Job Vacancy

Economic Development Lead

Economic Development and Communications Group
Economic Development Lead
Closing Date
31 January 2021 05:00 PM

Are you ready to make an impact? Live, Work and Play in the Coromandel…

At TCDC we want to help you be the best ‘you’ that you can be. Our culture, based around accountability and trust, empowers our team to achieve outcomes they didn’t think possible.

  • We are dedicated to building an inclusive team culture where employees can do their best work
  • We welcome diverse perspectives and people who have the courage to challenge assumptions
  • We thrive on agility, promote flexibility, operate on trust and expect high performance

We want all who join our team to realise and reach their individual potential and take ownership of collective organisational outcomes. When everyone’s in, everyone wins!


About the role 

We are on a journey towards a vision of Thames-Coromandel as a confident and vibrant business district and we are ready for a talented and connected Economic Development professional to lead our strategy delivery.   

Working collaboratively across the organisation, the Economic Development Lead takes accountability for executing strategies that deliver sustainable economic development for our District.  

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Build and actively manage sustainable partnerships and relationships with local and central government agencies, local and national businesses and key community and iwi partners.  
  • Connect the dots across local, regional and national to identify new opportunities and partnership potential. 
  • Collaborate across the organisation to deliver innovative solutions that support business development.  



About you 

This is a role for a well-connected and energetic economic development professional. We need someone who can provide value at the strategic level and is equally comfortable in pulling up their sleeves to get stuff done.  

To be successful in this role, you will be: 

  • Strategic and creative in your thinking and tireless in your approach.  
  • Experienced as an economic development professional delivering strategy. 
  • Experienced in government and commercial sectors, with an understanding of how to deliver within a local government environment.  
  • Confident and capable in building sustainable relationships and partnerships at all levels.  
  • Well-connected with aability to see the potential and connect the dots that will grow our business community and local economy. 
  • A strong communicator with a collaborative approach. 


To apply 

To find out more, check out the Job Description and get in touch with our team at .  

Applications are open until Sunday 31st January 2021 at 5.00pm. Send us your CV  and a Cover Letter to apply.  



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