The City of Sunnyvale is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and creative individual to manage the City’s economic development programs, within the Office of the City Manager. The Economic Development Manager will foster and maintain strategic partnerships with public and private entities to identify opportunities and deliver measurable results. The selected candidate will be tasked with finalizing and implementing a strategic plan that will guide the City’s economic development efforts. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to create a team-oriented environment that emphasizes cooperation with other departments and responsiveness to achieve the City’s goals and objectives. The selected candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills and strive to create an open, collaborative, and successful working relationship with businesses, community groups, developers, and City officials.
Sunnyvale’s prime location in Silicon Valley offers access to one of the most vigorous, cutting-edge business environments in the world. The City of Sunnyvale’s thoughtful leadership, and dedication to the community makes Sunnyvale the true heart of Silicon Valley.
The City of Sunnyvale offers:
A complete application packet consists of a City employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The recruitment closes on October 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this opportunity and to apply, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov, click on City Jobs.
Salary: $140,879.00 - $174,028.00 Annually
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, urban planning, architecture, or a closely related field; AND Four years of experience performing professional level economic or community development, research, or business administration, with some lead or supervisory experience. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
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