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Deputy Economic Development Director

Organization: Darlington County
Date Posted: 9/13/2019
Country: United States
Primary Category: Development
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details

Job Duties


Under limited supervision serves as the deputy leader and contact point for economic, business, and community development in Darlington County by planning and coordinating programs designed to promote economic development in Darlington County through the recruitment of new industry and the further development of existing industry while assisting in the enhancement of the quality of life in Darlington County. Has the ability to communicate and work closely with the Darlington County Economic Development Partnership Board, Darlington County Progress, current and perspective businesses and industries. Must obtain legal primary residency in Darlington County within 6 months of entering the position and maintain such residency while in the position of Deputy Economic Development Director. Works under the supervision of the Economic Development Director and as the Economic Development Director reports to the County Administrator.


Job Qualifications


Bachelor degree in Regional Planning/Economic Development/Business Administration/Public Administration or a closely related field with six to nine years of experience in a progressively responsible administrative position within a public or private planning or economic development agency; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities.

Must have the ability to understand and assist with financial and real estate transactions in support of economic development. Required working knowledge of state and federal economic development programs, and experience in industrial recruitment and coalition building with business and governments desired. Requires highly developed organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Have the ability to successfully carry out tactical programs. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license.

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