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Job Postings

Indiana Economic Development Association members and friends are available to help qualified professionals find a job. On this page, you will occasionally find links to just such opportunities.To post a new job opening, email Jill Ewing, IEDA COO. There is a $150 (members)/$200 (nonmembers) fee for all job postings. Job postings will posted here for a period of 30 days.

Executive Search Support

The Indiana Economic Development Association is committed to elevating the professionalism of local economic development professionals. IEDA aims to accomplish this by providing professional development opportunities to its members, by providing scholarships for professionals that are seeking certification, and by offering assistance to local economic development boards as they search for an exceptional and qualified professional to fill an executive vacancy.

  • Monday, November 28, 2022 11:20 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    The Field Director for a renewable energy organization is a consulting role, serving as an independent contractor to the organization. This organization is a non-partisan, statewide organization that supports the development of renewable energy, primarily large-scale solar and wind projects, through service and communication to citizens, local public officials, businesses and others to educate them about the economics, cost savings, and community and environmental benefits of renewable energy. Initiative and drive are expected to creatively identify new methods and processes for outreach to accomplish the organization’s goals.

    • Act as the public voice and face of the organization for designated areas of the state and assigned issues and stakeholders.
    • Through local outreach, find and engage with community groups, businesses, community leaders, and local officials, as well as speak at community events, such as local civic, agriculture and education organizational meetings to promote the goals of the organization and recruit them to become advocates for projects in their community.
      • These sometimes occur after regular business hours.
    • Grassroots and GrassTop organizing of local supporters to encourage attendance and participation at local hearings, events and through other mediums, such as letter writing and phone calls.
      • Note: whereas there is autonomy in this role, there will be the necessity to be present at various public meetings when they occur, which can be scheduled after regular business hours and will require providing public testimony.
    • Work closely with the Executive Director, other Field Directors, Operations Director and consultants regarding programming, outreach mechanisms, and development of overall strategies and policy for renewable energy.
    • Support and assist in creation of documents, letters, leave behind material and other necessary items as assigned.
    • Provide functional supervision of Field Coordinator(s) related to project activity and community outreach in accordance with operational goals
    • Direct advocacy (lobbying) of state legislative officials (elected or staff) is NOT a responsibility of this position.
    • Work from a home-based office
    • Travel and other expenses related to the position will be reimbursed.

    Interested candidates should send a resume to Jim Finan at jim.finan@hoosiersforrenewables.com

  • Thursday, November 10, 2022 10:24 AM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

    Indiana Communities Institute is seeking to fill the position of Community Development Program Manager.

    We seek candidates with experience working with a variety of partners and community groups. Candidates who have a specialty in comprehensive community economic development are strongly preferred. We envision this position working closely with the Director of Program Development and Training to develop, design, promote, and implement community economic development initiatives of the Indiana Communities Institute including the ICI Academy, community-specific training programs, and community-based projects. Special emphasis is placed on communications, facilitation, and project management abilities. The job is remote (off campus), and the ability to travel statewide is a requirement.

    For more information, here is the link:


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