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December 17, 2018

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December 17, 2018

Economic Development Consultant, TIP Strategies, Inc. (Austin, TX)

Consultants are involved in all aspects of projects including scope of work definition, client management, research and analysis, site visits, focus group and interview facilitation, strategy development, and production of deliverables to clients. The position requires travel. Candidates are not required to be based in Austin, Texas.

See our description and how to apply or call 512-343-9113.

Project Coordinator, TIP Strategies, Inc., Austin, TX

This position will play an integral role by performing qualitative research, quantitative analysis, field work, and other support. They will contribute to the preparation of high-quality written reports, presentations, and other deliverables to communicate findings to clients and stakeholders. The successful candidate will contribute to business development efforts by researching trends and preparing engaging visualizations, coordinating client communications, maintaining presentations, and other materials. Occasional travel. Candidates are not required to be based in Austin, Texas.

See our description and how to apply or call 512-343-9113.

Program Manager, Rural Development, Enterprise Florida (Orlando, FL)

Job Title: Program Manager, Rural Development
Department: Business Development
Reports To: SVP Business Development
FLSA Status: Exempt

This job is responsible for developing, shaping, implementing and managing statewide policies and programs that are intended to increase economic development in Florida’s rural areas. The position also provides resource information and serves as the voice of rural development for program development and external promotion.

- Bachelor’s degree and five years progressive experience in economic development that includes rural areas and /or agriculture and / or agribusiness
- Knowledge of economic development programs at the state level
- Demonstrated experience with project management

- Experience with rural community economic development
- Experience with policy / program development
- Experience with agriculture and / or agribusiness

Send resume with salary history to: hrdirector@enterpriseflorida.com

EFI is subject to the Public Records Law and the Sunshine Law; therefore, submissions to this job announcement could be subject to public disclosure.

President, Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation (Okeechobee County, FL)

Public - private partners in Okeechobee County, Florida have launched an executive search for a president to lead the newly formed and funded Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation. Okeechobee County, located in Florida’s Heartland region, is approximately 70 miles for West Palm Beach. The new president will have an opportunity to build an economic program from ground-up. The first year’s focus will be directed toward developing a community industrial park, working with site selection consultants, educating the general public about the corporation, and implementing a multi-discipline program to include workforce development initiatives.

Contact Tim Chason at tchason@thechasongroup.com or 404.735.0540.

Economic Development Program Manager, King County, Department of Local Services (Seattle, WA)

The Economic Development Program Manager is a key resource within the Department of Local Services. This new position will provide leadership in the development of innovative economic development programs and implementation strategies to increase jobs, income, and foster successful new business ventures to support economic expansion and retention of existing businesses in King County's unincorporated areas.

This position will establish collaborative relationships with and among our economic development partners who support both urban and rural unincorporated communities, and will build effective public/private partnerships, trust and credibility throughout the business and development community. This person will be a subject matter expert and serve as a liaison between unincorporated communities, particularly groups supporting ethnic businesses in the urban unincorporated area, and potential developers seeking to build housing and commercial developments in these areas. The position assists in the coordination of existing rural economic development and technical assistance efforts currently being provided through the Department of Natural Resources and Parks. The Economic Development Program Manager will work to implement both existing and new strategies that support rural economic development.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply online.


December 10, 2018

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

Job Description: The City of Austin, TX is looking for a Director of Economic Development to plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Economic Development Department, including economic development, small business development, redevelopment, downtown services, cultural arts programs, and international programs.

Please follow this link to view the detailed profile/formal brochure: www.affionpublic.com/positions/director-of-economic-development-city-of-austin-tx.

Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to: resumes@affionpublic.com, Reference: COADED2; the deadline to receive resumes is January 04, 2019.

Executive Director, East Bay Economic Development Alliance - County of Alameda (Oakland, CA)

Alameda County is looking for their next Executive Director for the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA). The next Executive Director for East Bay EDA will have the opportunity to lead a high-level, cross-sector, member-driven regional economic development organization in one of the world’s most economically active regions. East Bay EDA helps shape the future economic policy and innovation for the region, and the Executive Director plays a key leadership role in effective public-private partnerships with leading corporations and institutions. The Executive Director plans, directs, manages and implements work focused on regional marketing, small business resources and support, international trade and investment, education that leads to sustainable employment and careers, land use and infrastructure policies, legislation that promotes economic development, and opportunities for member engagement. The Executive Director represents the organization on state-wide and regional boards and committees, and acts as a public spokesperson at conferences, seminars, workshops and public events. The Executive Director supports East Bay EDA’s Executive Committee by providing financial reports, event overviews, education forums and items of importance that enable this governing body to prioritize, evaluate and oversee the work of the organization.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.jobaps.com/alameda or email Samson.gee@acgov.org.


