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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

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Randolph County Economic Development Authority
Executive Director

Randolph County Economic Development Authority is seeking an Executive Director. A Bachelor’s degree in economic development or a closely related field is required. Two (2) years prior work in a job closely aligned with the job description is preferred but not required. The salary will be based upon experience.

Resumes should be sent to the following by December 28, 2018:

Search Committee Chair:
Richard Laird
341 Bonner Dr.
Roanoke AL 36274

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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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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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Economic Development Department
Project Manager

The essential function of the position within the organization is to plan, coordinate, research, analyze, and implement economic development strategies and projects to improve, expand and diversify the economic base of the City of Opelika. The position is responsible for industrial recruitment, job, community and commercial development, business retention, assisting in the development of economic development strategy, developing marketing strategies and materials, public relations, and reporting to city officials. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

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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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Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA)

The Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA) seeks experienced candidates to fill the Executive Director position with the TCIDA. The successful candidate should demonstrate proven economic development recruitment and retention experience. Eligible candidates must also possess an outstanding collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, management and organizational experience, and strong leadership qualities. A minimum of 5 years of progressive economic recruitment experience will be given highest consideration. The position offers a competitive benefits package and annual compensation is dependent on the selected candidate’s specific qualifications and experience.

TCIDA was established by an act of the Alabama legislature in 1973 for the purpose of promoting industry and trade, and to assist the local governing bodies in Tuscaloosa County in this effort. Since its creation, TCIDA continues to partner with the business community, government leaders, The University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College, and other local agencies to lead industrial recruitment and expansion in the Tuscaloosa community.

Interested applicants may send a letter of interest and resume to:

Claude D. Edwards, Search Committee Chair
Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority
1550 McFarland Blvd N.
Tuscaloosa, AL  35406

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