VP of Economic Development
The chamber seeks an experienced, results-driven professional to lead the implementation of the chamber’s economic development strategy, lead business attraction efforts, and manage the economic development team. The successful candidate must be dependable, discreet, collaborative and passionate about growing the Little Rock region. Key factors for success in this role include being able to multitask, quickly identify and provide solutions, provide good customer service, work well with all members of the team and achieve established goals.
The scope of work for the Economic Development Division includes the Business Development Team (recruitment); the Business Retention and Expansion Team (existing company assistance); the Office of Workforce Education and the Research Team (all research and data information). Development of relationships with local partners as well as state, national and international clients is critical. These responsibilities will be accomplished in a team manner.
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How to Apply
Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and references, combined into one PDF document, no later than September 30, 2020, to James Reddish at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “VP Economic Development” in the subject line of the email.