Manager, Economic Development (Somerset County)

The Manager of Economic Development will undertake projects related to job creation and private sector economic investment in Somerset County, NJ, including but not limited to strategic economic development planning, infrastructure investment initiatives, facilitating employer driven workforce investments, delivering state business resources and incentives, and supporting economic development initiatives of municipal and other partners. This position works closely with county departments and divisions including county educational institutions (Raritan Valley Community College and Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School), state regulatory and business resources departments, federal economic development and infrastructure agencies, state and regional transportation authorities, and local elected and appointed officials. This position is also responsible for maintaining business growth, economic, demographic, educational, employer, and commercial real estate market data for use by existing and relocating businesses, county offices and agencies, and partners. Facilitates meetings with local and state government elected and appointed officials to assist businesses. Working with the Director of the Office of Planning, Policy and Economic Development and other partners, undertake initiatives to promote Somerset County as a place to do business to companies outside of the region through advertising, marketing, and public relations efforts.

How to Apply

Please visit the Somerset County website to apply: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/finance-and-administrative-services/human-resources/job-posts

Deadline – 01/31/2022