Vice President for Development – Job Opportunity


Award-winning economic development organization offers a unique opportunity for an economic development trailblazer. Our public/private partnership organization seeks a Vice President to assume a leadership role in Northern Illinois to manage our Business Development programs and selected strategic projects. The Rockford, Illinois, Region is home to:

  • The sixth-largest Aerospace employment concentration in the U.S.
  • Growing Advanced Manufacturing and Healthcare
  • A well-positioned, uncongested Air/Rail/Truck Logistics
  • The third-largest city in Illinois, well within a 90-minute drive from Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison.

Candidates must possess great dedication, commitment, and strategic qualities as well as a broad range of business management skills. The organization’s staff is held to an extremely high level of professionalism and productivity. This person must be able to manage diverse and multi-level projects as a “self-starter,” capable of taking ideas and tasks at different levels and implementing them at a fast pace.

This position requires prior economic development experience as well as basic computer skills and database management experience. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required. A professional work environment and competitive salary/benefits are available.

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