Submit Job Postings

NREDA provides its members space to post a position on the NREDA website, plus inclusion in the NREDA News Brief, for low fee of $50.00. The fee for non-members is $150.00.

The process for submitting a job posting is simple:

Email a short paragraph to inclusive of the recommended guidelines for employment opportunities.
(See recommended guidelines.)  To make the payment for your posting contact Kelly at (515) 334-1074. You will be required to make the payment prior to NREDA posting your job opportunity.

Allow two business days for the position to be posted online. Your posting will also appear in the subsequent month’s NREDA News Brief  e-newsletter.

Recommended guidelines to include:
  • Date employment opportunity is to be posted
  • Title of position
  • Name of Organization/Company/Cooperative/Corporation/Association
  • Qualifications and skills required for the position Additional special needs to fulfill responsibilities of this position Salary range (optional)
  • Process to apply (send resume and references)
  • Contact information and instructions for candidate to proceed with the application process (please include a telephone number and/or email address along with mailing address information)
  • Deadlines for application
  • Date employment opportunity is to be removed from

For additional information about posting employment opportunities, contact the NREDA Executive Director at

Job Postings

Position: Economic Development Director 
Employer: Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is a progressive member owned utility with a service area that spreads from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. REC serves over 165,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties.

The Economic Development Director will focus on external and internal coalition building for the purpose of business retention and expansion; development and implementation of strategic business attraction efforts; and communication and outreach to, and participation with, local, regional and state economic development partner to achieve the goal of sustaining a healthy economy in the REC footprint. This role is responsible for overseeing business development, expansion, and business retention in our Cooperative service area.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required and economic development experience preferred. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years of experience working in an economic development capacity, including 3+ years in project management and in building regional coalitions and partnerships in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Candidate should have knowledge of Virginia’s economic development system, as well as strong sales and marketing skills. Experience with business practices, marketing and managing/tracking results is desired. Candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Advanced computer skills with an array of programs and applications, particularly team-focused collaboration and customer relationship management software. Preference given to candidate with familiarity of the REC footprint and experience and with demonstrated experience and/or certifications in non-profit management, facilitation, economic development, asset mapping, coalition building, strategic planning, and other technical skills.

Apply: Email a copy of your resume to 
Deadline: 3/27/2020
Contact: RECHR -