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February 17, 2020


Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

As the City of Atlanta’s economic development agency, the Atlanta Development Authority d/b/a “Invest Atlanta’s” purpose is to strengthen Atlanta’s economy and global competitiveness to create increase opportunity and prosperity for all Atlantans. Economic prosperity and competitiveness in Atlanta start with equity—equitable access to opportunity and pathways to wealth creation. It is more than a goal, it is a guiding principle that drives the organization. Consequently, the Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer position is a leadership role, reporting directly to the Invest Atlanta President & Chief Executive Officer. This position leads Invest Atlanta’s commitment and strategy to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive agency that promotes economic mobility principles. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer partners with other senior leaders to develop and prioritize IA’s strategies around diversity, inclusion and economic mobility.

The Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer champions IA’s programs and benefits through an economic mobility lens to ensure that all Atlantans are positioned to benefit from economic investments in the City, regardless of zip code. This position implements the overarching vision of diversity, equity, and inclusion for Invest Atlanta—both at the external programmatic and internal administrative levels —that works to eliminate systemic organizational marginalization and promotes inclusion and economic mobility practices that will be evidenced through our structures, programs and leadership. This position requires an inspiring, collaborative, courageous, innovative, and visionary leader with outstanding people and management skills.

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.


Real Estate and Location Specialist, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (Madison, WI)

The Real Estate & Location Specialist serves as the organization’s point person for site-selection and commercial real estate related requests. This includes the oversight and management of the Wisconsin’s Certified Sites Program, LocateInWisconsin.com property database, managing the intake and response development for Requests for Proposals/Information that come from corporate real estate executives or decision makers seeking to invest or expand in Wisconsin, and providing internal support, expertise and coordination for Business & Investment Attraction projects. Working closely with the Business & Investment Attraction Director, the RELS will serve as the back-up lead contact for site selectors, consultants and commercial real estate professionals seeking information about Wisconsin, and he/she is a key member of a project team, participates in program and project development, disseminates project information and is an active participant in project-related work groups and committees.

Education and Experience:

» Bachelor’s degree in Economic Development, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Information Systems, Economic Geography, Geography, Cartography, Sociology, Community Development, Urban or Regional Planning, Real Estate, Urban Design, Economics, Business Administration, Public Policy or related field; Master’s degree preferred.

» Minimum of two years of experience in economic development, community development, economics, commercial real estate, urban or regional planning, or related field.

Contact:
Jasen Funk
jasen.funk@wedc.org or 608.210.6804

In order to be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through the following link on our site: secure.yourpayrollhr.com


Economic Development Director, City of Whitewater (Whitewater, WI)

This new position will provide coordinated, meaningful services and programs to residents, businesses, development prospects and other City departments that directly maintain and grow Whitewater's quality of life. You will work with various commissions and community organizations to promote common development goals and objectives in and for the City. For full job description, application instructions and more information about this exciting opportunity, please go to: agency.governmentjobs.com or contact Judy Atkinson, Human Resources Coordinator: jatkinson@whitewater-wi.gov


Vice President Business Attraction, AllianceSTL (St. Louis, MO)

AllianceSTL (MO) Vice President Business Attraction - AllianceSTL was launched in March 2019 to stimulate sustained regional growth by aggressively pursuing and attracting competitive business investments and jobs to St. Louis. The Vice President of Business Attraction will develop and lead successful new business attraction projects for Greater St. Louis by understanding the client’s true needs and relentlessly pursuing a creative solution. These outcomes will be delivered through the consistent creation of incredible customer experience and a truly collaborative process with regional economic development partners. To apply, nominate or request information email AllianceSTL@jci-inc.net


Economic Development Coordinator, Hoosier Energy (Bloomington, IN)

Oversees development and implementation of industrial and large commercial recruitment and site development programs, as well as programs to encourage the retention and expansion of existing industry, in close cooperation with Hoosier Energy’s Member REMCs/RECs for the purposes of diversifying customer base and load profile, enhancing community economic development and reducing wholesale power costs. Supports the Hoosier Energy electric system marketing program and initiatives.

Education:

» Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Economics, Engineering or related area

Experience:

» 5 years' minimum of progressive economic development experience in community and industrial relations, communications and/or marketing

Skills and Abilities:

» Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
» Demonstrated level of professionalism, positive attitude and ability to motivate others
» Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
» Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
» Strong customer orientation
» Ability to effectively negotiate terms, agreements and understandings with others
» Demonstrated project management skills
» Public presentation skills
» Must have valid driver's license
» Ability to obtain Passport upon hire

Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Please apply online at: recruiting2.ultipro.com

Applicants may visit www.hoosierenergy.com and click on careers to apply.


