The New Orleans Business Alliance is the official non-profit organization tasked with leading economic development initiatives for the City of New Orleans. NOLABA is a public-private partnership between the City of New Orleans and private investors from the local community. Join our team and help us achieve our mission to unite a diverse community of stakeholders to catalyze job growth, create wealth, and build an equitable and sustainable economic future for the new New Orleans.
The Director of Industry will own industry cluster work streams associated with action plan recommendations per the City’s five-year strategic economic development plan — “ProsperityNOLA: A Plan to Drive Economic Growth for 2018.” Implementing tactics and driving results, the Director of Industry will bring ProsperityNOLA’s recommendations to life, positively impacting the economy of New Orleans for years to come.
The Director of Industry will also be responsible for performing fiscal analysis and economic research, providing prospect business intelligence, and developing strategic opportunities for the New Orleans Business Alliance to execute high impact economic development activities.
The position will report to the Vice President of Strategy, Industry & Research.
NOLABA is hiring a third party contractor to assess the financial capacity of the New Orleans market to fund the five year strategic plan, ProsperityNOLA along with other NOLABA led initiatives. This would inform a three year fundraising strategy beginning in January 2015 and ending December 2017.
Click here to download the complete project description and proposal submission instructions. Proposals will be due on or before March 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. CST.
For more information, contact the New Orleans Business Alliance at 504.934.4500. or email RFP@nolaba.org.
New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NOLABA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
NOLABA expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of NOLABA employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.