JOB OPPORTUNITIES

City of Prattville
Economic Development Director

The Economic Development Director is responsible for directing and facilitating inclusive and strategic economic development initiatives to grow and maintain jobs and increase the tax base in the City of Prattville and surrounding areas. The professional is accountable for both commercial and industrial recruitment and support. Other responsibilities include: leading the economic development team; oversight of department operations; and developing and implementing an annual strategic economic development plan. The Director represents the City of Prattville during client meetings and partnership opportunities. FLSA status is Exempt.

Resumes will be accepted through 12/28/2022 11:59 PM Central

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Sabre Finance
Small Business Development Officer

Sabre Finance is a non-profit lender and CDFI, offering commercial lending and technical assistance services to small business owners in Alabama. This position will meet with and assist clients, acting as a loan officer and advisor on fundamental business issues, identifying and understanding the needs of the small business. This position will lead small business owners through entrepreneurship training courses, perform industry level research, and analyze client financial information to assess company wellness and creditworthiness. This position will build trusted relationships with small business owners and local organizations to provide a wide array of support through Sabre Finance.

All resumes and cover letters can be sent to info@sabrefinance.org.

Resumes will be accepted through Dec 31, 2022

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Central Six Development Council
Executive Director

Central Six Development Council (CSDC- Region 4) is seeking an Executive Director to coordinate, implement, and execute workforce development efforts for Central Alabama. This position will be responsible for designing and implementing the workforce development strategy for our region to meet industry and job seeker needs in partnership with key economic development stakeholders. This person will also oversee the merger of Central Six with Innovate Birmingham, (another workforce entity in the ecosystem) and lead the organization through a pivotal transformation and rebranding effort.

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The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
Executive Development Intern

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) is one of 12 regional councils throughout the State of Alabama. The agency provides technical assistance and planning services to Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Walker counties, as well as the municipalities within those counties. Services cover a wide range of areas, including community and transportation planning, GIS mapping, data procurement and analysis, grant application assistance, and specialized market studies.

The RPCGB is currently hiring an internship position with the agency’s Economic Development (ED) Department for the Spring 2023 semester. The ED Department is responsible for assisting local communities within the six-county region with identifying their project priorities and equipping leaders with the necessary information they need to complete projects and expand their potential. The ED Department consults with municipalities about available state and federal grant opportunities and assists them with proposal development, as well as conducts specialized market studies to equip leaders with tangible information to assist with project development. In addition, the staff monitors economic conditions of the region and coordinates EDA and ARC technical assistance programs for the agency. Please visit the RPCGB website at www.rpcgb.org for more information.

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The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
Executive Development Coordinator/Specialist

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) is one of 12 regional councils throughout the State of Alabama. The agency provides technical assistance and planning services to Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Walker counties, as well as the municipalities within those counties. Services cover a wide range of areas, including community and transportation planning, GIS mapping, data procurement and analysis, grant application assistance, and specialized market studies.

The RPCGB is currently seeking an additional staff member for the Economic Development (ED) Department. The ED Department is responsible for assisting local communities within the six-county region with identifying their project priorities and equipping leaders with the necessary information they need to complete projects and expand their potential. The ED Department consults with municipalities about available state and federal grant opportunities and assists them with proposal development, as well as conducts specialized market studies to equip leaders with tangible information to assist with project development. In addition, the staff monitors economic conditions of the region and coordinates EDA and ARC technical assistance programs for the agency. Please visit the RPCGB website at www.rpcgb.org for more information.

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Monroeville Monroe County Economic Development Authority
Executive Director

This position is responsible for enabling retail, commercial and industrial development that will enhance job growth and Monroe County’s sales, property, lodging and license tax base.  This position serves as the County’s primary interface with firms/individuals desiring to locate or expand retail, commercial and industrial businesses within the County.  Position works under general direction of the Monroeville Monroe County Economic Development Authority Board of Directors with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.  Works closely with stakeholders in promoting economic and community development strategies for the County as a whole.

Please email resumes to: ricky_ymca@frontiernet.net by November 30, 2022.

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Limestone County Economic Development Association
Project Manager

LCEDA is seeking qualified candidates for a Project Manager position that will provide business recruitment, existing industry support and project management activities that support retail, commercial, office and industrial development and workforce development in Limestone County, Alabama. The incumbent will coordinate with local, county, state and federal elected officials, private developers, engineering and construction firms and others to develop and maintain property and projects that meet economic development strategic goals in Limestone County. The nature of the work performed requires that the Project Manager establishes and maintains effective working relationships with various partners in business and community organizations, and the public. Some travel is required. The position reports directly to the President.

