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Economic Development Manager


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The City of Jonesboro is seeking a dynamic and grounded individual to serve as Economic Development Manager. As the county seat and economic heart of Clayton County, the City of Jonesboro population grows to over 10,000 during the day; however, right at 5,000 residents live within the city limits. Incorporated in 1859 as a Charter City, Jonesboro is a proud and inclusive community in which culture, art, history, education, placemaking, and innovation are valued. Jonesboro is an accredited GA Main Street Community with a thriving downtown district. The City recently opened a 30,000 square feet City Center directly in the Downtown District. 

The ideal candidate will be public service-focused, community-oriented and partnership-based, and will have experience working with a diverse population of engaged residents and businesses. The City of Jonesboro offers a competitive benefits package to include 100% medical insurance coverage paid by the City, GMA Retirement, tuition reimbursement, take-home car, paid time off, and more. The salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $75,000.

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