A rare opportunity awaits an experienced economic development professional in a high-quality community in one of the most desirable regions in the United States. Lewisville, Texas (population 106,000) seeks an Economic Development Director to lead its development and redevelopment efforts, including its exciting Old Town. The City of Lewisville maintains AAA bond ratings, excellent organizational stability, and a winning culture. The Economic Development team includes the Economic Development Director, an Economic Development Manager and an Economic Development Coordinator. Administrative assistance is provided through a Planning Technician currently shared with the planning department. The Director of Economic Development directly oversees the Economic Development Manager. The annual budget for the Economic Development Department is $565,000, which does not include additional funds that are used for incentives. Additionally, the City has a retained several consultants to assist with many of the economic development activities. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, or a related field and five years of progressively responsible experience in economic development. The City of Lewisville offers a very strong compensation package, including a competitive benefits package Further details on compensation and benefits may be obtained through Ralph Andersen & Associates.
Interested candidates should apply by August 23, 2021 by submitting a compelling cover letter, and comprehensive resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900.