The City of Richmond, Texas is conducting a recruitment for its next Economic Development Director. As the county seat of Fort Bend County, the City of Richmond lies in the growing edge of the Houston metropolitan area. Steeped in history, tradition, and stability, Richmond seeks an Economic Development Director who can build on our historic charm while balancing future growth and development. The Economic Development Director is responsible to the Development Commission of Richmond (DCR) Board and serves as the Board's chief administrative officer, with dotted line accountability to the City Manager. The position serves as an extension of City staff, working closely with the City Manager and the leadership team. This position serves as the principal point of contact on public-private partnerships for economic development activities while negotiating, developing, and monitoring agreements and other forms of economic and business development incentives. This position serves as the main point of contact on economic development issues and aggressively solicits developers, site selectors, businesses, business owners, and other economic development professionals encouraging them to locate or expand in the City of Richmond. The ideal candidate should possess a strong working knowledge of municipal zoning, infrastructure development, and planning programs and processes. Additionally, thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and other influencing governmental rules and regulations relative to economic development. The primary focus of this position is commercial development and redevelopment, which includes: 1) business retention and expansion; 2) formation of new businesses; 3) attracting new businesses; and 4) any eligible project authorized by Chapters 501and 505 of the Texas Local Government Code.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Real Estate Development or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Two plus years of experience in economic development, business retention, real estate brokerage, retail development or municipal government. Advanced education above a Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for up to two years of experience. The candidate should have a proven track record of researching, coordinating and assisting in the implementation of a wide range of economic development programs, projects and initiatives (or projects similar in nature and execution). FOR MORE INFORMATION Recruitment Brochure and Job Description can be downloaded at http://LogicCompGroup.com
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The City of Forney, TX seeks an experienced, energetic and creative Economic Development Director to come to a quickly growing community with a diverse population, vibrant planned growth and development, and a stimulating and ever-changing work environment. Forney’s continued growth and location near the Dallas metroplex has attracted an Amazon facility and a Goodyear distribution center, both currently under construction. Strong candidates will have a portfolio of successful economic development initiatives, be entrepreneurial, tech-savvy, and creative in using strategies that promote the City’s assets while looking for ways to overcome challenges.
• Organizes, implements, and administers economic development goals and objectives.
• Cultivates and sustains multi-level stakeholder relationships.
• Negotiates and develops economic incentives, agreements, and programs.
• Manages the day-to-day operations of the department.
• Coordinates the work of the Forney Economic Development Corporation.
• Represents the City of Forney and Kaufman County locally, regionally and state-wide.
• Manages internal and external marketing research and information efforts.
• Communicates plans, policies and procedures to employees, the City Council, and the public; makes presentations as required.
• Develops department operating budgets and monitors expenditures under the current budget.
• Supervises subordinate employees; trains, evaluates and disciplines as needed.
• Responds to business and community inquiries.
• Works collaboratively with regional and local community organizations.
• Develops business and community enrichment programs.
• Assists with development-related public information and media relations.
• Performs related duties.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
• Knowledge of economic development best practices.
• Knowledge of industry trends, growth patterns and market projections.
• Knowledge of economic and community development principles.
• Knowledge of management concepts and principles.
• Knowledge of budget management principles.
• Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
• Skill in cultivating professional relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
• Skill in managing municipal processes.
• Skill in the development and implementation of collaborative economic development strategies.
• Skill in management and supervision.
• Skill in problem solving.
• Skill in operating computers and job-related software programs.
• Skill in interpersonal relations.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The City Manager assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The supervisor reviews work through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include Supervisor instruction, Type B Sales Tax Laws, strategic objectives established by the City Council, and economic development best practices. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. This position develops departmental guidelines.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied administrative, supervisory, and management duties. The variety of tasks to be managed contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to direct the city’s economic development functions. Successful performance contributes to the successful implementation of the city’s strategic plan for economic development and the positive growth of the City of Forney.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with coworkers, other city employees, elected and appointed officials, developers, real estate brokers and agents, business owners, vendors, representatives of special interest groups, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to exchange information, motivate persons, negotiate matters, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position has direct supervision over Economic Development Specialist (1) and Administrative Assistant (1).
• Bachelor’s degree in business, office management, public administration, or a related field; Master’s Degree preferred
• A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in a related field with at least five (5) years at the Director level.
• Certified Economic Developer Designation (CEcD), through the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Class C Driver’s License issued by the State of Texas.
