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The Itasca Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) seeks a talented new President. With a 30 year legacy of success we are the premier, private sector resource for assisting business growth in the Itasca County area. IEDC marshals resources to help develop businesses, driving local economic growth and new employment opportunities. If you have a deep understanding of business and are up to the challenge of helping early stage, expanding, or relocating companies we should talk.
You will lead the creation and execution of a strategic vision for the organization, build strong relationships with existing and prospective businesses, develop networks of key constituents, and secure funding from public and private sources. You will be the face of IEDC, driving its public image and reputation.
The successful candidate will have upper level management experience; demonstrated capabilities setting direction, problem solving, and decision making; and strong financial acumen. Entrepreneurial experience is a plus. You must be self directed and be able to motivate and influence with strong oral and written communication skills. Applicant must reside in or be willing to relocate to Itasca County.
This organization is based in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. To apply, email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.