Economic Development Director

Vance County
Published
August 16, 2021
Location
122 Young Street, Ste B, Henderson, NC
Billing Address
122 Young Street, Ste B, Henderson, NC 27536
First Name
Argretta
Last Name
Johen
Phone Number
252-738-2014
County
Vance
Closing Date
09/12/2021

Description

The Director is responsible for consulting with local officials, community leaders, and business executives for the purpose of promoting business growth through the expansion and retention of existing businesses and attraction of new industries and businesses into the County. Duties include implementing the EDC’s strategic plan; business recruitment, development, and retention; product development; marketing and promotion; supporting workforce and talent development; small business and entrepreneur development; measuring performance; and communicating the goals and accomplishments of the EDC to public and private stakeholders.

Salary

$68,952 - $89,652, DOE  

Qualifications

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 communication, public speaking, and presentation skills; and tech savvy including proficiency in Microsoft Office, general business technologies, and analytical tools.