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

Director of Data Analysis and Development

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:

125 West Market Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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