Economic & Business Development Manager
Full-Time, Days: Monday – Friday, Rate of Pay:
$73,942 – $110,914
The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Economic Development, Business or Public Administration, or a related field, and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the public/private sector in planning, real estate, business development or economic development or any combination of training and experience. A Master’s Degree in a related field is highly desirable.
This position is responsible for the marketing, brand creation and relationship management, relationship management, and overall attraction and retention of businesses to and in the City of Riviera Beach; facilitating special projects, initiatives, and activities related to economic development; and implementing a tourism master plan.
The incumbent shall be innovative in the approach towards stimulating economic development and enhancement. In addition, work performed with city officials, and local Development Councils to develop strategic plans for economic enhancement, represent the community with presentations to private industry and market the city as a favorable location for business relocation or expansion. As part of economic development efforts, the incumbent will write policies or draft recommended incentives. designed to attract new business opportunities. This position reports directly to the City Manager. This position requires the successful passing of a background check and drug screening.