The Canton Visitors Bureau (CVB) represents and promotes local businesses, events, and attractions to visitors in our community. As part of the Canton Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), we work collaboratively with other organizations within our office including the CEDC and Main Street Program. As the Tourism/Visitor's Bureau Coordinator, you will play a vital role in supporting the daily operations of the CVB located in the Canton Visitor Center. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Canton Economic Development Corporation, you will be responsible for various aspects of visitor engagement, marketing, and administrative support.
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Proficiency in QuickBooks and accounting/bookkeeping experience is required. • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel), calendar programs, email, and internet. • Knowledge of local attractions, events, and the community will be a plus • Event Planning and management • Strong time management and organizational skills. • Ability to occasionally work weekends, after-hours, and travel as required.
The City of Greeley seeks a skilled and knowledgeable professional with a background in housing and economic development, planning, or architecture who is ready to lead the housing efforts of a rapidly growing community.
With 300 days a year of sunshine and gorgeous views of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, the City of Greeley, Colorado, is a beautiful place to call home. With an elevation of 4,658 feet, this city offers attractions and entertainment, thrilling outdoor adventures, amazing arts and cultural experiences, and excellent educational opportunities.
Greeley is a home-rule city and operates under a council-manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor and six City Council members. The Mayor and two members are elected at large, and four members are elected by ward. Council members serve staggered four-year terms, with the Mayor serving two-year terms. The City Council sets the policies for the operation of the Greeley government, while the Council-appointed City Manager has administrative responsibilities for city operations.
The Housing Solutions Department aims to ensure housing across the spectrum throughout the City of Greeley. Under the direction and leadership of the Assistant City Manager and department director, Housing personnel assist all income levels with all housing types, from affordable to luxury. The department will continue to grow in its mission and functions under the leadership of the Housing Director and represents an incredible opportunity for an experienced professional who is adept and enthusiastic about building out a vital department that will have lasting impacts on the community of Greeley and Northern Colorado for decades.
As an adaptive and strategic thinker, the Housing Director will assimilate situations and data readily, pivoting as opportunities arise. They will lead implementation with an interdisciplinary staff, facilitate a team of executives, and work with and cultivate a strong network of community stakeholders to quickly and pragmatically develop housing solutions. Initiative and independent judgment are essential.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, community development, or a related field and five years of professional experience in real estate finance and/or housing development. A master’s degree in finance, public administration, community development, or a related field is preferred, as is 10 years of experience.
Candidates should also be knowledgeable of federal, state, and local entitlement programs and the regulatory environment and have experience working effectively with the public, private for-profit, and private nonprofit sectors. Competence in planning, financial analysis, and negotiation is a must.
The annual salary range for this position is $147,500 to $206,500, dependent on qualifications and experience.
Please apply online
For more information on this position contact:
Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President LarryGilley@GovernmentResource.com 325-660-4208
The Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP) is seeking an experienced, energetic, and highly motivated economic development professional to lead efforts in positioning the region for job creation and new capital investment. Located on the historic square in the heart of downtown San Marcos, this leadership position will require a dynamic and visionary professional; one who can collaborate with economic development organizations and leaders promoting the Austin-San Antonio Region at-large, while serving as an important voice for both Hays and Caldwell Counties.
- • Provide strategic leadership, vision and management of the organization.
- • Develop, implement, and oversee activities needed to implement the Vision 2025 Strategic Plan to bring positive economic impact to the region and fulfill the organization’s mission.
- • Strengthen existing and build new key relationships and partnerships (internal and external to the region) with the public sector, elected officials and staff, partners, stakeholders, site consultants, real estate brokers, and investors.
- • Lead a team of eight economic development professionals in support of the organization’s economic development strategic plan. Provide vision and oversight in programmatic efforts.
- • Work closely with the Board to execute the current strategic plan with appropriate growth strategies that effectively meet, support, and enhance the GSMP’s objectives.
- • Work with Board Members and volunteer investor leadership and staff to maintain and enhance value to public and private sector investors.
- • Maintain and deepen Investor relations, maintaining the level of capital necessary to meet organizational objectives.
- • Develop strategic plans to guide the organization’s efforts to fulfill its mission of economic prosperity for all residents in the two-county region.
- • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with national and regional real estate brokers, site selection consultants, the Office of the Governor, and regional economic development organizations.
- • Represent the organization in public and with the media.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- • Extensive experience with economic development processes and issues, as well as in-depth knowledge of economic development best-practices and trends.
- • Responsiveness, work ethic and a sense of urgency are critical attributes for the position.
- • Leadership, and the ability to cultivate trust-centered relationships are also critically important.
- • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex organization, prioritize multiple projects, meet quality and timeliness standards, and complete projects efficiently.
- • Experience with and knowledge of financial
- planning and budgeting.
- • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex ideas in an easy-to-understand and engaging manner.
- • Evidence of strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities, as well as success in highly data-driven environments.
- • Demonstrated success in supervising a team of economic development professionals and assessing their performance for organizational success.
- • Current knowledge of legal environment and legislative issues relevant to the GSMP.
- • Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, including the ability to identify opportunities and challenges on the horizon which could impact the regional economy.
- • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information, while providing relevant summary information to Board members and investors and encouraging an atmosphere of open dialogue and communication within GSMP.
PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- • Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred. CEcD or other professional designation or certification would be valued.
- • Ten or more years of experience in an economic development organization is preferred, including at least five years of progressive leadership.
- • Experience within the Central Texas Region and the State of Texas is strongly desired.
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES: PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
- • High level of personal integrity, professional ethics, and sound judgment complemented by evidence of a strong personal work ethic demonstrating initiative and self-motivation. A proven professional who is passionate about growing communities for future prosperity.
- • Demonstrated ability to facilitate communication and cooperation between private and public sector stakeholders, including major public universities.
- • Ability to work with regional economic development partners to position the region for the growth and development of jobs and additional tax base.
- • Proven experience in successfully developing economic incentive packages and a track record of successful projects.
