Director of Economic Development - City of Alpharetta

Posted By: Kathy Bott Job Board ,

This position will be posted until June 30, 2021.

Location: Alpharetta, Georgia

Categories: Development Authority & Local Government

Position Type: Full Time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: Greater than 10 years

Salary: $130,000 - $150,000 +/- DOQ
How to Apply/Contact: ONLY online applications accepted. Interested individuals must submit a complete application, cover letter, resume, and 5 professional references by 5:00 pm on April 23, 2021. To apply for this position, go to our website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alpharetta for additional information.
Job Description & Details: 
Under administrative direction of the City Administrator, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the City’s Economic Development Department and represents the City’s interests regarding economic development opportunities. Works closely with the Mayor, City Council and City Administrator to provide the community with economic growth, broad-based prosperity, quality jobs, and a sustainable quality of life by attracting new corporate investment, and by facilitating the expansion of existing businesses and industries.
The primary focus of the position will be on existing business retention and growth, revitalization of targeted retail and office areas within the City, and recruitment of businesses within identified target sectors. Other key responsibilities include management and execution of activities that encourage a healthy and stable business environment and a strong City revenue base; preparation and implementation of long-range economic development plans; and coordination of assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies.