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City of Elk River seeks Assistant Economic Development Director

The City of Elk River is currently seeking an Assistant Economic Development Director.

This is a fast-paced key marketing position responsible for assisting in the implementation of city branding, economic development marketing, business development activities, financial administration activities, social media administration and housing and redevelopment activities.

Elk River’s Economic Development Division is part of a larger Community Development Department and utilizes available resources to leverage viable and healthy investments in Elk River through industrial development, redevelopment, housing rehabilitation and other initiatives. 

Job requirements: A four-year degree in business administration, community development, public administration, or related field with extensive course work in economics, marketing, communications and finance. Two years of experience applying economic development principles and theories, and actively marketing a municipality or business.

Preferred qualifications: Certification by the National Development Council as an Economic Development Finance Professional. Additional years of experience in economic development, marketing and communications.

Application process:  Submit completed City of Elk River application packet to:

Elk River City Hall
13065 Orono Pkwy.
Elk River, MN 55330

Application deadline: 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2011

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