- • Strong knowledge of nonprofit policies, practices, and legal compliance, including the Texas Public Information Act.
- • Proven work with higher education institutions, workforce training providers including research and development.
- • Transparent, visible, approachable and a good listener.
- • Demonstrates a good balance between strategic and operational skills.
- • A leader who can skillfully lead and manage change with high levels of self-confidence; a keen ability to “sell” new ideas and initiatives; willing to take calculated risks.
- • A strong communicator and presenter who listens and is comfortable and effective at all levels of the organization.
- • A creative, pragmatic problem solver who is energized by challenges and change and identifies untapped opportunities on which to capitalize.
- • Must be optimistic and hopeful and is one who creates a joyful work environment.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Compensation also includes automobile allowance, expense allowance, medical/dental benefits and 401K. Relocation assistance will be considered. By September 1, 2023 please send a confidential letter of interest and resume to:
Ms. Stacey Rodriguez email@example.com
The Manager of Economic Development serves as an important part of the City of Benbrook’s Economic Development team. The team’s objectives are to drive economic growth and sustainability, improve citizen communication, and provide quality community events. These objectives are all aimed at helping to improve the quality of life for Benbrook residents. Under direct supervision of the Director, the Manager of Economic Development and Marketing will assist the Director in planning, managing, and overseeing activities and operations in the department while providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director.
Essential Job Duties:
• Assists with managing the Business Retention and Expansion Program, such as the Storefront Improvement Grant Program, ZoomBusiness and Zoom Prospector, and business site visits as assigned. • Assists with business recruitment efforts as assigned. • Assists with the management of the Economic Development budget. • Manages content on the EDC webpage. • Assists with marketing and public information efforts as assigned, such as the City Newsletter and City Annual Report. • Assists with the City’s social media platforms and website. • Manages special economic development events such as the Business Expo and small business week activities. • Coordinates department booths for special economic development events with the marketing and communications specialist. • Manages welcome packets for new businesses. • Conducts special research and develops reports as needed. • Manages vendors, contracts, and pays invoices. • Prepares BEDC Board meeting agenda packets under the direction of the Director. • Attends all BEDC Board meetings. • Assists with other City events as needed. • Ability to travel occasionally when needed. • Maintains an economic development business leads and contacts Access Database. • Manages other departmental staff as assigned. • Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in economics, marketing, communications, public administration, business, or related field is required. Demonstrated skills in program development and management, writing/publishing, social media management, organization, time management, and effective communication are essential.
This position does not require expertise in graphic design, but the individual should possess the ability to take initiative and learn new software applications related to webpage management, governmental access channel scheduling, and graphic design, as needed. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is desirable.
The ideal candidate must possess at least 3-5 years of professional experience in economic development, marketing, tourism, communications, or municipal government.
Starting Salary: $68,932.14
The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation (the “REDC”) is a non-profit Type A economic development corporation created pursuant to Chapter 501 and 504 of the Texas Local Government Code. The REDC is organized exclusively for the purpose of benefitting and accomplishing public purposes for the City of Rockwall, by promoting, assisting and enhancing economic development activities. The REDC has a mission statement “to retain, grow, and attract new business investment to ensure a sustainable and diversified tax base for Rockwall” with a vision statement of Rockwall being “the premier destination for high-quality business, talent, and investment in the DFW region.” REDC employees report to the President of the REDC. Policy direction is provided by a seven-member volunteer Board of Directors comprised of Rockwall residents. The Board of Directors are appointed by the Rockwall City Council.
Under the direction of Rockwall Economic Development Corporation President, the Director of Business Attraction is responsible for the generation of economic development prospect companies that may consider looking to relocate or expand into Rockwall. Prospect companies will generally be light industrial manufacturers or office users, with a primary focus on generating enhanced property tax value in the community. The Director of Business Attraction will be responsible for cultivating meaningful data, utilizing various software subscriptions and memberships, that will help convey the “value proposition” for a company considering investment in Rockwall. This data will be shared with other REDC team members – including the President and Vice President – to assist with their activities as well. Director of Business Attraction will work with Office Manager / Marketing Coordinator to develop impactful marketing materials to aid business recruitment. Position will travel frequently, representing the REDC and community at large at various national conferences and trade shows. Position will be responsible for developing an outreach strategy, including plans to reach targeted industries and high value prospects, as well as follow ups and engagement to ensure Rockwall remains top of mind for key prospect decision makers.
Examples of Essential Functions
Lead efforts, using various existing REDC subscription and membership resources (and others if necessary), as well as information from existing primary employers (such as existing vendors or customers), to develop and reach out to targeted companies that may be a fit in Rockwall. Systems and databases should be created that catalogue long-term prospecting work, with a tracking of contacts that have developed over time. Strategize plans for follow ups and touch points so that the REDC may stay top of mind.
Provide organizational expertise in targeted industry sectors, including gaining knowledge through various trade groups, publications and events.
Serve as the key contact for data development within the organization, utilizing existing REDC subscription resources (and others if necessary) to provide compelling, quantitative evidence to Rockwall’s case for both office and light industrial development. Information will focus on area workforce, supply chain advantages, etc. Work with the Office Manager / Marketing Coordinator to transform this data into easily digestible marketing collateral to reach intended audiences. Work with Vice President on incorporation of data into RFP / RFI responses sent to the Governor’s Office or Dallas Regional Chamber.
Proactively pursue business prospects and leads through trade show travel at targeted industry events. This should include setting up meetings in advance, as well as “cold introductions” and trade show floor walking.
Develop REDC trade show booth strategy at targeted industry events, two to three times annually. Coordinate with Marketing Coordinator on booth aesthetics and marketing information. Coordinate with other REDC staff on booth attendance.
Plan for a minimum of eight business development trips, per year, where the REDC can gain national exposure and attract prospects.
Assist President, when necessary, with relationship with regional and state relationships including Dallas Regional Chamber and Team Texas – particularly in areas dealing with prospect companies or targeted industries.
