Defiance County Economic Development Director

Jun 29, 2020Jobs

Defiance County in Ohio (population 38,000) is seeking a professional for Economic Development Director to drive economic growth within the county. Under the general supervision of the Board of Directors of the Community Improvement Corporation, this position performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work in the preparation and implementation of economic development plans, programs, and services. The ultimate goal of the Director’s activities is to expand the economic base within the community by pursuing growth opportunities with existing companies and attracting new investment from outside the community.

To learn more about Defiance County Economic Development, please visit www.defecon.com.

Interested persons are encouraged to submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references to Tracey Schroeder, Human Resources Manager: tschroeder@cityofdefiance.com

The first review of applicants will occur on July 31, 2020. Resumes will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

2024 Annual Excellence Awards Call for Nomination: Deadline: August 1, 2024

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized state-wide! A panel of OEDA members will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select an overall winner. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 5 – 6, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio. Award finalists will be notified prior to the Annual Summit. Winners and finalists will be promoted on OEDA’s website and in an OEDA e-newsletter

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