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Iowa Economic Development Authority - Business Lead Coordinator


The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) in Des Moines, Iowa has an immediate opening for a Business Lead Coordinator.  This position will identify companies to target for promotion of Iowa as a business location through research, review and analysis of multiple sources of business data.  Duties include, but are not limited to, business research, lead generation, database record entry, list generation and maintenance to advance targeted economic development within the state.  The Business Lead Coordinator will be part of IEDA’s Business Development team and will collaborate with the Communications team to develop correspondence for outreach to targeted companies and leverage sponsorship opportunities for increased visibility of IEDA’s business development initiatives.


Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major coursework in research, planning, economics, public relations, business, corporate finance, journalism, or marketing and experience equal to two years of full-time work that involved responsibility for compiling and evaluating statistical, historical, economic, business, financial, or technical related data; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of the above required experience for each year (thirty semester or equivalent hours) of the required education.  Proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics CRM is important and highly preferred. 

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Iowa Economic Development Authority - Des Moines, Iowa

Position will be housed in Des Moines at the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Starting salary is $52,478.40 - $58,000, with a six-month review at which time a salary increase may be considered. 

Qualified candidates will possess Graduation from an accredited four year college or university
How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume no later than December 17, 2018 to:

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

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Melissa Harshbarger
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