Develop knowledge of REDC agreements, incentive guidelines, and compliance provisions to better represent organization when “selling” what REDC has to offer – position will stay engaged with prospect throughout the incentive negotiation process and drafting of development agreements, even if this process is primarily managed by REDC President.
Work with Vice President to develop knowledge of Rockwall development process, to accurately convey expectations for prospects. Communicate to Vice President and President when there are issues.
Support Office Manager / Marketing Coordinator at REDC events.
As with all other REDC positions, position will prepare communication and present to the Board of Directors in areas where job functions require involvement by the Board. Like all other staff members, position is required to assist in the creation of agendas and minutes, including reviewing and proofreading all items.
Complete other duties as assigned by President, recognizing that the REDC is a small staff of four. A “silo” mentality should be avoided.
Education and Experience
At least 5 years of experience working in local or state economic development, with demonstration of increasing responsibilities and a track record of success.
Experience in business development, incentive and contract negotiation, and governmental affairs.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Concentration in business marketing, business management, communication, economics, sales, economics, public administration, or related field, is preferred.
Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant technology and software such as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Reader, as well as willingness to learn more industry specific software programs. Preference may be given to candidates that have experience with industry specific programs such as Gazelle AI, Lightcast, JobsEQ, Costar, and Impact Data Source.
Preference may be given to candidates with additional relevant education or training, such as a Master’s Degree or completion of the Basic Economic Development Course.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ability to work effectively, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels of internal and external associates, business prospects, and colleagues.
Excellent oral and written communications skills to be displayed to internal and external audiences.
Outgoing, personable, appropriately aggressive and team player.
Adept critical thinking skills used to prepare relevant data that may be attractive to a specific targeted industry or prospect.
Ability to perform, or learn to perform, various data inquiries across multiple software platforms.
Must have excellent organizational skills to benefit both personal and organizational responsibilities.
Ability to take initiative without direction after understanding areas of responsibility, including ability to anticipate needs of various stakeholders.
Consistently follow through on tasks when given direction, without repeat prompting from the supervisor.
Time management skills that will aid both personal and organizational tasks.
Must be accurate, adaptable, punctual, reliable and professional.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the REDC’s work.
Ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions in accordance with established REDC policies and procedures.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, walking, picking up objects, or knelling down for a period of time; adequate speech, hearing, and eyesight.
Must be able to operate assigned computer and general office equipment.
Must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license.
Primarily indoor office environment, with REDC staff office hours generally being from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour-long lunch break.
Position will be required to travel nationally, generally all or portions of one-week a month, for most months.
Travel within Rockwall and areas of DFW, if necessary.
Exposure to outdoor conditions at groundbreaking ceremonies, tours, special events and program.
Irregular work hours, including travel, events, board and committee meetings.
Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.
Some tasks require oral communications ability.
The Executive Director position reports to the Board of Directors and plays a pivotal role in directing and overseeing various property agreements, financial reporting, maintenance projects, procurement activities, and economic development initiatives. Responsibilities include:
- Working with our partner entities to attract new industry and business to the Chase Field industrial and Airport Complex.
- Negotiation, development, evaluation, and management of leases, contracts, and property agreements.
- Preparing financial statements and periodic reports related to property status and lease expirations.
- Overseeing procurement of building and maintenance supplies and equipment.
- Managing property-related services, maintenance projects, and construction activities.
- Collaborating with local community organizations to enhance development efforts.
- Representing the agency at business meetings, conferences, and seminars.
- Developing goals and objectives aligned with the agency's strategic plan.
- Supervising staff members, providing training, and monitoring work activities.
- Working closely with prospective businesses to achieve economic development goals.
- Participating in boards, panels, committees, and community partnerships.
- Planning, monitoring, and adjusting the budget in collaboration with the board.
Qualifications: * Strong negotiation and contract management skills. * Expertise in financial reporting and budget management. * Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities. * Proficiency in property management and maintenance practices. * Knowledge of economic development principles. * Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and organizations. * Strong organizational and leadership capabilities.
Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, or a related field (Master's degree is preferred). * Minimum of five (5) years of experience in property management, economic development, or related roles. * Proven successful negotiation, financial reporting, and budget management track record. * Experience in supervising and leading teams. * Proficiency in relevant software and tools.
How to Apply: * Please submit your application and resume online to firstname.lastname@example.org. * The position is open until filled. The initial review of applications and assessment of each candidate's qualifications will begin on Friday, September 29th. * Bee Development Authority is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
This role is responsible for developing and managing a strategy and roughly $3m budget to generate tourism and convention business in the City of New Braunfels, Texas. The President CVB will manage the strategy, budget, and professional staff of the CVB, as well as serve on the leadership team of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. This role will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the state’s premier attractions and hospitality businesses. In coordination with the CEO, the President will work with the Advisory Board of the CVB as well as executive leadership and city council for the City of New Braunfels.
About the Chamber We are a membership organization that represents more than 1,600 local businesses. We partner with the public sector to administer tourism marketing and job growth for the community. We work to strengthen the local economy, advocate for our members and the community, advance community excellence, and deliver value to our members.
About the Convention & Visitors Bureau The CVB is the official destination marketing organization for the City of New Braunfels. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, New Braunfels is a picturesque city offering visitors an unforgettable experience. From thrilling outdoor activities to intriguing cultural attractions, New Braunfels is the perfect getaway.
