Executive Director - Rome-Floyd Development Authority

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Date Needed: April 30, 2019

Location: Rome, Georgia

Category: Development Authority

Position Type: Full Time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 5-10 Years

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits depending on qualifications

How to Apply/Contact: https://romefloyd.com/jobs/executive-director
Job Description & Details:
The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority (RFDA) is conducting an executive search for a professional to serve as an executive director of the Rome-Floyd Development Authority based in Rome, Georgia.
Description--Plan, develop, market, and manage all aspects and activities related to economic development; including business recruitment, existing industry retention and expansion, and community development activities that enhance the quality of life and economic vitality for Rome-Floyd County.
Duties and Responsibilities--Work closely with the RFDA, the City of Rome, and Floyd County to help craft and execute the economic development strategy for the community; provide vision, leadership, and continuity for economic development; establish financial integrity and accountability for the RFDA; represent the RFDA in matters that correspond with the mission; serve as the primary point of contact in all matters related to economic development; and work closely with the Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Rome Existing Industries Association to serve local industries.
Skill Set Requirements--Expertise in economic development, CEcD highly desirable; outstanding consensus building and interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; clear understanding of how businesses operate and their needs for success; and excellent ability to develop and build relationships.
How to apply--Professionals interested in the executive director's position may apply by visiting www.romefloyd.com/jobs. Please include a cover letter and resume. Deadline for submission of application is April 30, 2019. Candidates who meet criteria established by the development authority will be selected to receive a detailed application. The most qualified candidates will be recommended for interviews. Target start date is June 2019.