VP of Economic Development - Columbus, GA
The Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce (the “Chamber”) is the lead business, marketing and economic growth organization in West Central Georgia. The organization is responsible for driving activities that coordinate business connectivity, attracts new businesses and capital investment, fosters a sense of place and supports a talented workforce.
The Vice President of Economic Development, as a senior team member, plays a critical role in developing and advancing the economic development strategy to support implementation of the organization’s mission. This position actively supports the Chamber internally and externally in advancing economic development primarily via attraction of jobs, capacity building and facilitating outcomes that deliver private investment and overall economic growth. The Vice President of Economic Development will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber. The Vice President of Economic Development will also coordinate and collaborate across departments and with the senior leadership team to successful economic development outcomes. A high level of coordination and alignment with the Development Authority of Columbus and the Columbus 2025 targeted economic growth action area is required.