Job Opportunity: Economic Development Director

Economic Development Director

Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority, Maysville, Kentucky

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Applicant must be a proven leader and able to provide direction for short and long-term strategic planning; as well as have a demonstrated knowledge of economic development, business recruitment, governmental affairs and public finance.  A minimum of five years of economic development experience is preferred.  Economic Development credentials are preferred; years of successful experience may substitute for education and credentials. Effective written, oral and presentation skills are a must, as the successful candidate will regularly communicate with existing and prospective employers as well as the general public.  Strong listening skills and inclusiveness will be keys to success in this position.


The Economic Development Director is responsible for and reports to the Maysville-Mason County Industrial Authority.  The Director will participate in all economic development projects in the county that may include, but are not limited to:  industrial, commercial and retail developments, as well as port development projects. A job description is provided.

Job description can be obtained here.

Position Type

Full Time

Salary/Benefit Package

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include, but are not limited to: county retirement, insurance, vacation and sick leave.


All inquiries need to be submitted via email to City Manager, Matt Wallingford at   No telephone inquiries.


A cover letter, resume and minimum three references to be submitted by close of business December 13, 2017 to Matt Wallingford, City of Maysville, 216 Bridge Street, Maysville, KY 41056 and labeled MMCIDA Economic Development Director

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Maysville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or military or veteran status.