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Community and Business Development Specialist

Employer
CEDA
Location
Dawson - Madison Minnesota
Salary
$40k-$50k DOQ

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Community and Business Development Specialist Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) seeks  individuas  to fill a Full-time or Part-time Community and Business Development Specialist positions West Central  MN.  (can be based in any communites around Dawson - Madison)

Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) is a growing, professional non-profit that specializes in economic development consulting.  These positions assist our clients by providing them economic development staff and assisting with leading projects, marketing, writing grants, strategic planning, business assistance/planning, and a wide variety of other community projects. CEDA provides full team support and a flexible work environment where you will be noticed and make a difference

A well-qualified applicant has experience in a professional setting, is self-motivated, possesses high business morals, has excellent oral and written communication skills, is energetic, results-oriented, and able to produce productive relationships. 

 

A degree in community/economic development, public administration, business, or related field is preferred, but not required.

 

This is a full-time position- HOWEVER - if you are looking for part-time - please apply, and specify, this can be a bit flexible.

 

HOURS: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Very Occasional early morning and/or evening meetings may be required.

Position Description:
This position will be responsible for the execution of work necessary to serve CEDA’s Community Support Program contracts.

Responsibilities could include (but are not limited to):

 Working with boards and community members to create and implement quality of life projects/improvements such as park development, pools, and other amenities

 Researching, compiling and drafting information for grant proposals. o Providing necessary reporting for various grant awarding agencies.

 Developing relationships with relevant regional, state and federal organizations.

 Promoting and utilizing economic development tools/programs to incent job creation and tax base growth.

 Carrying out and ensuring the quality of community marketing efforts. o Measuring the performance of community marketing objectives.

 Attending workshops and trainings relevant to the position.

 Publicly presenting at open meetings.

 Communicating with local press to share accomplishments.

 Providing business development assistance for startup businesses and businesses looking to expand or relocate.

 Cultivating relationships with existing businesses to promote the sustentation and retention of those businesses in the communities served.

 Improving residential housing development options and availability.

 Completing other duties as assigned.

 

To apply: Please Click Apply and send your resume and cover letter! For more info - visit  our website: www.cedausa.com/careers

 

 

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CEDA’s mission is to serve as a locally governed support team of professionals providing ideas and capacity building for rural economic regeneration and revitalization. Our goal is to help people of rural communities control their own economic destinies.

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