Executive Director

Application Period: 
Thu, 04/09/2015
Gun Barrel City
Street Address: 
1720 W. Main Street
Gun Barrel City
Job Description: 

The Executive Director of the GBC Economic Development Corporation will implement the policies enacted by the Corporation. The Executive Director will report to the Corporation and provide the day-to-day leadership of the Corporation. The Executive Director will be responsible for budgeting, marketing, prospect development/negotiations, business retention, overall administration and appropriate reporting of activities to the stakeholders.

This exciting opportunity offers the right candidate an opportunity to lead, direct and establish/maintain a successful economic development program in an enviable location, against the backdrop of an outstanding Texas business climate and a user friendly community!

Dependent on Qualifications and Experience
Job Requirements: 

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business, economics, marketing or related field from an Accredited school
  • A minimum of 2 years professional experience in economic development and/or related activities
  • Experience in a lake community is helpful but not required
  • Any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills
  • and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job
  • Proven track record in economic development with documented results is desired
  • 4A or 4B corporation experience preferred
Submit Application To: 
Submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to: GBC / EDC 1720 West Main St., Gun Barrel City, Texas, 75156 or david.skains@gbcedc.com. This is a drug free environment and all finalists are subject to background check prior to job acceptance.