Role Purpose: The Red River Regional Council is seeking to fill a full and/or part-time professional to join our team to assist with COVID recovery and resiliency activities relating to businesses and communities in northeastern North Dakota. This is done by supporting business recovery and building resiliency through business growth and new business development. This staff will be implementing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy building healthy and vibrant communities.
About the Red River Regional Council: The Regional Council is a forward-thinking, goal-oriented, multi-faceted, energetic organization focused on serving northeastern North Dakota with passion and expertise assisting local governments, businesses and organizations aimed at community and economic betterment. Additionally, the Regional Council cultivates and leads strategic development in the areas of tourism/destination development through outdoor recreation, niche businesses, cultural/historic highlights, and strategic planning; workforce and entrepreneurship development; and supporting manufacturing and primary sector growth. The Regional Council is led and governed by a 15-member board of directors comprised of leaders from throughout our four-county region.
Position Description: Utilizing creative and innovative approaches, the position seeks to move ideas to actions by identifying realistic options to solve problems, create solutions, and implement actions under the direction of the Executive Director. This includes assisting with the development of a COVID Recovery and Resiliency Plan under the direction of the Executive Director and in partnership with staff. COVID recovery planning and activities will be initiated with a regional business retention and expansion project which will focus on heavily impacted businesses and organization by conducting one-on-one interviews to discuss and create a database of recovery and resiliency needs. Clientele includes city and county governments, private businesses, and individuals or groups with a vested interest in creating vibrant communities.
Salary Range and Benefits: $40,000 to $55,000 annual salary range for a full-time position. A full-time position would include benefit package which includes full family medical insurance, employee dental and vision insurance, 10% retirement contribution (after 6 months), 11.5 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, compensatory time, $40 monthly cell phone reimbursement, and a flexible work environment. This position is currently funded for 24-months with efforts under development to extend to a permanent position.
Application Details: Application deadline is Friday, July 10, 2020. Please submit cover letter, resume, list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will promptly follow with the intent the position would be filled by the end of July.