Essential job functions: · Serve collaboratively on the leadership team of the Chamber, developing tourism and convention strategy in alignment with organizational strategies and objectives · Develop and manage an annual strategic plan, as well as supportive plans and strategies · Develop and manage the budget for the Convention and Tourism Fund · Ensure the effective management of the professional services contract with the city through performance tracking, presentations, meetings, and reports · Provide staff support to the CVB Advisory Board · Manage highly functional working relationships with community leaders, public officials, and local hospitality businesses, including attractions and visitor accommodation firms · Lead, manage and coach the professional staff · Collaborate internally to develop marketing and public relations campaigns, as well as to monitor weekly, monthly, and quarterly performance · Ensure effective operation of the Visitor Center
Additional responsibilities · Represent New Braunfels in area, regional and state organizations · Provide public presentations to various organizations, professional and civic groups · Participate and interface with partner boards, committees, and other groups
Minimum qualifications · Bachelor’s or master’s degree in tourism, business or related field · Minimum five years management experience in equivalent field of operations · Experience and familiarity with digital marketing campaigns · Any combination of education and experience may be considered as a substitute for a degree or years of experience · A valid driver’s license
Additional desired qualifications and skills · Experience in tourism development and convention recruitment
Knowledge, skills, and attributes · Collaborative: skilled at developing and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues, managers, direct reports and partners · An adept problem solver who is skilled at new ideas and operational optimization equally · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Confident and effective public speaker · Skill in organizing workflow and managing multiple projects · Ability to delegate, teach and mentor · Flexible and open
Working conditions and physical demands · Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer · Repetitive motions, including but not limited to typing or writing · Listening/hearing and receiving detailed information through oral communication, including over the telephone · Seeing details of objects and print, to include fine print and to include both electronic and hard copy text · Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Position Summary Starting Hiring Range: $53,102.40 - $65,041.60
The purpose of this position is to provide professional support for Midlothian Economic Development (MED), a Texas non- profit industrial development corporation and separate entity from the City of Midlothian, through project development, research and analysis, content management, and recruitment efforts relating to business development for MED.
Essential Job Functions * Assists with creating and distributing community information; develops and maintains relationships with external partners including city departments, utility providers, commercial real estate professionals, and other partner organizations; relaying local infrastructure and development information; and presenting information to stakeholders. * Creates and produces print and digital materials that will be shared with stakeholders, site selectors, and the MED board of directors * Maintains digital media content, email communication, and responds to requests for information. * Conducts research, creates and maintain databases, analyzes data, reviews complex documents, and provides an educated and progressive perspective and information relating to economic development. Including proactive initiatives and efforts to support MED's initiatives by acting as a contributing member of the department and reporting directly to the MED CEO. * Project Development: Meticulously crafts responses to project requests from multiple entities including corporations, governmental offices, and marketing partners, requiring effective collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders. * Research & Analysis: Conducts continuous comprehensive analysis of diverse data sources relating to labor, real estate, infrastructure, and economic data. * Report Generation: Creates detailed internal and external reports which may be accomplished by merging written and graphical representation skills. * Content Management & Recruitment Follow-Up: Works with our content management system and oversees MED's recruitment follow-up system ensuring effective communication and engagement with potential partners and stakeholders. * All other duties as assigned
Education and Experience High school diploma or GED equivalent, is required.
Two (2) years of experience in business administration, urban planning, real estate, marketing, law, or a related field is required.
Bachelor’s degree in economics, public administration, urban planning, real estate development, business, or a related field from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities This position normally performs the duty assignment after receiving guidance as to the desired end result, which requires the ability to problem solve independently.
The following is required and must be possessed by incumbent: * Ability to regularly interact with others and exchange and receive of information, providing effective and tactful customer service, and work independently with a high level of discretion. * Knowledge of and ability to correctly interpret, explain, and apply laws, rules, operations, practices, procedures, regulations, and policies. * Advanced ability to interact with people in a professional and congenial manner. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. * Advanced ability to be organized and have efficient management of time and deadlines. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. * Knowledge, skill, and ability to utilize telephone, fax machines, computers and applicable software daily. Advanced skill level in data entry and preparing accurate reports. * Advanced ability to communicate in a clear, effective, and concise manner, both orally and in writing. * Ability to follow instructions, and perform work accurately and thoroughly which requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously under time pressures and deadlines. * Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly.
Special Requirements * Mobility within an office and field environment is required. * Ability to work flexible hours including attending various meetings and events outside of business hours is required.
Licenses & Certifications * Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record as established by the City of Midlothian driving standards. * International Economic Development Council acknowledged Basic Economic Development Course is required or must be completed within one (1) year of employment.
JOB SUMMARY: Under general administrative direction of the Economic Development Executive Director, the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a proactive business retention and expansion program, building relationships with the Copperas Cove business community and regional workforce development partners, and developing and executing BRE events.
Assists businesses with attaining information regarding the potential expansion and development of their enterprise. Coordinates and participates in retail, commercial and industrial business retention efforts analyzing and implementing economic development marketing concepts. Provides small business development assistance, such as referral to financing and counseling services to open business to include Doing Business As (DBA), creating a business plan, provide information on local and state laws as applicable. Calls on local businesses to with the to discuss workforce needs and services and inform business owners of available Copperas Cove EDC programs and services. Coordinate training programs for new and existing businesses in an effort to grow and sustain the businesses locally to include business planning, marketing, skills training, taxes and more. Collects and analyzes demographic and economic data. Coordinator for business to business networking events for existing and new businesses. Manages the EDC Available Property database. Makes presentations to business and citizens groups. Performs project coordination including planning, marketing, development, and implementation. Serves as the manager and operator for Entrepreneur Center. Budget creation. Create and maintain a filing system for BRE and Entrepreneur Center Manages and promotes local shopping portal for Copperas Cove based businesses it in
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a business-related field and Three years experience in community development, economic development, public administration, or management/sales or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
To apply, email resume and letter of interest to email@example.com
The Economic Development Coordinator position is responsible for the effective day-to-day support of the economic development business attraction, expansion and retention efforts. This role performs a variety of professional work and coordination implementing key initiatives to promote the business and economic development interests within the community.
Responsibilities include assistance with economic development marketing programs, project tracking and compliance, proposal response assistance, community outreach, research and data collection, and the coordination of related committee events, meetings and presentations.
