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July 23, 2018

Economic Development Specialist, Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach, FL)

Salary: $55,731 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications

Department: Department of Economic Sustainability/Deputy Director

Location: 100 Australian Avenue, WPB

Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday; will be required to work during emergencies.


Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online. May submit scannable application/resume with any Veteran’s Preference documentation to Palm Beach County Human Resources, 100 Australian Avenue #300, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 Info 561/616-6888 Fax 561/616-6893 (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Applications/resumes must include Job ID number, and will be accepted no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 27, 2018. EO/AA M/F/D/V (DFWP), Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.

Program/Project Coordinator Senior, Broward County (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

The Office of Economic & Small Business Development is seeking a motivated candidate with exceptional organizational, communication and presentation skills that will be responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of a countywide apprenticeship initiative. The primary function of this position is the development and maintenance of relationships with Broward County non-profit organizations, service providers, business and industry groups, municipalities, and educational entities with the goal of aligning apprenticeship opportunities with employment needs, particularly in disadvantaged communities.


For more information and to apply, visit www.broward.org/careers

President & Chief Executive Officer, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce (Joplin, MO)

President & Chief Executive Officer, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, Joplin, MO: Combined 5-Star accredited 850-member chamber and economic development organization serving 7-county, tri-state region in southwest Missouri with daytime population of 240,000. $2MM budget; supports 7 key affiliates providing land, capital, incubator, job training. Diverse economy: manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, education, retail. Excellent public-private sector relationships, experienced staff and committed Board. Seek experienced leader with proven economic development success; outstanding communication and collaboration skills. Bachelor’s required; advanced degree/CEcD preferred. Resume to Waverly Partners executive search consultants Eric Peterson (440.892.5961) or Debbie Galbraith (785.856.9273) or email either consultant Joplin@Waverly-Partners.com.

Business Manager - Engagement and Operations, Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency (Tallahassee, FL)

Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality

Salary: $45,676.80 - $105,019.20/annually

Hiring Rate will generally not exceed $83,470.40/annually

Minimum Training and Experience:

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field and at least four years of professional experience that includes economic development, community development or real estate development; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A master’s degree in an area mentioned above may substitute for one year of the required experience.

CLOSING DATE: August 10, 2018

Must submit a City of Tallahassee application by date designated above. Visit www.talgov.com or contact COT HR at 850-891-8214. Please follow application instructions precisely.

Vice President, Business Development, Savannah Economic Development Authority (Savannah, GA)

The Savannah Economic Development Authority, Savannah, Georgia has initiated an executive search for a Vice President, Business Development. The Chason Group has been selected to lead the search. SEDA is an independently funded organization that is responsible for creating, growing and attracting jobs and investment to Savannah-Chatham County region. The Vice President is responsible for continuously developing, implementing and managing SEDA’s strategic plan for developing product, attracting new business and supporting established businesses. For more information contact Tim Chason at 404/735-0540. A cover letter and resume may be uploaded at www.thechasongroup.com. Deadline: July 31, 2018. Start date: September 2018.

Economic Development Director, Person County Government (Roxboro, NC)


$66,073.00 - $107,804.00 Annually - Depends on qualifications

Position is open until filled.


Performs promotional and consultative work in developing and directing a comprehensive economic development program for Person County. An employee in this class is responsible for consulting with local officials, community leaders, and large and small business executives for the purpose of promoting business, industrial, and commercial growth through expansion and retention of existing business and industry, as well as attraction and recruitment of new industries and businesses to the County. Duties include development of data, statistics, and publications which portray the economic potential of the county; identification of prospective businesses and industries; and maintaining proper records, reports, and public information for the program. Position requires considerable planning and timely execution of work. Decisions must be made quickly with accuracy when dealing with the business management teams. Employee must exercise independent judgment and simultaneously must consider financial, socio-economic, legal, and regulatory variables as they affect the County. Work is performed under the direction of the County Manager and is evaluated through conferences, reports and results.


Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in business, planning, economics, or related field supplemented by training in economic development and considerable professional experience in economic development; Masters Degree and North Carolina Economic Development Certification preferred.

Please visit www.personcountyedc.com for more information on Person County's Economic Development Commission.


www.personcounty.net & click on "Employment"

Person County HR
Roxboro, NC 27573

Managing Director, Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (Wilmington, DE)

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation Seeks New Managing Director

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (Wilmington, Delaware) was founded in 1993 to create, develop and implement strategic initiatives to serve and transform downtown Wilmington. Its mission is to increase the economic vitality of the city and strengthen Wilmington’s role as a center of cultural and civic activity statewide and in the region.

Over 25 years, WRC has been a convener of large-scale, innovative projects. We are a privately funded, nonpartisan, nonprofit working with a range of partners with one overarching goal: “We bring big ideas to life.”

Follow the link below for more information:


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

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has the Logan Development Group to conduct a search for an expert economic development professional to lead economic development efforts for the Chamber. Candidates should possess 3-5 years of economic development experience including experience working non-industrial projects. Strong knowledge of real estate and product development. To request the detailed recruitment profile or to apply for the position, please contact Daniel Logan, Daniel@logandevgroup.com.


July 16, 2018

Director Business Attraction, WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (Windsor, ON)

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director Business Attraction develops and executes strategy and activities to attract and facilitate new investment in the Windsor-Essex region.

Major Responsibilities
• Develop strategic plan to support regional programs and initiatives to facilitate new capital investment, technology, job creation and business growth
• Promote regional strengths and support development of marketing strategy, sales materials and marketing plan to deliver to targeted businesses globally
• Provide support for business and investors visiting region by conducting presentations and tours for companies considering locating in region
• Develop compelling sales presentations to promote and sell regional assets to new investors
• Extend reach to include regular contact with site selectors globally
• Develop plans that target specific sectors to ensure a high level of awareness of region as the best location for future investments

• University Degree Business Administration, Political Science, Economics, Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant education
• 7-8 years’ experience in management positions in public or private sector
• Working knowledge of Ontario Municipal Act, municipal affairs and real estate knowledge
• Strong interpersonal, project management, organizational, analytical, communication, report writing, negotiation, problem-solving, public relations and public speaking skills

Submit resume to


by July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Business Development/Marketing Manager, Florida’s Great Northwest (Niceville, FL, near Destin in the Florida Panhandle)

Job description and qualifications:

Florida’s Great Northwest, the regional economic development organization, is seeking a self-starter for its Business Development/Marketing Manager position. 3+ yrs experience with Bachelor’s in economics, planning, marketing, communications, public relations or related field.

Proactively generate leads, research information on prospects and for leads, coordinate regional business development/marketing programs with local economic developers, develop project proposals, help keep Northwest Florida top of mind.

Help make a significant impact on Northwest Florida and live near Destin’s emerald green waters and white sandy beaches.

See full job description at www.floridasgreatnorthwest.com/about/careers/

Send resumes to kwilmes@fgnw.org

Business Manager, Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Richmond, VA)

Virginia Economic Development Partnership is seeking an experienced economic development professional to successfully promote Virginia to targeted industry executives and site selection consultants as the preferred location for new and expanding business facilities.

All candidates must apply through our website www.vedp.org. Application deadline: Open until filled

Economic Development Director, GRO Marshfield (Marshfield, MO)

Compensation: Salary is negotiable and competitive

GRO Marshfield is looking for an experienced, highly motivated self-starter economic development professional. Marshfield, Missouri is the County seat of Webster County. Over the past few years, Webster County has been the second fastest growing county in the State of Missouri.

Marshfield is wanting to expand its marketing through its invigorated economic development partnership composed of through GRO Marshfield. GRO Marshfield is the first point of contact for economic growth. The Economic Development Director is a new position reporting directly to GRO Marshfield’s Board of Directors

The position requires a motivated self-starter with a demonstrated successful economic development track record. Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative culture with other community partners including but not limited to: municipal government, utility providers, local chamber of commerce, community volunteers, etc. is a strong plus.

