Executive Director - Gun Barrel City Economic Development Corporation, TX

Title: Executive Director
Type: Economic Development/Redevelopment
Date Posted: October 14, 2021
Organization: Gun Barrel City Economic Development Corporation, TX
Website: Click here for more information or to apply
Email Contact: JaySingleton@GovernmentResource.com


The tranquility of Cedar Creek Lake contrasted with the hustle and bustle of tourists and residents shopping and dining along the two main thoroughfares near the water make Gun Barrel City a truly unique community. A stream of national retailers and restaurants line Main Street for miles — right up to the water’s edge — in this City, which is the commercial hub of the Lakeplex group of cities and villages on Cedar Creek Lake. The resort community has a population of more than 6,200 people during the week and well over 25,000 on weekends during nice weather months.

The Executive Director for Gun Barrel City EDC has responsibilities in the areas of administration, communications, marketing, project development, and Board relations. This position is responsible for leading and managing the organization, developing long-range and strategic plans, preparing the annual budget, and managing the EDC’s finances. The Executive Director also provides insights into economic development to the public and maintains visibility in the community. They are the official spokesperson for the EDC and responsible for making presentations to community groups and communicating Board activities to City Council.

The successful candidate will know Texas economic development laws, tools, and incentives and have a strong skill set and strategies necessary to develop an economic development plan for Gun Barrel City. Demonstrated experience with corporate human resources, large and small economic development projects, and working in a weekend tourist-based community is highly desired.

The minimum educational requirement for this position is a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, marketing, planning, or closely associated field of study from an accredited college or university with at least two years of experience as an Executive Director. Eight years of experience as an Executive Director or military experience with three years of experience in Economic Development will be considered instead of a degree.

The annual salary for this position is $65,000 to $85,000 a year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Please apply online

For more information on this position contact:

Jay Singleton, Senior Vice President, SGR



Job Post Expiration Date November 14, 2021

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