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Director of Marketing and Business Development
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Henderson Economic Development Corporation
City
Henderson
Posted Date
09-16-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 16, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Henderson Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 300 W. Main Street
City: Henderson
State: TX
Zip: 75652
Job Description

Job Description: Director of Marketing and Business Development

Will lead the business development and attraction, and social media programs for Henderson Economic Development Corporation (HEDCO).

Ideal candidate will be a team player and excellent communicator responsible for providing expert advice, planning, organizing, directing and implementing marketing initiatives, resulting in successful business recruitment (business attraction) and development. The candidate will also be responsible for enhancing HEDCO’s social media presence.

Job Requirements

Ideal candidate: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to build and sustain relationships with targeted business executives, site selectors, and real estate professionals.

• Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, coordinate multiple projects and achieve organizational objectives. Sales/client management and cold calling experience is a plus. Team player, outgoing and flexibility.

• Ability to gather and manage large amounts of data, analyze, evaluate and disseminate information in a succinct and effective manner. Spreadsheets.

• Experience in social media marketing and graphic design.

• College degree in marketing, business, or related field preferred. An equivalent combination of experience, education, and training providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.

• Mostly an in-office position, but some travel including out of state and occasionally, even out of the country. Mostly regular weekday hours, but occasional evening meetings. Is not a work at home job..

• Reliable transportation and a valid State of Texas Driver’s License are required.

• Experience in economic development or related field. Previous success in economic development marketing is a big bonus.

• Completed Basic Economic Development Course through Texas Economic Development Council is a plus.

SALARY: Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience plus City of Henderson benefits. Benefits include health, basic vision, dental, TMRS retirement plan, paid vacation.

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John Clary, Executive Director
Henderson Economic Development Corporation
903-392-0447
Position
Economic Development Director
Organization
City of Lockhart
City
Lockhart
Posted Date
09-14-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 14, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Lockhart
Street Address:
City: Lockhart
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

Lockhart, Texas (population 15,200) is conveniently located 25 miles from Austin, 48 miles from San Antonio, and just 15 miles east of San Marcos off Interstate 35. It covers 15.6 square miles and is the county seat of Caldwell County. Lockhart is 25 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and owns a general aviation airport. The area is experiencing rapid growth as Austin and San Antonio are spreading toward Lockhart. Lockhart is a Type B EDC with ½ cent sales tax dedicated to economic development.

The Economic Development Director directs and coordinates economic development department focusing on recruitment of new commercial, industrial, and retail businesses, and on retention and expansion of existing businesses.

The Director reports to the LEDC President which is the City Manager; works closely with LEDC board to achieve goals; attends LEDC board meetings; may receive direction from the LEDC board; supervises one assistant; works with local businesses and groups to promote all aspects of economic development in Lockhart; must have skills to train and motivate staff members; must have good communication skills and be able to speak publicly focusing on presentations and reports related to economic development and the Lockhart community.

Job Requirements

Requires bachelor’s degree in Economics, Marketing, or related field with Economic Development Training; prefer 5 years of experience with Economic Development Corporation Sales Tax Law in Texas - 4B; also prefer Certified Economic Development status.

Benefits include a 20-year full retirement under the Texas Municipal Retirement System, employee health insurance, 13 holidays, standard sick/vacation leave, and a vehicle allowance. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Applications and job description may be obtained on the City website at www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St, Lockhart, Texas 78644 and will be received at City Hall until the position is filled. The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Economic Development Specialist
Organization
City of Lockhart
City
Lockhart
Posted Date
09-14-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 14, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Lockhart
Street Address: 308 W. San Antonio Street
City: Lockhart
State: TX
Zip: 78644
Job Description

The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for an Economic Development Specialist that will assist and provide a professional level of assistance to the Economic Development Department. This position coordinates economic development, implementation, planning, marketing and research work to implement programs and policies of broadening retail, commercial, and industrial base within Lockhart. Under general direction of the Economic Development Director.

This position requires bachelor’s degree in government, political science, economics, business, marketing, or related field. Two to three years of economic development experience in a governmental setting is preferred.

