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9 Dec 2019

Full-Time Executive Director

Great Bend Economic Development, Inc. – Posted by GreatBendJobs Anywhere

Job Description

Executive Director, Great Bend Economic Development.
Are you ready for an exciting and new opportunity? Based in Great Bend, Kansas, the newly formed Great Bend Economic Development Inc. is seeking an Executive Director to lead the economic development activities for Great Bend. As a visible leader in the community, this individual will work with numerous community stakeholders to grow and move Great Bend forward. The candidate should have a strong background in economic and community development, must be detail-oriented, possess excellent organization and time management skills, and possess a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The position requires the ability to work independently and report to a 5-member Board of Directors. Strong communication skills are a must. We are dedicated to building a vibrant economy and maintaining a dynamic business climate where businesses can be successful.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of community and economic development planning, coupled with strong presentation and writing skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed public officials, the business community, and the general public.

Minimum Training and Experience
Training: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in urban planning, business or public administration, economics, marketing, finance, or a related field.
Experience: Minimum of 4 years of responsible management or administrative experience in the field of community/economic development planning or related field.

How to Apply

How to Apply A cover letter, resume, and salary requirements may be submitted to: Open until filled. Salary is based on experience and qualifications.

Job Categories: Marketing/Advertising. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Community Development, Economic Development, Marketing, Public Administration, and Urban Planning.

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