SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGER

Recruitment #19-A1-1999

Job Description

The Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development is looking for an energetic and creative business developer to manage our Small Business and Entrepreneurship program. This position is charged with strengthening and growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in one of the country's most successful tech communities. If you enjoy being part of a thriving culture of entrepreneurship and you are skilled at working with community partners to promote business engagement and success, this may be the job you've been looking for. You get the stability of strong retirement, healthcare and leave benefits with a creative, energetic private-sector culture. The position requires the ability to collaborate effectively with business groups, stakeholders and resource partners, resolve problems and develop solutions in a business setting; provide leadership on and management of multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Communications, Business Administration or associated field and demonstrate 2 years direct work experience. Progressively responsible work experience at a level that required supervision or management of related projects and programs is not required but desirable.

Special Requirements

This position requires a strategic thinker with the ability to build coalitions and create programming in support of the department's mission. The ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines is required. Must have strong advisory and communication skills as well as the ability to adjust to a variety of situations including communication with CEOs, governmental officials, and citizens.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check and DMV driving record check.

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