Benefits include a 20-year full retirement under the Texas Municipal Retirement System, employee health insurance, 13 holidays, and standard sick/vacation leave. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Applications and job description may be obtained on the City website at www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St, Lockhart, Texas 78644 and will be received at City Hall until the position is filled. The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, marketing, government, political science, or related field, two (2) years of related work experience; experience in economic development within a government setting is preferred. Licenses or Certifications: • None. Special Requirements: • Possess Texas Driver’s license and acceptable driving record. • Ability to maintain regular, reliable in-person attendance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of economic development, specifically for local municipalities. • Knowledge of grant proposals and administration. • Knowledge of public relations and marketing. • Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing. • Skill in compiling and analyzing data. • Skill in negotiations. • Skill in facilitating meetings. • Skill in desktop publishing. • Ability to create and make presentations. • Ability to deal with the media. • Ability to use tact and diplomacy. • Ability to maintain effective relationships with other staff, department heads, the general public, and various local, state, and federal government officials. • Ability to maintain confidentiality. • Ability to follow policies and procedures.

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Julie Bowermon, HR Director
City of Lockhart
512.398.3461
Position
Business Development Analyst
Organization
City of Sachse
City
Sachse
Posted Date
09-12-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 12, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Sachse
Street Address: 3815 Sachse Rd, Ste B
City: Sachse
State: TX
Zip: 75048
Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of economic development and reinvestment programs and projects including the facilitation of activities that advance community goals and objectives and help to attract investment that adds and/or retains jobs and/or tax base. Also responsible for providing professional level support and services in development research and analysis; planning and coordinating recruitment and retention programs, projects and activities; as well as assisting with departmental planning and work plan development and implementation.

Examples of Duties Assist with economic development programs, projects and activities including development and project–based research, data analysis and management, mapping, etc.

Assist prospective developers/investors including but not limited to assistance with proposal and application preparation, financial or regulatory issues, proposed contract information preparation, etc.

Assist existing and prospective businesses in locating into new space and/or exploring other available real estate solutions.

Provide technical analysis and communication of local, State and national real estate market dynamics, including spatial analysis through GIS and various other data analysis platforms.

Participate in the preparation of reports, presentations and publications. Frequently uses spreadsheet, mapping and database applications to help facilitate presentations and sophisticated data analysis.

Provide professional assistance with retail, commercial, industrial and tourism-related development programs, projects and activities for the long-term benefit of the community.

Conduct research, develop and execute effective communication strategies on the availability and effectiveness of existing investment opportunities, programs, projects and services.

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders for the implementation of collaborative program efforts and activities.

Assist in the development and implementation of plans, programs and strategies to recruit, retain and develop retail, commercial, industrial, tourism and other industry special investment.

Assist with the development and distribution of community and departmental marketing and promotional materials.

Support various development-related community entities and stakeholders, and assist in developing strong and close working relationships with the same.

Plan, develop, implement and manage special projects both directly and indirectly related to economic development, as assigned.

Plan, develop, implement and maintain information such as comprehensive data/demographic/statistical profiles, industry data and maps.

Serve as the primary staff contact in maintaining the Department’s website presence and implementing various updates as required.

Use photo and video equipment to assess, document and catalog ongoing projects and for use in website and presentation applications.

Undertake research in support of economic development projects, marketing activities and workforce development

Work with internal and external stakeholders for the implementation of collaborative program efforts and activities.

Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule which will include evening meetings, and occasional weekends and holidays.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

**REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: ** Understanding of Federal and State grant administration including reporting, file management and program evaluation.

Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, electronic, web-based and social networking media.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships and support among stakeholders, able to listen and provide assistance.

Analytic skills including market and demographic analysis of both residential and commercial real estate products and/or financial analysis.

Familiarity with spatial analysis (GIS), mapping and spreadsheets, and ability to learn to perform related tasks as needed.

Ability to manage complex projects and processes that rely on the active participation of stakeholders internal and external to the organization.

Ability to manage Federal or State grants including reporting, file management and program evaluation.

Attend trainings and conferences related to the field, potentially obtain certifications that will enhance job knowledge, and share information learned with other members of the team to assist EDC staff in remaining current on relevant topics.

Typical Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Finance, Geography or a related field, combined with a strong interest in economic development tools, practices and processes, and

Two years’ experience in economic development, planning or a related field which included one or more of the following: GIS/Mapping, economic impact analysis and modeling, assisting property or business owners with securing municipal assistance or navigating regulatory requirements, web/social media design content, project management, or similar technical experience. A Master’s in Public Administration, Urban Planning, or a related field may be considered equivalent to the required experience.

Preference may be given to candidates with hands on experience with Adobe Creative Cloud.

NOTE: An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.

**LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: **

Valid Texas Driver License, Class C or higher.

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification from the American Planning Association is preferred.

