Economic Development Program Manager – City of Middletown, Ohio

Apr 15, 2019 | Jobs

The City of Middletown’s Economic Development Department is seeking a self-motivated professional to serve as Economic Development Program Manager. This position is responsible for assisting the Economic Development Director in coordinating efforts to enhance and diversify the economic base of the City of Middletown through the retention and expansion of existing businesses, and the attraction and development of new businesses. Candidates should have a good understanding of economic development incentive programs, marketing, and event coordination. Candidate should be proficient in various software programs, database management and GIS. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Community Development, Planning, or equivalent experience; and 1-3 years of relevant experience. Starting salary: $60,591 to $66,898 annually plus excellent benefits package.  For a full position description, please visit our website at www.cityofmiddletown.org.  Please send resume, work-related references, and salary history to Human Resources, City of Middletown, One Donham Plaza, Middletown, Ohio 45042 or by email to jobs@cityofmiddletown.org or fax to 513-425-7929. Resumes must be received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019.  EOE/Drug-free Workplace.

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Cargill Inc., a Minnesota-based provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services, will invest $225 million to expand its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney.

The project will create new jobs and further enhance Cargill’s presence in the region.

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