Now hiring: President/CEO of Cabarrus County Economic Development Corporation
The Cabarrus County Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) seeks an energetic and motivated President/CEO to lead planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing of economic development programs in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.
The CEO is expected to exercise a high degree of independence, initiative, ethics, and professional expertise in the operation of the CEDC's economic development programs. They are responsible for coordinating the CEDC's economic development activities with state and local government entities, and the CEDC Board of Directors. Responsibilities include retaining, expanding and attracting business and investment to the area.
The President/CEO performs highly professional management and administrative work in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the economic development programs under the control of the CEDC in accordance with short and long- term work plans of the organization’s Board of Directors, including active efforts to attract, expand, enhance and retain business and commerce in Cabarrus County and its municipalities.
Minimum starting salary of $93,800 - Salary may be determined at a higher range depending on qualifications and CHA Board level approval. There's also an excellent benefits package.
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About the CEDC
The Cabarrus County (NC) Economic Development Corporation serves as the lead economic development agency for Cabarrus County. The organization is also branded externally as "Cabarrus Economic Development." The organization recruits and assists businesses with their relocation and expansion plans and has an established program to support existing local business. The CEDC is a public-private partnership and not a government entity.
The CEDC is a member of the Charlotte Regional Partnership and participates actively in the activities of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
The CEDC currently is supported financially by six public entities and more than a dozen private sector partners. The CEDC Board of Directors is largely comprised of representatives from these organizations.
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