEDC is a strong collaboration of business and elected leaders and partners with a wide range of stakeholders across the region with the sole goal of driving economic vitality.

Learn more about this position at www.greaterpeoriaedc.org/about/careers/
Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to Melissa Oliveri: moliveri@greaterpeoriaedc.org

 

March 18, 2019

Chief Executive Officer, New Growth Innovation Network (NGIN) (Flexible location)

NGIN is a national organization of leading economic development practitioners committed to building a new field of quality, inclusive economic growth practice. Launched in 2018, NGIN now seeks a CEO to lead the organization through its next growth stage of scaling-up operations and beyond. To view full job description and qualifications, visit: bit.ly/2VK4ex9. Learn more about NGIN at: Learn more at www.newgrowth.org.

For more information, contact innovate@newgrowth.org. To apply, send a cover letter and CV to Robert Weissbourd at bob@weissbourd.com.


Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance (Charlotte, NC)

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, the product of the recently merged Charlotte Chamber and Charlotte Regional Partnership, is hiring a Chief Marketing and Communications officer to build the brand of the Charlotte Region nationally and internationally to attract economic development prospects and talent.

For more information and to apply, visit charlotteregion.com/about-the-chamber/alliance-job-openings/.


Director of Marketing & Communications, Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation (Springfield, IL)

The Director of Marketing & Communications for the LLEDC is responsible for marketing, communications, planning and implementation for recruitment of prospective companies to Springfield & Sangamon County area. In addition, this role will partner with the President & CEO of the LLEDC to continuously improve the image and perception of the local area to global corporate executives, site selection professionals and potential workforce.

To find out more visit www.landoflincolnedc.org/careers
To apply send resume and cover letter to josh.collins@landoflincolnedc.org


Business Development Account Executive, Entergy Corporation (Baton Rouge, LA)

The Business & Economic Development group is searching for an economic development professional to support the attraction and relocation of domestic and international businesses to grow revenue, increase shareholder value, and improve local Entergy Louisiana economies by identifying and recruiting new large commercial and industrial prospects, matching those prospects with suitable geographic sites and selling the business case needed to attract prospect investment within Entergy Louisiana’s service territory.

Sell the Entergy Business Development brand and state footprint to targeted industries, site consultants, and potential new customers. Establish and maintain strong external relationships with business leaders to identify their needs, execute global recruiting and lead generation efforts, attract new qualified projects and grow revenues within Entergy Louisiana’s service area.

We support our communities by pursuing meaningful economic and business development opportunities to grow the communities we serve to help them remain strong and thriving. For the 11th consecutive year, Entergy has been named one of the nation’s Top 10 utilities in economic development, join our great team!

For a full list of responsibilities and qualifications and to apply, please visit the Job Posting here.


Managing Director - Small Business Export Assistance [01608], Washington State Department of Commerce (Seattle, WA)

The Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness is seeking a Managing Director - Small Business Export Assistance. This position oversees development and management of export promotion and international trade development services for supporting small businesses to strengthen the state's economy and further position Washington state as a known source for world-class products and services.

- Effectively manage the SBEA team, foreign representatives (foreign contractors) and domestic contractors to optimize opportunities to retain, grow and attract businesses by improving and communicating Washington's competitive advantages.
- Develop and implement local programming (in Washington) to promote SBEA services and to encourage small businesses to explore appropriate international business opportunities.
- Ensure integration of international business assistance with other Commerce programs, such as foreign direct investment.
- Engage technical and regional trade development expertise to better prepare small businesses to successfully compete globally.
- Oversee the provision of export finance assistance to small businesses.
- Oversee the coordination of Governor's Trade Missions, including meetings with Foreign Dignitaries.
- Represent Washington State and Commerce's interests nationally and internationally on small business export issues and opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of international management and marketing, sales, or trade experience.
Experience working and living two years or more internationally.

Desired Qualifications:

- A master's degree in public administration, economic development, international business or related field.
- Conversational ability in a foreign language relevant to targeted foreign markets.
- Extensive experience planning, managing and delivering participation in international events.
- Experience working with global supply chains.

How do I apply?

Click the green "Apply" button near the top of this announcement to get started. Include the following attachments with your completed application:

- A letter of interest with a detailed description of your experience as it pertains to the qualifications listed
- A current resume
- A list of at least three professional references


Business Leader, Washington County Department of Business Development (Hagerstown, MD)

An advanced level administrative position responsible for Business Attraction & Recruitment for Washington County, Maryland. This position is responsible for developing and implementing programs to attract business; assisting prospective business with site tours and selection and providing related information, facilitates expansion of employment opportunities for its citizens, and strategizing to identify Washington County as a business partner of choice. Ability to work effectively with the general public, elected officials, agency partners, and corporate representative in a professional and highly confidential manner; willingness to travel for trade shows, business development, etc. Deadline for filing applications with the Department of Human Resources is 4:00 P.M., Friday, March 22, 2019.

