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Job: Economic Development Specialist - City of Woodburn


City of Woodburn is looking for an Economic Development Specialist. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would like to be part of the economic development initiatives in the beautiful City of Woodburn.

The Economic Development Specialist provides responsible, professional, confidential and technical support to the Economic Development Director in economic development research, concept, implementation and monitoring of projects or programs designed to promote economic growth and revitalization. The incumbent is expected to be competent to perform the full range of duties for this class independently and without close supervision. Work involves responsibility for the application of professional knowledge and skills to effect research, analysis, planning, and implementation of economic development programs, activities, projects, and events and requires the frequent use of independent judgment.

If you set your career goals in the economic development field, want to expand your existing knowledge, skills, and experience; apply your creative and enthusiastic energy to this vibrant community full of opportunities and prospects along with strong leadership and a commitment to business, then this is your ideal job. You can find out more about our Economic Development Department here.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in business, marketing,  management, urban studies, and related fields, and two (2) years of responsible professional experience, in public economic development planning, business administration, or business management, involving public contact in person and providing technical and professional support and social media management in public relations/marketing, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Applicants must have a valid Oregon Class C driver’s license and the ability to meet the City of Woodburn’s driving standards and must pass the pre-employment background check. Bilingual in English/Spanish, and Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, management, urban studies, and related fields are strongly preferred.

To find out more about the position, go to http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/woodburnor/classspecs Click on the Class Specifications and search for the Economic Development Specialist where the class specification is posted in its entirety.