This position is open until filled. Send your cover letter and resume with current salary without delay to:

Bob Slavin or Dave Krings

3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
E-mail: slavin@bellsouth.net

Email responses are strongly preferred

An Equal Opportunity Employer and Recruiter

State Director, Kentucky Small Business Development Center - University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)

Job Description: The State Director of the Kentucky Small Business Development Centers provides strategic leadership and management of the network. The State Director is responsible for establishing strategic priorities; securing annual funding to sustain the program; cultivating relationships with stakeholders and partners; fulfilling grant obligations; maximizing financial resources; setting expectations and policies to achieve performance results; internal and external communications; managing staff; and building a culture of inclusiveness, teamwork, transparency, ethics, accountability and high performance.

Can only apply online: ukjobs.uky.edu. For more information contact Alison Davis, Alison.Davis@uky.edu.

Economic Development Specialist, City of Mesa Office of Economic Development (Mesa, AZ)

Performs a wide variety of activities to promote Mesa's value as a business location. Preferred experience includes research and analytics specifically in economic development, business development, site selection or real estate, and experience with customer relationship management programs and/or database systems management. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting Project Managers with more complex projects and performing statistical comparisons and trend analysis to be used in marketing materials, including graphic design; assisting in implementing a targeted program that integrates multiple platforms to influence and build relationships with prospects, consultants, company decision makers, and media sources; proactively identifying and addressing community business climate issues; and assisting in providing research and information, and/or technology support needed to execute these tasks.

Minimum qualifications include Bachelor's Degree in Economic Development, Business or Public Administration, Marketing, Research, Analytics, Commercial Real Estate, or a related field; two years of employment in a professional-level capacity in economic development or a related area; and a valid driver’s license.

For a full job description and to apply, visit www.mesaaz.gov/about-us/jobs. For more information, contact Human Resources at (480) 644-2365. First review of applications: 7/23/18


July 9, 2018

Director of Site/Product Development, SC Power Team (Columbia, SC)

Organization: SC Power Team

Position: Director of Site/Product Development

Reports to: Sr. VP Community Preparedness

Other Primary Stakeholders: President & CEO, VP Global Business

The Director of Site/Product Development shall be a creative, cooperative and well-rounded professional with a wealth of technical and industry knowledge who has a passion for industrial site development. Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President of Community Preparedness, the Director of Site/Product Development will assist the SC Power Team, the 20 Electric Cooperatives and the communities they serve with enhancing and developing Industrial Sites, Parks and Buildings for the attraction, retention and expansion of Industrial Facilities.

The position requires technical training as a civil engineer and knowledge of site development regulations and construction practices. A Director should also possess strong interpersonal, time management, and presentation skills to work well with other engineers and team members from diverse backgrounds to understand project goals, propose solutions, and assist in implementing, troubleshooting, and reviewing plans as Site/Product Development projects progress. For a complete listing of position responsibilities, click here for the full Job Description.


The Director of Site/Product Development should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management and possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the engineering design and/or industrial development and construction fields. Licensed as a professional engineer is a plus. Qualifications must include competency in using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, AutoCAD software and ArcGIS, with exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.

Submit resumes along with salary expectations and any additional supporting information to Mr. James W. Frost, II, P.E. at jfrost@scpowerteam.com.

Economic Development Coordinator, Boulder City (Boulder City, NV)



Incredible benefits: currently family medial, vision and dental 100% covered by employer; employer contributes 28% towards a defined benefit pension plan; 12 ½ paid holidays; no state income tax; no social security; no snow

Plans, organizes, and manages the activities of the City's Economic Development Program

Recommend, develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, priorities and procedures for economic development.

Conducts strategic planning for economic development; formulates and implements marketing and business attraction strategies for the City; formulates and implements local business retention and expansion strategies.

Researches, develops, and markets economic incentives to increase the attractiveness of sites that are vacant or underdeveloped.

