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  • Economic Development Specialist

    Posted: 04/01/2021

    The City of Bristol Virginia is recruiting a leader as Economic Development Specialist.  Reports to the City Manager and advises City Council on emerging and existing economic development issues impacting local businesses.

    The Economic Development Specialists acts as a liaison between the City and the business community.  Responsibilities include focusing on marketing, job creation and revenue strategies, will look to persuade, strengthen and expand businesses already located within the City as well as maintaining a balance of historical preservation while continually growing a smart community.

    Bachelor's Degree in economic development, urban planning, marketing, business administration or public administration required (Master Degree preferred).  Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in Economic Development activities required.  Subject to background check.

    Visit www.bristolva.org for application and full job description.  Completed application, resume and cover letter must be submitted to Human Resources 300 Lee Street, Bristol VA  24201 or persnl@bristolva.org.   Deadline:  April 23, 2021, 4:30 pm. EOE