The role of the Development Representative Supervisor is responsible for the management and oversight of the Orlando economic development staff and the policy and programs to retain and expand existing targeted industries in Florida, attract new business investment to the state, and retain/grow targeted investment in Florida.
Working closely with the VP, develops, implements, and oversees the proactive economic development strategies to maintain and support the existing business base and to attract and facilitate new business in Northeast Florida ensuring equitable and inclusive growth. The Director will be responsible for establishing relationships and working with our economic development partners, to include community groups, area boards and agencies, business and organizations and regional, state, and federal agencies.
Lead the area’s tourism industry by marketing the region as a four-season destination, generate an economic impact and enhance the area's quality of life for all residents. Serves as the lead advocate for Citrus County, the destination brand, and the importance of tourism as an economic engine. Leads the division toward advancing its mission by creating new possibilities for project initiatives, fostering innovation and creativity, leveraging resources, and establishing partnership. Manages all operations and activities including providing direction to staff and ensuring proper fiscal and operational management.
Executive level position that plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Economic Development Department including programs and projects design to promote and attract growing businesses, and encourage efforts to expand the local economy while creating and expanding jobs; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Administrator.
The Director of Hispanic Entrepreneur Engagement is in an integral part of the CEP's Business Creation initiative and efforts to implement its mission. The position is responsible for the operation of Silver Springs Shores Incubator facility and implementation of support programs for our clients. This position will contribute as available to all areas of the CEP. This position would be expected to work as a part of the Business Creation Team and to work closely with the Business Services staff and the Director of Finance & Operations. The Director of Hispanic Entrepreneur Engagement is expected to assist with various CEP programs, meetings and events as available.
1 month ago | Business Development | St. Lucie County, Florida
This individual will have the knowledge, skills and ability to support the VP in the job creation process. The director will oversee the support functions in business development process and project management. This individual will also be accountable for achieving the results of the EDC’s strategic plan and related work plans as approved by the Board of Directors. The Business Development Director reports to the VP of Business Recruitment and Retention.
Provides professional level support to the Economic Development Program Manager through implementation of the City’s Economic Development Strategic Plan through promotion, support, and assistance to local businesses, start-ups, and entrepreneurs, especially the City’s small business community.
Performs a variety of administrative, technical, and professional work in preparation and implementation of economic and community development plans, programs, and services. Takes lead role in promoting Washington County as an ideal business and industry location with site consultants, investors, business owners, etc.