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Chatham County Economic Development Corporation
Chatham County Economic Development Corporation is searching for an energetic and dynamic President to lead the organization. This is an opportunity to bring to fruition several large-scale economic development projects already underway that will provide long-term economic benefit to Chatham County and the region.
The EDC President directs the economic development program for Chatham County including implementation of the countywide economic development strategic plan and the accomplishment of its goals and objectives. The President leads collaborative efforts to promote economic development through creative linkages of organizations and coordinated services and resources. The President plays an important role in furthering several large product development projects that will be the foundation of Chatham County’s future growth. This position reports to the EDC Board, a 501(c)3.
Chatham County, part of the Research Triangle Region, is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina. The region and the state are frequently ranked as best places for business in the United States. A strong quality of life attracts a diverse resident workforce and innovative companies that value strong education, recreation opportunities, and vibrant communities. A strategic location provides an avenue to the urban amenities found in nearby Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, Greensboro, and other great cities.
To be considered, candidates must have five or more years’ experience in economic development including business attraction, development, and retention, product development, coalition building, infrastructure development, and fundraising. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, in fields of study applicable to economic development (business, planning, public administration, economics, marketing, etc.). Certified Economic Developer or working toward credential. Demonstrated leadership skills. Excellent written communication, public speaking, and presentation skills. Proficiency in business technologies and analytical tools that support a small, fast-paced office environment. Job description available upon request. Salary range $100,000 - $140,000. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance, retirement plan, and flex time.
For more information about Chatham County EDC https://www.chathamedc.org/.
Submit resume and cover letter by October 23, 2020 5:00PM to Crystal Morphis, Creative Economic Development Consulting, email@example.com.
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Greenville Area Development Corp - Request for Qualifications for Consulting Services
September 9, 2020 - The GADC has issued a Request for Qualifications for Consulting Services to provide an Economic Development Strategy and Implementation Plan. To learn more, https://www.greenvilleeconomicdevelopment.com/about-us/strategic-plan/. To view - GADC Strategic Plan RFQ September 9, 2020.
Responses are due October 30, 2020
Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission
The Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission is searching for a dynamic Director to lead the organization. The Director is both an out-of-the-box innovator and hands-on practitioner in this two-person EDC office. This is an opportunity to build upon an already strong economic development program to make a lasting impact in a rural community.
The EDC Director leads our community in building a solid foundation that supports economic growth through business recruitment, development, and retention; product development; marketing Vance County; and as a liaison between business and local government agencies. Community capacity building through local, regional, and state collaboration is an important part of the economic development program.
Vance County is located on I-85, a major transportation corridor connecting metros across North Carolina. There are 1.1 million people in the laborshed providing a quality pool of talent. The EDC has developed two exceptional business parks, one of which is part of a multi-county business park development. Vance County is home to quality schools and health care system, community college, recreational amenities including Kerr Lake, and charming small towns. The county’s competitive advantages include location, quality workforce, transportation access, business costs, and quality of life. To be considered, candidates must have experience in economic development; Bachelor’s degree with preference given to degrees in business, marketing, planning, economics, public administration, or related areas of study; Certified Economic Developer or working toward credential preferred; excellent written communication, public speaking, and presentation skills; and tech savvy including proficiency in Microsoft Office, general business technologies, and analytical tools. Job description available upon request. Salary range $75,000 - $95,000.
For more information about the Henderson-Vance County EDC https://vancecountyedc.com/ and Vance County http://www.vancecounty.org/ .
Submit resume by September 30, 2020 5:00PM through the Vance County Job Posting Portal. Complete a county application and upload a resume here https://nc-vancecounty.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/ .
For more information about the opportunity contact: Crystal Morphis, CEcD, Founder and CEO, Creative Economic Development Consulting, LLC at firstname.lastname@example.org
GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
CHARLESTON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE
CRDA is seeking an innovative leader in economic development to fill our Global Business Development Director position.
The Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA) executes a globally focused business development and marketing program to attract the world’s best companies to the Charleston | SC metro area. We seek an experienced economic development professional to fill a key role within our organization. Our ideal candidate has a strategic vision for the future of economic development in a dynamic region focused on growing its place among the world’s leading economies.
This collaborative team member provides leadership and direction in developing and implementing a multi-faceted business development strategy. Specifically, the Global Business Development Director is responsible for:
Setting clear goals and objectives for the business development team; developing and managing the associated budgets and work plans.
We are looking for a highly motivated, results-oriented professional with direct project management experience. Industry-specific knowledge is a plus, as is fluency in a foreign language. The ability to travel internationally is required.Requirements:
Supplier Outreach Program Manager in Business Services
SC Department of Commerce
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience in marketing or economic development.
Economic Development Director,
Berkeley County Government, SC
This position typically provides direction of the day to day operations of the department, staff supervision and departmental budget preparation; recruits major industry and business for Berkeley County producing large investments and jobs on an annual basis.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
This position requires the employee to sit and use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, kneel, climb, crawl and crouch; use mental acuity; and walk, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift, pull and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
The work is regularly performed in a relatively safe, secure and stable work environment. Thirty-seven and one half (37.5) hours per week. Normal operating hours are Monday through Friday 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m with the ability to work flexible hours when necessary. Must be able to attend monthly evening County Council meetings and various social functions that are required by this position. Scheduled hours/days, job location, duties and any other information contained herein is subject to change. May be required to work extra hours and to perform extra or different duties during emergency situations.
Berkeley County upholds federal, state, and local laws that protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, veteran status, marital status, or any other non-merit based factors protected by federal, state, or local law.