The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is a dynamic, professional leader and excellent communicator who can represent, promote, and market the City through participation with various local, state, and regional business groups and has experience in leading a successful economic development team. The successful candidate will demonstrate and encourage teamwork and collaboration; leading and coordinating economic development meetings; providing input regarding all City development issues; researching and preparing data and materials for review and successful project implementation. This position requires a can-do, high-energy Director who can delegate effectively and has had success leading key initiatives and programs as part of an Economic Development Department, bringing high-quality businesses to the community. The position requires a leader who is willing to enthusiastically roll up their sleeves and be a working manager. While technical skills are very important, it will be necessary for this individual to have excellent interpersonal skills, political acumen, and awareness; encourage and listen to feedback; and have the ability to work closely with City Council, executive leadership, and staff from all departments, while adapting quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced organization.
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