Jobs

VP OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING

The North Platte Chamber & Development Corporation is looking for an experienced, highly motivated self-starter to fill the role of Vice President of Economic Development & Marketing/Communications.

In collaboration with the CEO, Board of Directors and many strong community and business partners, the Vice President will assist in the creation and implementation of strategies and actions that help with business growth, job growth and securing the future workforce.

Bachelor’s degree in business or related field plus two years of experience is recommended, however a combination of experience and education will be considered. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required for this position.  

Experience in working in collaborative culture with other community partners including but not limited to: municipal government, utility providers, local business organizations, community volunteers, etc. is a strong plus. A full job description is available here

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume by email to Gary Person, CEO. This position will remain open for application until filled, however applicants should respond promptly as an initial screening of resumes and letters of interest will occur on August 10, 2018.

North Platte is the largest community in Nebraska west of Kearney and acts as a regional hub for commerce, banking, health care, and employment. Being the “hub” isn’t only about location, it’s also about having the best people working for the greater good of the community and for Lincoln County as a whole. When you join the team at the Chamber & Development Corporation, you will use your skills to do important and meaningful work, critical to the growth and success of this community. (7-25-18)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Hastings Economic Development Corporation is hiring an Executive Director! A full job description can be found here:hedc_director_job_description_2018. Resumes accepted until Septemeber 15th. (7-18-18)

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Do you want to love what you do and make a difference? Here’s your opportunity! Spark seeks to add a strong project director to its team of community developers. Spark is an early-stage 501(c)(3) nonprofit community development intermediary that brings a unique, collaborative, and community-based approach to economic development in the Omaha/Council Bluffs region. Our mission is to help profoundly transform disinvested neighborhoods into thriving and prosperous
communities. We recognize that philanthropic organizations, civic institutions, and other partners have the resources to impact change while community residents, business owners, and other stakeholders best understand the community’s needs. Spark seeks to serve as a bridge between these various parties, leveraging our expertise, relationships and funding to transform neighborhoods through a process of holistic community development. The Project Director’s primary focus will be to collaborate with stakeholders to identify, implement and evaluate a pipeline of holistic community development projects. Projects will be mixed-use and include mixed income housing, commercial space, community facilities and public space amenities. The position will also be responsible for helping create and direct various real estate financing and funding resources (for example, tax
credit programs and funds that benefit from other federal and state incentives/programs) and structures to support holistic development. A full job description can be found here: Spark Project Director 2018 (7-18-18)

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