Economic Development Specialist, City of Bozeman (Bozeman, Montana)

$21.56-$25.37/hour

Provides professional level management support to the Director of Economic Development, and/or their designee, through economic development, redevelopment, parking, neighborhoods and community engagement activities related to the planning, marketing and research work necessary for implementing the City's Strategic Plan, Economic Development Strategy, Downtown Strategic Parking Management Plan, urban renewal plans, and other relevant or overlapping plans. Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, social sciences, or other related degree; and At least two years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, business, marketing, banking, finance or community and economic development, or other closely related field.

Complete a City of Bozeman application online at www.bozeman.net/jobs

 

February 10, 2020


Executive Director, Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce (Sun Prairie, WI)

Play a leading role in the evolution of the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce, be engaged in the ongoing economic development and business advocacy efforts for the Sun Prairie area business community. The ideal candidate will serve as a brand champion for the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce, each of its member businesses and the Sun Prairie community as a whole. The candidate will occasionally participate in governmental meetings where there are discussions about matters that impact area businesses. Salary range $60,000-$75,000. Click HERE for full job description and qualifications!

(1) Through Indeed.com (HERE)

(2) Email: spchamberbod@tds.net


Program Manager, Invest Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

The Invest Atlanta Program Manager is responsible for creation, management and implementation of neighborhood programs, Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (“CNI”), and community development. The Program Manager will also be responsible for identifying and sustaining strategic partnerships, managing consultants/vendor relationships, community engagement and seeking out investment and funding opportunities that will enhance the economic prosperity of the residents and communities in the city. In addition, as programs and initiatives may be developed under new designations, the Program Manager is expected to actively participate, manage, and lead necessary activities, as applicable.

The Program Manager will serve as primary communications liaison and means of delivery for Invest Atlanta resources to residents and communities. The Program Manager will focus on creating a sense of place for the City’s residents and communities by identifying and addressing needs, assets and priority investment in accordance with adopted city’s redevelopment plans and strategies. Program Manager activities may include, but are not limited to, the development of viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide quality housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons and community engagement. The primary means towards this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations. Invest Atlanta’s growth, progress and vision offers an outstanding opportunity for a project manager who wants to create a positive and lasting change in the community.

The Program Manager will also be responsible for identifying and sustaining strategic partnerships, managing consultants/vendor relationships and seeking out investment and funding opportunities that will enhance the economic prosperity of the residents and communities.

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.


Economic Development Director, Town of Fuquay-Varina (Fuquay-Varina, NC)

The Economic Development Director is responsible for managing the Town’s Economic Development and Downtown Development Departments. This position will manage and implement the day-to-day activities related to economic development and redevelopment opportunities. The Economic Development Director serves as the main point of contact and leader of the Town’s economic development activities and will further the economic interests of the community under the direction of Town Management as established by the Town Board of Commissioners. To learn more about this opportunity, please click here: nc-fuquayvarina.civicplushrms.com


Director of Shared Services, Cyber Security & Innovation, Tulsa Regional Chamber - Economic Development Division (Tulsa, OK)

Responsible for managing business attraction and business retention and expansion (BRE) projects in the shared services and cyber security industries as well as serving as the primary liaison to the region’s innovation partners, including 36 Degrees North, the Tulsa Innovation Labs, and i2E among others. This includes activities such as coordinating business retention visits; responding to Requests for Information/Proposals (RFIs/RFPs); coordinating prospect visits; analyzing consultant survey responses; and out-of-state marketing and consultant visit activities. Additionally, the Director will coordinate activities with other Economic Development Division employees involved in marketing and business intelligence as well as the activities of the Executive Office, Community Development, Resource Development, Communications, and Government Affairs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Bachelor’s degree in related field or 3-5 years’ experience in related activities

Excellent written and verbal skills

Must be able to regularly make presentations using PowerPoint to prospects and investors

Excellent knowledge of PC and industry software, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Standard, and other CRM software (Executive Pulse).

Apply: tulsachamber.com or email cynthiasimmons@tulsachamber.com


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

The Greater Houston Partnership is looking for a results driven, collaborative, economic development professional to manage and implement programs and projects that support the attraction, relocation, expansion, and retention of domestic and international businesses; The manager 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.

