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Join NBW as our new Outreach Associate

North Branch Works
March 27, 2023

North Branch Works is hiring for a newly created Outreach Associate position.

We are a membership-based, nonprofit organization focused on supporting high-quality job growth and sustainable economic development along the North Branch of the Chicago River.

Our team works closely with small, industrial, and manufacturing businesses and helps them connect with city programs, grants, growth opportunities, low-interest loans, and to each other.

Also, we review rezoning requests and advocate for the highest and best land uses in our service area.

The Outreach Associate opening is a great opportunity for candidates who are passionate about economic development and enjoy working with people in a collegial team environment.

This position will lead our Nonprofit Capacity Building Program and support our Local Industrial Retention Initiative (LIRI) and Neighborhood Business Development Center (NBDC) Programs.

Our new staff member will work on a variety of tasks including communications, networking, events, public speaking, webinars, and more.

For more information, please see the full Outreach Associate description here.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Steve Simmons, Director of Business & Economic Development, at

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