**NOTE: All certifications and licenses must be current at time of application and must be maintained as a condition of employment. **

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Jerod Potts, Economic Development Manager
City of Sachse
4694294764
Position
Community Development Manager
Organization
City of Jersey Village
City
Jersey Village
Posted Date
09-08-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 8, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Jersey Village
Street Address: 16327 Lakeview Dr
City: Jersey Village
State: TX
Zip: 77040
Job Description

A national search is underway to attract a highly-qualified individual to become the first Community Development Manager for the City of Jersey Village. Jersey Village seeks to continue its strong commitment to innovation to enhance community interactions while making city operations more effective and efficient by utilizing new technology trends. The Community Development Manager provides collaborative and progressive leadership and oversight for the Community Development Department, which includes Building Permits, Code Enforcement, and Economic Development. The position also works closely with the contracted City Building Official to handle Planning and Zoning items. The position serves as the lead economic development position in the community and will be charged with creating the city’s first ever economic development plan. Once the plan is adopted the position will be charged with organizing, planning, developing, measuring, leading, communicating and implementing the plan. This position reports to the Assistant City Manager and will play a vital role for the City.

The selected candidate will lead by planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the department. The department consists of a Permit Clerk, Code Enforcement Officer, and consulting building official. The person will manage the development and implementation of Community Development Department budget, goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area. The successful person will also be a servant leader by serving as backup for community development employees during absences. This position collaborates with the City Manager, Assistant City Manager and City Council to define and articulate economic development vision, goals, strategies, policies and work plan appropriate to the needs of our city, its citizens and interest groups. They also work together on potential incentive packages for new business and existing retention and expansion projects. The position takes a leading role in marketing the city to project stakeholders. They identify the best potential projects for the city to pursue. They will also grow the wealth of the community through retaining and expanding existing businesses in the community and by recruiting new targeted business sectors to the community. Involvement with the community and interested parties will be key to the success. The person will meet with local groups, chamber of commerce, real estate brokers, and property developers to promote Jersey Village as a primer place to do business. Identifying sites for development and redevelopment to locate new or retain expanding businesses is a major priority. The successful candidate will utilize internal and external resources to complete site development planning. They also coordinate with City staff to identify and address site deficiencies that may cause a site to be less competitive. The successful candidate will manage and organize all activities relating to the City's planning and zoning, building permitting and inspections and development functions to ensure enforcement of adopted ordinances, comprehensive plans, and policies created by the City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission. They will prepare staff reports and draft ordinances for planning, zoning, and development matters. This position serves as staff liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Building Board of Adjustment, Board of Adjustment, Comprehensive Plan Update Committee and others as necessary. This position will also direct, prepare, and oversees to completion, the preparation of a vast array of reports, analyses, agendas and presentations for City management, City Council, City/County/State agencies, other community groups, and various public and private entities

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public sector capacity with a primary focus on planning and zoning, economic development, code enforcement or similar. • Supervisory experience is preferred. • Master’s degree with major course work in public administration, urban planning, or related field is required. *Relevant experience and/or education may be substituted for education requirements. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Appointment will be conditional upon successful completion of the following pre-employment checks including Criminal background check, pre-employment physical and controlled substance screening • Must have completed ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 or be able to complete within 1 year of employment. • Possess and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record • Preferred certifications include AICP, CEcD, Business Retention and Expansion Coordinator or Business Retention and Expansion Professional

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Laura Capps, HR Manager
City of Jersey Village
713-466-2142
Position
Economic Development Specialist
Organization
City of Fate
City
Fate
Posted Date
09-06-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 6, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Fate
Street Address: 1900 CD Boren Pkwy
City: Fate
State: TX
Zip: 75087
Job Description

The Economic Development Specialist coordinates and provides administrative support for activities within Fate’s downtown revitalization program as well as other primary commercial corridors. This is accomplished by utilizing project management, place building, and business development as an integral foundation for downtown economic development. In conjunction with city leadership and community stakeholders, this position is responsible for the development, execution, and documentation of the Main Street program, as well as projects and programs throughout the Main Street character area. This position also serves as the principal on-site staff member responsible for managing program activities and volunteers, as well as representing the community regionally and nationally, as appropriate.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Finance, Public Relations, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred. One year experience in commercial district management, economic development, finance, public relations, business use planning, business administration, public administration, Main Street programming, volunteer or non-profit administration, or related experience. Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license A combination of education, training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas: commercial district management, economic development, finance, public relations, business use planning, business administration, public administration, Main Street experience, volunteer or non-profit administration, volunteer management, retailing, architecture, historic preservation, or small business development. Knowledge in non-profit fundraising, including corporate membership campaigns, sponsor solicitations, institutional supporters and individual donors is preferred; a basic knowledge of federal, Texas, and local economic and community development tools available for downtown revitalization is preferred. Ability to analyze programs, policies, and operational needs. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including digital media, such as social media platforms and website content management Ability to be entrepreneurial, energetic, imaginative, well organized, and capable of functioning effectively in an independent setting. Ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks under pressure. Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Skill in understanding challenges confronting downtown business operators, property owners, public agencies, and community organizations. Skill in identifying and resolving issues, concerns, and needs. Skill in problem solving including analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals. Skill in operating standard office equipment including a computer and associated software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop.

