Recruitment #19-A1-1437

Job Description

If you thrive in a creative environment where you can make connections, collaborate on solutions, and build a strategic approach to enhancing our labor force, you could be just what we are looking for. Loudoun County Economic Development is seeking a seasoned professional with the ability to market the County for talent attraction, conduct data and research on job trends, and liaise with education partners and businesses to create programs that train and grow the needed local workforce. Loudoun County, Virginia is one of the fastest-growing residential and commercial markets in the United States and has been one of the country’s biggest economic development success stories over the past decade. Known as Washington "DC's Technology Corridor" and "DC's Wine Country," Loudoun is home to Dulles International Airport and is only minutes from the nation's capital. We understand that workforce is the key to our future economic growth, and we are looking for a professional to help shape our workforce development efforts. If you would like to join our dynamic team in making a valued difference in the Loudoun community, we invite you to apply.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Real Estate, Urban/Regional Planning, Business Administration, Communications, or related field plus 2 years of direct work experience, including professional research and analysis.

Special Requirements

Strong advisory, analytical and communication skills. Customer-service attitude. Passionate about serving and growing the community by leading, convening and collaborating with partners to create solutions. Ability to adjust to a variety of situations including communication with businesses, governmental officials, and citizens. Soft skills in building relationships, representing the department at internal or external meetings, and taking initiative to achieve results. Strategic thinker capable of researching and synthesizing information from many sources (including online databases) and ability to communicate and advise coworkers. Early morning, evening and weekend work is required for special events and meetings. Travel, as required.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check and DMV driving record.