Economic Development Manager – City of Fairfield, Ohio
The City of Fairfield, Ohio, a well-established, progressive city located just north of Cincinnati, is seeking applicants for the position of Economic Development Manager. The successful candidate will be the City’s primary lead on new business recruitment and existing business retention and expansion. This person will maintain a database of commercial and industrial prospects, develop marketing campaigns and material, develop content for various newsletters and social media accounts, and create and maintain partnerships with federal, state and county development officials and other business support organizations.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Real Estate or related field, Master’s Degree preferred. Experience with commercial real estate, development or redevelopment financing, and business incentive programs is preferred, as well as working knowledge of and experience in community economic development. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical skills and basic graphic design/presentation skills and abilities. Valid driver’s license required.
Salary range $64,000 – $75,000, depending on qualifications.
For information on applying, please visit our website at www.fairfield-city.org. Applications will only be accepted using the online job application system on our website. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2019. EOE/ADA
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