Economic Development Professional Sought in Fergus Falls
The Greater Fergus Falls Corporation seeks a collaborative, entrepreneurial deal closer to serve as its Executive Director in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
This position requires a four-year degree in a field related to economic development (or equivalent experience) and a minimum of three years of experience in economic development in a leadership position. Experience coordinating with a Board of Directors preferred.
Must have knowledge and understanding of local, state, regional and national economic and community development programs and organizations. Proven track record working with community leaders. Understanding of private – public partnerships and experience in facilitating economic development transactions. Provide economic development leadership and strategy with regard to the creation of business and community economic growth. Must have the ability to handle multiple complex issues and a proven ability to be flexible with changes in prevailing economic conditions. Make quality decisions with strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Appreciates diversity and is excited about strengthening inclusive communities. Must be dynamic, focused and self-motivated.
Greater Fergus Falls Corporation offers a competitive wage and benefit package. To apply submit a cover letter, three professional references and resume. Position Description available at www.greaterfergusfalls.com. Applications accepted through March 1, 2019 :
Kristi A. Hastings
110 North Mill Street
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.