Executive Director - Shepherdsville, KY
Bullitt County Economic Development Authority
(Louisville, KY Metro Area)
Overview. The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority (BCEDA) is seeking an experienced economic development professional to continue a legacy of visionary leadership that has resulted in significant growth in this strategically located community. The Executive Director reports directly to the BCEDA board of directors and will be responsible for all business development activities related to recruitment, retention, and expansion.
About Bullitt County. Bullitt County is located in the Louisville Metro MSA, less than 15 minutes from the United Parcel Service Worldport global air hub with direct access to a major north - south interstate and within a 600-mile radius of over 50 percent of the U.S. population. This prime location, combined with an abundance of manufacturing and distribution sites, has attracted many high-profile employers to the area. Additional information about this dynamic and growing community is available at www.gobullittky.com.
Responsibilities and Requirements. The successful candidate will have five (5) or more years of experience in the economic development arena working with local/state governments and businesses involved in job growth and retention. The position requires a demonstrated ability to identify and attract new and growing industries, knowledge of federal/state incentives to business, urban development initiatives, block grants, industrial revenue bonds, and the ability to develop and maintain a comprehensive economic development strategy. A college degree and a CEcD or other professional designation is preferred. Candidates must also demonstrate participation in continuing education courses or seminars relevant to economic development. Position offers a competitive compensation, benefits, and relocation package.
How to Apply: For more information regarding the executive search process and to apply, please send cover letter and resume via email to: Pamela Rogers, President, Executive Source, LLC, 291 N. Hubbards Lane, #280, Louisville, Kentucky, 40207, (502) 893-9796, firstname.lastname@example.org.