Key Duties * Assist with business attraction initiatives, including but not limited to, assisting with RFI responses, research and data collection, property searches, etc. * Provide coordination for economic development marketing programs such as recruitment trips, tradeshows and conferences, site selector/broker events, etc. * Schedule inbound prospect site visits and assist with meeting preparations * Coordinate outreach to existing Round Rock businesses to provide business retention and expansion assistance * Maintain confidential project information in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, ensuring records are current and accurate * Assemble project briefing materials and meeting packets for incentives presentations to Type B, City Council and other key stakeholders * Assist with the planning and preparation of quarterly Momentum investor meetings, as well as for monthly advisory councils and target industry groups * Assist with economic data collection and analysis * Assist with incentive tracking and compliance * Manage the economic development department’s calendar of events and provide any required event planning support * Manage, drive and consistently improve the economic development metrics tracking and reporting process * Assemble marketing collateral and materials for various required uses
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written communications * Maintain confidentiality of all information both external and internal to the RRC * Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, with strong ability to put together PPT presentations * Experience with CRM systems such as Salesforce, HubSpot or similar databases * Impeccable organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time * Ability to work independently in a proactive, priority-based manner * Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines * Team player poised to assist other departments and Chamber staff * Completion of or plans to complete the Basic Economic Development Course is preferred, but not required.
Ideal qualifications include two (2) years of professional level experience working in economic development or a closely related field. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted.
You will be the top executive officer for the Chamber. You will plan, manage, and execute membership growth and engagement, programs, events, budgets, and advocacy, all in the spirit of delivering maximum value to our members.
Duties and Responsibilities
- • Manage events, programs, and leadership development
- • Recruitment, stewardship, and retention of members
- • Plan events and programs
- • Vigorously advocate to advance favorable public policies on business and economic development
- • Serve as chief spokesperson and seek out speaking engagements and interviews
- • Monitor and track pending public policy in the region that impacts business
- • Partner with peer business organizations on common public policy positions
- • Cultivate relationships with community leaders and elected officials (county, municipal, and state)
- • Develop, implement, and manage advocacy campaigns
- • Represent the chamber when appropriate on boards or at governmental meetings
Administration and Staff Leadership
- • Foster and promote a great organization culture of respect, teamwork, and collaboration
- • Develop team members to reach their full potential
- • Manage accounting, the budget, IT, human resources, and marketing
- • Cultivate a healthy working relationship with the Board and its chairs
- • Leverage the Board’s experience and community connections
- • Help the Board develop and implement policies
- • Plan, organize, and facilitate board and executive council meetings
- • Report regularly to Board on financials, strategic plans, KPIs, and general operations
- • Bachelor’s degree is expected, but an advanced degree in business, law, public administration or related field is preferred
- • Leadership experience in a chamber, business/trade association, economic development organization; and/or leadership experience as an executive or owner of a business
- • Experience with digital marketing and branding
- • Track record of community engagement and work with volunteer organizations
- • Strong personal ethics and integrity, unassailable personal reputation, and an impeccable public and social profile
- • Regional experience and connections, especially in the San Antonio area, is preferred
- • Experience working with a Board of Directors is preferred
Generally daytime business hours in office with frequent after-hours or weekend work to support member events, community events, social engagements, and/or advocacy events.
Primary Accountability: VICE PRESIDENT - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DENISON DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE
Job Summary The Vice President of Economic Development leads the retail and service industry recruitment efforts and provides support services to the President and in the general operation of the DDA, always ensuring DDA is represented in a professional manner. They play a key role in the successful implementation of annual strategic plans for prospect development, new business recruitment, existing business retention and expansion, workforce development, entrepreneurial development, and marketing and research. Major Duties: • Analyze the feasibility of proposed projects including financial and economic impact analysis. Research and compile demographic and economic data in response to inquiries from prospective businesses • Assist with the development of a strategic economic development plan for DDA that includes vision, goals and objectives. Determine initiatives for attraction, retention and expansion, entrepreneurial development, workforce readiness. • In collaboration with the President and Vice President of Operations, develop and present the annual budget to the Board of Directors and the City Council for approval. • Represent DDA at public, social and business functions. Provide testimony and information to civic and community organizations on areas that impact the initiatives of DDA. DRAFT • Assist with all regional and national marketing materials and programs that promote the community. • Participate in community organizations and collaborate with partners that impact the goals and initiatives of DDA. Such organizations include, but are not limited to, Texas Economic Development Council, Grayson College, Workforce Solutions Texoma, City of Denison, Grayson County Commission, Regional Mobility Authority,The Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT) of the Governor’s Office and the Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (ICSC). • Analyze trends and conditions that will impact Denison and determine necessary strategic modifications to take advantage of those trends and conditions. Identify areas of opportunity and weakness to improve the competitiveness of the community. • Assist in the development, management and marketing of the Foundation Business Park, the North Point Business Park, and North Texas Logistics Park, and the Eisenhower Business Center. • Develop and sustain quality, trusting relationships with the leadership of prospective companies, regional and national site selectors and commercial and industrial Realtors. • Participate in long-range planning, development of marketing strategies, and recommend aggressive goals for business attraction assistance efforts. • Prepare proposals, conduct presentations, and site tours for prospects. • Assist the City’s Planning Department in coordinating with prospects. • Work closely with regional economic development organizations and workforce providers. • Coordinate efforts with the Texoma Council of Governments, Denison Community Investment Council, Small Business Development Center, and Denison Main Street, to develop programs to support and grow small business.
JOB DESCRIPTION Major Duties (continued): • Acquire and maintain current demographic, traffic counts, aerials, trade area, announced development tracking, and market comparison data. Assist in keeping the web site information up to date. • Develop and maintain a comprehensive inventory of retail sites and buildings in Denison that are available for development. • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with the media. • Maintain the confidentiality of all information that may be shared by superiors, clients, constituents, elected or appointed officials, co-workers and/or other persons. • Manage the social media marketing platforms. (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter) • Assist with the management of incentive programs such as: Destination Creation, Ecommerce Accelerator, Façade, Fire Suppression, and Alley Access grants. • Always represent DDA in a professional and diplomatic manner. • Comply with the policies of DDA and Ethics Policy of the International Economic Development Council. • Perform all other duties as assigned. Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required; degree in marketing, business, or a related discipline preferred. • Two years’ experience in economic development, job and investment attraction or substantial experience within business and industry or as a marketing professional. • Certification as an economic development professional (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council is EDIT highly preferred. DRAFT • Proficient knowledge in business planning and promotion, market analysis, relevant municipal legislation and financial management. • Strong, effective sales background with proven results. • Understanding of the changing dynamics of business and what is required to attract businesses to a community in such an environment. • Ability to gather large amounts of data, analyze, evaluate and disseminate in a succinct and effective manner. Demonstrated reporting, data analysis and research skills. • Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to build and sustain relationships with targeted industry executives, site selectors, and industrial real estate professionals. • Ability to present accurate work with a strong attention to detail in a high pressure, fast-paced environment while being held accountable for overall results. • Creative and strategic-thinking abilities. • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects. • Professional attitude and the ability to maintain confidentiality. • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member. • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and various databases essential to analyze targets. • Regional and national travel required (25%), including overnight travel and a valid driver’s license.
