Vice President, Economic Development
The Downtown Dayton Partnership (DDP) — a non-profit 501c3 organization with a mission to make downtown Dayton a better place to live, work, create, and play — is looking for the right person to join our team as Vice President, Economic Development. This position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and seven to ten years of related experience in the areas of strategic planning/urban planning, finance, business/entrepreneurship, commercial real estate, or community development. The successful candidate for this critical leadership position must be creative, entrepreneurial-minded, have a high level of attention to detail, and display strong written and verbal communication skills.
Reporting to the President, the Vice President, Economic Development is responsible for the strategic leadership and execution of the DDP’s economic development functions, include business recruitment, expansion and retention, entrepreneurship strategies, and other related projects. Primary duties also will include supporting a variety of development projects, leading strategic planning initiatives for the DDP and downtown Dayton, and supervising the economic development team.
If you are interested in joining our team, please e-mail a confidential cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Sandra Gudorf, Downtown Dayton Partnership, 10 W. Second Street, Suite 611, Dayton, Ohio 45402