• An equivalent combination of experience, education, and training providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
The DeSoto Chamber is searching for an individual to assist the board, it's members and the community in paving the way for economic development. To be a strong advocate for building companies of all shapes and sizes.
Purpose: To provide executive leadership to the Chamber in the fulfilment of its mission and develop strategies towards a successful and financially stable future.
Accountabilities: Operate within and advance the policies of the Chamber Assure that organization priorities are responsive to members needs and serve to advance the DeSoto areas economic welfare Maintain open communication with the Board, and work with the Board in the governance of the Chamber, bring issues to the Board in a timely fashion Member participation Member and public perception of the Chamber Chamber’s fiscal condition Day-to-day operation of the Chamber staff, including Recruit, hire and train staff, and administer an effective personnel program, which includes job description and performance standards. Performance appraisals and salary administration Development of strategic leadership and direction plan in cooperation with the Board of Directors
Authority: To expend funds within budget parameters and within policy and consistent with good business practice To hire, set compensation within budget parameters and establish terms of employment for, direct the activities of, evaluate and terminate employees of the Chamber To execute contracts on behalf of the Chamber To give voice to public policies in the public arena
Duties and Responsibilites: Oversee the day-to-day operation of the Chamber, including management of programs, membership and marketing efforts Work with the Board Chair to prepare agendas and materials for Board and Executive Committee meetings Develop goals and objectives for recommendations to the Board Establish administration policies and procedures for office functions Serve as the principal spokesperson and ambassador for the Chamber Represent the Chamber at business and community ribbon cutting, grand openings, events, meetings, etc. Build partnerships with the City of DeSoto and DeSoto ISD Build partnerships with other organizations, i.e. serve on the Best Southwest Partnership Executive Board and serve on Leadership Southwest Board Advise the Board Chair in the appointment of personnel to committees, task forces and recruit volunteers Motivate and inspire volunteers to purposeful action Direct the annual and long-term planning process Fulfill the legal responsibilities as Corporate Secretary of the Corporation (Chamber) Fulfill the officer and committee responsibilities assigned to the President in the by-laws Attend Chamber board committee meetings and provide staff support to committee efforts Provide written monthly reports to the Board of Directors along with recommendations Participate in higher level membership and sponsorship sales Identify and develop revenue generation programs and events Maintain an effective Chamber Development Program that meets the needs of the membership Serve as the chief liaison with other chambers of commerce in the regions and the state Oversee organization of the Chamber’s annual planning session
Preferred Job Management Skills: Marketing Dispute Resolutions Insurance and Risk Management Facilities and Asset Management Staff Training and Supervision Communications Skills Public Speaking Superior Customer Service Contract and Compliance Program Administrator Problem Solving Investigative Skills
The Vice President of Economic Development oversees our business development strategies, including the activities in fulfilment of our economic development partnership with the City of Round Rock and our Momentum campaign, while monitoring the programs’ effectiveness. He/she must build and sustain relationships with local, regional, and national stakeholders. He/she must undertake proactive efforts to recruit targeted industries that will fuel job creation, capital investment, and tax revenue. He/she will build coalitions to evaluate facilities and properties in Round Rock that can be put to a higher and better use for economic generation. Finally, he/she is the staff liaison for assigned committees as well as special task forces.
• a bachelor’s degree, although a master’s degree is preferred • an effective strategic planner with experience guiding the execution of multi-year plans • a minimum of ten years’ experience in economic development, business management, public administration, or related field(s) (work experience and professional certifications may be considered in lieu of education requirements) • a demonstrated and quantifiable record of job retention and/or creation • extensive knowledge of the current best practices of economic development and community marketing to project influencers • contacts in one or more of the community’s target industries (life sciences and healthcare; technology and computing; professional and financial services; innovative manufacturing) • expertise in facility redevelopment and repurposing • a demonstrated ability to work well with volunteers and staff at all levels • the ability to produce a large quantity of work at high quality • a high proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite • strong ethics, including a commitment to transparency and confidentiality • excellent written and verbal communication skills • capable of developing annual department budget with long range plans in mind • the ability to provide excellent customer service • a contributor to their team and a driver of a positive workplace culture
Note: This position and its applicants may be subject to Public Information Requests.
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DEFINITION To perform a wide variety of marketing/communications as well as general administrative duties related to the Economic Development Corporation. To provide professional, effective and efficient public service assistance to the general public; and to provide highly responsible support to the Executive Director.
Please see the application link for a full listing of responsibilities and qualifications. Please apply to the position and send relevant documentation through the City of Gainesville employment portal.
Mission and Strategic Plan Responsibilities & Requirements 1. The Executive Director oversees development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services in accordance with the Corporation’s strategic plan and interests of member organizations and funding sources. 2. In coordination with the Board, the Executive Director: A. Develops and manages the organization’s strategic plan and annual plan of work, as well as the community-wide Strategic Plan. B. Implements the development of organization policies and procedures for scal management, personnel management, program management, and organizational operations.
Fiscal and Organizational Accountability The Executive Director shall: 1. Develop a balanced annual budget for review and approval by the Board. 2. Review and approve all expenditures within the approved budget. 3. Strive to develop a network of funding sources to expand and diversify the organization’s base of nancial support. 4. Implement resource development strategies to ensure the long-term viability of the organization. 5. Prepare all necessary RFPs/RFQs for procurement of goods and services to support the organization’s operations. 6. Be responsible for managing all PEDC support sta .
Economic Development Agreements The Executive Director shall: 1. Work with the PEDC Board and other participating governmental entities and sta in negotiating and developing Economic Development Agreements with new or existing business or industry in accordance with the PEDC’s Articles of Incorporation, the Texas Development Corporation Act, these Bylaws and all other applicable laws and regulations. 2. Be responsible for ensuring that the recipients of PEDC funding comply with all terms and conditions of the Economic Development Agreements.
Public A airs and Marketing The Executive Director shall: 1. Direct, develop and implement marketing strategies to promote visibility of the organization’s programs and services to educate business, industry and the general public about the work of PEDC. 2. Serve as the organization’s public spokesperson. 3. Prepare and disseminate news releases when appropriate. 4. Serve as the organization’s primary liaison with local, state and federal agencies and with private sector organizations involved in community and economic development, and other related activities.
Board of Directors The Executive Director shall: 1. Support a functioning Board of Directors, its o cers and committees. 2. Assume other duties as assigned by the Board. 3. Serve as an Ex-O cio Member of the PEDC Board and all other Board committees and sub- committees. 4. Work with the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board and the City Finance Director to generate monthly nancial reports for the Board. 5. Work with the Board Chairman to prepare meeting agendas and annual reports for the Board and the City Council of the City of Paris.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities 1. Plans strategies to attract new businesses and encourage expansion and retention of existing business to promote a stronger economic base. 2. Identi es and targets businesses and industries to the City of Paris and Lamar County. 3. Promotes Paris as a viable option for location of business and industry by contacting national and international businesses. 4. Represents regional area at meetings, presentations, trade shows and through development of proposals and promotional materials. 5. Works with City o cials and management to ensure support and coordinate economic development activities. 6. Coordinates City economic development activities with the Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau, other city and county departments, other governmental agencies, private enterprise, civic groups and the general public. 7. Coordinates activities with other local agencies addressing workforce and training issues, speci cally Paris Junior College, Workforce Solutions NE Texas and the Texas Workforce Commission. 8. Supervises, directs, and evaluates sta ; develops, ensures and encourages compliance with approved policies and procedures; and evaluates program e ectiveness. 9. Prepares and administers PEDC’s annual operating budget. 10. Performs related duties as needed or as- signed. 10. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.
Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Experience at a local level is preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which would provide the following critical knowledge, skills, and abilities: 1. Thorough knowledge of e ective principles, practices, methods, and techniques of municipal economic development. 2. Thorough knowledge of business concerns, needs, practices, and markets and relocation needs and initiatives. 3. Knowledge of the techniques and principals of public relations, external community image building, and marketing. 4. Thorough knowledge of the City’s long-range plans and needs for improvement of the economic base. 5. Thorough knowledge of private sector nancing and incentive strategies. 6. Ability to plan, coordinate, direct, and motivate the work of professional and administrative sta . 7. Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports and recommendations following necessary research and investigation. 8. Ability to establish and maintain e ective working relationships with City, County and State o cials, education leaders, non-pro t, and private sector executives and business representatives. 9. Experience administering a private non-pro t organization is desirable. 10. Excellent work history and attendance record.
Professional Development PEDC supports and encourages its employees to pursue professional development (education, training and certi cations) that enhance their knowledge, skills and abilities to perform their jobs e ectively. PEDC will budget and plan for employees to attend job-related conferences, seminars and workshops covering related expenses for its sta to attend.
Work Environment Seventy percent of work is performed in a normal inside o ce environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to signi cant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noise; and touring properties that are undeveloped, in various stages of development, including properties where construction is in progress. Thirty percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.
