Employment at North River Commission

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Position Description: Economic Development Specialist
North River Commission (NRC) seeks a full-time Economic Development Specialist. Excellent candidates will be dynamic and engaging with strong skills in community engagement, communications, business, and project and financial management. This position serves as staff to the NRC Economic Development Committee, the Albany Park Chamber of Commerce, and the Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area #60. The Economic Development Specialist is also an essential team member for delivery of programs, reporting, and finances of the Chicago Business Center (CBC) and Neighborhood Business Development Center (NBDC) funded by the City’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP). The Economic Development Specialist reports to their Supervisory Manager and is supported by the NRC Executive Director.

The Economic Development Specialist is responsible for building strong relationships with businesses, community partners, agencies, landlords and property owners, city departments and elected officials, and others. Developing and implementing strategies to attract, support, and retain businesses and improve commercial corridors within the Albany Park, North Park and Irving Park community areas. NRC’s economic development work, and all of its work, is centered on equity and social justice. NRC strives to create equity, opportunity and prosperity for all.

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North River Commission is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to equity and social justice in our work in the community. Join our team today!

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