Prepares written and graphic reports containing specific recommendations on economic development matters.

Manages grant programs offered by the City to promote local economic development

Serves as business ombudsman to help businesses with licenses, permits and daily business with the City.

Serves as Economic Development point of contact for new business site inquires, and for existing business relocation/expansion efforts.

Knowledge of operational characteristics, services, and activities of an Economic Development Program; general principles, practices and techniques of marketing and public relations; comprehensive research techniques and report preparation.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; negotiate contractual agreements related to development of properties; plan, organize, and coordinate programs of interrelated activities.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Marketing, Urban Planning, or a closely related field Five years of increasingly responsible experience in economic and industrial development.

Preference given to individuals with experience in economic development-related activities and organizations, a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification is highly desirable.

An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered.

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (Rockville, MD)

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation is seeking a Director of Strategic Initiatives that will work with business leaders to develop, implement and evaluate projects and programs that address specific challenges and opportunities within Montgomery County’s existing and emerging industries.

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt
Job Location: Montgomery County, MD
Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Required experience: Minimum of 7 years progressively responsible experience
Salary: $95,000-110,000

Please visit www.thinkmoco.com/careers to review the full job description.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to stacey@thinkmoco.com.

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

The City of Roseville is conducting a national search for the position of Economic Development Director. As a vibrant and growing community, the City of Roseville is seeking an experienced individual who will aggressively pursue new development, diversification, and adaptive reuse as well as stimulate innovative public-private partnerships. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of progressively responsible experience in community development including 3 years of public sector administrative/management. Salary is $137,184 - $183,840 DOQ. Submit compelling cover letter, resume, and 5 references to apply@ralphandersen.com by July 30, 2018. Confidential inquiries to Heather Renschler (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

President/CEO, AR-TX Regional Economic Development Inc. (TX)

AR-TX REDI is a startup economic development organization that aims to create jobs and expand the regional economic base by attracting new businesses and industries to southwest Arkansas and northeast Texas. The CEO will lead in defining and implementing a plan to effectively attract new businesses to the region and strengthen regional partnerships to foster collaboration and partnership. The President/CEO operates in a high-profile role and must be capable of working with key leaders in business, education, public and economic development organizations in the region. A job profile can be requested at ARTXREDI@jci-inc.net.

Economic Development Director, City of Goodyear (Goodyear, AZ)

City of Goodyear (AZ) Economic Development Director. The ideal candidate is an experienced and well-rounded economic development professional, preferably with CEcD designation, who has proven ability to collaborate effectively and establish working relationships with business and industry leaders, elected officials, city staff, community leaders, and other stakeholders. Experience leading a department/division, working well with other departments and agencies, and supporting a talented staff. Should have a wide range of experience in the recruitment and retention of many business types but in particular industrial, retail, healthcare and office development projects. To request an opportunity profile please email Joan Jorgenson at Goodyear@jci-inc.net.

Economic Development Specialist, City of Mesa (Mesa, AZ)

The City of Mesa is seeking individuals with strong experience in research and analytics.

An Economic Development Specialist performs a wide variety of activities to promote Mesa's value as a business location, generate qualified prospects in targeted clusters, and improve the competitiveness of the community's business climate.

Duties also may involve:
- Working with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) to provide detailed and targeted responses to business leads
- Staffing regional and national sales missions and trade shows to promote greater Phoenix and Mesa
- Coordinating prospect site visits, assisting in establishing a baseline of information with respect to existing local businesses
- Support local business growth
- Increase employment for Mesa citizens
- Expand the community's economic base

Minimum Qualifications Required:
- Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Economic Development, Business or Public Administration, Marketing, Research, Analytics, Commercial Real Estate, or a related field
- Two years of employment in a professional-level capacity in economic development or a related area

Applications will be available on 7/6/18. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs.


