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September 17, 2018

Redevelopment Manager, City of Fort Collins (Fort Collins, CO)

Manage and oversee redevelopment efforts for the City of Fort Collins and Fort Collins Urban Renewal Authority. Encourage a vibrant and resilient economy through redevelopment efforts. Primary job functions include: development and coordination of programs, projects, and/or special assignments; prioritization of service needs and organizational objectives; and direct and participate in cross-functional teams.

For more information go to fcgov.csod.com

Email: skendall@fcgov.com

Management Analyst, City of Maricopa, (Maricopa, AZ)

Management Analyst - City of Maricopa - salary range $50,752.00 - $73,083.00

***Please see the City of Maricopa website for full recruitment and application details www.governmentjobs.com. Applications will only be accepted via the City of Maricopa website. ***

Ideal candidates will have the ability to generate, gather, assemble and analyze facts and studies to investigate business and economic trends, have a general statistics understanding and base knowledge of economics and basic research practices, be deadline and results oriented. Perform statistical, analytical and market research on economic and development issues, and creates and maintains related information, resources, and databases.

Assistant to the City Manager/Economic Development Director, GovHR USA (University City, MO)

A beautiful and historic inner-ring suburb of St. Louis. The Assistant to the City Manager/Economic Development Director position is newly created.

The City seeks candidates with initiative, creativity and a proven track-record of retaining, expanding and recruiting businesses. The ideal candidate is a people-person adept at building relationships, not bureaucracy.

Salary range: $85,000 - $108,000 +/- DOQ, plus an excellent benefit package. Apply by October 15, 2018 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.govhrjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, GovHR USA Tel: 847-380-3240.


Director, Business Development, Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, Inc. (Tampa, FL)

Summary of Responsibilities

Under the leadership of the Senior Vice President of Business Development [SVP], the Director of Business Development will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of the business development strategy and achievement of goals. The Director will play an essential role in planning business development activities, reporting on departmental performance, and directing activities of the department. The Director will have some project and customer relationship management responsibilities and will act in a player/coach role.

For more information and a comprehensive job description for this position, please visit our website at: tampaedc.com/careers/.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@tampaedc.com.

President & CEO, Manhattan Area Chamber (Manhattan, KS)

Top executive for combined 850-member chamber, economic development and CVB organization serving regional population in Flint Hills of Kansas. Manhattan home to 23,000-student Kansas State University, Fort Riley U.S. Army base and National Bio & Agro-Defense Facility (under construction). CEO reports to 30-member Board; 18 staff, $3+MM budget. Ideal candidate has at least 10 years as executive at regional ED organization, large chamber, private sector or related entity. Bachelors required; Masters, CCE or CEcD desired. Contact: Eric Peterson or Debbie Galbraith, Waverly Partners; 440-892-5961; Manhattan@Waverly-Partners.com

Chief Business Investment Officer, Economic Development, MetroHartford Alliance (Hartford, CT)

The MetroHartford Alliance, an organization experiencing a positive organizational transformation is seeking a Chief Business Investment Officer, Economic Development reporting directly to the CEO. This newly created position will lead a small professional group & responsible for the organizations overall Economic Development strategy and implementation. Areas of focus: Strategy/Planning: Design, implement, manage strategies and initiatives to increase jobs and capital investment in a group of target sectors. Design, implement, manage regionally-based research projects to drive and inform organization/ regional decision makers. Direct and manage the solicitation and management of grants related to regional business improvement strategies. Business Outreach/Relationship Management: Build and maintain broad-based, global coalition of individuals and organizational representatives, private and public sector to advance business development goals. Organize and oversee business outreach for regional businesses in target sectors for developing leads and collecting information on business competitiveness. Organize/ oversee outreach to global businesses in the target sectors with potential interest in locating or expanding the region. Organizational Leadership: Raise the visibility of the organization by participating in presentations, panel discussions and discussion forums in selected regional, national, and international forums. Serve as a member of the executive team.

The ideal candidate must have 10 years of experience with demonstrated success in economic development and program management. Demonstrated ability to deal with C-level business leaders. Experience in developing and managing collaborative partnerships. A Postgraduate degree or equivalent and relevant expertise. Familiarity with economic and community development issues and/or civic agency operations and CEcD preferred. The ideal candidate must have the ability to develop project strategies and take appropriate action with little definition or direction. Excellent communications, (written and oral), problem-solving and project management skills. Please submit your resume /salary requirements to Monica Marchese, Principal, Marchese Consulting LLC at email address mmarchese1950@gmail.com.

