Join the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and be an essential part of supporting the State of Oklahoma’s economic prosperity! We are seeking individuals with a passion for public service and our state.
Division Director of Business Development
This position serves as a senior member of the Leadership Team of Commerce and reports to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction to the four teams within Business Development: Aerospace and Defense, Global, Business Growth and National Recruiting. This includes providing of each of the team directors with overall direction in the areas of customer and business relations, sales proposals, lead development, business events, as well as staff and budget management.
Meet with the Governor on a regular basis to discuss projects and ways to better cultivate an environment where businesses can be successful. This includes overseeing a weekly accomplishment report from the Business Division highlighting the activities and results submitted from each staff member.
Coordinate with the Cabinet Secretary and Executive Director on the key performance measurements for each of the teams with the specific targets and means to achieve the goals.
Perform competitive and actionable business intelligence research, analyze issues, and assess opportunities in companies, markets, and industries.
Conduct economic development research such as cost comparisons, competitive incentives, and workforce supply and demand.
Effectively and efficiently complete research projects, such as demographic, occupational and industry analyses.
Contribute to and support division research projects as assigned.
There are no open positions at this time.
How To Apply
Anyone interested in being considered must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of current professional reference sources to the Human Resources & Organizational Development Division.
Applicants should apply via email to: Recruiter@OKcommerce.gov
You may also apply in writing to:
Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Human Resources & Organizational Development
900 N. Stiles Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
If you have questions about the recruitment process or an open Commerce position, please email Recruiter@OKcommerce.gov or you may contact a member of the Human Resources & Organizational Development Division: Icelyn Taylor, Human Resources Deputy Director, 405-815-5201, or Salisa Fernandez, Human Resources Specialist, 405-815-5282.