Community & Economic Developer

Warren County Government
Published
August 9, 2022
Location
602 W Ridgeway Street, Warrenton, NC
Category
Billing Address
602 W Ridgeway Street
First Name
Beverly
Last Name
Foster
Phone Number
2522573574
County
Warren
Closing Date
Until Filled

Description

  • Provide support for community & economic development projects
  • Conduct research, compile & analyze data as needed for all departments
  • Assist in marketing the county & in county-related tourism & educational outreach
  • Oversee performance measurement for the Community & Economic Development Office
  • Assist in grant writing efforts across departments, strategic planning & implementation
  • Strategize with Director on community & economic development projects
  • Run social media platforms & complete website updates
  • Conduct outreach to businesses and direct new businesses & entrepreneurs
  • Maintain a database on existing sites
  • Take notes & prepares minutes for Economic Development Commission and any other committees as assigned
  • Misc items: budget tracking, administrative needs
  • Other duties as required

Salary

$32,018 - $49,627 annually

Qualifications

Preference is for a candidate to have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university & have at least 2 years of work experience related to this role; desire for a degree in business, economics, planning, or public administration; desire for a candidate that has previously worked in local government; combination of education & experience considered 

 

Special Requirements

**Submitting a writing sample with application is optional, but highly encouraged**

Miscellaneous

Strategically located along the border of NC/VA, with easy access to Interstate 85, Warren County is a growing community that hosts many novelties including Lake Gaston and Ridgeway cantaloupes!

The Community & Economic Development department is a vibrant and busy agency that offers flexible work and thrives on community engagement. In addition to traditional economic development strategies, Warren County Community & Economic Development fosters a wholistic approach to growth by expanding workforce housing, tourism and recreation initiatives. 

Warren County offers free employee-only health and dental insurance, affordable vision coverage, PTO and your birthday off!