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The Wyoming Business Council creates new opportunities for current and future generations of Wyomingites by adding value to Wyoming’s core industries and leveraging them to activate new economic sectors. We serve businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, industry and communities.

Our vision is to realize diverse, broad and lasting growth so that Wyoming can prosper no matter the economic climate or status of individual sectors.

WBCers work tirelessly toward this vision daily by focusing on their strengths and being driven by our team values:

We communicate and we are a team

We are flexible, collaborative and get the job done

We work in an environment of integrity, support and pride

We make change happen and we are leaders

 

South Central Regional Director

Currently, we are looking for a South Central Regional Director to join us on this journey. As a Regional Director for the Wyoming Business Council, you’ll:

Serve as the Business Council's primary contact and liaison to businesses and communities within the south central region of Wyoming. You will focus your efforts on establishing relationships and acting as a partner to businesses and communities to identify and create solutions that address their economic diversification aspirations. Regional Directors also help businesses and communities by developing business leads, providing business expansion and retention services and being the connector to resources that create sustainable economic success.

To sum it up, you will be known in your region as the primary resource for any economic development need.

A successful Regional Director will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus five year’s work-related experience in economic, community or business development. Strong verbal and written communication skills along with a well-developed business knowledge that includes consultation and facilitation skills are important in this role.

Outside of formal education and experience, it is important for the Regional Director to be a solid self-starter that can build and promote trust among many different groups such as peers, community and business professionals and elected officials. As a Regional Director, each day is different so being adaptable and open is necessary along with sold decision making and creative thinking skills.

Candidates should live in the region or be willing to relocate. Extensive travel and varied hours required.

A complete job description is available here. Here is our application form. Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Katie O’Bryan at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.govApplications received by July 15, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

To learn more about what it’s like to work for the Wyoming Business Council, check out our Driver’s Manual. The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations. 

 

Americorps VISTA Volunteer

Currently, the Wyoming Business Council is seeking an Americorps VISTA Volunteer to teach Wyoming communities how to build sustainable boards and organizations and raise local money effectively.

Duties will include creating community fundraising programs that meet both short and long-term goals, collecting program and activity data and aid in the development of communications plans that strategically position the organizations within their respective communities.

The volunteer will also help develop a statewide housing communications and marketing plan that emphasizes the role inadequate housing has on the economy of the state. To maintain the momentum of these efforts, the VISTA volunteer will also work closely with the statewide housing organization to build the organization's capacity.

This opportunity is available exclusively to volunteers in the AmeriCorps VISTA program of the Corporation for National And Community Service, a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service.

The VISTA Volunteer will join a team of fabulous economic opportunity professionals from across the state of Wyoming and work closely with a variety of partners to develop effective approaches to economic and community development in rural communities.

Apply through VISTA here

 

To learn more about what it’s like to work for the Wyoming Business Council, check out our Driver’s Manual. The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations. 

Other Employment Resources:

Wyoming Office of Tourism

Wyoming State Government

Wyoming Job Bank

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services