JOB OPPORTUNITIES

East AlabamaWorks
Workforce Program Coordinator

East AlabamaWorks is seeking a Workforce Program Coordinator, responsible for assisting the 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.

Application Process: Email a cover letter, resume and three references to: lmorales@eastalabamaworks.com

Application deadline is Noon on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Director

The Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Director.

Summary of Position:

The Economic Development Director is responsible for organizing and leading business recruitment, existing industry retention and expansion and project management liaison activities that support commercial, retail, office and industrial development in Prattville and Autauga County, Alabama.

Candidates must be energetic, personable, organized and demonstrate success in recruitment and retention of businesses in communities of past service along with excellent negotiation skills. This position requires a self-starter with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience with an emphasis in economic development, public or commercial development or project management. Candidates must maintain a professional demeanor, possess strong verbal and written skills, good decision-making skills and excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking and time management skills.

Candidates must be able to work well in and contribute to a team environment and must be willing and able to work a varied schedule. This position reports to the President of the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to EDsearch@prattvillechamber.com no later than close of business on June 21, 2019.

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The City of Madison
Economic Development Director
Salary: $81,870 – $86,856 annually

The City of Madison is seeking an Economic Development Director professional responsible for enabling retail, commercial and industrial development that will enhance job growth and the City’s sales, lodging and license tax base. This position serves as the City’s primary interface with firms/individuals desiring to locate retail, commercial and industrial businesses within the City. Position works under general direction of the Director of Development Services (Director) with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Works closely with the Director in promoting economic development strategy for the City.

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Central Alabamaworks!
Region 5 Workforce Development Council
Executive Director

One of the seven Regional Workforce Development Councils, established to provide a direct link to the workforce needs of business and industry, Region 5 encompasses thirteen (13) Alabama counties: Autauga, Bullock, Chambers, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Lee, Perry, Russell and Tallapoosa. The Director shall reside within one of the member counties listed above or be able to move there within a reasonable time. The Executive Director will be responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations of the organization. Travel is extensive throughout the 13 counties and occasionally includes nights and weekends (conferences, events, etc.).

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City of Auburn
Economic Development Manager Entrepreneurial & Technology Programs

The City of Auburn, home to Auburn University, is seeking an Economic Development Manager Entrepreneurial & Technology Programs dedicated to the service of this community. This is a new position in the Economic Development Department to further strengthen our program capacities. The position will focus on managing our entrepreneurial activities and identifying prospective tenants for our incubator complexes. The individual will work closely with various entities at Auburn University.

Applications should be completed online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/auburnalabama.

The City of Auburn is an EEO employer. Accommodation considered. Final appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test result, an acceptable background investigation, and approval by the City Manager.

Alabama Department of Commerce
Rural Development Manager

The Alabama Department of Commerce is seeking a Rural Development Manager to join the project management team in the Business Development Division. This position will provide technical assistance to rural communities under consideration for economic development projects, as well as provide ongoing assistance and training for rural communities seeking to make their communities more competitive for economic development projects.  For more information, click here.

Resumes may be accepted via US Postal Mail, Electronic Mail, and /or Faxed to:

ATTN: Stephanie McMeans
Department of Commerce Human Resource Manager
401 Adams Avenue, suite 624
Montgomery, AL 36130-4106
Stephanie.McMeans@commerce.alabama.gov
FAX: 334-353-1212

For questions about this position, please contact Ted Clem, Director, Office of
Business Recruitment and Expansion at:

334-353-0938
Ted.Clem@commerce.alabama.gov

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
CONECUH COUNTY, ALABAMA
Salary $70,000

SUMMARY: Seeking an economic development professional to generate prospect activity for Conecuh County by serving as our Economic Developer. The Economic Developer will be responsible for industrial recruitment, existing industry support, property development, and workforce development support.

QUALIFICATIONS: A College Degree, track record of success in an economic development, Industrial sales, or business development role as an executive or project manager.

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The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama
Vice President of Economic Development

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama (Chamber) is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of more than 1,300 business enterprises, civic organizations and educational institutions. The Chamber is seeking applicants for the executive leadership position of Vice President for Economic Development.

Please send a cover letter, résumé and references to:

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama
ATTN: Jim M. Page, President and CEO
P.O. Box 020410
Tuscaloosa, AL 35402
OR
jim@tuscaloosachamber.com

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CITY OF AUBURN
Economic Development Department
Director of Industrial Development

The City of Auburn is seeking a Director of Industrial Development dedicated to the service of this community. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and leading the Industrial recruitment and retention program of the Economic Development Department.

Employees of the City of Auburn strive to serve the public with the highest standards of excellence and accountability. We seek daily to earn and maintain the trust of the Auburn community and never to take it for granted. We recognize that the calling of public service is honorable and important, and so it is proudly that we serve those who call Auburn home.

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