WANTED: CEO to lead downtown revitalization and economic development of Toledo, Ohio

The Downtown Toledo (Ohio) Development Corporation (DTDC) is seeking a dynamic, strategically-focused, President & CEO who possesses strong development experience and is passionate about leading a bold, broad-based, urban transformation.

The CEO will be focused on the revitalization, development, beautification, and advancement of Downtown Toledo. The CEO serves as the strategic leader and face of the organization. Successful candidates will be a passionate change agent combining skills in economic development, project management, marketing, business formation, tourism, property and land development, and fundraising focused on making Downtown Toledo a dynamic urban center.

DTDC is a public-private 501(c)3, non-profit organization dedicated to the long-term economic health of Downtown Toledo. The DTDC has traditionally played a crucial role in bringing the public and private sectors together as partners in Downtown Toledo’s redevelopment and revitalization.

Currently, the DTDC will focus on building the leadership, partnerships, and capabilities necessary to implement the Downtown Toledo Master Plan while driving pre-development and planning activities covering a variety of downtown development projects. The Downtown Toledo Development Corporation also serves as the agent to interface with the public sector.

The President & CEO of the DTDC is responsible for the development, conduct, execution, and management of the policies, programs, and initiatives of the DTDC as
directed by its Board of Directors in its mission of improving the long-term economic health and vitality of Downtown Toledo. The President and CEO recognizes and respects diversity and works effectively with people of different cultures, backgrounds and industries.

Candidates will participate in a leadership assessment. Assessment results will be compared to the leadership profile developed for top performing economic development executives as published in recent studies conducted by DHR International for the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the IDA.

Electronic applications preferred. Nominations & applications should be sent to: EconDev@dhrinternational.com
Please reference the subject line: DTDC President & CEO

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Closing date: When position is filled.

See full job description & background info (PDF).

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