Executive Director of Erie County Economic Development Corporation

Mar 20, 2023Jobs

Executive Director of Erie County Economic Development Corporation

Come support US Today’s Best Coastal Small Town! The Erie County Economic Development Corporation (ECEDC) is a 501(c) 3 organization working to promote the economic vitality of the north central Ohio region. Our mission is to grow economic opportunities for individuals and businesses and facilitate the creation and retention of jobs through collaborative and comprehensive economic development programs. Our partners include local governments, education and workforce resources, and other civic nonprofits such as Chambers of Commerce and Main Street Organizations. Together, we work with entrepreneurs, small and large businesses to address their challenges, barriers, and opportunities for growth in our community.

ECEDC is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to economic development, be able to effectively communicate to a range of stakeholders, both public and private, and have the technical knowledge necessary to support complex projects and economic initiatives.  Primary responsibilities include organization development, strategy, program oversight, business development, and project management.  Compensation is expected $90-135,000 plus benefits, commensurate with experience.

To Apply – Please review the complete job description and submit resume and cover letter to jobs@eriecountyedc.org.  The initial review of applications will begin April 10th and will remain open until filled.

2024 Annual Excellence Awards Call for Nomination: Deadline: August 1, 2024

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized state-wide! A panel of OEDA members will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select an overall winner. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 5 – 6, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio. Award finalists will be notified prior to the Annual Summit. Winners and finalists will be promoted on OEDA’s website and in an OEDA e-newsletter

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