Reporting to the Vice President, Economic Development, the primary role and responsibility of the manager is to market the Houston region as a business magnet to expanding and relocating businesses to foster job creation and economic growth. The Manager supports our mission to make Houston one of the world’s best places to live, work, and build a business.

The following responsibilities are essential to job performance:

1. Develop and direct various business attraction programs which focus the regional economic development efforts on the creation of new primary jobs and new investments in the various industry clusters.

2. Utilize CRM System to manage a portfolio of leads (within a cluster or target industry focus).

3. Work with Marketing and Research to prepare messages and identify opportunities; and conduct proactive reach-outs.

4. Plan, coordinate and deliver assistance, information and services to assigned leads and prospects. Services and information include, but are not limited to, the following: marketing and community information, custom proposals, sites and facilities, special incentives, permitting, workforce development, briefings/orientation, site visits, VIP introductions, regional ally support/referral, press releases, ground breaking/open houses, and other assistance necessary to recruit and retain companies.

5. Obtain and maintain knowledge of assigned target industries, industry trends and influencers, expansion/relocation factors and local companies in the target industries.

6. Demonstrate expert knowledge about the industries and communities of the 11-county region served by the Partnership.

Click here to apply or contact HR at 713-844-3698.


Executive Director, Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) (Phoenix, AZ)

Are you a dynamic and experienced leader committed to a vibrant Arizona? The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) is seeking a new Executive Director to accelerate the growing reputation and success of their organization. Founded in 1974, this membership association was founded on a mission to be the statewide advocate for responsible economic development.

The Executive Director is the key management leader of AAED and is responsible for overseeing the administration, management, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.

Click here to learn more and apply: www.aaed.com/networking/apply_now.aspx?view=2&id=595542

 

February 3, 2020


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

Exciting opportunity responsible for regional existing industry relations, expansion activities and workforce development efforts. BGAEDA is a nonprofit corporation 501(c) (6). The ideal candidate is professional, competitive, and has the skills to manage multiple projects at once.

Bachelor’s degree in economic development or related field required. 3 to 5 years senior level Econ. Dev. experience and/or specialized Econ. Dev. training or certification. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Submit resume to bgecondev@thenextmovegroup.com. Position open until filled. Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716.

Click HERE for full job description and application!


Economic Development Specialist, Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development (LCEWD) (Fort Collins, CO)

THE POSITION

Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development (LCEWD) supports the vitality of our region by providing essential economic and workforce development services to our citizens, and public and private partners. We do this through collaboration and strategic engagement with employers, community partners, and organizations.

Larimer County is committed to creating a vibrant regional economy that:

• Supports a diverse industry base.
• Develops and sustains a robust workforce.
• Creates a unique sense of place in Northern Colorado.

LCEWD values employees who are innovative, creative, team oriented, excellent problem solvers and want to make a positive difference in their community.

As a part of the LCEWD, the Economic Development Specialist will provide professional and technical expertise related to Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E). This position is responsible for supporting and coordinating the Northern Colorado BR&E Partnership; connecting businesses to needed services and resources throughout Larimer County and Colorado; supporting the economic vitality of Larimer County through meaningful relationships with the private sector; and serving as a resource to other County staff, outside agencies and the general public by providing information and assistance, and by solving problems.

Wage: $51,373 - $61,648 annually

QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge of economic development concepts and strategies; business retention and expansion practices; business, market, and economic indicators and trends.
• Skilled at building and managing complex relationships with diverse individuals, organizations, and stakeholders.
• Perform duties independently without close supervision.
• Exceptional problem-solving skills.
• Ability to adapt to process changes and manage ambiguous situations.
• Skilled in providing excellent customer service.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Skilled at record keeping and records management.
• Above average knowledge of routine software and business applications.
• Experience in a directly related field or performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
• Education from an accredited college or university or a combination of equivalent relevant demonstrated experience and education.

For more information or to apply visit larimer.org. Please email recruiting@larimer.org for questions.


Executive Director, Leadville Lake County Economic Development Corporation (Leadville, CO)

Bring your economic development experience to North America’s highest-elevation city, a community that works and plays together. Leadville is a former mining town on the cusp of an economic renewal that is primed for change. As Executive Director, you’ll work hands-on to implement the County’s strategic plan and the LLCEDC Economic Development Program. More information at lakecountyedc.com.

