Economic Development Manager

City of Grants Pass

Grants Pass, OR United States

Make a difference in our wonderful community and join the City of Grants Pass Team as an Economic Development Manager.

Do you have a passion for small town life with nature's playground in your backyard? Then, Grants Pass is the place for you with our abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, diversity of restaurants, vibrant and historic downtown, and growing business community.

This position will manage all aspects of the City's economic development program, build collaborative business relationships in the region, encourage and support new and existing local businesses, develop the City's economic development strategy, analyze economic situations and provide reports and recommendations, and serve as lead staff on the Grants Pass Urban Renewal Agency.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree in economics, marketing, public administration, urban planning, or a related field and four (4) years of experience in a position responsible for economic development, urban renewal, policy development, small business administration funding strategies, preferably in the public sector; experience with commercial and/or industrial property development and/or financing is preferred.

Application deadline: August 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Economic Development and Revitalization
Salary Range
$69,754-$93,664 annually

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