Contact the Washington County Human Resources Department, 100 W. Washington Street,Suite 2300, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740, Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., or by calling 240-313-2354, Voice or TDD (D/HH use 711) or visit our website at www.washco-md.net.

Job Posting: www.washco-md.net/index.php/2019/03/11/hhs-jobs-businessleader/.


President/CEO, Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council (Normal, IL)

Board of Directors of the (BNEDC) is seeking an experienced, talented, and inspirational leader, with a proven record of success, to become the next President/CEO. To attract talented and accomplished candidates, the BNEDC Board has set a starting annual salary of $180,000 to $200,000 DOQ/E. Outstanding fringe benefit package will be provided.

Apply online at www.GovHRJobs.com. Submit a résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by April 19, 2019 to the attention of Mark Peterson, GovHR USA. Questions should be directed to Mr. Peterson at 242-282-8311 or mpeterson@govhrusa.com.


Executive Director, Lapeer Development Corporation (Lapeer, MI)

To lead economic development in Lapeer County, Michigan (pop. 90,000) through the attraction, retention, and expansion of business and industry. Manage local revolving loan funds and work with communities in the county.

Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance or a related field. At least three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in economic, business, and/or community development. CEcD designation desirable.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, salary history and professional references to Bruce Cady, Chairman Lapeer Development Corporation, 449 McCormick Drive, Lapeer, MI 48446 or bruce@lapeerdevelopment.com by April 15th.


Economic Development Marketing Coordinator, City of Hollywood, FL (Hollywood, FL)

Job Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Communications, Marketing and Economic Development, assists in coordinating, planning and implementing of economic development marketing programs and initiatives; develops, coordinates and/or facilitates business workshops, seminars, trade shows and conferences; assists with business recruitment, business retention/expansion and job retention programs and initiatives; and conducts business, real estate and economic analyses.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Communications, Public Relations or Business Administration and three (3) years of business marketing/communications, governmental economic development.

www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hollywoodfl/jobs/2216926/economic-development-marketing-coordinator

954-921-3216


Strategic Initiatives Manager, Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development (Leesburg, VA)

The Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development is looking for an experienced professional to lead our cross-programmatic initiatives in the areas of business development support, lead generation, market intelligence, real estate and process services, legislative referrals, program management and workforce development. This position will lead a team of 4 economic development professionals and will responsible for updating and maintaining the department Strategic Plan. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of commercial real estate and the development process and will be able to assist in the development of a workforce development, recruitment and retention strategy. The position requires the ability to collaborate effectively with business groups, stakeholders and resource partners, resolve problems and develop solutions in a business setting; provide leadership on and management of multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Real Estate, or Urban/Regional Planning and demonstrate 4 years direct work experience, including professional research and analysis. Progressively responsible work experience at a level that required supervision or management of related projects and programs is not required but desirable. This position requires a strategic thinker with the ability to utilize data to shape strategy and support the department's mission. The ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines is required. Must have strong advisory and communication skills as well as the ability to adjust to a variety of situations including communication with top CEOs, top governmental officials, and citizens. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check and DMV driving record check. Hiring Range: DOQ. Recruitment #19-A2-1538. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE


Agricultural Development Officer, Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development (Leesburg, VA)

The Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development is looking for a superstar to lead efforts to attract and support agriculture-based businesses in Loudoun. Our community places an emphasis on maintaining our farmland through providing increased opportunities for our farmers, land-owners and rural business owners. This position will lead a team of 4 economic development professionals and will also coordinate retention and expansion activities with the Department's Retention Manager and business creation programming with the Small Biz/Entrepreneurship Manager. A working knowledge of agriculture/farming, including regulations governing agriculture and land use and development principles associated with the agricultural industry is required. The ideal candidate will have experience in the retention and creation of businesses sufficient to lead the county's business retention and small business and entrepreneurship programs. The position requires the ability to collaborate effectively with business groups, stakeholders and resource partners, resolve problems and develop solutions in a business setting; provide leadership and manage multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree with a focus in Economic Development, Agriculture or related field and 4 years of directly related professional level work experience. The position requires knowledge of economic development, including the principles of business openings and operations, and a skill set that includes marketing, budget management, leadership and executing strategic plans. A working knowledge of agriculture/farming, including regulations governing agriculture and land use and development principles associated with the agricultural industry is required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check and DMV driving record check. Salary Range: DOQ. Recruitment #19-A2-1537. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

 

March 11, 2019

Manager of Business Development- Higher Education Market, KBE Building Corporation (Farmington, CT)

Performs business development for Connecticut office, and assists the Mid-Atlantic office, including planning and strategy. The primary market focus is public and private education market. Other sectors not specifically given to other business development personnel may be assigned. Responsible for researching clients and develops client contacts to build relationships and identify potential customers. Assists in developing objectives and strategies in support of overall corporate business development goals. Supports in qualification statements and assists with formal marketing materials and presentations. Acts as a business generalist for the Connecticut office to pursue markets and opportunities not specifically assigned to other market sector leaders and which are consistent with the business development sector plans and strategic plan for the Company.