Physical Demands Based upon the Dictionary Occupational Titles, the physical demands required of an Economic Development Specialist fall into the “light” physical demand level. The light physical demand level requires: “occasional” forces of up to 20 lbs. of force, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly. (This de nition of “light” physical demands was taken from The Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Vol. II, 4th Edition, revised 1991.)
Responsibilities & Requirements • Coordinates and facilitates Economic Development (ED) program activities to achieve the Board’s economic development strategies; assures the program activities meet the Board of Directors goals, objectives and directives. • Assists in planning and organizing Economic Development activities to attract new businesses, encourage expansion and retention, expand the tax base, encourage creation of jobs, workforce development, and generally improve the quality of life and facilitate a self-sustaining economy for the City; assists in developing plans to attract, assist and retain a diversi ed mix of businesses and public/private partnerships. • Assists with the preparation of formal and technical reports, working papers, presentations, and correspondence. • Reviews ED activities and develops recommendations for program goals, services and projects; evaluates and facilitates compliance to local, state and federal requirements and prepares reports; coordinates ED meetings and agendas. • Assists with contract development; manages contracts and evaluates compliance with contract requirements; evaluates expenditures and monitors payments. • Implements plans to attract and create primary industry jobs, enhance business atmosphere to retain existing business base and market Big Spring to the business communities. • Provides information and referrals on economic development programs, processes and services. • Coordinates with community organizations, regional agencies, businesses and non-pro t organizations. • Analyzes information, evaluates trends and assures ED issues are properly addressed and resolved – this will include researching other city and economic development e orts and best practices and compiling that information for use by the department in re ning or creating new programs • Supports the relationship between the Big Spring Economic Development Corporation and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior. Maintains con dentiality of sensitive economic development issues, work-related issues and Big Spring Economic Development information; performs other duties as required or assigned. • Acts as primary liaison between city departments and outside organizations to improve communications, encourage collaboration and facilitate positive processes and initiatives in the community. • Driving and travel is essential.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Economic development organization, operations, policies and procedures. • Economic development principles, practices and implementation methods, including business develop- ment, business retention, redevelopment, marketing and local government nancial incentives for business and economic development projects. • City, state and federal statutes, rules, codes and regulations relating to economic development. • Plan organize direct and coordinate the work of the sta . • Select, supervise train and evaluate sta . • Local community issues and regional community resources available to citizens. • Principles of record keeping, records management, contract management and prepare and administer complex budgets. • Economic development program planning and evaluation principles. • Analyzing and interpreting business development issues, evaluating alternatives and making logical recom- mendations based on ndings. • Analyzing, prioritizing and promoting ED programs to meet development strategies. • Analyzing and evaluating economic development issues and developing programs and services to meet strategic goals. • Implementing and coordinating plans, programs and incentives for the acquisition and retention of indus- try and business in the community. • Using initiative and independent judgment within established standard operating procedures. • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City Administration, other economic development agencies, businesses, non-pro t organization and the general public. • Computer competency including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications, competent ability with Excel is required. • Communicating e ectively verbally and in writing.
Minimum Quali cations: • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related eld; Master of Public or Business Administration or Master in Economic Development preferred. ED experience may be substituted for academics • Supervisory experience • A successful track record of accomplishment in economic development • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. • Certi ed Economic Developer Certi cation (CEcD) preferred.
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The President/CEO shall be the Chief Executive O cer of the corporation and, subject to the control of the Board of Directors, shall in general supervise and control the properties, business and a airs of the corporation. He/she may sign and execute all contracts, conveyances, franchises, bonds, deeds, assignments, mortgages, notes, and other instruments in the name of the corporation pursuant to authority from the Board of Directors. He/she shall, in general, perform all duties incident to his/her o ce and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.
The CEO shall be the chief executive o cer. The CEO shall serve as advisor to the Long-Range Planning Committee on program planning. Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, the CEO shall execute deeds, contracts, leases, and other similar documents a ecting the operation of the Chamber. In addition, the CEO shall have such other duties and exercise such other power as may be directed or delegated by the Board of Directors.
Reports directly to the Chair of the Board and Board of Directors.
Evaluated by the Chair of the Board based on overall work attitude and ability to perform above described duties.
