Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) Rockville, MD, USA
Aug 10, 2018Full Time
REDI is governed by a Board of 21 Directors appointed by the Rockville Mayor and City Council. The Board consists of volunteer business representatives and residents who live and/or work in the City of Rockville, including the Mayor and City Manager. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for overseeing three full time employees directly related to economic development, plus five employees supporting the mission of the Maryland Women’s Business Center. The Board seeks an individual with a high level of enthusiasm, charisma, and the confidence to work with senior executives of the largest companies in the country, or ready to roll up their sleeves to assist a local entrepreneur. Candidates with exceptional marketing and writing skills, experience working in a corporate environment, and the desire to work collaboratively will have an advantage. The Board also desires candidates who are visionary, innovative and team-oriented in their approach, and able to employ a style that engenders mutual trust and openness with REDI’s community partners and stakeholders. Candidates who understand how the development process works, are knowledgeable about a variety of economic development best practices, and who can articulate the Rockville “advantage” will receive strong consideration for this premier position.