Forward resume, cover letter, list of four work-related references and brief written discussion on “How you would approach Economic Development in Leadville, CO” to: llcedc@lakecountyedc.com or LLCEDC, PO Box 1503, Leadville, CO 80461. Applications will be accepted until filled.


Deputy Economic and Urban Development Director, City of Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

SALARY:

$97,740.50-$156,384.80 Annually

Salary depends on experience

To direct, manage and coordinate goals, priorities and special projects relating to the operations and activities of the Economic and Urban Development Department and the Redevelopment Agency (RDA); to guide and coordinate assigned activities with the City Council, city departments and outside agencies; to foster continued review of programs and services to optimize redevelopment and economic development, primarily in the downtown area of the city of Las Vegas; to provide assistance to developers, property owners, and businesses; to provide support to the Redevelopment Agency Board; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director, Economic and Urban Development.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

Five years of increasingly responsible experience in redevelopment or economic development, or a closely related field, including two years of administrative and managerial responsibility.

Education:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major in economics, planning, business administration, public administration or a field related to the essential functions. A combination of formal education and directly related work experience may substitute for the degree. The City assesses 1.5 years of full-time experience as equivalent to one year of education.

Possession of one or more of the following certifications in economic development is preferred:

• Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation from the International Economic Development Council;
• Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) designation from the Council of Development Finance Agencies;
• Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification by the National Development Council;
• Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) by the CCIM Institute, or
• Real Estate Development Certificate holder or comparable through Urban Land Institute.

To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lasvegas/jobs/2694268/deputy-economic-and-urban-development-director?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Contact for questions: Suzana Kotur (skotur@lasvegasnevada.gov)


Executive Director, Jefferson County Development Authority (Jefferson County, WV)

Exciting opportunity responsible for attracting new business and encouraging expansion and retention of existing business and agriculture to promote a stronger economic base for Jefferson County.

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, political science, or public admin from an accredited college or university with 5 or more years of relevant economic development. Certified Economic Developer preferred. A valid license is required. Salary: $85,000-$105,000, plus strong benefit package.

Submit resume to jeffcowv@thenextmovegroup.com by Friday February 28, 2020 at noon Eastern Time. Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716.

Click HERE for full job description and application!


Executive Director, St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation (St. Bernard Parish, LA)

Exciting opportunity responsible for carrying out the organization’s mission of creating and retaining jobs, building prosperity, and improving quality of life in St. Bernard Parish.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and 3-6 years management experience with 1-3 years of senior leadership experience. A master’s degree, or equivalent certification, is preferred. Salary: $80,000-$90,000, plus stipend for benefits.

Submit resume to stbernard@thenextmovegroup.com by Friday February 14, 2020 at 2 pm Central Time. Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716.


National Business Investment Assistant Director, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) (Tysons, VA)

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) in Tysons, Virginia seeks a dynamic and highly motivated National Business Investment Assistant Director to promote Fairfax County to representatives of the local, state and national business community seeking to establish, relocate, and/or expand business; optimize business retention; and create new jobs throughout Fairfax County. Assist the Director with the development of programs and events to help the organization achieve its goals. Assist with the training of five Business Investment Managers. Coordinate with the EDA’s Salesforce Administrator on reports and database issues/updates.

Salary is $85,000 to $100,000.

For more information, please visit www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/about-fceda/employment-opportunities

 

January 27, 2020


Director, Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (Oak Harbor, OH)

The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation is actively searching for an individual to fill the position of Director. The Director is part of a team responsible for developing relationships with local, regional, and national businesses, organizations, educational institutions, and agency partners to identify and carry out the economic and workforce development needs within the County. The Director is primarily responsible for planning, organizing and implementing efforts related to business attraction, retention and expansion. The ideal candidate will be able to operate independently and be a results-oriented, strategic leader who can work effectively and collaboratively with public and private sector partners.

Link: https://ocic.biz/employment/


Director of Community Development, City of Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)

THE POSITION

Under executive direction from an Assistant City Manager, the Director of Community Development serves as the principal administrator of the Department. The Director of Community Development will need to possess excellent management, communication, and administrative skills. They must be a proven leader who has extensive knowledge and background in municipal planning, building, and/or development services. The individual must have strong political acumen skills and the ability to work effectively with a full range of City officials, employees, community organizations, and most importantly, the public.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:

Experience

• A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience managing a broad range of municipal services such as planning, building review, engineering, traffic engineering, and/or street maintenance in a large municipality or public including a minimum of two years at a management level comparable to division manager.

