Economic Development Coordinator

Direct economic development planning activities for city, state or region.
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~ $165,000

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What do Economic Development Coordinators do?

Directs economic development planning activities for city, state, or region: Negotiates with industry representatives to encourage location in area. Directs activities, such as research, analysis, and evaluation of technical information to determine feasibility and economic impact of proposed expansions and developments. Confers with governmental officials to effect changes in local policies or ordinances discouraging effective development.

Should I be an Economic Development Coordinator?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Environment Coordinator

    How to Become an
    Economic Development Coordinator

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