LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation

Lagrange , IN

Vice President Economic and Community Development

LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation
Lagrange, IN Full-time
Posted on October 23, 2018

Vice President - Economic and Community Development

The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation. Exciting new position in a local economic development agency. Will report to CEO/President - Salary of $50,000 - $70,000 and benefits. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

·         Develop and maintain internal/external databases for communication purposes.

·         Develop and maintain LCEDC website – make changes when necessary.

·         Understand and develop social media outlets utilizing them to the advantage of the LCEDC.

·         Organize communication to board members, political leadership and key elements of the Lagrange County community.

·         Formulate a concise newsletter to be e-mailed to community – highlighting activities and programs of the LCEDC.

·         Develop and assist in the implementation of an on-going business retention program for the LCEDC.

·         Develop, produce and maintain any external marketing material (generally printable).

·         Assist with Launch LaGrange program.

·         Assist with the development of press release and press relationships.

·         Assist with the development and maintenance of the database of available sites and buildings.

·         Assist communities connecting various programs at the state and federal level(s).

·         Assist in the development of innovative programs and assist in workforce development endeavors.

·         Help in the development of materials for a financial campaign.

·         Ability to attend conferences out of the office to broaden knowledge of economic and community development activities.

·         Maintain database of buildings and sites for industrial development in LaGrange County.

·         Any and all other duties as desired by the President/CEO.

 

Necessary Skillsets

·         Professional appearance and attire.

·         Proven inter-personal/relationship building skills.

·         Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

·         Familiar with Office.

·         Visionary in perspective.

·         Ability to see a challenge.

Maintenance of Proficiency

It will the responsibility of the President/CED operating within an approved budget, to maintain and upgrade his/her skills by attending appropriate conference, meetings, and training sessions and be extending educational experience through courses offered by professional trade organizations, and systematic reading of job-related journals and publications, and special targeted publications on specific sites and building as necessary and to create, maintain and update printed materials as needed.