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January 20, 2020


Economic Development Coordinator, City of Wentzville (Wentzville, MO)

The City of Wentzville is seeking an energetic, motivated candidate to join its team as an Economic Development Coordinator. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent customer-service skills, a high level of organization, proactive communication and detail-orientation.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and will take initiative to proactively accomplish goals set by the City, including supporting business attraction/retention and implementing objectives as part of the Economic Development Strategic Plan.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years' experience of relevant economic development experience, preferably in the public sector. A bachelor's degree in Economic Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Urban Planning or a closely related field; master's degree preferred. CEcD or AICP certification is desired.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via our online application portal only. To view the full job description and apply, visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wentzville.


Economic Development Manager, City of El Paso (El Paso, TX)

The City of El Paso is searching for an Economic Development manager who can manage, conduct and coordinate economic development programs and projects within a specific area of responsibility to promote the City's economic development initiatives and achieve strategic goals.

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business or Public Administration, Urban Planning or Finance, plus four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in economic or business development or international business management, including two (2) years of supervisory experience or lead experience.

Salary Range: $79,967.54 - $122,550.26 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Please note: This is an unclassified contract position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

posting contact information:
Sky Padilla-Human Resources Analyst-Hiring Manager (915)-212-1256 or PadillaSM@elpasotexas.gov
Online applications: www.governmentjobs.com


Business Retention Specialist, Loudoun County Government (Leesburg, VA)

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development is looking for a Business Retention Specialist to serve as a liaison to local businesses and support economic development initiatives in Loudoun’s towns. You get the stability of strong retirement, healthcare and leave benefits with a creative, energetic private-sector culture. The position requires the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and in support of stakeholders and resource partners; resolve problems and develop solutions in a business setting; and manage multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or associated field and demonstrate 3 years direct work experience. This position requires the ability to make personal connections with a variety of business leaders 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. Early morning, evening and weekend work is required for special events and meetings. Travel, as required.

HIRING RANGE: $54,590-$79,397.

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

www.loudoun.gov


Executive Director, Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance (Coosa & Tallapoosa Counties, AL)

Salary range: $85,000-$125,000 depending on experience

Benefits include: Retirement (State of Alabama) benefits through County employment, BCBS Health Insurance Coverage, Performance based bonus, Company car, Willow Point Golf and Country Club organization membership for entertaining prospects

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Proactively engage in Industrial development lead generation.
• Attract and assist in locating domestic and international businesses to include the development of comprehensive incentive packages.
• Respond to proposals and inquiries by companies, consultants, state allies and others looking for available land or buildings in Coosa and/or Tallapoosa County.
• Organize and lead LMAEDA’s existing industry expansion initiatives.
• Assist in the planning, development and redevelopment of industrial/commercial parks, buildings and infrastructure related to such parks and facilities including speculative buildings.
• Other duties as required and assigned by the Board.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Economic Development, Public Administration, Marketing or related field from an accredited university.
• Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation preferred.
• Minimum of five years of progressive local or regional economic development experience.

For full job description, visit www.lakemartineda.com

Or Contact Denise Walls at 256-215-4404 for more information


Economic Development Project Manager, City of Goodyear (Goodyear, AZ)

The Economic Development Project Manager researches, markets, recruits, plans, and manages development of new and expanding businesses within assigned industry sectors. Creates and implements research strategies to support economic development efforts in targeted areas, including compiling and analyzing data. Supports developer efforts by providing research and data to market the City. Develops and implements business attraction and retention strategies and establishes relationships with the business/development community. Assists in negotiating agreements and educates the community and stakeholders about new developments. Represents the city in target related industry meetings, trade shows, presentations, and negotiations.

This position requires at least three years of experience in a related field and a Bachelor's Degree although additional years of related experience may substitute for education.

Visit our website at www.goodyearaz.gov/jobs for full position details and application instructions. The City of Goodyear is an equal opportunity employer.