Proven history of success in previous work 2+ Years of work in the economic development industry Strong background in building, communicating, and executing a strategic plan Verifiable success in sales Demonstrable understanding of marketing, Market Analysis, and general business knowledge Ability to build and sustain relationships
Bachelor’s degree in related field required CEcd or other Economic Development Certifications preferred
The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC) currently has an opening for a Director of Business Recruitment. Under the leadership of the Executive Director & CEO, the Director will provide direction and oversight for GBIC’s International business and development company recruitment and expansion efforts with Mexico, Canada (USMCA) and globally. The position is responsible for fostering strong collaborative relationships with Matamoros, Mexico and other strategic manufacturing hubs throughout Mexico and Internationally.
This position will involve working collaboratively with the Industrial Park Development and Special Projects Director to maintain and develop the North Brownsville Industrial Park (72 acres); Execute on a competitive RFI for the I-169 North Corridor Industrial Park (729 acres) and focus on the development of the Brownsville Aerospace Industrial Park that is located within the Brownsville Air + Space Campus (277 acres).
This position will work directly with the GBIC Board of Directors, the Matamoros Economic Development Committee (CODEM), INDEX Matamoros and other Border Advisory Committees, the City of Brownsville Planning & Redevelopment, Brownsville/South Padre Island Airport departments, the City Commission, City-appointed boards and commissions, the business community, the general public, international, federal and statewide organizations/associations, and various governmental agencies.
Key Functions: • Research and identify growth patterns in International and national manufacturing sectors. • Research and identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships - or new ways of reaching existing markets. • Oversee the development of international marketing strategies and collateral. • Facilitate and execute international-focused events and educational discussions. • Organize events to support economic growth in Brownsville. • Lead in the participation in international trade fairs. This may be in collaboration with CODEM (Matamoros Economic Development Committee). • Identify grants, sponsorships, and opportunities to best maximize available resources. • Negotiate and draft competitive incentive packages for national and international economic development projects, including an analysis of the ROI. • Prepare RFQs/RFPs/RFIs for the development of Industrial/Innovation Parks. • Lead international and industrial/innovation business park marketing and networking opportunities. • Coordinate surveys and research economic trends, demographic trends, and infrastructure issues relative to Brownsville to effectively promote economic development analysis such as employment trends, demographics, new Businesses, commercial building vacancy rates, sales tax collection, availability of land sites, etc. • Assisting in overseeing the permitting, development, construction, and operation of business parks. • Make presentations before national and international business groups, as appropriate, on topics pertaining to the activities of the City’s and GBIC’s international economic development efforts; prepare and distribute brochures and news releases explaining activities and/or accomplishments. • Attend and give presentations at GBIC Board meetings. Attend Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC, Type B) meetings, as needed. • Assist in preparing and managing agenda items; creation of regular reports and recommendations regarding programs, policies and business affairs of the Corporation. • Make formal presentations to the GBIC Board, Mayor and City Commission, and others as needed. • Maintain knowledge and relationships within economic development partner organizations, such as CODEM, INDEX Matamoros, Governor’s Office for Economic Development and Tourism, Texas Economic Development Corporation, Texas Economic Development Council, Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, Regional Utility representatives, and Leading International Business and Economic News. • Knowledge and understanding of programs that are available that may provide incentives or grants, improvement of workforce development, and leading international business and Economic News. • Frequent travel for meetings, trade shows, seminars, etc. • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in International Business, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economic Development, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited school or university. A minimum of 7 years of experience in economic development, business retention, real estate, urban planning, or municipal government of which two (2) years should involve international business development. A Master’s degree can be substituted for up to two years of required experience. The candidate should have a proven track record of developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating a wide range of national and international economic development programs, projects and initiatives (or projects similar in nature and execution). Experience with master planning an industrial/innovation business park is preferred. Experience with Texas economic development incentive programs (Type A & B Corporations, Tax Abatements, Chapter 380s, Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, FTZ, Direct Incentives, Enterprise Zones, Skills Development, etc.), USMCA, and an understanding of the restrictions associated with the usage of funds derived from these sources is preferred. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs; Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook; Office 365 • CRM Database, Data collection, research, and report preparation Knowledge of social media platforms.
Submit cover letter and resume to Jerry Briones, Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation 500 E. Saint Charles St., Brownsville, Texas 78520
Benefits: GBIC participates in a generous benefits package. GBIC has an exceptional employee and family medical and dental insurance plan. Full-time employees have the opportunity to accumulate 10 sick days and 10 annual days per year. Additionally, GBIC observes 12 holidays annually.
Ability to work remotely with Executive Director/CEO approval.
The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer GBIC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. Compensation:
Commensurate with Experience. In addition to Bonus, Vehicle and Phone Allowances. Professional Development and Certification Programs.
Open until filled. First review of candidate resumes, and cover letters submitted will take place on July 24, 2023.
The City of Stafford is seeking motivated, talented candidates excited about becoming part of an organization, nationally acclaimed for its unique achievements, visionary leadership and prudent fiscal management, the City of Stafford is a dynamic, friendly community ideally located and encompassing what is described as an "Island of Business Opportunity" and as a family-oriented place to live.