Director of Research, Economic Development, MetroHartford Alliance (Hartford, CT)

The MetroHartford Alliance, an organization moving toward organizational transformation is seeking a newly created position of Director of Research, Economic Development reporting directly to the Chief Business Investment Officer, Economic Development of the entity. Responsibilities include: Identifying current and emerging issues related to MetroHartford Alliance programs and initiatives, collecting data, conducting research and developing briefing materials on potential actions to address these issues. In addition you will be conducting analysis and gathering data and makes recommendations to pertinent decision-makers.

You will coordinate business proposal documents, conduct briefings and deliver presentations to public and private officials as well as oversee, evaluate, and maintain selected databases, subscriptions, electronic files, online resources, and paper documentation and maintain data sources used on the entity website. You will respond to data/research inquiries and requests. You will organize, manage and write RFI/RFP responses, regional “dashboard” metrics, as well as grant submissions on behalf of research and business investment initiatives. The position will also negotiate, manage, and coordinate outside research vendors to conduct specialized regionally-based research projects.

The ideal candidate must have 5- 10 years of progressively responsible relevant Economic Development experience coupled with an undergraduate degree in business, market research, library science or related field required. A Graduate degree strongly preferred. Familiarity with economic and community development issues, tax policy, business site location issues, economic modeling, local government structure, and/or civic agency operations preferred. Data mining and business analytics are also required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational, planning, problem solving, quantitative, and project management skills. Proficient in MS Office Suite and database software. GIS skills a plus. Please submit your resume and salary requirements to Monica Marchese, Principal, Marchese Consulting LLC at email address mmarchese1950@gmail.com.


September 10, 2018

Executive Director, Elmore County, Alabama, Economic Development Authority (Elmore County, AL)

Exciting leadership opportunity in Elmore County, part of the Montgomery, Alabama, MSA. One of the fastest growing counties in Alabama. Population 81,000+, 66% population growth since 1990! Diverse economy with big name aerospace and automotive suppliers, big name retail, and Class A office potential.

Candidates for this opportunity must have tangible, successful experience in a community with multiple municipalities. Starting salary: $77,000-$85,500 + Bonus Potential

Apply online by October 3, 2018 to Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716, chad@thenextmovegroup.com.

Click HERE for full job description and application! (thenextmovegroup.com/elmore)

Director of Client Services, Development Advisors (ATL, NYC or Dallas)

Title: Director of Client Services
Organization: Development Advisors
City and State: HQ in Charlotte N.C.
• Seeking to place this position in ATL, NYC or Dallas

Core Accountabilities:
• Generating existing client and alliance partner revenue
• Building and maintaining new alliance partners
• Generating new client revenue
• Negotiating engagements and agreements
• Facilitating smooth transitions to the Project Management Team
• Providing accurate sales forecasts

Position Responsibilities:
• Qualifying new client and referral relationships (in coordination with Research Team)
• Onboarding, servicing, and enhancing new and existing referral relationships
• Actively pursuing, attending, and participating in events and conferences where participants are potential DAI customers or referral partners
• Speaking and presenting at targeted events
• Leading development of presentations and proposals for clients and referral relationships
• Creating and managing strategy for DAI’s new markets
• Assisting with client, prospect, and referral partner events

Minimum experience
• 4+ years of sales experience
• 4+ years of client management experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Contract negotiation experience

$180k-$250k total compensation between salary and bonus
Company profit share
Benefits package

1) Complete a Predictive Index Survey: assess.predictiveindex.com/Z6aj
2) Submit your resume to HR@DAI-Locates.com

Vice President, Economic Development, Greater San Marcos Partnership (San Marcos, TX)

The Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP) is a nationally recognized economic development organization whose mission is to positively impact the regional economy of Hays & Caldwell Counties by attracting high quality jobs and investment. GSMP is the economic development contractor for the City of San Marcos, Hays and Caldwell Counties and is seeking an experienced, and highly motivated economic development professional to be responsible for the recruitment of new industries/ companies to the region.

For more information, visit greatersanmarcostx.com/jobs or send your resume and letter of interest to jobs@greatersanmarcostx.com


September 4, 2018

Director, Business & Talent Development, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) (Washington, DC)

ARC seeks a collaborative director to provide strategic direction, operational management and personnel leadership to this investment team. The director will lead, coach, manage and develop a team of grants management professionals.


