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Economic Development Corporation of KC

Kansas City , MO

Coordinator of Entrepreneurship and Industry Initiatives

Economic Development Corporation of KC
Kansas City, MO Full-time
Posted on March 31, 2019

Coordinator of Entrepreneurship and Industry Initiatives:

 

An outstanding opportunity exists for a Coordinator of Entrepreneurship and Industry Initiatives at the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. The EDC – KC has undergone a complete reorganization in conjunction with an aggressive strategic plan.

Kansas City, Missouri is undergoing a remarkable economic development renaissance. Over $3 billion in new construction is completed and underway in downtown alone and new development opportunities abound.

A Coordinator of Entrepreneurship and Industry Initiatives must have a strong passion for building a robust entrepreneurial culture and developing successful businesses in Kansas City. Must be able to convene and participate in municipal and regional groups in order to advance entrepreneurship programming and resources to generate more high growth companies.

The qualified candidate must have excellent communication skills, both for verbal and written presentations. Knowledge of City and Missouri incentive programs, familiarity with the Kansas City economy, Kansas City business associations, real estate practices, and finances is emphasized. A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of direct economic development experience are required. A Master’s Degree is preferred but not required. Kansas City, Missouri residency or a willingness to relocate is a requirement.

Join the new EDC, a dynamic organization on the move, by submitting your resume including salary requirements to T’Risa McCord, Economic Development Corporation, tmccord@edckc.com . For more information, visit our website at www.edckc.com . The deadline to receive your information is by April 27, 2019.