Onward NRV is Hiring: Director of Business Engagement

Onward NRV is Hiring: Director of Business Engagement

Onward NRV, a public/private economic development organization, is looking for a team-oriented individual who is creative and eager to promote the economic vitality of Virginia’s New River Valley. The Director of Business Engagement is responsible for, but not limited to, leading Onward NRV’s investor relations program, engaging with local companies in Onward NRV’s targeted industries, supporting business attraction efforts, and forging partnerships with area employers and educational institutions to support talent attraction and retention.

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Onward NRV Director of Business Engagement Job Posting

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter with resume, including salary requirements, and a minimum of three references, to hr@onwardnrv.org. This position is open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”

Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

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