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

The City of Corona is searching for an experienced, innovative and collaborative economic development professional with exceptional judgment, can-do mindset, and the ability to forge strong relationships to serve as its next Economic Development Director. The successful candidate will be capable of articulating a clear, compelling vision for economic development within the City as well as focus the efforts and resources of the City toward projects and initiatives that will ensure the continued economic vitality of the City. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit an online application at www.coronaca.gov/jobs by February 14, 2020.

Contact Information:

misha.sisikin@coronaca.gov

www.coronaca.gov/jobs


Commercial Real Estate Investment Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (Lansing, MI)

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Investment Manager within the Community Development team. This position is responsible for highly technical negotiating, structuring and closing of complex commercial and other special community development driven investment projects.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, economics or law
• Four to six years of experience in commercial & real estate underwriting, loan & equity structuring, loan & portfolio management, governmental lending assistance programs, and tax credit programs.

For more information and how to apply, visit www.michiganbusiness.org/about-medc/jobs-at-medc/

 

January 13, 2020


Community Development Director, City of Woodbury (Woodbury, MN)

Community Development Director, Woodbury, MN (pop. 73,898)
• A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, city planning, urban affairs or related field.
• Ten years of progressively responsible experience in planning, economic development and community development experience;
• Minimum of three years supervisory experience;

A starting salary range is $120,000 - $140,000 +/- DOQ, and an excellent benefit package is offered.

Complete detail can be found on application page.

Apply by February 10, 2020 at www.GovHRjobs.com attention Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, Tel: 847-380-3240. The City of Woodbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click Here to Apply!


Manager-Business Development, City of South Bend (South Bend, IN)

The Manager-Business Development works with the City’s economic development team to achieve business retention, expansion and attraction goals and many other objectives in our Department Community Investment. The City of South Bend is an exciting market with much to offer. Come join a team that is passionate about driving economic development and growth in our community.

Apply directly to www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2665526 or visit southbendin.gov/employment to view all City of South Bend jobs.


Business Attraction Manager, Elevate Rapid City (Rapid City, SD)

Responsibilities:

Recruiting new industry & business to Rapid City and the Black Hills Region focused most often on primary jobs; may include retail/service sector.

Maintaining and establishing relationships with regional and state partners, site selection consultants, commercial brokers, and corporations interested in the region.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in an economic development or business field from an accredited college/university preferred, or any combination of training and experience.
• 5+ years of experience in economic development or related field.

Full Job Description: elevaterapidcity.com/about/careers

Please submit cover letter and resume by January 12th, 2020
liz.highland@elevaterapidcity.com


Economic Development Manager, City of Banning (Banning, CA)

The Economic Development Manager, under general direction, is responsible for the City's economic development programs. The Manager supervises the day-to-day activities related to economic development and redevelopment. The Manager serves as a resource to the City Manager, City Council, other governmental agencies and the general public.

A Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Economics, Public Administration, Marketing or related field AND 3 years of experience in governmental and/or professional planning/economic development. A Master's degree in Business, Urban Planning, Real Estate or Public Administration is preferred. Experience in economic development and establishing programs related to business attraction and retention is highly desirable.

Apply online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/banningca

For additional information, please contact HR@banningca.gov


Business & Economic Development Specialist, Adams County Government (Brighton, CO)

The Business Development Specialist serves under the direction and general leadership of the Economic Development Administrator. The Business Development Specialist performs complex professional project management of food/beverage and agriculture development projects; redevelopment and development of businesses, actively engages in the business community to promote growth and sustainability.

More Qualifications for Success

A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in economic development, redevelopment, real estate or economic vitality which demonstrates success in working with the private sector or business community on economic development/economic vitality programs.

Administrative experience overseeing food/beverage and agriculture development activities public or private sector, non-profit, higher education or environment.

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Planning, Public Administration, Marketing, and Urban and/or Regional Planning.

A combination of technical and professional economic development experience or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree, but not for the required experience as detailed above.

