SSG searching for Exec in Washington County, Iowa

SSG has been retained to complete a search for a new Executive Director for Washington Economic Develpment Group.  The Executive Director of WEDG is the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Reporting to the President of the Board and the Executive Committee, the Executive Director is responsible for leading, coordinating and implementing all economic development activities initiatives included in the annual WEDG business plan for the Washington County area.

In this role, areas of responsibility include organizational planning; internal and external communications; relations with partner organizations (including local, state, and federal government); operational and fiscal management; planning and implementing marketing programs; and developing, maintaining and cultivating relationships with existing businesses, private sector business leaders and key regional economic development allies. In addition, the Executive Director will provide coordination, support and leadership on housing and workforce initiatives.  If interested in the job, please contact Clark Smith at 515-314-9755.