Dickinson County EDC

Abilene , KS
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Executive Director

Dickinson County EDC
Abilene, KS Full time
Posted on October 21, 2017

The Dickinson County Economic Development Corporation (DKEDC) is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Executive Director to lead the newly developed corporation. DKEDC is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit corporation in Dickinson County, Kansas. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated passion for economic development, rural communities, people leadership, exceptional communication skills and experience working with governmental bodies at the local, state and federal levels. A minimum of five years of successful economic development experience is preferred, including business retention and expansion as well as industry recruitment.

The Executive Director is the primary driver behind the mission and vision of the DKEDC (providing overall leadership, management and direction) while working with local government to enforce the developed strategic plan of the corporation, with increased funding from the ongoing capital campaign. The Executive Director will work with the board of directors to develop growth through business attraction, retention and expansion programs that result in the creation of jobs and capital investment.

Salary will be determined by multiple variables, given the merit and ability of the applicant. 

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