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Job: Director, Research & Strategy (Greater Portland Inc)

Job Title: Director, Research & Strategy
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: CEO
Salary range: $65,000 – $95,000

GPI offers a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) with match, generous PTO, and monthly parking and cell phone stipends. Opportunity to earn annual incentive based on satisfaction of performance metrics.

About Greater Portland Inc (GPI)
GPI provides support and services to companies seeking to relocate or expand in Greater Portland, a region that spans two states and seven counties. A true public-private partnership model, GPI is supported by more than 90 private- and public-sector partners committed to advancing regional economic development through job growth and investment.

Position Summary
The Director of Research & Strategy is responsible for supporting Greater Portland Inc’s business attraction, marketing, regional convening and strategic planning, and community assistance efforts. The position will lead the regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy planning process through research, convening regional stakeholders, and managing the strategy’s implementation. The Director will manage existing export and industrial site readiness programs. The Director will provide business, industry, and other economic research to support business attraction, marketing, and community assistance efforts. The position provides the opportunity to develop GPI’s capabilities to drive regional economic competitiveness in coordination with key stakeholders and partners. These duties are subject to change.

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