Greater Paducah Economic Development Council (GPEDC) is seeking candidates for
the position of President and CEO. GPEDC is a public-private partnership
charged with the recruitment, retention, expansion and diversification of the
economic base of Paducah and McCracken County, Kentucky.
Scope: This position is responsible to the Chairman and Board of Directors of GPEDC. Activities of the position include: Identification and recruitment of new businesses to Paducah/McCracken County through a cohesive marketing effort; Development of a quality working relationship with existing businesses to facilitate their retention and expansion; Property management and development; Negotiating incentive packages and closing deals; Being attune to the importance of workforce development in economic development; Working collaboratively with a broad constituency including a volunteer board of directors, elected officials, partner agencies, higher education, and state economic development officials. Work requires considerable independent judgement, discretion and initiative while coordinating activities and executing work in a timely manner.
attractive compensation and benefits package is available for the right
candidate. To assure consideration
please email your cover letter (addressed to the GPEDC Search
Committee), resume, references, and salary history by 4/8/19 to: Glen Anderson at: firstname.lastname@example.org