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Economic Development Director

The Early County Development Authority

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                                                       The Early County Development Authority

                                              is accepting applications from all qualified individuals 

                                                                    for the following position:

                                                     ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR 

ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for implementing the mission of the Development Authority of Early County (DAEC): " To increase economic opportunities through activities that improve the business climate and quality of life in Blakely and Early County ." The Economic Development Director is the Authority's staff position and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Authority.

This position requires significant interaction with public officials, economic development agencies, industrial development and business representatives, Chamber of Commerce and citizens. It requires an understanding of the principles and practices of economic development, planning and land developmnet in order to preform technical and proffesional work neccesary to attract and maintain business and industry.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  •  Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or Planning preferred
  • Master's Degree in related area and/or Economic Development Institute course completion desirable
  • Professional experience in Economic Development, Marketing or Planning related activities or
  • Any equivalant combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, abilities, and skills cited above.

  Interested applicants may pick up a complete job description at the Early County Administration office located  at 204 Court Square, Blakely, Georgia 39823.

Applications or resumes may be sent to : Early County Administration Office, 204 Court Square, Blakely, Georgia 39823.

Deadline for applications will be October 22, 2021.

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