Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. Seeks Development Manager – Tiffin, Ohio
The Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) announced today that it has opened up the search for a Development Manager to join one of the most dynamic and successful economic development organizations in the country.
The Organization – Our nonprofit was established in 1983 and specializes in facilitating economic, downtown, and community development projects in Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio. That’s our mission. We work on hundreds of projects and initiatives which directly impact the lives of almost 60,000 people. We’re proud that we have been a community that has ranked in the top ten nationally for economic development three of the last five years (out of more than 500).
The Team – Our passionate, experienced team consists of Amy Reinhart, the Downtown Main Street Manager, leads Tiffin’s award-winning downtown revitalization efforts; Katie Lang, our Communications Manager, who heads up our extensive media relations and communications infrastructure; and David Zak, President & CEO, who runs the overall organization and manages several projects and initiatives.
Development Manager – The position is an existing, permanent, full-time, salaried position which will focus on managing and assisting with several economic and community development projects and programs, assisting companies find space, obtain incentives, and solve problems so that they can locate, invest and grow. The Development Manager will also manage the paperwork and process connected with several programs.
The Ideal Candidate – The ideal candidate will be personable, professional, a self-starter, detail-oriented, and able to handle a significant number of projects and tasks at the same time. That candidate will also be a quick learner, have good oral and written communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Familiarization and skill with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel) highly desired; familiarization with Adobe products (e.g., Acrobat, Photoshop), Constant Contact, social media and/or salesforce.com a plus. High school diploma is required.
The Process – SIEDC will be accepting resumes until 8:00 am, Monday, October 15, 2018. Resumes should be sent electronically to David Zak at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions, please contact David Zak at email@example.com or by cell at 419.912.1150.
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