10+ yrs relevant public & private sector work; 5+ yrs leadership experience.
Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in a related field and
Prior to hire, the selectee must successfully complete a federal background investigation
Ability to travel (~20%)

ARC offers a competitive compensation & benefits package. To apply, submit cover letter and resume referencing “Director, Business & Talent Development 2018-13” to hr@arc.gov. For more information, www.arc.gov. EOE

Economic Development Coordinator, Village of Winnetka (Winnetka, IL)

The Village of Winnetka, Illinois is seeking a full-time Economic Development Coordinator. Under the direction of the Assistant Village Manager, the Economic Development Coordinator is responsible for developing, guiding, and administering the Village’s economic development and business relations functions. The position emphasizes business development (existing business retention/expansion and new business recruitment), marketing/branding activities, and special events. The Economic Development Coordinator is a key liaison to the Winnetka business community and Chamber of Commerce and also plays an important role in the implementation of Winnetka’s Downtown Master Plan. The position requires experience and expertise in developing strategies to create a sustainable long-term commercial base and to promote the community’s vision of its three business districts.

Salary range: $70,000 – $98,497 (DOQ), plus excellent benefits. Candidates should apply with application, resume, and cover letter.

For more information and to apply, visit: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/winnetka

Submit direct inquiries to Ann Eriksson, Human Resources Generalist, aeriksson@winnetka.org or 847-716-3546.

Economic Development Specialist, St. Mary County’s Department of Economic Development (Leonardtown, MD)

St. Mary County’s Department of Economic Development is seeking an economic development professional to fill its Economic Development Specialist position. The position will focus on targeted industry business attraction and retention, data analysis, outreach and communications initiatives, and helping to foster a business and development-friendly environment. St. Mary’s County, Maryland is a fast growing technology hub in a beautiful coastal rural setting only 1.5 hours from DC.

Email: smchr@stmarysmd.com

Website: www.stmarysmd.com


Economic Development & Housing Director, City of Brooklyn Park (Brooklyn Park, MN)

The City of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota's sixth largest municipality, seeks an Economic Development & Housing Director. This position provides the City's Economic Development Authority/Housing Redevelopment Authority with strategic leadership, administrative staff support and is responsible for the direction, management and leadership of a team of six to seven staff.
• Bachelor's in Community Development, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Real Estate or related
• Six years of progressively responsible administrative and management experience in economic development, business development/financing, redevelopment, housing, planning

Apply online www.brooklynpark.org/employment/current-job-opportunities/, first application review 09/10/18.

Manager - Corporate Expansion and Attraction, Milwaukee 7 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)


The Milwaukee 7 – www.mke7.com – is the regional economic development entity for the seven counties comprising southeastern Wisconsin.


Execute strategies to retain, grow and attract companies in the M-7 region.

Key Responsibilities
• Work closely with the Vice President to develop and execute strategies for securing corporate expansion/attraction projects
• Serving as primary point of contact for corporate decision makers considering investment in the M-7 region, lead and manage real-time expansion/attraction projects
• Identify and coordinate involvement of appropriate state and local partners

Success Metrics

Corporate expansion/attraction “wins,” measured by jobs attracted/retained, payroll and capital investment

• Experience in prospecting, organizing and executing meetings and site visits with target clients
• Minimum two years economic development experience, preferably in role requiring interaction with business owners and executives
• Demonstrated project management expertise
• Bachelor’s degree
• Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed
• Superior presentation and writing skills
• Understanding of basic real estate concepts
• Familiarity with prominent manufacturing verticals (e.g., power and controls; machinery building; F&B)
• Ability to understand and utilize industry data

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive compensation and benefits package


Please send cover letter and resume to:

Jim Paetsch, VP
Milwaukee 7
756 N. Milwaukee St., #400
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Business Development Manager, Delaware Prosperity Partnership (Wilmington, Delaware)

Join Delaware’s new economic development P3 organization. The Delaware Prosperity Partnership seeks a Business Development Manager responsible for lead generation and cultivation to attract new jobs and investment to Delaware. This person will respond to inquiries, prepare proposals, attend trade shows, coordinate community visits and follow-up with prospects. Bachelor’s degree required in business, marketing, economics or related field. Minimum three years’ experience of relevant economic development, business, marketing, with sales/recruitment experience preferred.

Please visit our website “Join Our Team” tab for more information: www.deprosperitypartnership.com


August 27, 2018

Business Development Coordinator, City of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX)

STARTING SALARY: $60,632 - $78,822 DOQ

The City of Fort Worth’s Economic Department (TX) is seeking a Business Development Coordinator to assist with the implementation of programs and projects focused on business retention, attraction, and expansion.

