The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council (GPEDC) seeks an entrepreneurial person to lead its work in supporting the region’s innovators and small, scalable businesses. This person will play a critical facilitating role in the startup community, and be willing to take cues from the founder community. From organizing meetups to managing a co-working space to playing a leadership role in transformative projects, potential candidates should be able to keep up with the fast paced world of entrepreneurship and thrive in a constantly changing landscape. A collaborative spirit is a must. GPEDC has a small but mighty staff and needs its partners to show initiative and drive. Also seeking candidates with strong project management skills, great communication and people skills, an ability to research and ask questions, and a willingness to take some risks to advance the organization’s mission.
GPEDC, in collaboration with our local development professionals, drives economic growth in the five-county Greater Peoria region through targeted business and talent development and attraction. GPEDC is an equal opportunity employer.