DLDA Director- LaGrange

The Downtown LaGrange Development Authority (DLDA) seeks a full-time executive director to champion the mission and manage all aspects of the authority. The executive director reports to a 15 member board of community and business leaders and supervises 6 full-time staff members.

The DLDA currently has over $28,000,000 in assets and oversees a diverse group of commercial real estate holdings. Additionally, the DLDA operates two special event venues; Del’avant, a 10,000 square foot historic facility for weddings, corporate, & private events (http://www.delavanteventcenter.com/) and Sweetland, a multi-purpose amphitheater with seating for up to 2,500 people (http://www.sweetland.events.) The DLDA also works diligently in marketing and promotion activities, tourism, and business and economic development initiatives, all with the mission of encouraging visitors to live, work, and play in downtown LaGrange.

In addition to strong communication and presentation skills, the successful candidate will possess functional knowledge of strategic planning, real estate development, financial management, budgeting, and forecasting, and have experience building consensus from a diverse group of stakeholders. The candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends (during the summer concert series).

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit to Executive Director Search Committee, 200 Main Street, Suite 1 B, LaGrange, Georgia 30240 or bobbyc@downtownlagrange.com.

  • Location: LaGrange, Georgia
  • Posted By: Jessica Reynolds
  • Posted On: October 6, 2017