Education

• A Bachelor’s degree in planning, civil engineering, public administration or business administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Substitutions

• A Master’s Degree in a related field may substitute for one year of the required supervisory experience.
• Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Driver License

• Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Loss of the license is a cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Please visit:

koffassociates.applytojob.com/apply/cWYbNnGc9c/Director-Of-Community-Development?source=International+Economic+Development+Council

for all details on requirements and application process.

The base salary for this position is $143,614.31 - $215,421.46 annually.

The City of Sacramento is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity.

TO Apply:

koffassociates.applytojob.com/apply/cWYbNnGc9c/Director-Of-Community-Development?source=International+Economic+Development+Council

Please email recruiting@koffassociates.com for questions.


Economic Development Director, City of Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

CLOSING DATE: 02/17/20

Apply online:

www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grandrapids/jobs/2681810/economic-development-director?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

This is advanced professional work coordinating and leading the work of the Economic Development Department and related authorities. This position is responsible for leading economic development by managing complex real estate development relationships, engaging in critical external local, regional and state-wide relationships, leading implementation of the City's equitable economic development plan, and participating in teams that are responsible for place-making in business districts. Work involves coordinating the efforts of diverse groups from within and outside of City Government. Work is performed with considerable latitude for independent decision making under the managerial direction of the Deputy City Manager. The role of this position is to create new investment and attract residents to the community by planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the operational effectiveness and staff assignments of the Economic Development Department, including serving as Executive Director of associated Boards and Authorities and facilitating public/private partnership development finance investments.


Development Officer, City of Hollywood (Hollywood, FL)

This position performs highly responsible and confidential work involving development projects, redevelopment objectives, business assistance activities, and the acquisition and disposition of real property. The Development Officer serves as the lead in developing new business and strategic partnerships; leading transactional negotiations related to development, assisting in strategic planning; and providing staff, developers, businesses, and property owners the necessary information related to growth and sustainable development occurring within the City and region that is needed to make informed decisions about Hollywood’s future development.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree plus two years of progressively responsible experience in acquisitions, construction and development, commercial real estate, project management and/or development review. Preferred experience with public/private partnerships and associated regulations.

Applications are accepted on line only at www.hollywoodfl.org.

Salary range is $81,950 - $131,120. Starting salary depends on qualifications.


Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development, Greater Lafayette Commerce (Lafayette, IN)

Develops a professional relationship with members, prospective and existing companies, site selectors, state, local and regional partners to facilitate a thriving economic development environment. With the goal of increasing the Greater Lafayette population by 25,000 by 2026, this position will serve as the lead position for Greater Lafayette Commerce to achieve the metric of that goal; attracting 5,000 economic based jobs through expansion of existing firms and attraction of new firms to Greater Lafayette.

Please submit resumes to info@greaterlafayettecommerce.com or through our website at www.greaterlafayettecommerce.com/careers.


Specialist, Target Market, Tennessee Valley Authority (Nashville, TN)

Specialist, Target Market - 509835

Organization: External Relations

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Posting Open: 01/20/2020

Posting Close: 02/03/2020 at 11:59PM EST

POSITION PURPOSE:

Accountable for activities relating to TVA’s involvement with industrial development and power supply matters for prospective new or expanding industrial plants to encourage them to locate in the TVA region to make more efficient use of the TVA power system resources and attract new jobs and capital investment to the region. Incumbent works directly with General Manager, Marketing Development and Field Operations, and leaders of eight Regional Industrial Development Associations, state economic development agencies, site selection consultants, and private companies to help attract new investment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education – Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economic development or related field of study. A Master’s degree is preferred.

Experience – Minimum of 6 years of economic development experience and/ or sales and/or marketing experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities — Must have knowledge of industrial power contracts; knowledge of the majority of TVA’s business operations; knowledge of power distributor systems and attitudes relative to industrial development; and familiarity with industrial plant power requirements and economic factors involved in plant site selections. Must be able to provide technical assistance, primarily related to site selection and the Tennessee Valley attributes, to prospective industry, industrial development organizations, and consultants representing industrial clients, and assists local power companies. Candidate may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position / access requirements and essential job functions. Candidate will be required to travel.

