The Overland Park, KS Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Senior Vice President of Economic Development to lead the organization’s economic development initiatives. Overland Park is a suburban office market experiencing strong economic development activity. With a population of nearly 200,000, Overland Park’s AAA bond rating, record-setting school districts and highly educated workforce have attracted international and regional headquarters, small businesses and high-end retail. Overland Park is the second-largest city in the Kansas City MSA and the state of Kansas.
The ideal candidate must be results-oriented, with demonstrated success delivering commercial investment and talent initiatives. The ideal candidate must possess skills to build and maintain coalitions within the city, region, and state, executing the strategic plan goals in conjunction with private investors, public partners, stakeholders and staff.
Competitive salary and benefits will be provided based upon qualifications, including insurance, 401(k), and car and cell phone allowances. Required residency: Johnson County, KS; Overland Park preferred.
The Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More information about Overland Park and the Chamber can be found at www.opchamber.org. A full job description is here.
Send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to: Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, 9001 W. 110th Suite 150, Overland Park, KS 66210; or email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in related field (business, economics, marketing) and seven-plus years of demonstrated success in business attraction and retention, with a focus in the office market. Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) and/or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) designation preferred. A proven track record in job development and management of office and personnel resources is essential.