Economic Development Specialist
The City of Madison is seeking a motivated and experienced economic development professional to plan and implement key strategic initiatives focused on building a stronger, more innovative, and more inclusive local economy. Madison's Economic Development Specialist manages key long range projects, analyzes data, researches policy, conducts outreach, and keeps a finger on the pulse of emerging opportunities and challenges facing the City's rapidly changing economy.
With exceptional organizational, analytical, and project management skills, this individual will coordinate key ongoing long range projects, work with colleagues across City departments on strategies to expand economic opportunity in the City, and lead the implementation of projects identified in the City's recently-updated Economic Development Strategy. This work is performed under the supervision of the Office of Business Resources Manager, with broader direction provided by the Mayor, Common Council, and senior leadership of the Economic Development Division and Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development.