The Town of Acton is seeking dynamic applicants for the position of Director of Economic Development. This position works as part of the Town Manager’s office and serves as liaison and primary point of contact for the business community. This position will research and develop economic development strategies and identify businesses to target using creative methods to recruit such businesses; and, stimulate locally owned new businesses to reduce vacancy rates in various parts of the community. The successful candidate will help support businesses during the $18M infrastructure project that will transform Kelley’s Corner and actively promote economic development opportunities that will be created from this project. This position will also be a key contributor to ongoing economic development programs and initiatives such as the Local Rapid Recovery Program, Powder Mill Road Corridor study, micro enterprise loan program, and the vacant storefront program.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public
Administration, Urban Planning or a related field with a minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible public and/or private management experience. Comparable combination of education and experience can be substituted.

Salary Range: $89,574.19-$116,874.00

For more information and how to apply visit www.actonma.gov/jobs

 

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