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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 4,400 members, IEDC is the largest association for economic developers in the world. IEDC provides stakeholders and members with the tools and resources to drive more equitable economic outcomes. That may include training and professional development on a wide variety of economic development and related topic areas; technical assistance directly to communities; cutting-edge research; publications and other resources, policy and advocacy and networking opportunities with their peers. From public to private, rural to urban, and local to international, IEDC’s members are engaged in the full range of economic development experiences. Given the breadth of economic development work, our members are employed in a wide variety of settings including local, state, provincial, and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities, and a variety of other institutions. When we succeed, our members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions. Learn more about us
This position is eligible to be located outside commuting distance of IEDC’s Washington, DC, office, and applicants throughout the United States are encouraged to apply. Travel up to 20% is required.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) seeks an energetic, experienced, visionary, and results-oriented Chief Operating Officer (COO) to ensure the organization’s optimal functioning to advance its mission and build a culture of collaboration and accountability throughout the organization. The COO will report directly to the President and CEO and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s operations. In addition to guiding the implementation of our strategic plan and establishing performance metrics, this role will play a pivotal part in driving collaboration across the organization and ensuring the efficient functioning of our systems and processes and providing quality control across the organization as it continues to grow. The COO will work collaboratively with the CEO to strengthen and grow the organization and to drive our mission forward, fostering innovation, promoting economic growth, and helping IEDC achieve its full potential.
Nonprofit HR is committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where equity, diversity, inclusion & justice (EDIJ) are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the clients that we serve. To fully realize our goal, we prioritize our understanding of the complexities of DEI within our workforce to inform our approach to talent management. We believe that this guides how we do our work, advise our clients to operationalize EDIJ and position our content and educational opportunities to help strengthen the talent management capacity of the social impact sector. See the full statement.