Project Director - Economic Development


Travel and Tourism

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Salary Range

Up to USD75000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Charleston, WV - Professional - (USA) 503 Pennsylvania Avenue (Professional) WV Charleston , WV 25302 Phone : 304-757-9589



Job Description

Are you passionate about revitalization and contributing to the betterment of the community? Manpower of WV has an exciting and rewarding opportunity available in Charleston, WV. Manpower is seeking a Project Director for an employer in Kanawha County to lead implementation of a large economic development project. This project will make a positive impact and leave a lasting footprint for years to come!

The Project Director will lead a team of local, county, and state professionals to implement projects and develop a sustainable organizational structure. The ideal candidate will have experience leading complex initiatives that have resulted in tangible results. This is a three year, grant funded, direct hire opportunity.


* Prefer (10) years of project development in outdoor recreation.

* Economic development with emphasis on rural development, revitalization, and entrepreneurial development.

* Knowledge of local, federal, and state funding sources related to community economic development and tourism marketing.

* Experience with developing solicitations and real-estate transactions.

* Demonstrated leadership of an organization that has resulted in progressive growth.

Required skills:

* Strategic thinker with the ability to create collaborative partnerships.

* Strong leader with the ability to lead various teams of professional and volunteers to keep all involved motivated, and willing to contribute their time and resources.

* Excellent computer, organizational, oral and written communication skills.

Interested? Apply online at or call 304-529-3031

Who is Manpower?

Locally owned, but globally connected, Manpower is a full service staffing and human resources company that provides thousands of jobs every year across West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Manpower provides recruitment and assessment, training and development, career management, outsourcing and workforce solutions across the region.

Manpower is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer