Career Opportunities

North Webster Parish Industrial District- Executive Director
 

Under the general direction of the NWPID Board of Directors, the Executive Director plans, organizes and implements economic development activities including recruitment, retention, and expansion; grant writing/administration for infrastructure development; overall management of industrial park; and supervising NWPID administrative assistant and water superintendent. The Executive Director is responsible for preparing/ overseeing NWPID financial records in compliance with state regulatory requirements. The Executive Director works closely with local, regional and state, economic development partners, and applicable utility and government officials.
RESPONSIBILITIES 
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  Work collaboratively with prospects, consultants, various statewide economic development organizations, and others related to myriad economic development issues.

  • Supports initiatives to expand/enhance existing industry; workforce development.

  • Work with partners to develop sufficient infrastructure to support future development.

  • Coordinates detailed information to new/existing businesses contemplating relocation/expansion.

  • Organizes economic, market, and demographic data for dissemination.

  • Responds to requests for proposals/qualifications.

  • Participates in the negotiation, preparation and processing of documents/agreements as required

  • Ensures compliance with open records and other government compliance requirements

  • Manage website I online presence

  • Experience and ability to manage approximately $850,000 public budget.

 Knowledge, Skills, andAbilities

  • Demonstrated professionalism, co nfidentiality, interpersonal skills, and integrity required.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong attention to detail

  • Sound technical skills

  • Prepare I supervise budgetary activity

  • Demonstrated execution of customer service

  • Creative and strategic thinking ability

  • Strong knowledge of industrial development/site selection process

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree from accredited institution required, preferably in business, marketing, public administration, or economics. A Master's degree is preferred. Any combination of education and exper ience providing knowledge, skills, and abilities necessa ry to succeed in the position is acceptable.A minimum of five
(5) years' experiencein progressively senior, full time economic/business development position in either the public/private sector preferred. CEcD, EDFP or other professional economic development designation is
desirable. However, candidates with relevant experience/education encouraged to apply. Experience working is rural/underserved communities and/or workforce development initiatives a plus.
 

Residency: Candidate will be required to live within the jurisdiction of the District as soon as possible after accepting position.

 
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary ($90-$110) DOE; health insurance, and reasonable relocation reimbursement.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit resume and cover letter to (3 references and transcripts required of finalists)
N. Webster Parish Industrial District Attn: Search Committee Chair
PO Box 176
Springhill, LA 71075
Deadline for application:  February 16, 2018
Inquiries directed to: Denny McMullan, Chairman, Search Committee, Email:  info@nwpid.com
NWPID is an equal opportunity employer.


Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce- President/CEO


The President/CEO is the Chamber’s chief executive officer, leading the strategic mission and vision of the organization. The President/CEO manages a staff of four employees and serves as the “face of the Chamber,” acting as a community leader and ambassador. The President/CEO also collaborates closely with other business organizations and government entities with the goal of helping businesses grow throughout the parish. The President/CEO will report to a 5- person Executive Committee and 18-person Board of Directors.

Our ideal candidate will be a dynamic person who is energetic and passionate about Ascension Parish. He or she will be a robust and effective written communicator, online communicator, and public speaker. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is constantly brainstorming and working on programs and services which can grow and serve our membership base. He or she will have strong organizational and strategic skills. Our ideal candidate will be good at making complex decisions. He or she will be creative and good at accomplishing goals through partnering with other organizations and entities. Our ideal candidate will embrace our culture and become an integral part of our community.

Submit a cover letter, resume, & references as described above by Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 5:00 pm Central Time. Submit resumes electronically to chad@thenextmovegroup.com or mfrazee@frazeerecruit.com. Feel free to call Chad Chancellor, 504-648-7716, or Marianne Frazee, 225-231-7880, with any questions.

One Acadiana (Lafayette, LA) – President/CEO


Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search to recruit an outstanding professional with the credentials and leadership to ensure 1A is the leading force in the improvement of the business environment, economic health, and development of Acadiana.  1A is a business-led organization that launched in 2015 out of the former Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce representing over 1,000 businesses throughout a nine-parish area in South Louisiana.  1A is home to Acadiana's most engaged business leaders and a team of 20+ full-time professionals.  

A job opportunity profile can be requested by contacting OneAcadiana@jci-inc.net
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