- BS/BA and/or 3-5 years of related experience
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
- Sales experience in CT, MA, and RI. Sales experience in MD and VA a plus.
- Sales experience in the construction industry or general economic development preferred
- Ability to connect with and relate to people from varied backgrounds and interests to build and maintain relationships.
- Comfortable with telephone cold calling to solicit opportunities.

Can submit applications to slandry@kbebuilding.com or apply on our website at www.kbebuilding.com/career-opportunities/.


Economic Development Director, Greater Houston Partnership (Houston, TX)

The Partnership is looking for an experienced, project driven economic development professional. The primary role and responsibility of the director is to act as a subject matter expert in manufacturing/LAD as they market the Houston region as a business magnet to expanding and relocating businesses to foster job creation and economic growth. The Director supports our mission to make Houston one of the world’s best places to live, work, and build a business.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Director for Regional Economic Development will lead, plan, organize, manage, coordinate, and implement programs and projects that support the attraction, relocation, expansion, and retention of domestic and international businesses; The Director will support the VP of Regional Economic Development and the department in attaining all of its goals and objectives with specific responsibility on Business Attraction.

For a list of the qualifications and primary responsibilities please visit: ejob.bz/ATS/CompanyPortal.do?refresh=true&companyGK=19325&portalGK=2350


Project Manager (Business Development and Strategy), The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (Washington, D.C.)

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) assists the Mayor in the coordination, planning, supervision, and execution of economic development efforts in the District of Columbia with the goal of creating and preserving affordable housing, creating jobs, and increasing tax revenue. DMPED pursues policies and programs that create strong neighborhoods, expand and diversify the local economy, and provide residents with pathways to the middle class. More information is available on the DMPED’s website at dmped.dc.gov.

DMPED is seeking a Project Manager for its Business Development & Strategy unit. The Business Development & Strategy unit fosters a strong and equitable local economy through the implementation of DC’s Economic Strategy by supporting existing businesses and entrepreneurs, attracting new businesses and forging partnerships between government, business, and communities that foster economic growth.

Please visit the link below for more information on how to apply.
dmped.dc.gov/release/recruitment-notice-project-manager-business-development-and-strategy


Economic Development Director, City of Roanoke, Virginia (Roanoke, VA)

We invite you to apply for the position of Economic Development Director of Roanoke. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s with major course work in economics/business. A Master’s degree and a CEcD is desirable. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of economic development experience and 5 years of supervisory experience.

The salary is $95-$115K and is negotiable. Please apply at: springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2279 by apply by April 8. For more information, please contact richmond@springsted.com or (804) 726-9748.

The City of Roanoke is an EOE.


Deputy Director, Business Vitality and Intelligence, Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency, Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality (Tallahassee, FL)

Salary: $45,676.80 - $105,019.20/annually
Hiring Rate will generally not exceed $83,470.40/annually

This is professional position that leads the Business Vitality and Intelligence Division to support and help implement the Office of Economic Vitality’s (OEV) implementing the strategic direction, programs and services to incorporate, leverage and stimulate economic successes for the Tallahassee and Leon County community: the business, civic, educational and research home of Florida’s Capital Region. This is a professional management position with a responsibility to work closely with and for the Director. Under the supervision of the OEV Director, the Deputy Director, Business Vitality and Intelligence oversees business development/expansion activities, managing the work plan to achieve the goals, strategies and six key initiatives outlined in the Tallahassee-Leon County Strategic Plan and Target Industry Study for Economic Development. The ideal candidate is a person with excellent communication skills, high integrity and demonstrated energy, capable of working with and managing a highly competent and motivated staff to support the OEV’s goals and priorities, and must be able to work independently, under minimal supervision. This position will involve travel to national, regional, state and other communities.

Minimum Training and Experience:
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Economics, Public Administration or related field and five years of experience that includes economic development, community development or real estate development; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A Master's Degree may substitute for one year of experience.

Necessary Special Requirement
Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at the time of appointment.