Please apply at the link: www.governmentjobs.com/careers


President & Chief Executive Officer, Norman Alliance (Norman, OK)

Top executive for newly aligned organization: 1,150-member chamber and public-private economic development serving 3rd largest city in the state, home to University of Oklahoma. $1.3+MM budget; 15-member Board, 10 staff. Alliance combines advocacy and small business engagement of chamber with primary job creation, retention and economic growth for the region. Ideal candidate is top executive of comparable chamber or economic development organization or #2 executive of larger entity or private sector development company. Bachelors required; Masters, CEcD desired. Resume to Eric Peterson or Debbie Galbraith, Waverly Partners; 440-892-5961; Norman@Waverly-Partners.com


President, Austin Chamber of Commerce (Austin, TX)

Austin Chamber of Commerce (TX) President. Jorgenson Consulting will conduct a national search for a dynamic, passionate, and strategic leader who can define and embrace the future vision for the Chamber and maximize its impact on the region. A visionary with responsibilities for the overall leadership, operation, and management. The President will have a strong external focus, serving as a key spokesperson and an advocate for the business community and will be able to successfully operate at very high levels of influence with key business, education and government leaders. To nominate, apply or request an opportunity profile email austin@jci-inc.net.


Director of Economic Research, Missouri Department of Economic Development (Any Missouri Community, MO)

The Missouri Department of Economic Development is seeking an economic research leader to empower DED team members with insights, develop fact-driven strategies, and collaborate with partners. This position is responsible for conducting needs analyses to build, define and refine the scope of DED’s economic research services, providing supervision to the DED research team, ensuring customers have their research needs met by overseeing the gathering, synthesizing, and delivering of economic, community and workforce research, and preparing analyses and products to ensure Departmental strategies have sound economic and fact foundations.

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies:
• research leader
• analytical
• collaborator
• project management
• effective communicator

Desired qualifications include a master’s degree or higher in an associated field, 3+ years of economic development research at a state or local level, experience with data visualization tools, a demonstrated track record of leveraging professional partnerships to achieve results, strong writing capabilities, and the ability to lead and support a research team.

Salary will be competitive and based upon credentials.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Jamie Angel at Jamie.Angel@ded.mo.gov or online at ded.mo.gov/sites/default/files/Director%20of%20Economic%20Research.pdf by February 2, 2020.


President, Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville (Southwest Indiana)

Seeking an economic development leader with expertise and energy to drive economic vitality in the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County. Our region is on the move. Recent state investments of $42 million in Regional Cities has spurred over $900 million in additional investment in quality of place transformative projects. The downtown is undergoing significant revitalization and development is stretched across the County.

The $1.2 million budget is publicly and privately funded and supports a staff of 6, a business incubator, BRE activities as well as quality of place initiatives. This is a community leadership position engaged in regional strategic initiatives with other partners.

Position reports to a 28-member Board of public and private representatives. In addition to traditional economic development attraction, retention and expansion, strategic plan prioritizes Entrepreneurship and Innovation as well as Talent Development and Quality of place.

Seven years’ experience in economic development at a local or regional level required as well as Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Certified Economic Developer accreditation is a plus. Resume and cover letter should be sent to Brad Ellsworth, Chairman, ExecutiveSearch@GrowthAllianceEVV.com


President & CEO, Florida’s Great Northwest (Niceville, FL)

Exciting leadership opportunity representing the 12-County (population 1.1 million) regional organization, Florida’s Great Northwest. Region is home to six major military installations with regional defense contractors, manufacturers, and high-tech businesses benefiting from 3,000 service members separating each year. The organization desires a dynamic leader that can promote transformational economic development for the region.

Candidates must have minimum of 8-10 years’ experience, economic development or related field. Salary: $120,000-$150,000 + Competitive Benefits. Submit resume ASAP to fgnw@thenextmovegroup.com Position open until filled. Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716.

Click HERE for full job description and application!


Executive Director, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, Industrial Development Authority (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority is seeking a leader to build relationships with existing industries and diversify the economy while being energetic and diplomatic in the culture of a university town. Tuscaloosa County (population 208,000+) is home to educational and industry related assets including the University of Alabama and Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa.

Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience, economic development. Salary: $150,000-$200,000 + significant annual review bonus potential & competitive benefits. Apply online by January 28th to tuscaloosa@thenextmovegroup.com Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716.

Click HERE for full job description and application!