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Suzy Lawrence, Economic Development Manager
City of Fate
9727714601
Position
Vice President
Organization
Denison Development Alliance
City
Denson
Posted Date
09-06-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 6, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Denison Development Alliance
Street Address: 311 W Woodard St
City: Denson
State: TX
Zip: 75020
Job Description

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.

  • • 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.

  • • 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

  • 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

Job Requirements
  • 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 highly preferred.

  • • 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.

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Anthony Michelic, President
The PACE Group
817.915.4156
Position
Economic Development Coordinator
Organization
City of Mesquite
City
Mesquite
Posted Date
09-02-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 2, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Mesquite
Street Address: 1515 N. Galloway Ave.
City: Mesquite
State: Texas
Zip: 75149
Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY Under general supervision, this position is responsible for researching, analyzing, reporting, supporting, coordinating, and implementing programs designed to retain and enable the expansion of businesses and investment in the City of Mesquite, Texas.

**SUPERVISION ** General supervision is provided by the Manager of Economic Development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct & Rules of Behavior outlined in chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual. 2. Researches and prepares information for site / community requests, analytical and statistical reports, demographic summaries, departmental updates, including tracking and reporting on performance metrics, and for other internal and / or external information requests. 3. Develops and maintains departmental databases such as those for existing businesses and commercial real estate within the city. Experience with Hubspot preferred. 4. Coordinates all marketing, advertising, and promotional deadlines, distributes marketing materials to appropriate audiences, and assists with developing current marketing and advertising practices. Offers alternative methods for best reach. 5. Manages MesquiteEcoDev.com; regularly monitors, evaluates, and recommends ways to update and amend the website to best market the community to each target audience. 6. Coordinates the creation and collection of media assets utilized in marketing and online content such as photography, videography, and storytelling. 7. Serves as a member of the Business Retention/Expansion (BRE) team, with a focus on the retail and service sectors. Coordinates and executes a business visitation program that includes regularly scheduled touches via electronic methods, on-site personal visits, reporting, and troubleshooting. 8. Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of programs and resources available to businesses. Provides and promotes information on City, State and Federal business programs and assists businesses with the start-up and/or development process. 9. Plans, organizes, and implements business appreciation and recognition activities and other business networking, educational, and promotional events as part of project teams. Includes but not limited to business training, job fairs, ground breakings, ribbon cuttings, grand openings. 10. Assists with workforce development as part of the business retention and expansion partnership, as well as directly with local businesses and labor force. 11. Coordinates stakeholder groups and other initiatives as directed to support the implementation of the Economic Development Strategic Plan. 12. Coordinates the Type B Mesquite Quality of Life Corporation, Mesquite Economic Development Advisory Board, and Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ) board meetings. 13. Performs other duties as assigned. Employees at all levels are expected to effectively work together to meet the needs of the community and the organization through work behaviors demonstrating the City’s Values. Employees are also expected to lead by example and demonstrate the highest level of ethics.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS A Bachelor’s Degree with a major and / or minor in Business, Public Administration /Policy, Urban Affairs, Economics, Marketing, Communication, or other complimentary field. Three or more years’ professional experience in economic development, business assistance or other complimentary field. At the discretion of the Economic Development Director, professional level work experience in economic development, business assistance or a related field may substitute for bachelor’s degree requirement. One year of professional level work experience may be substituted for two years of required education. A High School Diploma or GED is required when substituting professional level work experience leu of educational experience. At the discretion of the Economic Development Director, an advanced degree in Business, Public Administration / Policy, Urban Affairs, Economics, Marketing, Communication, or other complimentary field may substitute for up to two years of professional experience. Bilingual (Spanish and English) speaking and writing preferred.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES Possession of a valid driver's license. PCED, CEcD, or other economic development certificate preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM, with flexibility and some weekends and evenings as needed.

SUBMIT APPLICATION Employment Information | [https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mesquitetx?]