CLOSING DATE: April 12, 2019

Must submit a City of Tallahassee application by date designated above. Visit www.talgov.com. Please follow application instructions precisely.
TDD Number: 711.
Equal Opportunity, Veterans Preference, Drug-Free Employer


President, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PA) President. The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) is an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development (ACCD). The President of the PRA will collaborate with the ACCD CEO, Board of Directors and Steering Committee, private sector and community partners and lead the creation, development and execution of a comprehensive economic development strategy designed to support the success of the region’s five key economic sectors and accelerate the growth of high potential advanced industries including fintech, robotics, AI/machine learning, autonomous vehicles, additive manufacturing and petrochemical manufacturing. To apply or request a job profile email Todd Jorgenson PRA@jci-inc.net


Economic Development Specialist, Town of Clayton (Clayton, NC)

The Town of Clayton is seeking an Economic Development Specialist to provide professional level management support to the Department Director of Economic Development through economic development and redevelopment planning, marketing, communication, and research necessary to implement the Town’s economic development goals, objectives, and strategies. As a primary contact for the department, the Economic Development Specialist will coordinate and implement projects and programs that support commercial, office and industrial development; business attraction; business retention; development of public facilities and infrastructure; small business development initiatives; and other economic development, redevelopment or capital improvement programs or projects.

Work requires considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative while coordinating activities and executing work in a timely matter. An employee in this class must exercise independent judgment and considerable tact, as well as technical competence and an ability to consider and understand financial, socio-economic, legal and regulatory variables that impact the Town. Supervision is received from the Economic Development Director and is evaluated through interaction and observations of effectiveness of planned processes, the quality of work products, and the success of economic development efforts implemented.

To apply, Please go to townofclaytonnc.org and search for job openings, or click on the following link: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/claytonnc/jobs/2376307/economic-development-specialist?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

March 4, 2019

Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (Chicago, IL)

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is seeking highly qualified candidates with demonstrated success in leading complex, results oriented comprehensive planning and regional transportation efforts to serve as CMAP’s next Executive Director.

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is seeking highly qualified candidates with demonstrated success in leading complex, results oriented comprehensive planning and regional transportation efforts to serve as CMAP’s next Executive Director.

Must possess a bachelor’s degree in planning, public policy or related field. Knowledge of local, state and federal processes and funding mechanisms is important. Starting salary is $200,000 + DOQ. Apply online at www.govhrjobs.com by March 29, 2019 to Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA. Email: HVoorhees@govhrusa.com Tel: 847-902-4110.


Economic Development, Business Development Manager, Prince William County Government (Gainesville, VA 20155)

The Prince William County Department of Economic Development is seeking a results-oriented business developer who enjoys a fast paced environment to join our professional team.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for all aspects of sales prospecting, including: research, competitive analysis; marketing; lead generation; networking; proposal writing; project management; presentations; site visits; and deal closing.

Qualified candidates for the Business Development Manager position will have strong experience in lead generation and business development. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including working knowledge of social media and customer relationship management systems (Salesforce preferred) and strong attention to details for preparation of proposal development, RFI responses, sales and marketing campaigns, presentations, speaking engagements, policy documents, and deal closings are essential.

ENTRY SALARY RANGE: $69,225.00 - $93,366.00
For additional information about Prince William County's Department of Economic Development click on the following link: PWCED.
To view the full job announcement and apply online click on the following link: Business Development Manager.


Economic Development Director, City of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)

The Office of Community Development is current recruiting for an experienced professional to serve as the Economic Development Director for the City of New Orleans. The Economic Development Director is responsible for working closely with the Mayor, CAO and other senior staff in promoting business and economic development interests within the City. This role will include providing guidance to individuals, agents, and companies to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses within the City.

The Economic Development Director will serve as lead in the development and execution of a generational economic development plan and will design and oversee specific strategies and projects that support the mission and goal of that plan. Additional functions will include performing a variety of administrative, management, technical and professional duties that support the Mayor’s priorities as it relates to increased economic development opportunities in the City.

Essential skills and qualifications include:

- Demonstrable knowledge of business development, community involvement, and economic development.
- Working knowledge of municipal zoning and infrastructure, and planning programs and processes.
- Ability to prepare and analyze budgets and reports.
- Excellent oral and in written communication skills with experience developing and making presentations to City Council, assigned committees, task forces, and other officials.
- Ability to establish working relationships with other organizations and economic development practitioners.
- Ability to manage complex industry, community, and political relationships.
- Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning or a related field.
- At least seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in economics, business, and/or community development, including five (5) years of supervisory experience at an upper management level.
- Certification or specialized training in Economic Development preferred.

How to Apply:
- Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to the attention of Chad Brown at cjbrown@nola.gov. Please reference Economic Development Director in the subject line.

Link: www.nola.gov/jobs/economic-development-director-unclassified/