Economic Development Director

Description : Job Description:  Economic Development Director    
Date:         May 21, 2021  
Reports to:  Wright County Economic Development Board  
                           Wright County Board of Supervisors

Hire Date:    July 1, 2021
Location: Wright County Courthouse – Clarion, Iowa 
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Status: Full-Time 

The Wright County Economic Development Director will be expected to conceptualize and implement business retention and expansion projects, manage business relocation projects, brainstorm ideas, and negotiate incentive and assistance programs for applicable projects. Main duties include facilitating and managing projects, conceptualizing future land use developments, drafting fiscal budgets and capital campaign for marketing programs, as well as maintaining communication with key stakeholders, partners, investors and the public. The successful candidate must be able to think creatively and communicate in all types of environments and circumstances. The individual shall also be expected to work with the Wright County Economic Development Marketing Specialist throughout day-to-day operations. This person will be expected to manage projects and events from concept to completion. This role plays an important position in supporting the different community’s economic activities.

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Contact :

Please submit resume and cover letter by June 18, 2021 to Sarah Holmes at or can be sent to the following address:

Wright County Economic Development 
115 N. Main Street
PO Box 214
Clarion, Iowa 50525

For more information, please contact Sarah Holmes, Wright County Economic Development Marketing Specialist, at (515) 532-6422 or by emailing

Wright County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This organization does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, natural origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.


Deadline for Applying : Jun 18, 2021 04:00 PM