Economic Development Director

Person County Government
October 20, 2022
304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro, North Carolina
Billing Address
304 S. Morgan St., Ste 208, Roxboro, NC 27573
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Performs promotional and consultative work in developing and directing a comprehensive economic development program for Person County.

An employee in this class is responsible for consulting with local officials, community leaders, and large and small business executives for the purpose of promoting business, industrial, and commercial growth through expansion and retention of existing business and industry, as well as attraction and recruitment of new industries and businesses to the County. Duties include development of data, statistics, and publications which portray the economic potential of the county; identification of prospective businesses and industries; and maintaining proper records, reports, and public information for the program. Position requires considerable planning and timely execution of work. Decisions must be made quickly with accuracy when dealing with the business management teams. Employee must exercise independent judgment and simultaneously must consider financial, socio-economic, legal, and regulatory variables as they affect the County. Work is performed under the direction of the County Manager and is evaluated through conferences, reports and results.


$72,333.00 - $112,116.00 Annually


Desired Education and Experience

Graduation from a four year college or university with a  degree in business, planning, economics, or related field supplemented by training in economic development and considerable professional experience economic development; Masters Degree and North Carolina Economic Development Certification preferred.

Special Requirements

Resume and cover letter are required.


First review of applications will take place on October 31, 2022; position is open until filled.