JOB EXPERIENCE: Proven history of success in economic developlment Well networked in economic development industrt Strong background in building, communicating, and executing a strategic plan Verifiable Success in positive marketing of an organization Demonstrable understanding of finance, analytics, and general business knowledge
EDUCATION Bachelors degree in related field required CEcd or other Economic Development Certifications preferred
ORGANIZATIONAL STRENGTHS Long track record of success Seasoned and professional staff Board has Strong representation with diverse views/ideas Educational assets Expected future growth in the community Excellent base of local volunteers Budget nor reliant on sales tax/self-funded unique/streamlined organizational structures
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The Economic Development Intern supports the activities of the Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation under the supervision of the Economic Development Director. The Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation holds public hearings about proposed economic development and community-enhancement programs and projects; and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding those programs and projects and the expenditure of 4B sales tax funds.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Create a city building data base working with local property owners. • Manage database to monitor and track business retention and expansion visits. • Prepare data and reports for presentations. • Special research projects for economic development. • Assist in updating standardized materials for business retention and expansion visits. • Field work to evaluate existing commercial buildings. • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers. • Attend and contribute to meetings as needed. • Safely operate assigned vehicles and issued equipment. • Update the Duncanville Community and Economic Development Corporation (EDC) website as needed. • Maintain confidential information when needed. • May need to attend EDC meetings and Council meetings occasionally. • Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Candidate must be a recent graduate or currently enrolled as a senior or junior in an accredited college or university with coursework emphasis in: economic development, public administration, business administration, architecture, planning or related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment is a plus. • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. • Ability to: perform research, read and interpret data, information and documents, analyze and solve problems, use math and mathematical reasoning. • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite including: Access and Outlook or other database software. AcrGis and online mapping programs is a plus. • Ability to: input, retrieve and access information on a computer as well as assigned mobile devices. • Ability to: organize and prioritize work assignments and meet multiple deadlines. • Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships and tactfully deal with: internal and external customers, co-workers, partnering agencies, etc.
MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS • Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving history. • Applicant must possess excellent organizational, oral communication and business writing skills, research capabilities and a project management background. • Proficiency with Access required; ArcGis and other database skills preferred. • A good understanding of social media sites including: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. • Candidate must authorize a background checks and drug/alcohol screening. • Professional attire required. • Punctual and regular attendance are mandatory.
CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Candidate must have a valid driver’s license issued from any state.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk; use hands or fingers to handle, feel or operate objects; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit; climb stairs or ladders; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift a minimum of thirty (30) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, photographing buildings, and extensive reading.
Executive Director Development Corporation of Snyder
Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled Salary: Commensurate with experience
Please send resumes to: Development Corporation of Snyder 2514 Ave. R Snyder, TX 79549 OR: email@example.com
Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in economic development, marketing, urban planning, public administration, business administration, economics or related field. Minimum of 5 years economic development experience preferred. Certified Economic Developer Certification (CEcD) preferred.
Under the general supervision of the Board of Directors:
Recruit new business, expanding the local tax base and the creation of jobs. Be a resource and champion for existing local business expansion and retention.
Develop programs and incentives that align with the Board of Directors strategic goals and plan of work. Analyze the needs of the community, evaluate programs and incentives needed to meet those needs.
Develop, and manage, content on the DCOS website along with a marketing strategy. Engage in the community through attending functions, volunteering and/or serving on boards. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with city council, city staff, other taxing entities and appropriate boards and commissions. Collaborate with the Chamber of Commerce to promote and facilitate quality of life, tourism and downtown revitalization efforts. Actively participate in appropriate professional organizations to maintain awareness of best practices and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in economic development programs. Offer accurate,up-to-date, and credible information to prospects interested in investing, locating, or expanding in a specific area. Be a liaison between city departments and prospects/existing businesses Prepare reports and presentations as needed. Along with analyzing and preparing the annual budget. Occasional travel and "after hours" may be required.
This is a full-time, mid-level, administrative support position. An individual in this position will perform complex administrative support and coordinate small projects or initiatives in the department or division directed by the Department Director or designee.
• Coordinates with stakeholders in the redevelopment areas on their ongoing efforts; • Works with parties to the gather market information on available properties, lease rates, lists of owners, developers and property owners, etc. • Maintains an accurate list of all economic development agreements and monitors compliance with the agreements; • Attends relevant pre-development meetings with development services; coordinates with development services on related projects, updates website information; • Responds to requests for information ; • Communicates with the Director on relevant activities; • Attends related internal city department meetings, economic development committee meetings, council meetings and related meetings or events as directed; • Subject to 24-hour recall.
A Bachelors degree in accounting, general business, marketing logistics, economic development construction management, architecture or planning is preferred.
Real estate license is not required but is a plus
Professional certification in CCIM, EDFP, CCED, CPM, SIOR or CPA would be a plus.
The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.