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Economic Development Manager

Wake County Economic Development

Wake County Economic Development (WCED) is the primary economic development organization for Wake County, providing economic development support for its 12 municipalities and the Research Triangle Park. As a program of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the organization proactively creates an environment in which Wake County can grow and thrive, resulting in new jobs and capital investment. WCED accomplishes its mission through business recruitment, retention and expansion; marketing and public relations; talent recruitment and retention; and support of entrepreneurship. 

Method of Selection

The Economic Development Manager is selected by the Wake County Economic Development Assistant Executive Director.

Nature and Extent of Job Responsibilities

The Economic Development Manager is part of Wake County Economic Development’s Business Recruitment and Expansion (BRE) Team.  The position will have responsibilities in 3 key areas.  1) Managing economic development projects considering Wake County throughout the decision making process.  2) Supporting Wake County’s target sectors including leading the Advanced Manufacturing, life science and defense clusters. 3) Supporting other Wake County strategic initiatives including targeted existing industry plan and municipal engagement strategy.

Email resumes to Ashley Cagle

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