Director of Business Development, Stark & Summit Counties
The Director of Business Development – Stark & Summit Counties has 5-10 years of related business or economic development experience working with companies. This highly visible position in these two communities is comfortable working with corporate CEOs and other business decision-makers, as well as engaging with local economic development leaders, higher education, elected officials and other stakeholders. The director is a self-starter and conducts business outreach calling on targeted companies and executes the supporting tactics for superior customer experience for companies. Because of Northeast Ohio’s many organizations involved in business outreach and cluster activities, the director must be adept at collaborating with and leveraging these disparate resources.
Interested candidates should send an electronic expression of interest and a resume to Laura Hudak at email@example.com.
Resumes will be collected through March 20th, 2020.
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