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Executive Director (Lamoille Economic Development Corporation)

Organization Lamoille Economic Development Corporation
Location 582 Laporte Road
Morrisville, VT 05661
Description

 Executive Director

Lamoille Economic Development Corp. is seeking an Executive Director to coordinate and direct economic development efforts in the region. The successful candidate will report to an eleven-member Board of Directors and have the ability to work with public and private sector representatives to develop and implement business retention/recruitment and revitalization strategies as well as workforce development efforts in a rural setting.  The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Understand regulatory, regional and national business and community issues affecting the region’s competitiveness, communicate about those issues, and contribute to creative solutions. 
  • Write and administer grants
  • Underwrite and administer loans from the Lamoille County Revolving Loan Fund  
  • Collaborate with Small Business Development Center to provide technical assistance to area businesses
  • Engage federal and state legislators, state agencies and local officials to maintain funding levels for economic development in Lamoille County.
  • Work closely with federal agencies such as USDA, Rural Development, the Economic Development Agency, SBA, FEMA, and others
  • Manage projects, which are sometimes intense and time sensitive
  • Attend early morning and evening meetings throughout Lamoille County. 
  • Organize and put on workshops, annual meetings and other group meetings which may at times include food service.

Candidates may come from a variety of backgrounds, ideally with a degree in business, community development or a related field, and have an adequate number of years of relevant experience.  Compensation is competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

Search Committee

Lamoille Economic Development Corporation

PO Box 455

Morrisville, VT  05661

or

john@lamoilleeconomy.org

 

Date Posted November 3rd, 2020
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Advocacy organization
Type Full Time
Compensation Commensurate with experience. Includes salary, medical insurance contribution, 401 (k), business expense reimbursement, smartphone
How to Apply By mail or email