Economic Executive Director – Williams County Economic Corporation (WEDCO).

Sep 1, 2022Jobs

The Williams County Commissioners in partnership with the Board of Directors of the Williams County Economic Corporation are currently seeking an Economic Executive Director for Williams County Economic Corporation (WEDCO).

The successful candidate will direct economic development initiatives under the direction of the WEDCO Board of Directors to achieve the goals and objectives outlined by WEDCO. The Executive Director will be an unclassified Williams County employee, with access to the county benefits package.

The position includes administrative, technical, and professional work in preparing and implementing economic development plans, programs, and services within the County. This position is responsible for working closely with the local communities in promoting the business and economic development interests within the County. This includes working with a wide client base in providing guidance to individuals and businesses to establish, relocate, retain, or expand their businesses within the County.

The Executive Director will work closely with local community leaders and Chambers of Commerce to identify areas of concern in the promotion of business location and expansion within the County.

A degree in urban planning, business, marketing, economics, or related field is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Successful candidate must have some financial background with basic accounting skills and ability to operate within QuickBooks. Possession of strong skills in data collection and analysis and knowledge of local, state, and federal planning laws. Excellent interpersonal communication and public speaking skills are required. Position also requires strong marketing and customer skills. Position requires valid driver’s license.

All candidates must submit resume, cover letter with salary requirements and references by either mail or email. No phone inquiries please. Information may be submitted electronically to or mailed to:

Mayor Carrie Schlade
WEDCO Chairman
1399 East High Street
PO Box 190
Bryan, Ohio 43506

A full job description may be seen at Resumes will be accepted starting August 30, 2022 through September 20, 2022.

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Williams County is an equal opportunity employer.

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