Director of Partnerships and Engagement
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resumes will be collected through March 20th, 2020.
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