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Director of Economic Development

City of Atkinson is seeking an Economic Development Director.  This is a full-time position under the direction of the Mayor and City Council and focuses on business recruitment, retention, expansion, and the creation of jobs while preserving the quality of life in Atkinson and the surrounding area.  The candidate should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to make public presentations, write grants, and focus on multiple projects at the same time.  The position also includes administering the website, social media, marketing of the community, and working with the Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce in the position of secretary/treasurer.  Strong leadership, finance, economic development, and public relations skills are necessary for this position.    The City offers very competitive benefits with a starting salary commensurate upon experience.  A full job description is available at the Atkinson City Office, 104 S. Main St., Atkinson, NE  68713 or email louann.tooker@atkinsonne.com.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with a City application to follow.  Position will remain open until filled. City of Atkinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Economic Development Coordinator

The successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual, and will be responsible for working in conjunction with the City Council/Mayor, the Economic Development Committee, the Hartington Chamber of Commerce and other city staff to promote the business and economic development interests within the community. This individual will need to perform a variety of administrative, technical and professional work in preparation and implementation of economic and community development plans, programs and services. The ECC will also provide guidance to individuals or companies that wish to establish, relocate, or expand their business within the community, and will aid in planning and coordinating community development projects, and provide research for town sponsored projects.

This position is open until filled. For more information, or to apply for this position, please email: cityjobs@hartel.net

The City of Hartington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director

The Sherman County Economic Development Corporation is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director coordinates all activities, programs, and operations of the Sherman County Economic Development, Inc. Board.  Under the direction of the board of directors, the Executive Director shall implement activities focusing on the retention and expansion of existing businesses, attracting new businesses, and creating jobs while preserving and promoting the quality of life in Sherman County, Nebraska. Executive Director will also help local partners strengthen Sherman County’s workforce, develop community resources, increase and improve community housing stock, attract new capital investment, broaden the community’s tax base, and provide local community services needed to maintain an excellent quality of life.  Also included in job responsibilities is management of properties owned by SCED Inc. The Executive Director preferred qualifications are proficiency with office management/accounting/computer skills, previous work in economic development, public relations, and strategic planning. Salary will commensurate with experience.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  This position will be open until filled. A cover letter and resume should be sent to: Sherman County Economic Development Inc.,    P.O Box 428, Loup City, NE 68853. The information may also be emailed to development@shermancountyprogress.com. Contact 308-745-5040 for more information.

Full-Time Director

Aurora Development Corporation is seeking a full-time Director to lead the organization to the next level of growth and development. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned leader in economic and community development who fosters strong local, regional and statewide collaboration to direct economic development initiatives that lead to sustainable economic expansion with shared prosperity and stimulates the growth and vitality of the local economy. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency with technology and be willing to relocate. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a related field. Send resume to Aurora Development Corporation at auroradevelopmentcorp@gmail.com

Executive Director Economic Development

The St. Paul Development Corporation is seeking an Economic Development Director.  This is a full-time salaried position under the direction of the St. Paul Development Corporation Board of directors, and focuses on business recruitment, retention, expansion, and the creation of jobs while preserving the quality of life in St. Paul and the surrounding area.  The candidate should possess strong leadership, finance, economic development, and public relations skills.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Bachelor’s degree is required in a related field. Interested candidates may send resume to stpauldevcorp@gmail.com, or by mail to St. Paul Development Corporation, 423 Howard Ave, P.O. Box 64, St. Paul NE 68873.

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