Recruitment #20-S3B-0241

Job Description

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development is looking for a Business Retention Specialist to serve as a liaison to local businesses and support economic development initiatives in Loudoun’s towns. If you are "awesome" with experience in business development and/or growing businesses relationships, 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 internal teams and in support of stakeholders and resource partners; resolve problems and develop solutions in a business setting; and manage multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or associated field and demonstrate 3 years direct work experience.

Special Requirements

This position requires the ability to make personal connections with a variety of business leaders and partners 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 top CEOs, top 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. Early morning, evening and weekend work is required for special events and meetings. Travel, as required.