Economic Development Position Available - Chamblee, GA

Staff Report

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

The City of Chamblee, Georgia, has initiated an executive search for an Economic Development Director. The Chason Group has been retained by the local government to lead the process.

Located in the northern sector of the Metro Atlanta MSA, Chamblee, is a progressive and vibrant international city. Chamblee is home to over 30,000 people; nine beautiful parks; a cultural mecca for international restaurants along Buford Highway; the second busiest airport in the state - DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, a heavy rail MARTA station; the Centers for Disease Control, and a thriving business community with a unique sense of entrepreneurship and optimism.

The Economic Development Director serves as the City of Chamblee’s chief economic development strategist with the continuous goal of putting the city on the international economic development map. The professional is responsible for leading, directing, and facilitating inclusive and strategic economic development initiatives to grow and maintain jobs and increase the business tax base for the City of Chamblee. The Director is accountable for both commercial and industrial recruitment and support services for existing businesses.