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Kim Buttram, Director of Economic Development
City of Mesquite
2142124997
Position
DALHART ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Organization
City of Dalhart
City
Dalhart
Posted Date
09-01-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 1, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Dalhart
Street Address: 205 Rock Island Ave
City: Dalhart
State: Texas
Zip: 79022
Job Description

This position is responsible for the overall planning, directing, organization, and administration of the Dalhart Economic Development Corporation, B (Dalhart EDC) under the policy and leadership of the EDC Board and the Dalhart City Manager. Provides oversight of the economic development and communication efforts of the EDC and City, to include, strategic planning, vision, mission, goals and actions, budget development and management, writing policy and procedures for Dalhart EDC and implementation with direction, expansion and retention and marketing activities, development of retail / commercial and industrial/office recruitment efforts, revitalization efforts, media relations, public outreach campaigns, publication production, website content management, graphic design services, and audio-visual/video productions and working with local partners.

Job Requirements

Work requires broad knowledge of economic development methodologies, best practices, budget development and management, business development, entrepreneurship, and financial acuities. Knowledge normally acquired through college, technical training and experience resulting in a degree or equivalent.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in an economic development environment with firsthand experience working in recruitment, business retention, business parks, evaluating business plans and incentives, writing proposals, and evaluating the potential of new businesses.

Texas Economic Development Council – Certified Economic Developer, CEcD; or Texas Engineering Extension (TEEX) - Certification in Economic Development; or Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute – Certificate from the Oklahoma Development Institute (ODI Certificate).

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Elizabeth Montes, HR Manager
City of Dalhart
806-244-5511
Position
Economic and Community Development Coordinator
Organization
City of New Braunfuels
City
New Braunfels
Posted Date
09-01-2022
Job Description
Application Period: September 1, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of New Braunfuels
Street Address: 550 Landa St
City: New Braunfels
State: TX
Zip: 78130
Job Description

Under general direction of the Director of Economic and Community Development, the Economic and Community Development Coordinator plans, manages and implements strategies and actions necessary to implement the recommendations and strategies from a series of City supported planning efforts, including the 2023-2027 Economic Development Strategic Plan, Downtown Implementation Plan, Workforce Housing Study, and related small area and neighborhood plans. The position works inter-departmentally to organize, coordinate and implement strategies with Planning and Development Services, Transportation and Capital Improvements Department, the City Manager’s and City Attorney’s offices, as well as the Parks and Public Works Departments. The position also coordinates and is a resource for reinvestment activities in downtown New Braunfels businesses and other stakeholders.

Job Requirements

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

Works with and assists the Economic and Community Development Director to implement portions of the 2023-2027 Economic Development Strategic Plan and other relevant planning and strategy documents. * Research issues and provides data on downtown, and economic and community development issues and related subjects. * Maintains effective and productive working relationships with downtown stakeholders including businesses, property owners and merchant associations. * Assists and supports the department’s responsibilities as the staff liaison for the following City Council appointed boards and commissions: Economic Development Corporation, Downtown Board, Workforce Housing Advisory Committee, Airport Advisory Board and the Central Texas Technology Center Advisory Board. * Works to resolve customer service inquiries and other issues related to the City planning and development regulations as they impact Downtown or other redevelopment opportunities and provides recommended amendments or changes. * Undertakes and performs basic underwriting of real estate and businesses requesting incentives and provides recommendations to the Director. * Confer with and advise members of business community and the public regarding City redevelopment programs, policies, procedures, and standards; work with developers, contractors, and other agencies in the development of commercial projects to enhance economic base and of housing projects to provide affordable housing. * Provides oversight and training for commission and board members as necessary; provides leadership, direction, and guidance to assure that services are provided in compliance with state and Federal laws, City policy and strategic objectives, to meet community needs and within budget.

Position
President and CEO
Organization
Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corp
City
Corpus Christ
Posted Date
08-31-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 31, 2022 - October 10, 2022
Organization: Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corp
Street Address: 800 N Shoreline Blvd
City: Corpus Christ
State: Texas
Zip: 78401
Job Description
Job Requirements

Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for a President and CEO of the Corpus Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corp. (TX).

President and CEO

The CCREDC is recruiting a new President and CEO with the credentials to lead the organization in the promotion of economic development activities. The President and CEO will be responsible for all programs, planning, and operations and for defining the current and future economic development needs for the Coastal Bend Region.

