Economic Development Specialist – Town of Manchester, CT

The Town of Manchester is seeking an Economic Development Specialist to join our team. The successful candidate will be tasked with advancing several of the Town’s key economic development initiatives. Under general direction, the position: Facilitates and administers economic development efforts for the Town of Manchester. Establishes and maintains a working knowledge of available and potentially available commercial sites and opportunities. Engages with current and potential property owners, businesses, and the real estate community. Builds relationships with the business and development community to attract economic development to Manchester. The position will emphasize economic development work within Downtown Manchester, with approximately 50% of work dedicated to Downtown revitalization.

Manchester is a vibrant, diverse small city of 60,000 residents and services as the commercial hub of the east-of-the-river Greater Hartford region.