Director of Economic Development, Manhattan (Kansas) Area Chamber of Commerce (Manhattan, KS)

The Manhattan (KS) Area Chamber of Commerce (Manhattan, KS) is seeing a proven economic development professional to lead the organization’s economic development program. This senior level position will be responsible for implementation of economic prosperity strategies of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the City of Manhattan, Kansas State University and regional partners. Bachelor’s degree required and a CEcD is preferred. Candidate should have at least five years in an economic development setting with a proven track record of success as well as experience working with committees and boards of directors. A competitive compensation package including relocation expenses will be offered based upon experience and proven success. For more information and a complete job description, contact Jason Smith at jason@manhattan.org or 785-776-8829.


Executive Director, Tri County Economic Development District (Colville, WA)

Tri County Economic Development District (TEDD) is seeking a new Executive Director to guide a small but mighty team that works hard at helping businesses start and grow. TEDD operates and manages a ten-county rural loan fund; assists with planning and development for local governments; facilitates coordinating services for veterans; links rural transportation providers to users; and generally spreads the word about what an extraordinary place Northeast Washington is to visit, live and work.

Follow the link for more information, complete job description and application: bit.ly/TEDDExecDirectorJob and at our website, tricountyedd.com/about-tedd/join-team-tedd/.


Managing Director, Invest Medicine Hat (City of Medicine Hat, AB, Canada)

An exciting opportunity exists for an innovative, visionary, self-starter possessing a strong business and financial acumen to join a commercially focused organizational unit called Invest Medicine Hat (IMH) as the Managing Director. Reporting directly to the CAO and maintaining a high profile in the business community, you will engage and lead a team of professionals to build and execute business plans aligned with Council priorities, Senior Administration direction, and aimed at achieving medium and long term performance in economic development, real estate and marketing strategic results.

The Managing Director – IMH is a key strategic leader within the City, the local community and region. Working with the City’s Executive, the Advisory Group, the IMH Team and other key stakeholders, the Managing Director plans and executes strategy, drives performance and fosters trust within the business community toward the City’s economic development objectives. IMH serves as a uniquely branded, key component of the City’s strategy to promote, enable and facilitate economic vitality and community vibrancy. Through a comprehensive and multi-faceted approach to land development & sales, economic development, and marketing & communications, IMH lives the values of a well-governed community of choice and opportunity, instilling confidence in residents, businesses, senior levels of Government and investors. By demonstrating and capitalizing on the City’s “open-for-business” reputation and leveraging considerable real estate holdings, IMH leads in the efforts toward achieving a healthy economic environment and facilitating conversion of opportunities generated into actual investment in the community. The Managing Director is responsible for achieving measurable results within the overall strategic direction and for leadership of the IMH team in ensuring IMH is poised to capitalize on strengths and opportunities within this region while continually striving to address weaknesses and threats to the City’s economic vitality.

Apply Directly - www.medicinehat.ca/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/1778/1289


Investor Services Coordinator, Invest Medicine Hat (City of Medicine Hat, AB, Canada)

An exciting opportunity exists for a customer-service oriented individual with exceptional collaboration and issue management skills to join the Invest Medicine Hat (IMH) team as the Investor Services Coordinator. If you enjoy the prospects of working directly with entrepreneurs and business developers and guiding their investment opportunities through the City's development investment readiness processes, this role could be for you.

Invest Medicine Hat (IMH) serves as a uniquely branded, key component of the City's strategy to facilitate economic vitality and community vibrancy. Through a comprehensive and multi-faceted approach to economic development, marketing, and communications, IMH serves to promote a well-governed community of choice and instill confidence in both residents and investors. By capitalizing on the City's "open-for-business" reputation and leveraging considerable real estate holdings, IMH strives to contribute to a healthy economic environment and facilitate conversion of opportunities generated into actual investment in the community.

The Investor Services Coordinator directly supports the IMH mandate by serving as a concierge to those looking to invest or do business with the City of Medicine Hat. Key functions include coordinating all aspects of the processes and resources established to ensure the City maintains development investment readiness and is able to efficiently and effectively execute on emerging development opportunities.

