TSEP seeks Economic Development Manager (Tiffin, Ohio)

Feb 14, 2022Jobs

The Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership (TSEP) is seeking someone to manage its industrial, commercial and residential development activities and join one of the most dynamic and successful local economic development organizations in the country. Created in 1983, TSEP is a 501c3 public-private partnership that acts as the economic development agent for Tiffin and rural Seneca County in northwest Ohio (population 55,000).

According to Site Selection magazine, Seneca County has ranked in the top ten among micropolitans nationally four of the past five years (top 1-2%), and last year TSEP won the OEDA Excellence in Innovation award. We have a team of seven, with staff covering economic, downtown, workforce, community, and rural development, as well as entrepreneurship and operations.

The specific title and competitive salary depend on the level of experience; no experience is required but is certainly welcome. The ideal candidate will be smart, hard-working, will get along with people and get things done.

Check out full details at tseptalent.com, where videos and additional information is available, such as a full position description and detailed explanations about our workplace advantage, which we call TSEP Thrive. In addition to having an amazing purpose and mission, which all economic development positions enjoy, we also offer the following:


Flexibility & Benefits

We want our people to work hard, but we believe work needs to support each team member’s life goals and aspirations, to provide work-life balance. We offer flex time, comp time, flex hours, partial remote work, flex holiday, paid time off, and casual Fridays, in addition to benefits like medical, vision, and dental insurance, retirement match, raises and performance bonuses, cell phone reimbursement and clothing allowance. We even hand-deliver you your locally roasted and brewed coffee drink of choice every Monday morning to start off the week.


Coaching & Professional Development

Our management style centers around coaching and developing close relationships between colleagues, and we value people as employees, teammates, and people. At TSEP, employees have frequent one-to-one feedback and mentorship sessions with leadership and attend weekly team meetings. TSEP will also work with the new employee to develop a customized professional development plan.


Growth Opportunities

People who work for TSEP are presented with exciting career opportunities both inside and outside the organization because team members benefit from our extensive network, exceptional reputation, and the high-profile nature of our work. At TSEP, we want our people to stay for as long as it is the best decision for them, and we have a structured internal progression system: Specialist, Coordinator, Manager, Director, and Vice President.



Not only do people want purpose in their day-to-day work, but they also seek companies with an excellent culture. TSEP offers a work-life family experience, where team members respect, support, and like each other, and like the challenging, stimulating, and rewarding work we get to do.


Again, check out more details at tseptalent.com. Experience history (resumes, LinkedIn profile) and statements of interest (cover letter, email) will be accepted at tsepsearch@tiffinseneca.org until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022.

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