Economic Development Professional – The City of Sharonville, Ohio

Jan 14, 2020 | Jobs

The City of Sharonville (~13,500 residents, ~40,000+ daytime population) seeks an experienced, motivated, and highly collaborative economic development professional to lead the City’s business attraction, retention, and expansion efforts. Sharonville is an award winning employer, having been recognized twice (2018 and 2019) by Ohio Business Magazine as a premier workplace and by Engaging Local Government Leaders (2019) as one of the nation’s best local government employers.

The City is located along interstates 75 and 275 in northern Hamilton County and a small portion of Butler County. Major employers include Ford Motor Company, Gorilla Glue, StandardAero, and Jacobs Engineering. The city boasts dozens of small and medium sized businesses, 24 hotels, and a thriving and diverse selection of restaurants.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: programs to attract, retain, improve and expand local businesses; assist businesses in navigating city processes and procedures; connect business leaders and city officials to facilitate positive relationships; work collaboratively and frequently with the Community Development Department on zoning and planning issues; and assist in other areas to promote local economic growth.

Starting salary is anticipated at $70,000 to $95,000, dependent upon qualifications. The City also provides a highly competitive benefits package.

Qualifications
     Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, marketing, economics, planning, political science, or similar discipline, and two (2) years of experience in public, non-profit, or private sector economic development or related activities. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Valid driver’s license and insurability required. Certified Economic Developer preferred.

Application
     Interested individuals may submit an application, resume, and cover letter at https://www.sharonville.org/484/Job-Opportunities-Portal. The first review of applicants will occur February 14, 2020.

Expand Your Knowledge, Expand Your Network with OEDA in 2023

At OEDA, we are thankful for our members who are passionately committed to the success of their communities and advancing Ohio’s economy. Over the past year, we’ve appreciated having you as part of our community of economic development professionals and are grateful for the opportunity to be your partner again in 2023.

read more

Early Bird Registration Now Open for 2023 Basic Economic Development Course

As your partner for success at every step of your career, OEDA strives to provide high-impact training opportunities for our members each year. The foundation of that training is our Basic Economic Development Course (Ohio BEDC). This year’s course will be held from May 1-4 in Dublin, Ohio, and Early Bird Registration is open from now until March 1.

read more

Clinton County Workforce Collaborative Kicks Off the New Year

(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Workforce Collaborative hosted its first meeting of the year on Thursday, January 19. With almost 40 individuals present, representing schools, businesses, service providers, and community organizations, members reviewed accomplishments from 2022, established a new meeting structure for 2023, and discussed how their current efforts can continue to meet the needs of the local community.

read more