Apply Directly - medicinehat.prevueaps.ca/jobs/10239.html


Economic Development Director, City of Middletown (Middletown, OH)

Middletown, Ohio, located along Interstate 75 halfway between Cincinnati and Dayton with a population of 48,823, is seeking a visionary Economic Development Director. The Director will report to the City Manager and work closely with the CIC.

Position is responsible for overseeing the implementation of programs and plans related to the economic revitalization of the city; developing and leading specific job growth strategies in retention and attraction; serving as liaison for various community development projects; responsible for city workforce development efforts; and overseeing the small business development assistance program.

Position actively identifies and recruits quality businesses for relocation and expansion using a variety of incentives and marketing techniques; works closely with and maintains the confidence of the business community; engages regularly with regional economic efforts and professionals; advocates on behalf of prospective and existing businesses with other city departments; makes public presentations; and directly supervises the economic development department.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Marketing, Planning, Economics, or related field. Minimum of five years experience in managing an economic development department or closely related field. Certified Economic Development (CEcD) designation desirable, but not required. Candidate must have superior communication and interpersonal skills. Extensive experience in economic development field including incentives, planning, project financing techniques, marketing, and redevelopment must be evident in background. Salary range is $81,892 to $107,848 plus excellent benefit package, DOQ. Send resume and work-related references to Human Resources, City of Middletown, One Donham Plaza, Middletown, Ohio 45042 or email to jobs@cityofmiddletown.org by January 31, 2020. EOE/Drug-free Workplace.

 

January 6, 2020


Airport Manager, Sebring Airport Authority (Sebring, FL)

Sebring Airport Authority, FL is looking for an Airport Manager to oversee the daily operations of the airport, including specific departments such as maintenance, line personnel, security personnel, and the overall safety of the airport. Requirements include an associate-level degree with three years of airport related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Backgrounds in areas such as airport operations, facilities management, public relations, real estate, economic development, business management, engineering, personal administration. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Visit www.srnsearch.com to apply; open until filled. Contact Ms. Renée Narloch, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, info@srnsearch.com or (850) 391-0000.


Arts Community Manager, City of Bellevue (Bellevue, WA)

Bellevue is building the city of the future. We are Seattle's biggest, most future-focused neighbor, and host major cultural pillars like Bellevue Arts Fair, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellwether Arts Week, KidsQuest Childrens Museum, and Wintergrass Music Festival, among many others. Our welcoming, multicultural, innovation-focused community attracts technology pioneers, outdoor enthusiasts, and family-focused professionals from around the world. Nearly 40% of Bellevue residents are foreign born, enriching our community and providing our economy with a global edge. We offer a diverse population, transit-connected neighborhoods, an engaging community, and a solid platform for growth. You will be continually exposed to bright minds and world-class thinking.

Working under general direction from the Chief Economic Development Officer, you'll manage the City's Arts Program and be the main point of contact at City Hall for artists, cultural organizations, and creative businesses. Bellevue is home to an impressive community of local businesses focused on art, architecture, craft, design, music, performing arts, and the digital arts.

Ideal candidates have strong skills in collaboration, project management, grant administration, public speaking, and a spirit of creativity. We're looking for a jack-of-all-trades--someone quick on their feet, ready to coordinate many different programs and services at once. Join us in building a diverse, resilient, and creative community in the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Consider applying here if you want to:
Manage and build programs that are on the leading edge for cultural support in Washington.
Develop lasting relationships with the King County arts community.
Work in an entrepreneurial and multicultural environment.
Dive into many different programs and services at once.

Apply online at www.governmentjobs.com or contact Jesse Canedo at 425-4525236 with questions


President/Chief Executive Officer (President/CEO), Estes Park Economic Development Corporation (Estes Park, CO)

Position Reports To:

The Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Estes Park EDC. The Board currently consists of 25 Estes Park Professionals and Business Owners.

Position Attributes: This is a full-time position, with offices in Estes Park Colorado, and a staff consisting of the Entrepreneur Center Manager, and a part-time Assistant currently in the office. The President/CEO is encouraged to reside within the Estes Valley.

