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Thomasville Community Development Corporation Executive Director
The Founding Board of Directors of the Thomasville Community Development Corporation is seeking an experienced community leader to catalyze vibrant neighborhood development. This role will need to galvanize public-private partnerships to create new affordable housing and high-quality infill development in designated neighborhoods. While primarily focusing on housing as a catalyst for neighborhood development, this position will also require leading other community and economic development programming in focused neighborhoods.
Thomasville has long been recognized as an innovative small town with an award-winning Mainstreet, a dedication to historic preservation and environmental conservation, and an early adopter of city-owned broadband. The Thomasville Community Development Corporation seeks to extend that tradition of innovative excellence through entrepreneurial approaches to affordable housing and neighborhood development.
● Develop neighborhood partnerships in project planning
● Create community-wide trust in TCDC’s strategy
● Partner with existing agencies to increase access to safe and affordable housing, increase home ownership, and decrease vacant properties in targeted neighborhoods
● Identify potential funding sources
● Establish effective financial standards and organizational metrics
● Recommend organizational strategy and work plans with financial models to Board
● Create registry that clearly identifies essential resources for neighborhood vitality
● Ensure broad communication channels to communicate TCDC strategy
● Develop community and statewide partnerships
● Advocate for local policy impacting project outcomes
● Build an appropriate team to reach programmatic outcomes
● Demonstrated people-first outcomes in development of the community
● Experience in organizational development
● Ability to think strategically across multiple domains
● History of success with written and verbal communication
● Successful fundraising and grant writing experience preferred
Salary range of $58,000 - $78,000 plus competitive benefits and performance

Underwood and Company is assisting the Thomasville Community Development Corporation in this search. Applications will be received until June 15, 2022 and screening of candidates will begin immediately. Application materials will include a cover letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements; a resume; candidate’s contact information (phone and email) and the names, titles, addresses, business and home telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Submission of these materials as PDF attachments is required.
Applications should be submitted to:
Tom Berry
Underwood and Company tberry6@me.com, 229-221-3240
Thomasville has a population of 18,548 and is home to six corporate offices, a major hospital, and located 20 miles from the amenities of Tallahassee, FL. Set apart from many small town destinations, Thomasville has an impressive arts, food, and cultural scene surrounded by thousands of acres of privately owned conservation easements and sporting lands.

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