Economic Development Director

The Downtown Norfolk Council (DNC), as the leading advocate for Downtown Norfolk, is a strong, focused, and effective voice advancing Downtown’s position as the thriving cultural and economic center of Hampton Roads.  DNC is a non-profit 501(c)6 organization.

DNC is looking for a driven economic development professional with a passion for downtowns that will complement the existing management team.  This is a new position that will develop and support programs and services that sustain and grow the economy of downtown so that it enhances value and increases occupancies for all downtown properties to ensure downtown continues to outsize its contributions to the overall economy of the city. 

Specifically the position will focus on overall business retention, street level business recruitment, support the overall attraction of new businesses in partnership with others, and coordinate the collection and communication of economic data specific to downtown.   The position is also responsible for oversight, business recruitment and staff management at the Selden Market, Downtown Norfolk’s first retail incubator for new and emerging businesses. 

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirement to Susan Epley before August 23, 2019.

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