Economic and Workforce Development Specialist – Fairfield County Economic and Workforce Development

Jan 23, 2020 | Jobs

The Fairfield County Economic and Workforce Development Department is accepting applications for a Specialist position who will support the county’s economic and workforcedevelopment efforts through research, communication, relationship building and marketing efforts. The successful candidate will:

•Assist the Economic and Workforce Development Director in administration of county incentive programs for economic development projects and in helping companies obtain local, county, state and federal incentives for development projects.
•Perform research and analysis of information gained from the internet, interviews and surveys.
•Participate in local, state and federal meetings related to economic development.
•Coordinate workforce initiatives such as the Career Readiness Program with local businesses and meet with villages and townships to assist with economic development needs.
•Manage communication, social media and marketing efforts related to activities and programs of the Economic and Workforce Development department and the Fairfield 33 Development Alliance.

The mission of Fairfield County is to ensure high quality services at an exceptional value to taxpayers. Successful candidates will further the mission of the Fairfield County Commissioners and provide exemplary service to the public. The successful candidate must follow county policies and exhibit a professional demeanor at all times.

Qualifications:
·Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field
·2 years professional experience with a business or government office preferred
·Strong communication skills, including public speaking
·Ability to execute and coordinate numerous projects

Fairfield County offers an excellent benefits package and participates in OPERS. The starting rate of pay for the position is $22.83 per hour.

Applicants should visit https://mss.co.fairfield.oh.us/ESS and complete an online application and attach a letter of interest and resume by Monday, February 10, 2020.

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