Job Opening: Economic Development Specialist, Franklin County, New York

The Franklin County Local Development Corporation (LDC) seeks an Economic Development Specialist to assist with fostering entrepreneurial activity, main street revitalization, small business retention & expansion, marketing, and other activities that improve the economic well-being of Franklin County and its residents. The successful candidate will work with the Chief Executive Officer to coordinate economic development activities with organizations, businesses, developers, and various government agencies. Project management, grant-writing, and marketing skills and experience are desirable. A full job description is available at www.franklinida.org.  

From the Canadian border and the rich agricultural lands of the St. Lawrence river valley in the north to the forests, lakes and High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains in the south, the 52,000 residents of Franklin County, New York enjoy a rural quality of life within two hours of Ottawa, Montreal and Burlington, Vermont.

The position is full-time, and salary is commensurate with experience. An excellent benefits package is available. Send a cover letter, resume and references via email only to Maria Bourgeois at mbourgeois@franklinida.org no later than 3PM on Friday, November 30, 2018.