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Director of Economic Development - Falls Church, VA (ID: 280080)

Title Director of Economic Development
Type Economic Development/Redevelopment
Date Posted July 6, 2017
City / Organization Falls Church, VA
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Description

The City of Falls Church seeks a highly qualified individual to lead the Economic Development Office, serve as the staff leader for the Economic Development Authority. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful economic development projects in the public or private sector, will have a thorough understanding of regional economy, and will be able to promote the City as a great place to invest and do business. The position reports to the City Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead the City’s efforts to attract private investment and development in the City in coordination with the City Manager, the Economic Development Authority, the City Council, and all City Departments;
• Market the City to the retail, office and hotel development community, using the Little City brand and logo, www.chooseFallsChurch.com website, and other marketing tools;
• Conduct negotiations with potential private partners on economic incentives to promote private commercial development and investment in the City;
• Conduct studies on economic trends affecting the City;
• Conduct Fiscal Impact Analysis for specific development projects and/or land use decisions by the City;
• Work closely with the local business community and Chamber of Commerce to carry out business district improvements to foster an attractive, walkable, and profitable commercial districts in the City.


Job Post Expiration Date   August 6, 2017

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .