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Business & Workforce Development Specialist

Tompkins Chamber
Job Description
The Tompkins Chamber is seeking a motivated Business & Workforce Development Specialist to support area employers by implementing strategies to advance workforce development and business attraction efforts in Tompkins County, and share our vision of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive business community.

The selected candidate will work with the President, Chamber team, and community stakeholders to offer direct technical assistance and resource referrals, develop and administer funding opportunities through the Chamber & Chamber Foundation, lead workforce development and attraction initiatives, and liaison with other partner organizations seeking to foster sustainable economic growth and enhance our quality of life.

The successful candidate will possess high-level communication acumen, excellent planning and organizational skills, and consistently demonstrate initiative. Bachelor’s Degree desired, though related experience as a substitute for education will be considered. Marketing and technology experience preferred. Developed community relations skills a must.

The Chamber and CVB offer a competitive compensation package, flexible workplace, and generous benefits; the Chamber is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion; candidates who share these values and who can support us in achieving our goals in this area are encouraged to apply. This position requires some in-person and remote work.

Email cover letter, resume, and three references to President, Tompkins Chamber, 904 East Shore Dr., Ithaca, NY 14850; fax 607-272-7617; email chansen@tompkinschamber.org. Position open until filled.
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