Onward NRV Now Hiring: Executive Director

Onward NRV Now Hiring: Executive Director

Onward NRV, the regional economic development alliance for Virginia’s New River Valley, is searching for an experienced and enthusiastic Executive Director to lead the organization. The Executive Director creates a platform for public private collaboration on regional economic development strategy, implements programs, convenes key regional stakeholders, and externally markets the region. This is an opportunity to make wide-ranging impact in a growing region in Virginia.

Read more about the position here or click on the job posting below.

Onward NRV Executive Director Job Brochure

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter by October 8, 2021 5:00 PM to Crystal Morphis, Creative Economic Development Consulting, cmorphis@creativeedc.com. 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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