December 3, 2018

Economic Development & Tourism Director, Rockingham County (Wentworth, NC)

Performs complex professional and administrative work planning, developing, implementing and directing economic development and tourism programs and services, assisting existing and potential businesses and industries. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree with coursework in business administration, economics, or related field and extensive experience in economic development, sales and marketing.

Apply online at www.co.rockingham.nc.us.

Human Resources Department: 336-342-8112

President/CEO, Morgantown Area Partnership (Morgantown, WV)

Morgantown Area Partnership (WV) President/CEO. The Morgantown Area Partnership (MAP) is a coordinated alliance for the betterment of economic, business, and community development in the Morgantown Area. MAP better positions the area to pursue holistic strategies for comprehensive strategic initiatives, under a unified vision and strategy. To form MAP, the Morgantown Area Economic Partnership and Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce will consolidate into a single 501(c)(6) entity. MAP will serve as a strategic organization and partner with community development organizations such as Sunnyside Up, Monongalia County Development Authority and other organizations. To apply or request a job profile email Morgantown@jci-inc.net.

President and Chief Executive Officer, City of Newark (Newark, NJ)

Open Position
Founded in 2007 and reorganized and renamed in 2014, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), formerly known as Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC), is the primary economic development catalyst for the State of New Jersey’s largest city, Newark. It is organized to retain, attract and grow businesses, enhance small and minority business capacity, and spur real estate development throughout the city’s 20 diverse neighborhoods.

As a business development company whose sole client is the City of Newark, Newark CEDC collaborates with the Newark Department of Economic & Housing Development to initiate and execute economic development activities to produce and sustain economic growth, generate jobs and create wealth for the citizens of Newark.

The President and Chief Executive Officer will serve as the leader for the Newark CEDC and report to its Board of Directors. S/he will ensure that the mission of the Newark CEDC to initiate and execute economic development activities to produce and sustain economic growth, generate jobs and create wealth for the citizens of Newark is upheld.

The President and CEO will direct and manage all programs and activities as well as provide the leadership necessary to ensure Newark CEDC's impact on the overall economic development of the City of Newark. S/he will oversee a staff of approximately 30 and manage an administrative budget of approximately four million dollars.

As the primary spokesperson for the Newark CEDC, the President and CEO will need to be charismatic, possess superb communication skills and be a savvy professional who comprehends how to build collaborative relationships with other Newark, regional, and state economic development institutions.

How to Apply
Send cover letter and resume via email to: talent@newarkcedc.org
No mail or phone calls please.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (Tysons, VA)

Founded in 1964, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is an independent authority chartered by the Commonwealth of Virginia to promote Fairfax County as one of the best business locations in the world. The President & CEO will be a dynamic, charismatic, and innovative leader who will build on the organization's strong legacy, while bringing a fresh approach to think broadly about the future of business and the economy for Fairfax County.

Please apply online at: kfopportunities.loop.jobs/job/Korn-Ferry-Executive-Search-Tysons-WV/54202376

CEO, Invest Puerto Rico, Inc. (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

Invest Puerto Rico, Inc. - CEO. Invest Puerto Rico (IPR) is a non-profit organization created with the mission of promoting Puerto Rico as a competitive investment jurisdiction to attract new business and external capital to the Island. IPR is in the start-up phase and is in the process of developing its organization and operations. Responsibilities include representing IPR in promotion efforts around the world, working with the IPR Board of Directors in achieving strategic goals, and developing IPR into a premier organization for the attraction of new investments in Puerto Rico. To apply or request a job profile email InvestPR-CEO@jci-inc.net

Chief Marketing Officer, Invest Puerto Rico, Inc. (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

Invest Puerto Rico, Inc. – Chief Marketing Officer. Invest Puerto Rico (IPR) is a non-profit organization created with the mission of promoting Puerto Rico as a competitive investment jurisdiction to attract new business and external capital to the Island. IPR is in the start-up phase and is in the process of developing its organization and operations. The Chief Marketing Officer will work with IPR leadership to develop and maintain a distinctive and cohesive brand for IPR and the attraction of investment to Puerto Rico. To apply or request a job profile email InvestPR-CMO@jci-inc.net.