July 2, 2018

Economic Development Director, City of Laredo, Texas (Laredo, TX)

The City of Laredo, TX is seeking an energetic, self-driven, and results oriented professional to serve as our Economic Development Director that will plan, direct, coordinate, and monitor the day-to-day activities of the Economic Development Department.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field.
• At least seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in grant administration (including grant writing and grant monitoring), economics, business, and community development, including five (5) years of administrative responsibility and supervising personnel at an upper management level.

Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

For a full description of this position or to submit an application, please visit our website at: www.cityoflaredohr.com or call 956-727-6462.

Director of Business Recruitment, Douglas County Economic Development Authority (Douglasville, GA)

The Chason Group is leading an executive search for a Director of Business Recruitment, Douglas County Economic Development Authority, located in Douglasville, Georgia which is a suburb of metro Atlanta. Population: 164,000. Current employers: Google, Turano Baking, Alp Lighting and Parker Hannifin.

The Director will manage prospect development and RFIs / RFPs. The professional will be involved in marketing and branding initiatives, including website design and innovative collateral materials.

A cover letter and resume may be submitted at www.thechasongroup.com by July 6, 2018. For information contact Tim Chason at 404/735-0540. Qualified applicants will be asked to complete a detailed application.

Director of Economic Development, City of Coral Springs (Coral Springs, FL)

(approx. pop. 126,200)

The City of Coral Springs is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Economic Development which will work collaboratively and strategically to move the City forward while building on a strong history of careful planning, aesthetics, and quality of life. Qualified candidates must apply online at www.srnsearch.com. Questions may be directed to S. Renée Narloch & Associates, (850) 391-0000 or info@srnsearch.com. Applications are subject to public disclosure. Detailed brochure is available at www.srnsearch.com.

Business Development Specialist, Athens-Clarke County Unified Government / Economic Development Department (Athens, GA)

Manage the business development aspects of the Department, including prospect outreach, project management, and other duties as assigned. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, implementing economic development programs, generating business leads, contributing to marketing efforts, and attending conferences and trade shows. Requires bachelor’s degree in economics, marketing, business administration, real estate, or related discipline, as well as two years of economic development, project management, marketing, public relations, or related experience. Must possess valid driver’s license. Supervisory experience preferred.

For a full job description and to apply, visit www.accgov.com/jobs. Posting closes July 4, 2018.

For more information, call Human Resources at 706-613-3090.

Economic Development Manager, City of Buckeye (Buckeye, AZ)

Position Scope:
The Economic Development Manager works under the direction of the Economic Development Director and serves as the second in command for the Economic Development department. As a rapidly growing community, economic development is a critical aspect of the long term viability and sustainability of Buckeye, and a very high priority of the City Council. This position assists the E.D. Director with the recruitment, retention and expansion of employment opportunities; the attraction of new retail,tourism, and service opportunities to the City; and with the redevelopment of Historic Downtown Buckeye. Emphasis is on working in a collaborative, cross-departmental setting; dealing with the issues associated with rapid growth (such as lack of infrastructure and existing buildings) and seeking out creative solutions to development related issues.

Education and Experience:
• Education: Bachelor's degree in Urban or Regional Development, Geography, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Public Administration, Real Estate, or closely related field; a Master's Degree in these fields is preferred.
• Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience and proven success in economic development, redevelopment, community development, business assistance, real estate development, public/private finance, or closely related field. OR: an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strongly Preferred: Experience in a local government setting; experience in a very rapidly growing community; experience in supervision, budgeting, marketing, and research principles. Certifications: A "Certified Economic Developer" (CEcD) is desirable.

For additional information contact Human Resources at 623-349-6250 or to apply visit www.buckeyeaz.gov. and apply online. Human Resources will not accept resumes/cover letters via email.

Economic & Business Development Manager, Appalachian Power Company (Charleston, WV)

Provides overall Economic Development direction and support in an assigned region of the AEP service territory. This position is focused on Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power service area of West Virginia.

Interested candidates must apply at AEP.com, Careers Page, by no later than July 2, 2018. Reference ID 19055BR.