Economic Development Manager – Medina County Economic Development Corporation
Medina County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) is hiring a full-time Economic Development Manager to further our mission of attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses in Medina County, Ohio. As a private non-profit organization in a thriving county in Northeast Ohio, we are looking for a motivated, organized, analytical, curious, and results-driven professional to join our team.
The role of the Economic Development Manager involves business retention and expansion, project and incentive management, support of workforce development efforts, and communication and marketing of initiatives to promote economic development opportunities.
The position reports to MCEDC’s Executive Director. For more information about specific responsibilities, see the full job description here.
Candidates with experience in economic development, community development, public relations, sales, business operations, marketing/promotion, planning/project management, or political science are desirable.
Benefits include health insurance or a Flexible Spending Account, pension account matching, paid holidays, and paid vacation. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants may submit an electronic letter of interest and resume by February 24, 2023 to:
Bethany Dentler, CEcD, Executive Director
Medina County Economic Development Corporation
144 North Broadway Street, Suite 119
Medina, OH 44256
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