Reports To: 25 Board of Directors Direct Reports: 5 Budget: $1.8 ml

Link to CCREDC Website

RESPONSIBILITES

• Work with the Board of Directors to develop innovative initiatives to encourage economic growth through business attraction, retention, and expansion programs that result in the creation of jobs and capital investment throughout the region. • Responsible for the overall management of the organization and the long-range strategic planning and focus of CCREDC. • Develop and submits strategic business plans that will sustain and enhance the organization's revenue to support the goals of CCREDC. • Analyze core industry sectors to ensure maximum growth and opportunity for the region and identify industry sectors to help diversify region’s economy. • Maximize and leverage a strong Board of Directors relationship and provide the strategic leadership necessary to assure full Board participation. Maintain regular contact with and advise the Chair and the other Board members (Past Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and BDAC Chair). Work with Board members and senior management on developing and executing policy and economic development strategy. Plan and organize Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and other meetings as appropriate. • Maintain and enhance the strategic and diverse partnerships and alliances with all local, regional, and state partners. • Responsible for regular dealings with top political and elected officials on the local, regional and national levels. • Be accountable to the Chair of the Board of Directors on behalf of the organization's membership, ensuring positive results for CCREDC. Serve as a principal spokesperson for CCREDC in all venues, pro-actively and reactively, with a goal to enhance CCREDC's overall image. • Represent CCREDC before various conferences, conventions, and business groups as a panelist or principal speaker. Represent CCREDC at all appropriate civic, cultural, charitable, business, and community activities. • Develop and maintain communication programs that effectively convey the mission and successes of the CCREDC to the regional partners and community. • Manage a highly effective and efficient senior staff and organization.

External Relationships • Texas Economic Development Council and Team Texas • International Economic Development Council • Office of the Governor and TexasOne • Industrial Asset Management Council • Site Selection Firms and Networks • Other targeted audience trade groups

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

• Four-year degree from an accredited school in Business, Economics, Management, Geography, Economic Development, or a related field and a minimum of ten years practicing economic development or equivalent experience. CEcD preferred. • In-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of economic development. • Demonstrated ability to attract new jobs and to assist existing business expansion. • Experience working with site selection consultants. • Experience with heavy industrial/energy related projects is a plus • Knowledge and experience in financial packaging. • Demonstrated ability to facilitate, structure, and close deals. • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with multiple stakeholder groups. • Sound management and administrative skills. • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and strategic planning skills. • Extensive computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, database applications, presentation software, and internet use. • A facilitator, who works with groups, encourages engagement, maintains focus, and derives meaningful outcomes. • A collaborative leader willing to encourage different viewpoints and take decisive action. • An individual with unquestioned integrity and impeccable business and personal ethics. • An exceptional and persuasive oral and written communicator. • Outstanding analytic and interpersonal skills with the ability to write, speak and communicate effectively with diverse audiences. • An executive with demonstrated success setting and managing priorities, establishing performance objectives, delegating and motivating others.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily. The position requires the individual to be:

• An experienced leader with vision. • A self-starter with the ability and desire to follow through on projects. • Ability to accept control, planning, and implementation responsibility to complete essential tasks. • Ability to perform and meet and exceed client, organizational, and self-imposed deadlines. • Ability to perform a complex and dynamic variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. • Must exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit and be results and solutions-oriented. • Must be a team player.

COMPENSATION

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

REFERENCES AND BACKGROUND CHECK

There will be an extensive background and reference check of candidates. Once strong mutual interest has been established, candidates are asked to provide a list of references that should include, but not be limited to, a supervisor, a peer, a development client, and a subordinate, as applicable. Candidates are subject to a social media background check prior to being presented to the Search Committee. As a finalist, the candidate will be asked to sign an authorization to release information for the purpose of the background investigation, which may include education, credit check, criminal and driving records. Should an offer be extended prior to the completion of these checks, the offer will be made contingent on the successful completion of the reference and background checks.

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to CCREDC@jci-inc.net

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Todd Jorgenson, Managing Director and Principal
Jorgenson Consulting
410.384.7243
Position
Community Development Coordinator
Organization
Sugar Land Office of Economic Development
City
Sugar Land
Posted Date
08-30-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 30, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Sugar Land Office of Economic Development
Street Address: 2700 Town Center Blvd
City: Sugar Land
State: Texas
Zip: 77479
Job Description

The Community Development Coordinator is responsible for the direct support of the Senior Development Manager or Community Development Program Strategist by providing administrative, program and project support related to long-term development opportunities, redevelopment and reinvestment, and public/private partnerships. The Coordinator will be the primary staff support to the City’s Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1, 3, and 4, assist the City liaison to the Imperial Redevelopment District, and assist in the management of the Department’s Asset Management program for City-owned destination venues such as Constellation Field, Smart Financial Centre, Houston Museum of Natural Science, and Marriott Conference Center. The Coordinator will also assist with special projects as assigned. The position will also conduct, analyze and summarize research, assist with community and business outreach efforts, and assist in budget development and maintenance.

