NATURE AND SCOPE:
The Director of Economic Development must have a strong working knowledge of economic development policies and practices, business development and an understanding of government and politics, especially in local and state affairs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are needed. Must be extremely well organized, an effective delegator, an active listener and possess the ability to multi-task. Ability to approach all work with member focus and private sector/employer lens is paramount.
A bachelor’s degree and minimum of seven to ten years’ experience required in economic development, public policy, government or communications.