Chief Business Development, Invest Puerto Rico, Inc. (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

Invest Puerto Rico, Inc. – Chief Business Development. Invest Puerto Rico (IPR) is a non-profit organization created with the mission of promoting Puerto Rico as a competitive investment jurisdiction to attract new business and external capital to the Island. IPR is in the start-up phase and is in the process of developing its organization and operations. This position will work with IPR leadership to attract new business and investment to Puerto Rico, manage investor inquiries, and provide investors with assistance as they are considering Puerto Rico as a location for investment. To apply or request a job profile email InvestPR-BusDev@jci-inc.net.

President, Moultrie Colquitt County Development Corporation (Moultrie, GA)

The Moultrie Colquitt County Development Authority is seeking eligible applicants for the position of President of the Development Authority. The qualified candidate will provide leadership and management for all aspects of economic development for Moultrie and Colquitt County. Responsibilities include but not limited to, planning, managing and overseeing economic development activities such as business recruitment, retention, entrepreneurship development, research and marketing. Experience specifically related to managing and overseeing small business incubator will be necessary. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field required with CEcD preferred or significant IEDC coursework completed to become certified. Minimum of 5 years as President or Economic Development Director level required. Salary commensurate with experience. Full job description can be requested by emailing danielldunn1965@gmail.com Please submit resume by email to danielldunn1965@gmail.com or by mail at PO Box 487, Moultrie, GA, 31776. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.

Economic Development Director, Town of New Milford (New Milford, CT)

The Logan Development Group is conducting the executive search for the Economic Development Director of the Town of New Milford. The Director will serve as the chief economic development executive for the community. Seven plus years of proven economic development leadership required. Strong leadership and communication skills. Ability to develop and implement overall economic development strategy for the community. Interested candidates can request a detailed recruitment profile by emailing daniel@logandevgroup.com. or calling 662-231-9820.


November 26, 2018

President & CEO, CAEDC (Carlisle, PA)

CAEDC - Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC), a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation, was founded in 2005 by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners. CAEDC is the County’s authorized agency charged with leveraging and promoting Cumberland Valley’s economic development and tourism assets to drive growth, create jobs and improve the quality of life. The unique organizational structure of CAEDC integrates economic development and tourism promotion services to provide a paramount resource for businesses, non-profits, local municipalities and residents. CAEDC’s programs are designed to support economic development within the County and surrounding region, primarily by attracting new businesses, assisting with the development, retention and expansion of businesses, and helping communities prepare for economic development opportunities.

In brief, amazing statistics for the Cumberland Valley from the 2017 annual report:

• Fastest Growing County in PA 6 years running
• 4% or less unemployment rate
• 846 New Jobs Created
• 117.6 million in new investment

Over the past 13 years CAEDC has transformed from a start-up to a comprehensive business entity. Always business oriented, the evolution and maturation of the organization is apparent. You can see the growth of the staff, the transitional needs/necessities required from the leadership function and the strong diversity of the 15 member Board of Directors.

The President/CEO will provide leadership and direction for all CAEDC program initiatives as well as current programs and services; ensuring that the organization provides the planning and support services to achieve the County’s destination marketing, business and advocacy and funding solution goals and objectives. This position is directly responsible for achieving the organization’s annual revenue plan, ensuring that CAEDC operates within its approved budget plan and that it remains a financially viable services provider.

A comprehensive Executive Search Summary can be obtained from:

The Carlisle Group
Bert Wendeln – President/CEO
Email: bfw@tcgrecuit.com
Office Direct Dial: 717.207.8298

Economic Development Coordinator, City of St. Charles (St. Charles, IL)

This position coordinates economic development functions for the City and reports to the Community & Economic Development Director; the position enhances the City's economic vitality through implementation and administration of programs, initiatives, and economic incentives to attract new businesses and encourage expansion and retention of existing businesses.

Seeking applicants with 3-5 years of relevant experience (preferably in a municipality or similar organization). Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Economic Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Urban Planning, or a closely related field required (Master’s degree preferred). Certification International Economic Development Council (CECD) or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) a plus. Applicants must possess the ability to exercise independent professional judgment, analyzing problems, making decisions, and recommending solutions. Proficiency Microsoft Office products, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and ability to learn additional software expected. Evening meeting attendance required.

The salary range is $61,000 - $87,000; starting salary commensurate with experience

Apply online at www.stcharlesil.gov/jobs no later than December 16, 2018. Please thoroughly complete the online employment application. Resumes should be uploaded in the online application system. If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4446.

The City of St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.