ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (FT), ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (PT)

Town of Orange   ORANGE, VA   Full-time     Management
Posted on July 8, 2024
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Economic Development Manager 

TOWN OF ORANGE, VIRGINIA is currently accepting applications for a full-time Economic Development Manager in the Town Manager’s Office to perform complex professional work in the development and aggressive implementation managing the Town’s Economic Development projects designed to attract industry; create better paying jobs and increase the investment tax base.  Duties include participating in marketing the Town and providing assistance to identify prospect opportunities: Reviews, analyzes, and responds to prospective inquiries in a prompt and efficient manner.  Works with the Town’s Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and other organizations; Writes grant applications for funding; Visits existing businesses on a regular basis; Serves on boards and committees; Candidate must have knowledge of the sales/management principles and methods, and the economic development process; bachelor’s degree with major course work in economics, marketing, or business administration having worked in an economic development office is preferred.

The Town of Orange offers an excellent benefits package, prime working conditions and competitive salary.  Salary range $64,512-$93,044.  Please submit a resume to Wendy J. Chewning, HR Manager/Town Clerk, Town of Orange, 119 Belleview Avenue, Orange, Virginia 22960.  Positions are open until filled.  For inquiries you may e-mail the HR Manager at townclerk@townoforangeva.gov or telephone 540-672-5005.  Only applications chosen for an interview can be acknowledged. EOE.

Administrative Assistant

TOWN OF ORANGE, VIRGINIA is currently accepting applications for a part-time (16 to 20 hrs. per week) Administrative Assistant to provide administrative tasks/support to the Town Manager’s Office and Town’s Economic Development Office. The successful candidate must have minimum qualifications including a High School Diploma with knowledge of business arithmetic, filing, scanning, strong keyboarding and computer skills using various types of software.  Work involves substantial public contact in placing, answering, and transferring calls to appropriate person and/or providing information to the public.  Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment while balancing multiple tasks with deadlines in a busy office environment.  Commitment to being part of a team dedicated to quality customer service is a prerequisite for this opportunity. 

 

Please submit a town application, cover letter and resume to:  Wendy J. Chewning, Town Clerk/HR Manager, Town of Orange, 119 Belleview Avenue, Orange, Virginia 22960.  For inquiries you may e-mail the Town Clerk at townclerk@townoforangeva.gov or telephone at 540-672-5005.  This position will be open until filled.  Only applications chosen for an interview can be acknowledged. Applications may be printed off the Town’s website at www.townoforangeva.gov . EOE.