JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

The high-tech hometown of Madison, Alabama is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Economic Development Director. This position is 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.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Economic Development, Business, Communications or a related field with a minimum of Five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience in related economic development functions or Eight (8) years if degree is not related; Certification in Economic Development is preferred.
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This Job Position will close on 8/15/2019.

City of Madison offers an attractive benefit package with Retirement.
City of Madison is EOE.

The City of Madison
Senior Planner – Economic Development & Future Planning
Salary: $61,510 – $65,256 annually

The City of Madison is seeking a Senior Planner – Economic Development & Future Planning candidate responsible for providing attraction and retention support to Director for retail and industrial businesses. Provides professional support to long-range planning policy and plans. Develops and maintains marketing information. Supports Director in development agreements, analysis, and growth and annexation strategy. Serves as liaison with Industrial Development Board. Complex communications regarding benefits of Madison as a place to do business, incentives, and development agreements, zoning and land use; Serves significant role in preparation of the comprehensive plans and economic development strategy of the City.

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This Position will close on 8/13/19.

St. Clair County Economic Development Council
St. Clair County Tourism Coordinator

On behalf of the St. Clair County Industrial Development Board, the St. Clair County Economic Development
Council (the “EDC”) is interested in finding an individual that will lead the outdoor tourism efforts in St. Clair
County, Alabama. This position will have tremendous growth potential as the tourism flourishes in our fast-growing community.

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If interested, please send your resume to Don Smith at dsmith@stclairedc.com or call 205-814-1440 if you have any additional questions.

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.

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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