In addition to being well qualified, the ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of working with small communities and the redevelopment of communities, best practices, negotiation facilitation, and a dedication and passion for public service.
Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works / Development Services, this position coordinates the activities of the City's Economic Development Corporation; administers the City's economic development program including prospect development, industry contacts, and negotiation with industry representatives to encourage and promote business development in the City of Stafford.
Summary of Essential Duties
Fosters new commercial growth by establishing relationships with prospective businesses, investors, property owners and representatives; generates proposals; creates marketing materials; facilitates negotiations for business recruitment; Initiates, develops and maintains programs to encourage the retention and expansion of existing businesses and industries within the city;
Answers questions from prospective business partners on available properties in the city; Implements economic development programs from researching state and federal economic development programs; monitors ordinances or legislations; recommends policy or program changes to the Board to increase effectiveness and efficiencies of the city's economic development initiatives;
Partner with City Council to inform the residents of impending strategies or activities that may impact the City of Stafford community; makes presentations to City Council and SEDC, private or public partners to encourage local business development;
Represent the City at events and functions by networking with commercial constituents, including business prospects, brokers, investors, developers, and property owners; Researches, develops and distributes economic development data and reports; prepares and maintains updated statistical data on related business & industry;
May lead negotiations on business partnerships or development agreements for commercial and industrial businesses development in the City, which may include business development incentives; monitors agreements for compliance with state, local and/or federal regulations.
- Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Economics, Business Administration, Marketing or a closely related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such of those listed above.
- Experience: 5 years of relevant professional experience
- Strongly Preferred: Specialization in smaller communities and redevelopment
- Must have a valid Texas Driver's License
Addison is conducting a national search for a top-tier, high performing Economic Development Director. Predominately commercial, and with a thriving airport, Addison offers truly unique assets for talented economic development professionals to score big wins in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
ABOUT ADDISON, TEXAS
Though Addison has only 16,661 residents in 4.4 square miles, it has developed into a cosmopolitan center which serves well over 125,000 businesspersons, shoppers, and visitors daily.
With its central location in the north Dallas metro area and significant transportation assets – including Addison Airport, the Dallas North Tollway, and the DART bus terminal and (coming soon) rail station – Addison is an attractive place to locate a business. Texas’ business-friendly environment and Addison’s location near the geographic center of the country have helped to fuel a recent rush of corporate relocations to North Texas; proximity to Addison Airport and the convenient air transportation access it provides has been a key factor in many relocations, especially for companies with far-flung business interests.
Addison’s reputation for maintaining a high quality of urban life has attracted considerable development over the past few years. Addison is home to nearly 12 million square feet of quality office and warehouse space. Addison also boasts 22 hotels with over 3,600 rooms and over 200 restaurants (an average of 46 restaurants per square mile).
The Economic Development Department is led by the Director, who is supported by an Economic Development Manager and an Economic Development Coordinator. The department has an annual operating budget of $1.3 million and ED efforts are further supported by a dedicated Economic Development fund.
The fund was created in the FY 2011 budget to conduct economic development activities; support existing commercial base through business retention and expansion; focus business attraction on priority growth sectors; raise the profile of Addison regionally and nationally; support business start-ups; and maintain and enhance Addison’s quality of place. The Economic Development fund is supported primarily by ad valorem taxes and transfers from other funds. The FY 2023 budget for the Economic Development fund is $1.6 million.
The Economic Development Director is an exempt, at-will position that reports to a Deputy City Manager. The position directs, manages, executes, and develops strategies and tactics to enhance the economic growth of the community and generate economic prosperity and wealth for the Town of Addison. Key responsibilities include working with real estate brokers, site selection consultants, developers, business owners, and others to identify prospective target companies regionally, nationally, and globally; developing long-term vision, proposing and enacting innovative solutions, and taking the initiative to solve problems; preparing, presenting, and negotiating incentives to corporate clients or site selection consultants; and working with strategic economic development stakeholders on projects that aid in the advancement of Addison's economic development.
The ideal candidate will possess both a strong vision and a drive to win. Strong candidates will have the ability to speak fluently with brokers, developers, and site selectors and will also come pre-equipped with strong networks in these spaces. To be clear – Addison is looking for a “big idea” director who has the creativity and courage to “swing for the fence” with the dedication and work ethic to make it happen.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Addison will offer a highly competitive salary which considers the selected candidate's qualifications, experience, and track record of success. Addison also offers an excellent benefits package including participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 7% employee contribution and a 2:1 match by the Town of Addison upon retirement. Additionally, the Town matches up to 4% of salary at a 2/3 rate in a 457 Deferred Compensation plan. Addison provides excellent insurance benefits for employees including two health plan options, and dental and vision coverage. Additionally, life insurance, long-term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program are provided. In addition, the selected candidate will receive vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and a personal day for the candidate’s birthday.
This recruitment will be handled with strict confidentiality. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established.
Due to the public nature of searches in the State of Texas, confidential inquiries are recommended to Greg Nelson or Bryan Noblett at (916) 550-4100 before submission of materials.
Interested candidates should submit a comprehensive résumé and compelling cover letter below as this recruitment will close once a sufficiently strong pool of candidates has been established.
***This recruitment incorporates existing rules and regulations that govern public sector recruitments in the State of Texas. In accordance with public disclosure/open record laws, information submitted for consideration may be made available to the public upon request by interested parties. *
The Town of Addison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Any combination of education and experience that is likely to provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. The following is a typical way to qualify.
**Education: **A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Urban Planning, Economics, or related field.
Experience: Seven years of supervisory or management experience in economic development.
Economic Development Finance Specialist – Austin, Texas The Office of the Governor is looking for an experienced Economic Development Finance Specialist (Program Specialist IV) to work in the Economic Development and Tourism Office.
Who We Are The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol complex in Austin.
What You’ll Do This is a job that performs technical assistance work, provides consultative services, and makes recommendations to staff, industry, constituents, lending institutions, and local, state and federal governments. You will be called on to prepare financial reports and assist in the planning and coordinating of economic development projects and lending activities.
