The Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois, is one of the largest Chicago suburbs with a population of 77,000. The Village is seeking a well-qualified professional who preferably possesses a Master’s Degree in Business, Economics, Marketing, Urban Planning or related field, and a minimum of 3-5 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. This position reports to the Director of Planning and Community Development. The employee in this position will be responsible for coordinating many challenging economic development programs. Responsibilities also include attending tradeshows, acting as a liaison to the business community and energetically implementing business attraction and retention efforts. Meets with businesses, real estate professionals and members of the public on a consistent basis. Knowledge of business plans, financial projections and economic financing tools/programs required. Applicants should possess excellent computer skills, writing and presentation skills.
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