This position may interact and work directly with all City departments, the City Council, City-appointed boards and commissions, the business community, the general public, statewide organizations/associations and various governmental agencies.

Job Requirements

Formal Education: • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited school or university. • A Master’s degree in the above fields is a plus. Relatable Work Experience:

• Two (2) years of experience in local government, economic development, and/or a related field.

• Experience with 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).

• Experience or knowledge of Texas economic development incentive programs (Type A & B Corporations, Tax Abatements, Chapter 380s, Direct Incentives, Enterprise Zones, Skills Development, etc.) and an understanding of the restrictions associated with the usage of funds derived from these sources is preferred.

• Municipal and grant experience is a plus. Training (License and/or Certification):

• Valid Class "C" Texas Driver’s License.

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Nina Stephens, Human Resource Business Partner
City of Sugar Land, Texas
281-275-2152
Position
Economic Development Director - Life Sciences
Organization
Dallas Regional Chamber
City
Dallas
Posted Date
08-29-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 29, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Dallas Regional Chamber
Street Address: 500 North Akard Street, Suite 2600
City: Dallas
State: TX
Zip: 75201
Job Description

A member of the DRC's economic development team, the Director of Economic Development - Life Sciences will expertly, discreetly, and independently lead biotechnology and life science corporate recruitment targeting, outreach and meeting activities for the DRC.

The Director of Economic Development – Life Sciences will interact with DRC member companies, regional organizations, regional cities, the State of Texas; as well as companies and institutions that comprise the regional and statewide biotechnology and life sciences ecosystem; to accomplish corporate recruitment and expansion of life sciences; requiring thoughtful, responsive, and inspired collaboration and best ideas.

Job Requirements

• Lead the identification of biotech and life science companies for recruitment and expansion • Lead the outreach to identified target companies • Lead the setting and completion of meetings with receptive targeted companies • Lead the build of presentations and requests for proposal for life science recruitment projects • Lead the DRC’s participation and leadership of life science conference and event engagement • Guide and support the DRC team in development of life science recruitment web, digital, social media, and pitch assets • Leverage the DRC's CRM system and team to create, maintain and report in a detailed manner on targeting, outreach, meeting, and marketing activity • Master biotech and life science location factors and issues to effectively meet and pitch to companies and consultants that influence the location process • Join and report to economic development and other DRC council and task force meetings • Meet and relate with DRC members, especially those in the life science and tech sectors • Meet and relate with local and state economic development allies • Meet and relate with regional companies and institutions in the life science sector, and also related sectors such as education and real estate, to gain expertise, inform our targeting and marketing, and discover recruitment and expansion opportunities • Travel to meet and host companies as necessary within the region, Texas, nationally and internationally

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Mike Rosa, SVP Economic Development
Dallas Regional Chamber
2147466735
Position
Downtown Manager
Organization
City of Rowlett
City
Rowlett
Posted Date
08-29-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 29, 2022 - September 9, 2022
Organization: City of Rowlett
Street Address: 4000 Main Street
City: Rowlett
State: TX
Zip: 75088
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Director of Economic Development, the Downtown Manager plans and implements activities related to downtown revitalization strategies and marketing. Oversees work projects and verifies compliance with all required city, state and federal guidelines.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The Downtown Manager is responsible for performing a variety of professional duties to support the department’s mission.

