The Indiana Economic Development Association defines economic development as the facilitation of investment that leads to long-term community prosperity.

Job Postings

Indiana Economic Development Association members and friends are available to help qualified professionals find a job. On this page, you will occasionally find links to just such opportunities.To post a new job opening, email Jill Ewing, IEDA COO. There is a $100 fee for all job postings. Job postings will posted here for a period of 30 days.

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 11:18 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    Office location: Bedford, IN

    The Director of Data Analysis & Development will maintain good working relations and interactions with constituents in the Radius region and will rely on a variety of sources to develop relevant and useful data about the economic conditions and development opportunities in the region. The position will also maintain the organization’s website and participate in the development and delivery of appropriate material for the website and the organization’s social media platform. Additionally, the position shall be available as a resource for those communities in the Radius region that wish advice and information related to entrepreneurship.

    Position reports to President/CEO

    Duties of the Director of Data Analysis & Development that relate to data analysis will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Providing statistical analysis and information regarding workforce and other fields of data pertinent to business development needs of Radius and regional partners, as well as data that can be used to describe the business environment in the Radius region
    • Providing analysis of the economic impact of various projects seeking incentives that may come before the RIF or public bodies in the region
    • Maintain and update the Radius quarterly manufacturing index

    Duties of the Director of Data Analysis & Development that relate to website maintenance, enhancement, and social media include, but are not limited to:

    • Maintaining the Radius website with up-to-date information regarding statistics and pertinent facts about the Radius counties
    • Understanding and using the content management system of the website
    • Maintaining a visually pleasing and effective appearance of the website
    • Provide active engagement in social media via Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn as appropriate

    Duties of the Director of Data Analysis & Development related to entrepreneurship shall include, but are not limited to:

    • Cooperate with SIDC on studies of entrepreneurial networking in rural regions
    • Provide information to communities and local economic development organizations seeking to support entrepreneurism in the region

    Duties of the Director of Data Analysis & Development shall also include assistance and support for business development activities, and all other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • 2 years of economic development related experience preferred
    • 4 year degree in entrepreneurship, business, economics, public affairs, or related field preferred
    • Business facilitation experience preferred
    • Strong communication and writing skills
    • Familiarity with data analysis and statistic databases
    • Ability to travel throughout region on a regular basis

    Position is salaried for 40 hours/week; salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation and state holiday schedule, retirement account matching contributions.

    For further information, or to submit a resume, please contact: Personnel@RadiusIndiana.com

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 11:15 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    Office location: Bedford, IN

    The Radius Business Office Manager is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the facilities and office management, as well as the management and monitoring of the organization’s budget and financial reports. The position will also support and maintain two economic development assistance programs administered by Radius, the Regional Impact Fund and the Intermediary Relending Program.

    The Business Office Manager will also maintain good working relations with constituents in the Radius region to provide information about Radius programs and activities.

    Duties of the Business Office Manager will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Work with the executive team and staff to collect information and proposals for development of the proposed annual budget
    • Work with the outside accountant and internal staff to ensure that all bills are paid and all invoices are delivered in a timely manner
    • Develop monthly reports to communicate the organization’s financial condition to the executive team and organization
    • Maintain Constant Contact (and other CRM-related programs) services and lists of constituents, site selectors, stakeholders, and other priority communicants
    • Work with the landlord to maximize use of all facilities and ensure that facilities are well maintained and office equipment is up-to-date and functional
    • Work with service providers to ensure accurate and timely delivery of appropriate IT, payroll, and human resources functions
    • Ensure documentation from all Full Board and Executive Committee meetings and meetings notices are delivered according to the by-laws and organizational expectations
    • Coordinate all preparation work for board meetings and other out-of-office events, including, but not limited to, the Stakeholder meeting and Economic Development Course
    • Ensure timely response to IEDC and constituent queries as appropriate
    • Work to ensure adequate preparation for and functioning of SIBA activities
    • Prepare monthly expense reports for all employees
    • Answer telephones and oversee distribution of mail
    • Maintain accounts for post-JLUS grant, COBRA model, and other Crane-related functions

