Stockbridge GA
Economic Development Director
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 Economic Development Director

The City of Stockbridge in Henry County is seeking a full-time Economic Development Director. Stockbridge is a diverse city of approximately 28,202 residents located approximately 10 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city operates with a staff of approximately 70 full-time employees and a combined operating and capital budget of $22 million. The City serves an area of 13.75 square miles. The City is financially healthy, has no city property taxes and is funded primarily through local option sales tax revenues and other tax revenues and fees.

The Economic Development Director reports to the City Manager. The responsibilities are:  facilitating economic development planning and business development, retention and expansion of businesses into the City; identifying and fostering economic development growth opportunities; securing funding for economic development activities and programs; assisting local organizations, businesses and individuals with establishing economic development plans and projects; and marketing the City in order to expand economic development. In addition, coordinate economic development initiatives with the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), and Main Street Program, also serves as the principal liaison to the DDA. Partnering with local and county development authorities; local businesses and Chambers of Commerce.

The minimum job requirements are:  Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Real Estate or a related field supplemented by six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in Business development, Real Estate development, Economic development, Urban and Regional Planning or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License. Certification as an Economic Developer is highly desired.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% paid employee health benefits, 100% paid pension and no social security taxes. Residency in the City of Stockbridge is not required.

How to apply: To apply online, click here.

You can mail an application to the City of Stockbridge – Human Resources Department, 4640 North Henry Blvd., Stockbridge, GA.  30281 or fax to 770-626-4237.  Please indicate the position you are applying for on the application.  

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