Under general supervision from senior level management, plans, organizes, coordinates and implements programs that support the mission of the Economic Development Office and the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) in strengthening the City’s economy. ; implements City-wide strategic and operating plans and initiatives; administers events and programs focused on attracting and retaining target businesses; and effectively markets the City for success. May exercise direct supervision over assigned technical and administrative support personnel. Administer programs and activities within the CRA, including projects, programs, short- term and long- term planning and budgeting. The position requires a technically skilled professional who will support a comprehensive economic development program with emphasis on redevelopment activity.