About Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.

Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) is comprised of four business units; Greater Mankato Growth, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization; Visit Mankato, the local destination management organization; City Center Partnership, a downtown development organization; and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy.

Greater Mankato Growth Career Opportunities

There are currently no open positions. However, we are always interested in connecting with individuals looking for career opportunities at Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Please send your letter of interest and resume here.

Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that could make you a great fit. Research has shown that some applicants only apply for a position if they meet 100% of every box, while others apply even if they meet as little as 60%. The point we’re getting at: it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply! We’d love to meet you and hear your story.

Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. President & CEO

Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. has partnered with CohenTaylor Executive Search Services to conduct a search for the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG, Inc.) is foundational to building a strong local economy in the Greater Mankato region.

Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is seeking a dynamic and driven leader–a proven strategist and executor–to serve as a catalyst for the organization’s critical role in the community under the direction of the GMG, Inc. Board. This position will be responsible for the overall management of the organization, providing strategic leadership and oversight for all aspects of the organization’s complex, multi-business operations. This is a fantastic opportunity to assume leadership of an organization with a great brand in the community.

To learn more, please download the full Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. President & CEO Executive Search Position Profile. For more information or to send your credentials, please email CohenTaylor. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Membership Director

The Membership Director at Greater Mankato Growth plays a key role in fostering strong relationships with the local business community and driving membership growth. The responsibilities of this position span from member engagement and retention to volunteer committee coordination and data management. The Membership Director collaborates closely with Greater Mankato Growth leadership, staff, and volunteers in supporting and promoting the economic growth and vitality of our members and the regional marketplace.

The Membership Director will build and maintain strong connections with diverse stakeholders, including educational, business, and industry leaders, elected officials, and the public. The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.

Although we outline the attributes and skills we generally look for, we are very likely missing additional qualities and experience that could make you an excellent candidate. It is worth taking a chance and submitting an application. We are genuinely interested in meeting you and learning about your unique story and qualifications. Do not hesitate to apply—we look forward to connecting with you!

To learn more, please download the full Membership Director job description. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] or mail to to: Greater Mankato Growth,3 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 100, Mankato, MN 56003.

Visit Mankato Career Opportunities

Visit Mankato is seeking a part-time, temporary Event and Volunteer Coordinator to provide logistical support to Visit Mankato events. The primary responsibility of this position will be the coordination of different aspects of the Mankato Marathon, through assisting the Sport and Special Event Director, as needed, in order to make the event successful. The Event and Volunteer coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment and management of around 500 volunteers for the Mankato Marathon, which will take place on October 18 and 19, 2024, and recruitment for Senior Games, which return to Mankato in 2025.

This is a part-time, temporary position from April 1 to November 1, 2024, with the possibility of becoming a permanent full-time position. Hours will average around 25-30 hours a week. The candidate must be able to work 8-12 hour days over the Marathon weekend.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Joy Leafblad or mail them to or Joy Leafblad, Visit Mankato, 3 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 100, Mankato MN 56001. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, with priority given to those received by March 31, 2024.

Download the full job description here.

GreenSeam Career Opportunities

GreenSeam is seeking a highly motivated and experienced candidate to join the team. Learn more!

Greater Mankato Growth is seeking a Business Engagement Director to build and maintain strong relationships with Greater Mankato businesses and community organizations and gain insight on their changing needs and trends. Learn more about this position here.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume.

The Economic Development Specialist will implement business development tactics for the promotion of the  Greater Mankato marketplace, build and maintain positive relationships with businesses, site selectors, and developers, and provide valuable insight to businesses. Learn more about this position here.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume.

Salary range: $45,000-55,000 per year

Internship Opportunities

Greater Mankato Growth Inc. offers internship opportunities to students throughout the year. Pursuing a degree related to marketing, media, event programming, sports management, tourism, nonprofit leadership, public administration and looking for an internship that offers great learning opportunities while gaining an in-depth look at our community? Send a  resume  and a  cover letter  to Joelle Baumann.