The Town of Middleburg has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Business Development and Community Partnerships. This key leadership position is responsible for implementing the Town’s business support, community partnership, recruitment, marketing, and economic development programs. The Town is seeking a dynamic leader with a desire to make a positive impact on a historic, tight-knit community.
Middleburg is a historic community situated in southwestern Loudoun County. The Town is home to approximately 800 residents, who treasure its sense of authentic community and quaint, small-Town feel. Middleburg is a full-service Town government with 15 full-time Town employees, including a 24/7 police force. The annual Town budget is approximately $5.3 million, which includes the general fund and the utility system operations. Meals Tax and Lodging Tax account for approximately 50% of the Town’s General Fund revenues, primarily driven by tourism and visitor spending. New spending initiatives include community-based events, new marketing campaigns, and focused visitor attraction, although certain expenditures are “on hold” until the economy recovers after COVID-19.
The Director of Business Development and Community Partnerships will be responsible for developing and maintaining key relationships with businesses and partners, providing key services to assist businesses in development and growth. The Director will manage all aspects of the Town’s marketing, to include managing consultant contracts for social media and advertising. This position also works with the Town’s event planning firm and area special events organizers to encourage the creation and success of local events.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, economic development, marketing, or a related field and 5-10 years of progressively responsible experience. An advanced degree or relevant higher education certificate is desired.
The salary range for this position is $80,000—$95,000 depending upon qualifications and experience. The Town also provides a comprehensive benefits package including participation in Virginia Retirement System, paid leave, life, disability and health insurance.
Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at
https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2862. This position is open until filled; however, the first review of resumes occurs on April 26, 2021. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in the brochure. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-923-8214.
The Town of Middleburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).