The Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Planning is seeking a: Director of Economic Development
Greene County, NY
What You’ll Do:
- Report directly to the Deputy County Administrator/Economic Development, Tourism & Planning;
- Plan, create, develop and implement economic and community development initiatives that expand and retain jobs, create wealth, and improve the quality of life for county residents;
- Serve as the Executive Director of the Greene County Economic Development Corporation appointed by the Greene County Legislature, and;
- Interface with businesses, appointed and elected officials, not-for-profit agencies, foundations, and planning boards to advance economic and community development projects throughout the county.
Programs & Infrastructure to Help You Succeed:
Greene County Economic Development Corporation
The GCEDC is the overarching agency responsible for Economic Development in Greene County, including administering fully-funded loans and grants to job-creating new & existing businesses.
Invest in Greene
Invest In Greene is a robust and comprehensive Business Attraction Program begun in 2016 and supported by a contact management system containing over 6,000 prospective entrepreneurs who have requested information, downloaded our custom eBooks, and receive monthly eNewsletters.
Monthly Success Stories celebrate, highlight and promote new businesses either starting or expanding in our communities. These stories attract thousands of website visits, engaging both prospective startups and consumers.
Buy in Greene
Starting as a Buy Local program in 2008, Buy In Greene connects over 1,100 local businesses with the communities they share through a well-funded, ongoing advertising and social media campaign with a seasonal focus. Followed and utilized by visitors and residents alike, this program is free to all businesses in Greene County.
Great Northern Catskills
The Great Northern Catskills tourism attraction and destination promotion initiative attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to our communities all four seasons of the year.
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Greene County Civil Service