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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.

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 2:26 PM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    The Randolph Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is seeking a visionary person to fill the position of Executive Director. REDC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation in Randolph County, Indiana.

    Mission for the Executive Director: Grow our community to excel in providing quality housing, childcare and education to attract businesses and employees into Randolph County.

    Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    • Collaborate with our 5 school systems to provide students with quality opportunities when joining the workforce
    • Promote current business retention and expansion and develop a plan to attract future business into the county
    • Develop and implement community projects
    • Facilitate a collaborative effort to provide better housing for current and future residents
    • Facilitate the development of a county-wide chamber

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or a related field
    • An established record of performance in industrial and business development
    • Preference to individual with at least three years in most aspects of economic development
    • Facilitate community development, quality of life and community improvement countywide

    Salary will be between $70,000 - $80,000 based on experience and education plus a benefit package.

    For more information about REDC visit www.randolph-county.org

    Cover letter and resume required, and deadline is September 6th, 2019.

    Submit documents to:
    Steve James (sjames@frankmiller.com)
    Randolph Economic Development Corporation
    123 W Franklin
    Suite 201
    Winchester, IN 47394

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:26 PM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    BCEDC, Blackford County’s countywide economic development organization, is seeking a new Executive Director. S/he will serve as the principal industrial/business promoter for the community. S/he will have the primary responsibility for business retention/expansion and business attraction. Will also support and/or lead community development and workforce development efforts. S/he will coordinate all official duties with local/state governments and existing partner organizations. Bachelor’s Degree required, advanced study or CEcD a plus. Reports to Board of Directors. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. Submit cover letter, resume, three references, and salary history to colton@blackfordindiana.com. Email questions or call 765-348-4944. A Job Description can be found at BlackfordIndiana.com. Deadline September 6, 2019.

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019 11:50 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    Priority deadline: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) seeks a full-time team member to advance economic development across Monroe County, Indiana. The director will:

    • Conduct business retention and expansion (BRE) efforts for firms across the county by: building relationships with these companies; identifying common challenges; and developing strategic initiatives to address those needs, as appropriate within the BEDC’s scope of work;
    • Focus efforts on traded sectors;
    • Manage and develop initiatives to advance the tech and life sciences communities across Monroe County, which support BRE and business attraction efforts;
    • Conduct research and outreach to attract companies to Monroe County; and
    • Collaborate with BEDC team members to respond to incoming project requests and catalogue and market existing spaces for business across Monroe County.
    • Some travel may be required for this position to visit prospects, trade shows, or collaborators.
    • Other responsibilities as required.
    • This team member will report to the BEDC president and collaborate with all BEDC team members.

    Our ideal applicant will have strong:

    • Professionalism with high personal integrity, required for operating in a confidential environment;
    • Ability to strategize, set goals and plans to meet those targets, and successfully meet those goals;
    • Networking skills and ability to forge solid relationships, to help us grow key BEDC contacts and understand the needs of our constituents;
    • Written and verbal communication skills, to communicate with BEDC partners and convey the value of our community to prospective businesses that may locate here;
    • Research skills, to identify companies that would be a great fit for our community;
    • Client focus, with good attention to detail and follow through, needed for attracting new companies and helping existing local companies grow; and
    • Aptitude for learning and figuring things out in unfamiliar situations.

    Ideal applicants should also be:

    • Highly motivated and self-starting, with ability to work well with a team;
    • Flexible and able to navigate ambiguity, as our organization is evolving to meet the needs of our community; and
    • Familiar with our community, with a willingness to learn more.

    Preferred:

    • Experience or study in the field of economic development
    • Familiarity or experience with any of the following: economic development; business attraction; business development; the life sciences, advanced manufacturing and tech sectors; and foreign direct investment attraction.

    Please note:

    We seek candidates with a broad range of experience. If you bring a different type of experience to the table, please explain in your cover letter how that experience will translate and enable you to be a strong team member in this role.

    About the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC):

    Since 1985, BEDC has been dedicated to enhancing the vitality of our community. As the lead economic development organization for Bloomington/Monroe County, we are focused on increasing opportunities for citizens whether it’s through supporting existing businesses, addressing workforce issues, or fostering entrepreneurial activity. The BEDC is a membership based non-profit organization.

    Learn more about the BEDC here:

    BEDC: bloomingtonedc.com BTP: bloomingtontech.com
    BLSP: bloomingtonlifesciences.com B-Start: b-start.org

    Interested?

    Send your resume and cover letter to BEDCsearch@bloomingtonedc.com

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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