Education and/or Experience:
• Minimum of two years of experience in economic development or related field required; five years of experience preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, Urban and Regional Studies, Economic Development, or related field or comparable education/experience/training;

Please visit our website for a complete job description and to apply. Apply online at chm.tbe.taleo.net.

Public Executive, City of Greenville (Greenville, SC)

The City of Greenville, South Carolina is seeking a successful public executive with a record of demonstrated leadership. As Chief Executive Officer for the City, the City Manager oversees all City staff and is responsible for managing the City’s day-to-day operations and implementing policies adopted by City Council.

Candidates are encouraged to apply to Springsted | Waters Executive Recruitment by August 15, 2018. Electronic submittals are required. Interested candidates should submit a resume, compelling cover letter of interest, five professional references and current salary history online at springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com.

Recruitment Brochure: www.greenvillesc.gov

Complete Job Description: www.greenvillesc.gov/DocumentCenter

Business Development Professional, Stafford County, Department of Economic Development & Tourism (Stafford, VA)

Stafford County, Department of Economic Development & Tourism is seeking a Business Development Professional to join our new team. Stafford County has new leadership across the County, including a new Director of ED&T who are committed to creating a High Performance Organization. The BD Professional will focus on business retention, expansion, and recruitment programs. Work includes implementing direct business visits and follow-up activities to promote the expansion or attraction of business. This position requires independent thinking in a team environment as she\he will have direct contact with owners and C-Level executives. See staffordcountyva.gov/1289/NeoGov for complete application instructions.

Director of Economic Development, City of Carrollton (Carrollton, TX)

The City of Carrollton is seeking a Director of Economic Development. The position will be responsible for Development and Redevelopment initiatives, BRE, assistance with Transit-Oriented-Development projects, Economic Strategic Visioning, and Business, Industrial, Office, Retail and Destination Restaurant recruitment and development. The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in general business administration or a related field and have 8 years of progressively responsible experience in an economic development or related position. CEcD and/or PCED certification is a plus.

Apply online at: bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position contact:
Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
(863) 860-9314

Director - Strategic Accounts, Atlas Integrated (Denver, CO (relocation not required))

Reports To: CEO

Position Summary: The Director of Strategic Accounts is responsible for collaborating with various parts of the organization to attract new clients, and grow existing client accounts, using proven business development tactics.

New Business Development
New business lead generation
New business lead qualification
Manage CRM system
Attend national events
Extensive networking
Work closely with marketing team
Account Management, Large Accounts
Regular communication with largest accounts
Work with services and product teams to Identify upsell opportunities
Advance upsell opportunities
Close upsell

Key Metrics:
New business closed
Upsell closed

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, economics, marketing, or related field
5+ years of experience in generating new business in a consulting or agency environment
Demonstrated experience with long sales cycle, large contract, consultative sales
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Interested candidates should send resumes to ben@atlas-integrated.com

Workforce Development Analyst, Loudoun County Government (Leesburg, VA)

Department of Economic Development has an immediate opening for a workforce development analyst. We understand that workforce is the key to future economic growth, and we are looking for a professional to help shape our workforce development efforts. This is a great opportunity, and there is no better place to be an economic developer than Northern Virginia. Loudoun County, Virginia is one of the fastest-growing residential and commercial markets in the United States and has been one of the country’s biggest economic development success stories over the past decade. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Real Estate, Urban/Regional Planning, Business Administration, Economics or related field plus 2 years of direct work experience, including professional research and analysis. Hiring Range: $55,283-$80,408. Recruitment #19-A1-1268. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply. EOE

Senior Director of Real Estate and Operations, McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority (Atlanta, GA)

McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority (FortMac LRA) is the agency charged with the redevelopment of 145 acres of the former Fort McPherson in Southwest Atlanta. Its mission is to transform the former Army post into a vibrant, walkable, mixed-use development connected to two MARTA stations, including a historic village, retail development, office space, housing and public arts. FortMac LRA seeks a Senior Director of Real Estate and Operations to manage and leverage its real estate portfolio and related projects to generate revenue and support redevelopment. For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and résumé to Jorgenson Consulting at FortMacLRA@jci-inc.net.

Executive Director, City of Converse Economic Development Corporation (Converse, TX)

The Executive Director provides senior level direction, management and oversight of the City of Converse EDC. In general, responsibilities include planning, managing and overseeing economic development activities and operations including recruiting prospects, retaining businesses, research, marketing the City, and administration. In addition, the Executive Director is charged with developing strong community relationships and providing critical analysis and insights into economic conditions to the EDC Board, City and other community stakeholders.

For complete job description and application please visit our website at www.conversetx.net