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Lagrange County Economic Development

Job Description – Vice President of Economic/Community Development


Business Environment

·         Professional office environment

·         Term oriented

·         Friendly


Educational Experience

Minimum – Four year college graduate – B.A./B.S. in business, political science, public administration or related discipline.   Graduate degree desirable


Employment Experience

Minimum of three years’ experience in economic/community development or related discipline with the proven track record of working collegially in an office environment



Full-time, salaried with benefits


Reports To

President/CEO of the LCEDC


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

·         Develop and maintain internal/external databases for communication purposes

·         Develop and maintain LCEDC website – make changes when necessary

·         Understand and develop social media outlets utilizing them to the advantage of the LCEDC

·         Organize communication to board members, political leadership and key elements of the Lagrange County community

·         Formulate a concise newsletter to be e-mailed to community – highlighting activities and programs of the LCEDC

·         Develop and assist in the implementation of an on-going business retention program for the LCEDC

·         Develop, produce and maintain any external marketing material (generally printable)

·         Assist with Launch LaGrange program

·         Assist with the development of press release and press relationships

·         Assist with the development and maintenance of the database of available sites and buildings

·         Assist communities connecting various programs at the state and federal level(s)

·         Assist in the development of innovative programs and assist in workforce development endeavors

·         Help in the development of materials for a financial campaign

·         Ability to attend conferences out of the office to broaden knowledge of economic and community development activities

·         Maintain database of buildings and sites for industrial development in LaGrange County

·         Any and all other duties as desired by the President/CEO


Necessary Skillsets

·         Professional appearance and attire

·         Proven inter-personal/relationship building skills

·         Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

·         Familiar with Office

·         Visionary in perspective

·         Ability to see a challenge


Maintenance of Proficiency

It will the responsibility of the President/CED operating within an approved budget, to maintain and upgrade his/her skills by attending appropriate conference, meetings, and training sessions and be extending educational experience through courses offered by professional trade organizations, and systematic reading of job-related journals and publications, and special targeted publications on specific sites and building as necessary and to create, maintain and update printed materials as needed.


Prop0sed Salary Range

Proposed salary for this position is $50,000 to $70,000 with a generous benefit package.  


Please send or E-mail to the following: V.P. Search – LaGrange County EDC

304 North Townline Road, Suite B., LaGrange, IN   46761 OR email to bbradley@LaGrangeCountyEDC.com


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