For more information on this role and to apply, please use the link below.

tvacareers.ttcportals.com/jobs/search?sort_by=cfml3,desc


Director of Economic Development, Tahlequah Regional Development Authority (Tahlequah, OK)

The Tahlequah Regional Development Authority (TRDA) is seeking a strong leader to serve as the Director of Economic Development who will lead this dynamic community’s economic development efforts along with implementing a new Action Plan for Economic Development.

Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a vibrant, growing community located between Lake Tenkiller and Lake Fort Gibson on the beautiful Illinois River in eastern Oklahoma.

Tahlequah enjoys a low cost of living; it is home to the Northeastern State University and is the Capitol of the Cherokee Nation.

Learn more about this great community at www.tahlequahchamber.com or www.cityoftahlequah.com.

Please submit your resume along with salary history and references to:

jimfram@cgplans.com no later than Friday, February 14, 2020.


Director of Economic Development, Town of Lexington, Massachusetts (Lexington, MA)

We are currently accepting applications for the fulltime (35 hours per week) position:

Land Use, Health and Development Department

Starting Salary Range: $83,248 - $94,092

Excellent benefits package

The REQUIRED Town of Lexington application form must be received in the Town’s Human Resource Department. This position is open until filled with priority given to applications received by February 7, 2020.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Develops, coordinates and implements strategies for attracting and retaining a vibrant commercial business base in historic town with population 33,700. Assists business and individuals in establishing and maintaining operations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general direction of the Assistant Town Manager for Development.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises full-time coordinator and visitor center positions, interns, part-time and seasonal employees. Supervisory activities include scheduling and assigning work, establishing work procedures and performance standards, evaluating employee performance. Also supervises contractors conducting special studies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and implement economic development strategies consistent with priorities established by the Select Board and Town Manager.

Facilitate and act as the single point of contact and serve as an ombudsman to help developers and landlords navigate permitting and zoning processes in an expeditious and coordinated manner. Recruit and/or assist prospective businesses in locating and maintaining their business operations in Lexington. Advise retail and small businesses on strategies to improve their business model in Lexington.

Oversee and manage the Lexington Visitors Center operation and Town of Lexington tourism functions. Prepare, manage and monitor the economic development operating budget. Full posting and minimum qualifications at:

www.lexingtonma.gov/human-resources

https://www.lexingtonma.gov/sites/lexingtonma/files/uploads/edd_posting_12.19.pdf

Lexington Economic Development webpage:

https://www.lexingtonma.gov/economic-development

Contact: Lorraine Garrett, 781-698-4504


Marketing Program Manager, Loudoun County Government (Leesburg, VA)

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development has an immediate opening for a creative, digital storyteller to serve as the Marketing Program Manager. This professional will lead our digital outreach efforts with the local business community and targeted business prospects. The position requires the ability to manage competing deadlines, work collaboratively with businesses and resource partners, develop digital solutions, and communicate our message effectively. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree with major coursework in communications, public relations or a related field, plus 2 years’ experience in website management, content marketing, or related programs.

This position requires a strategic thinker with the ability to conduct communications and marketing initiatives in support of 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. Early morning, evening and weekend work is required for special events and meetings. Travel, as required. HIRING RANGE: $56,394-$82,027. EOE

Visit our on-line employment center at www.loudoun.gov for more information and to apply.


President and Chief Executive Officer, Effingham Regional Growth Alliance (Effingham, IL)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

EFFINGHAM REGIONAL GROWTH ALLIANCE

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Effingham Regional Growth Alliance is seeking a talented, self-motivated and entrepreneurial leader with a solid understanding of the key principles of economic development to become its next President and CEO.

The Alliance is seeking a leader to build upon its past accomplishments and to seek new opportunities to continue to grow the economy of the region.

Apply by February 24, 2020 at www.GovHRJobs.com to Mark R. Peterson, VP, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062, direct questions to him at mpeterson@govhrusa.com.

Click HERE to Apply!


Deputy Assistant Secretary Regional Affairs, Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (Washington, DC)

Deputy Assistant Secretary Regional Affairs

Department: Department of Commerce
Agency: Economic Development Administration
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: $131,239.00 to $197,300.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: ES-0301-00
Open Period: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 to Monday, February 17, 2020
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Open to the public, Senior executives


Regional Director, Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (Washington, DC)

Regional Director

Department: Department of Commerce
Agency: Economic Development Administration
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Chicago, Illinois
Salary: $131,239.00 to $197,300.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: ES-0301-00
Open Period: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 to Monday, February 17, 2020
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Open to the public, Senior executives