Director of Partnerships and Engagement

Mar 10, 2020 | Jobs

The Director of Partnerships and Engagement develops, executes, and evaluates JobsOhio and Team NEO’s engagement strategy for Greater Cleveland and throughout Northeast Ohio with both elected and non-elected officials, associations, trade groups, and economic development partners. This person represents both organization’s interests to achieve favorable strategic outcomes and mitigate risks; serves as advisor to the senior leadership team and proposes continuous improvement strategies; builds and maintains exceptional external and internal relationships; This role will also place emphasis on working in Northeast Ohio communities to assist with goal setting, planning, and securing resources so that distressed communities can build a base from which to have greater competitiveness and economic development successes.

Interested candidates should send an electronic expression of interest and a resume to Laura Hudak at lkhudak@teamneo.org.

Resumes will be collected through March 20th, 2020.

 

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