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58 Inc.
Economic Developer

Shelby County Alabama’s economic development corporation, 58 INC, is seeking teammates to join our professional economic development team in consulting, guiding and partnering with local communities, companies, investors and entrepreneurs to add lasting economic value throughout 808 square miles. Submit your resume today, if you have talent and experience or a passion to join us in:

• attracting and retaining major employers;
• recruiting high-quality retail, entertainment and lodging (or mixed use) development; and
• fostering impactful developments and ecosystems for entrepreneurial success that continuously create jobs.

We welcome applicants who are both entering and experts in the economic development field – and look forward to collaborating with you on projects and programs with purpose. In “Birmingham’s bountiful metro,” Shelby County economic development work encompasses urban to rural areas, high tech to historic places, and industrial, office, retail attraction. We seek teammates who are self-motivated team players willing to learn, serve, and actively shape and contribute to the proposals, projects, programs, promotions, processes, plans and places we create.

Check out our website (www.58inc.org) and find where your talent and passion intersect with our mission to add value to this beautiful and fun south-suburban Birmingham location – Shelby County. Email your cover letter and resume tonight to apply@58INC.org. Full benefits, like a 401(k), and other work flexibility included!

The Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority

Business Development Specialist II

The Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority is currently accepting applications for the position of Business Development Specialist II. Work involves providing innovative business development support and activities for all entities of the Port of Huntsville with an emphasis on generating revenue through land sales and leases, increased air cargo, rail cargo and passenger activity.

Business Development Specialist II is an entry level position. The incumbent gathers information and provides support for air service development through research and identifying resources to be used in analysis, tracking and processing industry trends. Additionally, incumbent maintains strong working relationships within air service, air cargo and rail cargo business and industry. Incumbent also maintains strong relationships with economic development entities. Incumbent also provides support for proposals/presentations, RFPs, studies, and reports. This position is also part of the media relations team.

Applicant should have knowledge of principles and methods of marketing, business development, communications, and community and economic development. As well as knowledge of principles and methods for moving people and goods by air, rail or road including the relative costs and benefits.

Minimum qualification: 1-2 years’ experience and Bachelor degree in marketing, business administration, public administration, logistics transportation or other related fields.

Excellent benefits include medical family insurance coverage, Health Reimbursement Account, Disability, annual and sick leave, and retirement. Salary based on experience.

Submit applications at http://flyhuntsville.applicantpro.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace.

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Salary Range: ($39,040 – $58,560)

Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace.

East Alabama Works!
Workforce Program Coordinator

East AlabamaWorks is seeking a Workforce Program Coordinator, responsible for assisting the Executive Director in coordinating, and executing workforce development efforts in the region.

East AlabamaWorks has partnered with the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama (CFNEA) to serve as our fiscal sponsor. The Workforce Program Coordinator will be an employee of CFNEA and work in the CFNEA office located in Anniston, Alabama and will be expected to travel between the seven counties of the workforce region as needed and occasionally beyond the borders of the region.

East AlabamaWorks serves: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Randolph and Talladega counties.

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Alabama Department of Commerce
Senior Project Manager or Project Manager

The Alabama Department of Commerce, a state government agency, is seeking to hire an experienced economic development professional for either the role of Project Manager or Senior Project Manager.  As a team member in the Business Recruitment and Retention division, the Project Manager’s role is to aggressively facilitate the investment and location decisions of companies actively considering Alabama for new locations or expansions.  The job requires the development of strong partnerships with local and regional economic development allies, as well as extensive statewide, domestic, and international travel.

These positions are listed on the Alabama State Personnel Department’s (SPD) website www.personnel.alabama.gov.  Candidates must complete the examination for employment application forms listed on the registry as either Economic Development Representative 11357– Business Development Option – 337 (Project Manager), or Senior Project Manager – 11358 Business Development Option 337 (Senior Project Manager).  Candidates must be placed upon this registry to be eligible for employment in either classification.

Salary Range for Project Manager Position:  $48,300 – $89,479

Salary Range for Sr. Project Manager Position:  $66,331 – $111,667

Starting salary can be negotiable based upon experience and salary history.  Qualifications for both positions, and instructions for application are listed in the attached documents.

For questions or guidance on the application process, please contact:

Ted Clem

Director, Office of Business Recruitment and Retention

334-353-0938

ted.clem@commerce.alabama.gov

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City of Opelika
Talent Attraction & Retention Coordinator

This position is FLSA nonexempt (full-time).  This position works with others in a professional office environment.  The position is responsible for area workforce recruitment, communicating and gathering Opelika Economic Development information, assisting in the development of economic development strategy, developing and executing marketing strategies and materials, public relations, and reporting.  The position supports Economic Development activities by providing assistance to the Project Manager and Economic Development Director. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

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