The President/CEO of the Estes Park EDC is expected to have knowledge and experience in the following key areas:

- Working with the Board of Directors in developing and executing a Strategic Plan. Estes Park EDC is currently completing a five-year strategic plan, successfully. We are moving forward with a new, multi-year, program of work and the President/CEO is expected to work with the Board in finalizing this strategic plan, then executing that plan with support of Board and Community members.
- As the Estes Park EDC is essentially self-funded, the President/CEO is expected to continue to lead that fundraising program through grants, member fees, and related programs. Many Estes Park EDC supported programs also have outside funding sources and the President/CEO is expected to work with those sources in a collaborative manner.
- Estes Park is a highly active community and the President/CEO is expected to build partnerships with the Town Trustees and Town Manager, the National Park Service, Visit Estes Park, the newly formed Chamber of Commerce, the Estes Park Medical Center and a wide range of other businesses and programs, all of whom, have an active stake in the continued growth of our community.

For a complete position description, please go to www.estespark.com/careers

Individuals who believe they fit the qualifications should prepare a detailed letter of interest and attach their CV to that letter. That response should be emailed to:

James McGibney, Board Chair, at jimmcgibney@me.com no later than 5 pm, (MST) 17 January 2020

Qualified applicants will be interviewed online, with the finalist(s) interviewed in Estes Park in early February.

 

December 23, 2019


Economic Development Specialist, Town of Firestone (Firestone, CO)

Performs a variety of administrative, technical and analytical work in support of the Economic Development Division and the Town of Firestone Urban Renewal Authority (TOFURA). Assists with the solicitation of new and expanded retail, mixed use, office and industrial developments and supports existing business retention. Works closely with other departments/divisions, external entities and the public.

$29.28 - $34.43/hour

To apply, please visit our website at www.firestoneco.gov OR obtain a paper application at Town Hall, located at 151 Grant Ave., Firestone, CO 80520.


Managing Director, Business Development, Greater Rochester Enterprise (Rochester, NY)

Greater Rochester Enterprise in Rochester, NY is seeking a top performer to join our dynamic team of professionals at this highly-respected, regional economic development organization. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field, and previous experience in economic development and project management. Excellent communications skills (written and verbal) as well as experience working with teams and collaborating with partners are essential. Send resume and salary requirements to Staci Henning at staci@rochesterbiz.com.

For further information about this position and GRE visit our website at www.rochesterbiz.com/Contact-GRE/Employment-Opportunities


Senior Economic Development Coordinator, Omaha Public Power District (Omaha, NE)

The Senior Economic Development Coordinator supports efforts to attract new business to the District’s service territory. This position establishes rapport, excellent working relationships and partnerships with prospects, our customers, development allies, business and community leaders, government agencies, area Chambers of Commerce and economic development organizations.

- Implement Business Attraction marketing programs.
- Collaborate with economic development allies such as Nebraska Department of Economic Development; Omaha Chamber of Commerce; county economic development organizations and others to identify companies, national and international, seeking new locations for business and sell them on the advantages of Nebraska and the OPPD service territory.
- Coordinate the preparation of information company wide (System Planning, Engineering, Transmission and Distribution, Customer Sales and Service) to respond to the needs of prospective new companies considering a location for new business.
- Provide leadership to local, state and regional development organizations and represent OPPD in a professional manner to all economic development partners and stakeholders.
- Establish rapport and excellent working relationships with other OPPD departments to assist in the orderly expansion of business and industry in OPPD’s service territory.
- Support the Economic Development and External Relations Division, which includes Community Outreach and Government Relations.

Qualifications:

Required:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, Business, Economics or related field.
- Five years of work experience in economic development and/or in business development with a focus on industrial/commercial customer relations
- Excellent leadership, written and oral communication skills

Desired:

- Utility experience
- Economic Development Institute graduate
- Certified Economic Developer designation

Level S6 Foundation $92,949, Midpoint $116,186

EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

Apply online at https://www.oppd.com/about/careers-power-of-orange/ on or before on or before January 1, 2020.

Job ID: 295934

Recruiter: Athena Roberson, asroberson@oppd.com