Economic Development Coordinator

Economic Development Coordinator. The Town of Newport, NH (pop. 6,500), situated in beautiful southwestern New Hampshire, seeks qualified candidates for this full time new position. Duties include the design and implementation of comprehensive business development and retention programs/strategy, development and administration of a new school - work internship program, marketing and other related community development programs/efforts. Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelors Degree in  economic/community development, planning, marketing, economics, business administration, workforce development or other related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a related position demonstrating the candidates abilities in these areas.  Demonstrated experience and success in workforce development  in private sector or school systems, apprenticeship/internship development and knowledge of and experience with current N.H. initiatives for workforce development and work readiness services considered a plus - or other relevant experience demonstrating the knowledge and skills essential to this position. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to review the complete job description for this position at Salary range of $60-$65,000 DOQ plus benefits. Please submit resumes electronically to the Town Manager’s Office, Town of Newport, 15 Sunapee Street, Newport, NH 03773 ( by the close of business on November 14, 2020. Questions, please contact Joanne Dufour, M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at 603-863-1877.

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Newport
Close Date: 
Saturday, November 14, 2020
$60,000 - $65,000