    Duties of the Business Office Manager related to financial assistance programs shall include, but are not limited to:

    • Work to ensure adequate preparation for Regional Impact Fund meetings, and administer follow-through to RIF actions
    • Work to ensure that the Intermediary Relending Program is administered in accordance with USDA regulations.
    • Promote the availability of both programs for projects in the Radius region in conjunction with business development staff
    • Other duties as assigned by CEO

    Qualifications & Requirements:

    • 2 years of economic development related experience
    • 4 year degree in business, public affairs, or related field ideal
    • Strong communication and public speaking skills
    • Ability to travel throughout region

    Position is salaried for 40 hours/week; salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation and state holiday schedule, retirement account matching contributions.

    For further information, or to submit a resume, please contact: Personnel@RadiusIndiana.com

  • Thursday, February 01, 2018 11:54 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC) is seeking an outstanding professional to fill the position of President/CEO of the LCEDC.

    Duties of the President/CEO will include, but are not limited to:

    • Leading business retention, expansion and attraction efforts.
    • Fostering intergovernmental cooperation and communication in support of a countywide economic development program.
    • Securing ongoing funding from public, private and philanthropic sources to sustain and grow the program.
    • Partnering with other planning and development organizations impacting LaGrange County and the Northeast Indiana region.

    To be considered for the position, candidates need to:

    • Demonstrate a visionary knowledge and ability to operate a countywide economic development program.
    • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, including exemplary oral and written communication skills.
    • Be of high moral and ethical character.
    • Possess a positive attitude and ambitious drive while maintaining the flexibility to spur collaboration among the various county stakeholders.
    • Be willing to travel as required to fulfill the duties of the position.

    The successful candidate will manage a solid financial budget with strong financial resources. In addition to the President/CEO, the LCEDC employs a full-time project manager and a part-time office manager. The LCEDC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits including health insurance and 401k.

    Résumés and cover letters should be submitted via e-mail by 

    March 1, 2018

    Executive@lagrangecountyedc.com

    LCEDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Thursday, February 01, 2018 11:22 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    The Starke County Economic Development Foundation, Inc. (SCEDF) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for all areas of SCEDF, including supervision of staff, developing and maintaining relationships with local governmental officials, existing businesses, industrial brokers, site selectors, utilities, higher education institutions, and other local, regional, and state economic development organizations, and all other aspects of a local economic development organization (LEDO). The successful candidate should possess skills in writing, speaking, as well as the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently. An Associate’s Degree in a related field is preferred, but not required. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. A Job Description is available upon request. Please send a copy of your resume and letter of interest by March 1, 2018, to: Mr. William J. Sonnemaker, Search Committee Chair, 1915 South Heaton Street, Knox, IN 46534, or email to ldan@scedf.biz; Telephone 574-772-5627; Fax: 574-772-5912.

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 1:20 PM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    The Randolph Economic Development Corporation is seeking a talented individual to fill the position of Director of Community Development. Preferred applicants should have a background of working with communities, not-for-profit organizations and/or businesses. While having a four-year degree is suggested it is not mandatory. This is a full-time position that will require almost daily travel within Randolph County and occasionally to Indianapolis for statewide meetings. Past experience that demonstrates skills such as strong relationship building, good communication skills, leading successful projects that engaged community partners and the ability to work with a board of directors will all be essential.

    Immediate job responsibilities will include:

    • maintain and update the organization’s social media outlets
    • maintain and promote the Hoosier Opportunities website
    • organize employer-driven job fairs on a regular basis throughout the county
    • develop and begin implementation of a three to five-year community development plan for the county
    • assist the executive director with completing business retention & expansion surveys, and,
    • assist the executive director with the development of a countywide workforce development plan and a technology plan.

    This listing is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of duties or responsibilities.

    This position offers a competitive salary and a benefit package that includes: paid holidays, paid vacation, matching IRA contributions, compensated sick/personal days, paid mileage and paid training for appropriate professional development purposes. The Randolph Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. For further information you may contact the Executive Director at 765-238-0365. Please submit your resume by email to gbeumer14@gmail.com by February 9, 2018.

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