What You’ll Earn The salary is $4,900.00 - $5,500.00 a month ($58,800.00 - $66,000.00 a year).
Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more: https://www.ers.texas.gov/Active-Employees/Health-Benefits
What You Need to Get Hired
- Four (4) years of professional experience in business administration, finance, accounting, economic development, economics, political science, public administration, or a related field (experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis).
- Knowledge of banking, lending, financial statements, implementation and administration of finance programs, and knowledge of investment management, including local, state, and federal laws and regulations
- Experience developing and administering financial programs.
- Experience in developing and engaging business prospects and communities in identifying financing for product development, job growth, and retention.
- Proven ability to perform an array of technical, training, research, planning, program assessment, and administrative activities for financial programs.
- Proven ability to perform accurate accounting practices, as needed, to support financial reporting.
Other Things We’ll be Looking For * Experience advising on matters related to financial contracts, third party business agreements, etc. * Experience working with data related to private business, local units of government, and non-profit organizations. * Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply * It’s a great job for an experienced professional who likes to perform consultative services and technical assistance for financial programs. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.
Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.
Veterans Veterans, Reservists, and members of the National Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.
The Goodman Corporation (TGC) is seeking an Economic Development Analyst to support our planning, project development, and engineering practices. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in conducting economic analysis, economic impact studies, real estate or market analysis or analytical scopes of work at the intersection of planning, development, and infrastructure. Project management and direct client management experience is highly preferred. A bachelor’s degree in economics, quantitative analytics, GIS, real estate, architecture, transportation planning, public policy, urban/regional planning, and/or civil engineering is required.
TGC has over 40 years of experience in developing and implementing infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients primarily in Texas. Typical project types are largely transportation-oriented (roads, sidewalks, public transit facilities and drainage). We specialize in developing projects through the planning and engineering phases that enhance funding and financial strategies that directly lead to project implementation. Once a project has been thoroughly planned and designed, we actively support our clients in the pursuit and management of federal and state funds; we create strategies that maximize the impact of local investments to the community; and we create local consensus to elevate a project’s priority within a community.
To learn more about our firm, visit the TGC website at: www.thegoodmancorp.com.
Key Responsibilities: This individual will work as part of multidisciplinary teams to lead discrete technical tasks, including developing and implementing quantitative analytical approaches; conducting data analysis, economic and financial modeling, literature reviews, and interviews; developing baseline graphics and presentations to communicate key findings; and writing sections of client proposals and deliverables. The ideal candidate will demonstrate practical knowledge and project-based experience in applying most or all the following tasks and competencies: • Collect, assimilate, interpret, and manage project-related data and appropriate methodological approaches for analyzing economic and market data at a range of scales (parcel, district, submarket, municipality or occasionally a county or multi-county region). • Designing, testing, and implementing funding and financing strategies for public sector investments. • Develop graphical interpretation of complex data analyses using tools such as ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, and/or Adobe InDesign, etc. • Apply deep understanding of the national and/or state economic development policy landscape and urban economic analytical methods, key data and reference classifications, related planning principles, and ability to develop complementary analyses to solve complex localized transportation and/or urban planning project challenges. • Perform unique or primary research, develop surveys, and catered analysis in support of client needs. • Leverage public and private data sets and analytics tools as needed (BEA, BLS, DOL, iPEDS, State Workforce/Commerce/Secretary of State’s Office, IMPLAN, CoStar, ESRI Business Analyst). • Leverage knowledge of the federal, state, and local economic and workforce development best practices and incentive programs to meet client objectives. • Maintain a high level of knowledge and understanding of macroeconomic business/industry environment and trends and how they may directly or indirectly impact the local planning context. • Understand and track the public funding/grants landscape and experience in preparing grant pursuits. • Attend or lead client engagements, stakeholder interviews or workshops, and public meetings. • Coordinate with subcontractors and multidisciplinary teams. • Assist with business development by identifying opportunities, pursuing leads, and the development of scopes of work and price proposals.
Example Project Types: • Local or Regional Economic Development Strategic Plans (inclusive of SWOT analysis, target industry identification and strategy, business attraction, business retention and expansion, small business development, entrepreneurship and innovation, infrastructure to support job growth and goods movement, promoting private development, talent attraction and workforce development, tourism or destination development, economic development marketing) • Administration and management consulting for economic development organizations • Market Analyses and Market Feasibility Studies for Housing, Master Planned, Industrial or Commercial, Ports or Trade, or Mixed-Use Developments • Funding/financing and partnership strategies for public or non-profit sector investments • Social equity analysis and equitable policy and strategy development • Program / Policy Design and Operations or Implementation Plans • Housing Needs Assessments, Affordable Housing or Workforce Housing Demand Studies or Feasibility Analysis • Labor Force Analysis • Economic Resiliency Studies or Plans • Freight and Goods Movement Analysis • Economic and Fiscal Impact • Economic, Social or Community Benefits Studies Job Requirements: • Working experience in ArcMap/GIS • Understand local, state, and federal transit/transportation concepts • Strong organizational, writing and communication skills • Demonstrated attention to detail • Ability to apply math and critical thinking skills necessary to perform job tasks • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word • Proficiency in utilizing various computer software packages • Field work as required • Familiarity with federal, state and local funding pursuit
Terms and Benefits: • Salary range of $80,000 to $115,000, commensurate with experience and with the opportunity to garner additional compensation in the form of profit sharing and retirement contribution. • Standard and expected 40-hour work week with a family-first and work/life balanced environment; occasional evening/weekend hours required but reimbursed as “comp” time. • Four (4) weeks paid vacation time per year with 80 hour “roll over” of any unused time to the following year; sick time as needed. • Retirement 401k with 3% automatic employer contribution with up to an additional discretionary 7% annual employer contribution (up to total of 10% of individual salary into 401k at no employee cost). • All profits shared amongst ownership/employees and distributed throughout the year. • This position will involve less than 10% travel. • Medical benefits and dental/vision reimbursement available.