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Director, Business Development


The Ames Economic Development Commission, an affiliate organization of the Ames Chamber of Commerce, is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of Director, Business Development.

Under minimal supervision, this position serves as the liaison between the City of Ames and private developers and promotes business development and interacts with a wide variety of projects and prospects for the organization. Development of written proposals to prospective businesses, data mining, maintenance of sites/buildings database, and research for a wide variety of organizational needs will also be part of the daily activities of the position along with occasional domestic travel.



A Bachelor’s degree is required and previous economic development and/or urban planning experience is helpful. Must be proficient in the full spectrum of Microsoft Office products and possess exceptional writing skills.


Job Type:
Ames, Iowa

Salary commensurate with experience

Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous economic development and/or urban planning experience is also helpful
How to Apply:

Those meeting the aforementioned criteria should submit a letter of interest and resume, along with references no later than the close of business April 13, 2018.

Dan Culhane, President & CEO

Ames Chamber of Commerce
304 Main Street
Ames, IA  50010

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Dan Culhane
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