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Work in economic development for the Greater Grand Rapids region

Thank you for your interest in working for The Right Place, Inc. located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. At this time, we are seeking candidates for the following position(s):

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and passionate Marketing and Communications Coordinator looking to take the next step in their career. As a Marketing Coordinator, you will create and implement marketing and digital communications for the organization. You will manage social media, website, email marketing, blogs, collaterals, and media announcements. In this role, you will have the ability to directly impact the community with your work.

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Business Development Specialist | The Center-West

Are you a manufacturing salesperson with a strong understanding of technology-driven improvement

We are seeking a forward-thinking manufacturing and operations professional to join our team at The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center – West (the Center-West) as a Business Development Specialist. This individual will assist small and medium-sized manufacturers to drive improvement and innovation by embracing technology and continuous improvement.

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Executive Director, Ionia County Economic Alliance (ICEA)

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader in the field of economic and community development to serve as the Executive Director for our strategic partner, the Ionia County Economic Alliance (ICEA).

Long-term, sustainable economic growth is the goal of the ICEA. By supporting existing businesses in Ionia County while attracting new business to the area, ICEA will provide a firm foundation for the future growth of the county. As the Executive Director, you will carry out this mission in conjunction with the Board. You will provide leadership in the development and implementation of economic development initiatives focused on People, Place, and Prosperity and in alignment with both local needs and regional strategies.

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Executive Assistant

We are looking for a reliable and proactive Executive Assistant to provide executive support to the Senior Vice President of Community Development and Senior Vice President of Business Development and administrative assistance to the Business Development and Community Development Team.

With your high energy and ability to pivot quickly and anticipate needs, you will execute a wide variety of important tasks for the team.

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Executive Director, Montcalm Economic Alliance (MEA)

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader in the field of economic and community development to serve as the Executive Director for our strategic partner, the Montcalm Economic Alliance (MEA).

The MEA exists to retain, expand and attract business and industry within Montcalm County. As the Executive Director, you will carry out this mission in conjunction with the Board. You will provide leadership in the development and implementation of economic development initiatives focused on People, Place, and Prosperity and in alignment with both local needs and regional strategies. You will report to the Senior Director of Business Development at RPI, with close advisement by the MEA board of directors local to Montcalm County.

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