Randolph County Economic Development Authority
Executive Director


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree preferred or a closely related field experience

Valid driver’s license is required.

Experience: Two (2) years prior work in a job closely aligned with this job description is preferred,

but not required.


Understanding of recruitment process, available incentives, and financing options.

Ability to organize and maintain accurate records.

Ability to read, analyze, understand, and interpret professional journals, government, regulations, and technical procedures.

Working knowledge of community resources.

Understanding of general business practices.

Solid organizational and analytical abilities.

Ability to operate related computer applications.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Ability to apply logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

Ability to communicate effectively with all entities and in all formats.

Ability to utilize mathematics for production of economic proformas acceptable to lending institutions and Bond counsel.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to clients, and projects.

Other requirements: Travel is required. Must reside in Randolph County, AL within 6 months of hire.

Benefits: Health & Vision Insurance State Retirement System Salary: Based upon experience

Submission: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to or mail to the RCEDA office located at 1218 U.S. Hwy 431, Roanoke, AL 36274 – Applicants will receive an email confirmation to verify submission.

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City of Hoover
Economic Development Student Intern


  • Undergrad or Graduate studies in Economic Development, Marketing, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Must be currently enrolled as a college student and in good standing or have graduated from college no more than (6) months prior to placement as intern
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as printer, scanner, copier machine and multi-line phone system, as well as perform basic business office skills such as filing, typing and data entry
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize work and have the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to collaborate with Department Heads, Officials, Employees and other groups on work related assignments
  • Ability to work with others as a team member
  • Must be able to work with the public and provide information in a polite and efficient manner


  • Will assist in the areas of marketing and communications,project management, and entrepreneurial support
  • Work closely with the Economic Development Coordinator who will provide you with hands – on projects and tasks
  • Gain practical experience working with a growing department in one of the most dynamic cities in the Southeast
  • Network with local community leaders and stakeholders in Hoover and Birmingham region
  • Presentation development and design
  • Social Media and digital marketing assistance
  • Planning programming for startups and entrepreneurs
  • Research funding sources, grant proposals, mixed used development, place-making strategies and more

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Cullman County Commission

The director manages the day-to-day operations of the office under the general direction of the Cullman County Commission (CCC). The employee is responsible for planning and developing economic projects; coordinates with the county commission and local groups to identify needs and strategies to meet those needs. Research and inquire for grant funds to meet the needs of the county. Attends national, state, and local meetings to promote Cullman County and encourage location and expansion of industry. Prepares and administers department budget. Other duties as assigned.

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Employment applications are available on our website at , or from the Personnel Department at the County Courthouse, 500 2nd Ave SW-Room 109, Cullman, AL 35055.

Completed employment application, with current resume (if applicable) must be returned to the Cullman County Commission Personnel Department. May be delivered in person or:

Mailed to: 500 2nd Ave SW, Cullman, AL 35055
Emailed to:
Faxed to: (256) 775-4670
The Personnel Department may be contacted at (256) 775-4891

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  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


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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 ( 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 Full benefits, like a 401(k), and other work flexibility included!