Economic Development Director - City of Westland
- Type:Full Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:$73K-$97K DOQ
- Posted Date:07/18/2017 4:07 P.M.
City of Westland seeks experienced individual for executive level position. Qualified individual is responsible for all aspects of the City’s economic development interests. Successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of economic development regulations and be innovative and responsive in providing guidance to those individuals and companies seeking to establish, relocate or expand their business interests within the City. Position is liaison to Chamber of Commerce, and City Brownfield, Downtown Development, Local Development Finance, and Tax Increment Finance Authorities. Position requires interaction with regulatory and advisory authorities; ability to effectively interact with multinational businesses, international experience desired. Position requires excellent business management skills including public speaking and written communication. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with developers, business owners, elected leaders and the public. Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, economics, sales, marketing, public/business administration or related field and five years progressive experience in economic, community development or business in the public or private sectors; multilingual desirable. Salary range: $73K-97K DOQ; City offers competitive compensation package. Please submit resume, 5 professional references and compensation requirements to Michael J. Reddy, Deputy Mayor, City of Westland, 36300 Warren Road, Westland, MI 48185-2298; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled. EOE