The average salary of a(n) Community Economic Development Director in Washington, Pennsylvania is $112,664.
Facilitates, coordinates, and stimulates progressive economic development in the community by strengthening and expanding existing enterprises in the community. Conducts special research and analysis related to the community's economic development program. Participates in the development of community goals, and recommends and implements program objectives, policies and priorities. Schedules and carries out economic development program activities including initial planning, feasibility determination, community involvement and acceptance, implementation with project timetables, and review and evaluation. Develops and implements strategies to assist with business growth and expansion. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with local business owners. Communicates in public and private, thinks strategically, promotes and pursues opportunities creatively, manages diverse activities, prioritizes projects and allocates resources, and provides strong leadership. Performs administrative work in the planning and coordination of the community's economic development program, including business recruitment, job development, and business retention. Develops marketing strategies designed to promote the community as a business destination. Responds to inquiries regarding economic data, trends, and resources, such as industrial and commercial development opportunities. Provides information services on matters of economic health, property tax issues, economic and real estate trends, and international development. Supports and works with other community members working on neighborhood issues. Serves as a liaison providing coordination and comprehensive services to the business community. Makes presentations to business and community groups. Coordinates the preparation and implementation of special projects. Conducts surveys and writes reports. Maintains knowledge of current community goals, objectives, programs, and services; Federal economic and urban development agencies' programs; community resources and development needs; and the principles and practices of economic development. May lead the work of other professional staff. May supervise clerical and technical support staff. Less
Facilitates, coordinates, and stimulates progressive economic development in the community by strengthening and expanding existing enterprises in the community. Conducts special research and analysis related to the community's economic development program. Participates in the development of community goals, and recommends... More