Thursday, September 17, 2015

Job Opening for Economic Development Director


The Licking County Chamber of Commerce is in search of an accomplished and highly motivated professional to build, implement and advance the economic agenda developed by Grow Licking County Community Improvement Corporation.  The director shall also provide strategic vision and leadership and help to implement an economic development business plan, focusing on job creation throughout the entire county.  This will require efforts in company recruitment as well as retention and expansion of existing businesses.  The successful candidate shall have excellent communication skills and capabilities.  Marketing knowledge and experience is a plus.

At a minimum, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in economics, real estate finance, business or public administration.  Preference will be afforded to those with a Master’s degree in appropriate field and/or Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) status.  Ideal candidates shall further possess acquired supervisory experience and bring a minimum of four years of professional experience in economic or business development.

Compensation range is $90,000 - $105,000.  For consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to the Licking County Chamber of Commerce, attention Cheri Hottinger, 50 West Locust Street, Newark, Ohio  43055

For more information about Licking County and this position, please visit and  Questions may be directed to Cheri Hottinger, President & CEO (740) 345-9757 ext. 5 or  

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