Economic Development Specialist

City of Bristol, VA   Bristol, VA   Full-time     Business Development
Posted on April 4, 2021

City of Bristol, Virginia
Economic Development Specialist
Salary Range: $40,948-56,424 DOE/DOQ

The City of Bristol, Virginia is recruiting a leader as Economic Development Specialist. Reports to the City Manager and advises City Council on emerging and existing economic development issues impacting local businesses.

The Economic Development Specialist acts as a liaison between the City and the business community. Responsibilities include focusing on marketing, job creation and revenue strategies, will look to persuade, strengthen and expand businesses already located within the City as well as maintaining a balance of historical preservation while continually growing a smart community.

Bachelor's Degree in economic development, urban planning, marketing, business administration or public administration required (Master Degree preferred). Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in Economic Development activities required. Subject to background check.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.