Economic and Community Development Director Town of Brunswick

The Town of Brunswick seeks exceptional candidates to lead the Town’s ongoing economic and community development efforts. The successful candidate should be entrepreneurial, collaborative, and innovative. The position reports to the Town Manager and works closely with all levels of municipal government to develop and nurture relationships with Brunswick’s business communities, downtown interests, as well as with various governmental and community organizations.

Brunswick is a dynamic community of close to 22,000 residents, with a vibrant downtown, business park, and a large retail and commercial district poised for growth and development. Brunswick is home to Brunswick Landing-Maine’s Center for Innovation, Brunswick Executive Airport, Bowdoin College, a campus of the Southern Maine Community College, various facilities of Bath Iron Works, a major hospital, several health services providers, and two of the largest solar farms in Maine. Brunswick boasts 66 miles of shorefront on Casco Bay, with abundant marine resources. The Town also has significant frontage on the Androscoggin and New Meadows rivers.

Candidates should have a solid foundation in the principles of business development, finance, and marketing. Work experience should include five or more years of executive experience in business planning and development or management-level work within government or private organization. Proven collaboration, negotiation, presentation, and written communication skills are required. Promotional and marketing experience is a plus.

The starting salary will be negotiated commensurate with experience. The Town of Brunswick offers an excellent benefits package including options for health, dental and life insurances; short-term disability, retirement plans, educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time, and paid holidays.

Submit a resume and cover letter, containing salary expectations, along with a Town of Brunswick employment application, to the Human Resources office. An employment application and a position description are available online at www.brunswickme.org (see Human Resources) or at the Town Hall, 85 Union Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011. Applications will be reviewed as received and this position will remain open until filled.

The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.