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Executive Director

Company: Algiers Economic Development Foundation (AEDF)
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: - Under the direction of the AEDF Board of Directors, the Executive Director will drive the initiative to build momentum for economic development, specifically in the realm of Business Retention, Expansion and Attraction in New Orleans (Algiers). -He/She will work externally within the economic development community, governments, elected officials, site selectors/brokers, utilities providers and potential customers to build strong relationships and execute strategies that reliably stimulate the growth of new business development opportunities. - The Executive Director will manage and grow existing programs and projects, adopt a passion for AEDF's mission, adhere to the highest standards and quality of his/her work, and possess excellent analytical skills, with exceptional oral and written communication skills. - REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES - Design, implement, monitor and evaluate programs that encourage economic development in the only Orleans Parish Community on the Westbank (Algiers); - Develop and implement policies and programs targeted at Business Retention, Expansion (BRE), to include Attraction and Recruitment; - Communicate the elements of the organizations economic development and redevelopment strategy to diverse groups, while building consensus as a facilitator of this strategy; - Sound judgement and innovative thinker: create effective solutions in high pressure situations Develop, maintain and foster key related relationships internally, as well as externally; - Coordinate economic development activities, including outreach, referrals, tracking and reporting, compose material to be presented to legislative entities for the purpose of informing and obtaining funding and other assistance for programs; Act as a liaison to City/Parish departments, regional agencies, state/federal agencies, and local organizations on matters relating to economic development issues; - Write, plan, organize and coordinate the dissemination of information to the general public, communications media, public and private sector officials, industry and businesses and participate in activities associated with the release of this information to the public; - Well-organized, disciplined, persistent and persuasive individual: identify and focus on key issues, prioritize efforts and ensure follow up with timely, quality results Serve as a resource to the local community development and neighborhood organizations in arranging media events, press conferences, tours, etc.,; - Plan, arrange and coordinate related workshops, information sessions and special conferences which can include program specific reports, newsletters, studies and other informational documentation. - QUALIFICATIONS: - At least 5-7 years' Economic Development, Urban Planning, managerial experience in a related government and/or private industry capacity; Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Economics, Planning, or related discipline Proficient oral and written communication skills; Proficient computer-related skills and in-depth Microsoft Office experience; Holder of valid Louisiana Driver's License and clean driving record, Possess or ability to retain a Passport; Resident of New Orleans preferred - LOCATION: New Orleans, LA TRAVEL: As Business Requires Seniority Level: Executive Industry Economic Development Non-profit Organization Management Employment Type Full-time Job Functions Business Development Community Engagement Management Finance Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to by 1/31/20

Keywords: Algiers Economic Development Foundation (AEDF), New Orleans , Executive Director, Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

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