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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.

  • Monday, December 02, 2019 4:00 PM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    Aspire Johnson County Now Hiring: Business Development Director

    The Specialized Recruiting Group’s division of Express Employment Professionals in Greenwood is assisting the Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance in recruiting a Business Development Director.

    The ideal candidate for this position will be incredibly professional, collaborative, and organized. This position requires someone capable of understanding and adapting to a variety of audiences, from CEO and plant manager, to HR manager or any number of positions, and can develop a positive relationship with all of them. The ideal candidate will have good discretion, be self-motivated, and will remain objective when working with a company on their best location option. The ideal candidate will also have a genuine passion for business and economic development, a positive attitude, and strong interpersonal communications and customer service skills.

    The Business Development Director is a member of the Economic Development team and will collaborate with the Vice President of Economic Development to deliver strong customer service and management of business attraction and expansion project leads, and is responsible for the planning and execution of regular business retention visits designed to connect local business to resources, foster good stakeholder relations, and inform economic development plans. This position is an important liaison with companies, communities, and other partner organizations.

    This is an opportunity to work directly with existing and potential new businesses to support business location, expansion, and success. You will work to convene a variety of business and community leaders together to support the local economy.

    Benefits:

    This position pays a salary commensurate with skills and experience and qualifies for full benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), paid time off, and holiday pay.

    About Johnson County, Indiana

    Johnson County, one of Indiana’s fastest-growing counties, is a contiguous suburb of the state’s capital and a key player in the powerful Central Indiana economic corridor. Johnson County residents’ number 155,000, and another 150,000 people live within just five miles north of the County’s border, fueling business growth and success within Johnson County.

    Johnson County means business, and it presents an extremely attractive option for any company considering growth or expansion. Our area scores well in the three areas most valued by businesses looking to expand or relocate – available labor, shovel-ready land, and access to transportation. Current businesses are thriving, wages are steadily increasing, and demand for professional office and industrial space continues to rise.

    About Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance:

    Sharing a proven history of success, Johnson County Development Corporation and the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce are merging on January 1, 2020 to create Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance, a stronger, more strategically aligned engine to drive economic growth in Johnson County and south of Indianapolis.

    By aligning to offer a full-service, holistic approach to our members, investors and customers, our strategic union will expand services, amplify reach and better coordinate potential economic development opportunities. We are uniting resources and talent to create one economic development strategy, maximizing returns for members, investors and communities.

    This merger was born out of aspiration to achieve at an even higher level. The timing is ideal and allows Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance to build upon current momentum. This is a defining moment for economic and business development in Johnson County and southern Indy.

    To Apply:

    After reviewing the complete job description, qualified candidates should send your resume and cover letter to:

    Express Employment Professionals Indy South at Angie.Petrow@expresspros.com. Or call Angie Petrow at 317-300-9508.

    The Chamber and JCDC kindly request no phone calls, emails, or walk-ins to their offices directly.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:06 PM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    POSITION: President and CEO of Knox County Development Corporation (KCDC) a public/private corporation/partnership with responsibility for the management of the Corporate activities, and under the direction of the Board and the Executive Committee, works to ensure and foster effective economic development within the City of Vincennes and Knox County.

    REPORTS TO: KCDC Board of Directors

    STATUS: Serves at the will and pleasure of the KCDC Board of Directors. Full-time, with salary and benefits outlined within an employment contract.

    PRIMARY ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provides leadership in developing and administering a continuing program of policy development and public relations on behalf of the City of Vincennes and Knox County to promote and market economic development in the county for new, expansion and retention of employers with an emphasis on primary job providers. Collaborates and communicates with legislative bodies; industries; business groups; educational institutions; other county, city and state departments and agencies; the media; and the general public.
    • Fosters and administers policies to ensure that decisions and directives of the Board of Directors are carried out. Coordinates Director activities to assure vitality, growth and development within the area, with consideration for both environmental and economic priorities.
    • Manages an ongoing economic development promotion for businesses seeking relocation and/or expansion.
    • Manages an efficient operation in keeping with the objectives of the Directors. Directs and supervises employee’s activities and assignments.
    • Maintains control over expenditures to ensure the Board maintains a sound financial position. Develops the annual project plan and budget for presentation to the KCDC Board of Directors.
    • Reviews and develops reports on monthly, quarterly and annual activities; assists in development short term and long term policies and projections and submits recommendations to the KCDC Board of Directors.
    • Keeps the KCDC Board of Directors and other stakeholders, informed of all phases of the Board’s operations. Actively seeks out new stakeholders and sources of funding on an ongoing basis. Attends and participates in a variety of meetings to communicate Board policies.
    • Applies strong marketing, promotion, sales and closing skills.
    • Enforces the personnel policies of the Board and makes any necessary recommendations for amendments to these policies to the KCDC Board of Directors. Recommends the addition or removal of staff and the organization of the Board. Selects, evaluates, disciplines and determines salary of staff with the KCDC Board of Director’s review.
    • Maintains an active role in local, regional, state and national economic development and real estate organizations, including membership in applicable organizations.
    • Performs other duties, as assigned.

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    For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter no later than December 31, 2019 to Search Committee at info@kcdc.com; or by mail, c/o Knox County Development Corporation, 1101 North 3rd Street, P.O. Box 701, Vincennes, IN 47591.

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