Community and Economic Development Specialist

CITY OF EDEN   Ecen, NC   Full-time     Business Development
Posted on November 21, 2021

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Community and Economic Development Specialist

Salary Range
$33,203.00 - $49,805


Under general supervision, this position is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing a program designed to recruit new businesses and retain existing businesses in the City. Reports to the Community and Economic Development Manager. An employee in this class must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, to include the preparation of detailed reports which include numerical information and statistics and preparing and presenting a wide variety of public relations materials. Ability to handle a variety of issues with tact and diplomacy and in a confidential manner. Ability to listen and understand information and ideas being presented verbally and in writing. Evaluates the best method of research and then exercises appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters. Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Ability to perform arithmetic, algebraic, and statistical applications. Ability to employ economic and basic accounting principles and practices in the analysis and reporting of financial data.


A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Economics, Marketing, or a related field, and 3-5 years of experience in economic development, business assistance or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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The City of Eden is an Equal Opportunity Employer