Economic Redevelopment Director
City of Winchester (VA)
The City of Winchester is seeking applicants for the position of Economic Redevelopment Director. This position will serve as a liaison with other City departments as well as outside agencies and must be skilled in collaboration and resolving conflict. This position reports directly to the City Manager and serves as the Executive Director of the Economic Development Authority.
This position will manage redevelopment projects including feasibility analyses, pro forma evaluations, land acquisition and disposition, and project development; Support real estate professionals in the selling and leasing of commercial and residential property in Winchester; Identify and solicit potential developers and businesses to assist in achieving strategic plan goals; Work closely with the Downtown Manager to facilitate revitalization efforts to include building rehabilitation, infill development, marketing, and promotions
The ideal candidate has any combination of education or experience equivalent to a Bachelorâ€™s Degree with coursework in urban planning, business, or related field required, with considerable experience in real estate, marketing, commercial and industrial site revitalization planning and development, including supervisory experience. A Masterâ€™s Degree is preferred. Ideal candidate must hold an International Economic Development Council (IEDC) certification, or the ability to obtain such certification within 3 years.
The annual salary range for this exciting opportunity is from $75,940 to $121,492, depending on qualifications.
Information contained in this posting is representative only. For a listing of all formal job duties, responsibilities, and requirements, please refer to the official job description for this position posted online at www.winchesterva.gov/employment. We are an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer.
Date Posted: October 15, 2014