• In accordance with the Downtown Strategic Plan, create an Annual Downtown Action Plan focused promotion and marketing; business retention and engagement; and business attraction. • Assists in the development of long-range studies and strategic plans in conformity with City’s comprehensive plan, the Downtown Form Based Code, and the supplementary planning guidance as it relates to the downtown district. • Coordinates and participates in promotional and community engagement activities, marketing, business recruitment and training opportunities focused on downtown revitalization. • Assists with the department’s web-based, print, and social media marketing and advertising programs for the Downtown district. • Conduct periodic reviews and essential research for the maintenance of downtown website, print materials and social media content. • Act as liaison for state, regional, and local organizations/associations related to downtown revitalization efforts. • Interact with various City departments on collaboration of development projects related to Downtown Rowlett. • Educate and communicate with public officials, retailers, community groups, the general public, etc., regarding the downtown efforts. • Work with the City’s Communications Department and Marketing Consultants on developing communications initiatives for the Downtown business community. • Maintain available land sites and property databases for the Downtown area and create strategic relationships with property owners and leaseholders. • Develop economic strategies to increase retailing in the downtown, attract new users into existing facilities and expand market opportunities. • Interact with various City departments on collaboration of development projects to ensure timely permitting and commencement of construction or improvements. • Assist and coordinate downtown promotional events/activities through planning, design and implementation stages in close cooperation with the Parks and Recreation Department and the Rowlett Area Chamber of Commerce • Provide ongoing support and information to the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) to advance their mission and goals. • Assists with special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, Planning, Economics, Marketing or closely related field and three (3) years of professional experience in Economic Development or Main Street programs and activities. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Broad knowledge in Economic Development, Downtown Management, or technical field such as real estate, urban planning, public relations or marketing. • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to prepare reports, newsletters, correspondence, policies, procedures, and proposals. • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including ability to make verbal presentations. • Knowledge of CRM databases such as Executive Pulse, EDOiq, Hubspot or Salesforce. • Strong computer skills and technical knowledge of Microsoft Office. • Mathematical skills, analytical judgment, and decision-making abilities. • Understanding of the City budgeting process, policies and procedures. • Strong team building, negotiation, and research skills. • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public. • Must be able to work well in an environment with multiple interruptions.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Valid Texas Class “C” Texas driver’s license (or ability to obtain). Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Must report all traffic citations to his/her departmental Director or his/her designee within two working days of receipt.

25% of time will consist of off-site meetings and domestic travel as necessary.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Majority of the work is performed in an office setting and may be subject to ordinary risks typically found in an office environment. Some tasks are routinely performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions; however, some tasks are performed with exposure to dust or pollen, heat/cold or adverse weather conditions.

Physical demands consist of the ability to lift/carry 20 pounds, sedentary elements and sitting for prolonged periods of time. Work performed may cause fatigue of eyes and other faculties associated with extensive computer usage.

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Libbey Tucker, Director of Economic Development
City of Rowlett
972-412-6193
Position
Chief Executive Officer
Organization
Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce
City
Wichita Falls
Posted Date
08-26-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 26, 2022 - September 26, 2022
Organization: Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce
Street Address: 900 8th Street
City: Wichita Falls
State: Texas
Zip: 76301
Job Description

Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct an executive search for CEO of the Wichita Falls Chamber.

The Chamber has 9 employees focused on Business Support, Economic Development through growth and retention, Education and Talent Development, Membership, Military support, Revitalization and Quality of Life. It is governed by a board of 37 directors, with an Executive Committee of 7. The Chamber’s annual budget is just over $1,600,000.

Link to Chamber Community Profile

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Organizational Direction: Work with the Chamber Board, membership, staff, and stakeholders to continually identify Chamber, economic development, and community needs and prepare and coordinate plans designed to meet those needs. This involves a constant evaluation of programs, with recommendations for changes as needed, and a system of measuring progress toward attainment of program and community goals.

Economic Development: Work in concert with Chamber staff, City, County, and other key community partners to advance the community’s economic development strategy. The CEO will work to build a best-in-class economic development team that will grow the region’s population, build and retain a stronger workforce, diversify the economy, enhance the quality of life, and build upon excellent relations with Sheppard Air Force Base.

Advocacy and Communication: Serve as a principal advocate for the business community on governmental affairs that affect business members. Identify and analyze issues of interest to the Wichita Falls region business community and assist in promoting active support and engagement. Work with the Board and other volunteers to proactively identify, and address, key issues and challenges affecting business interests and the overall Wichita Falls region.

Chamber structure and procedures: Oversee the internal structure of the Chamber to ensure that the organization is effectively geared to function with maximum efficiency and effectiveness in the anticipation, identification, and solution of the Chamber, economic development, and community challenges. Recommend to the Board such changes in structure and procedures as are needed.

Volunteer engagement: Effectively recruit, motivate and inspire volunteers to be creative and take fruitful action. Work in concert with Board on key volunteer leader identification and training.

Financial management: Develop the Chamber budget in support of program goals. As approved by the Board, responsible for all expenditures within the framework of the budget. Ensure the preparation of monthly financial statements of income and expenses and ensure that financial records for the Chamber are audited annually.

Annual and strategic planning: Under the direction of the Board of Directors, lead the Chamber in the continual evaluation and execution of the community-wide strategy and work with Chamber staff on annual work plans that address the needs of the Chamber and its members. Based on proper research of community needs, anticipate emerging and long-range challenges and recommend Chamber, economic development, and community programs to meet these challenges.

Membership: Oversee activities related to ensuring member satisfaction and retention that dues and non-dues revenue streams enhance the support of the Chamber’s work that further defines the relevance and value of the organization. Maintain outstanding, ongoing communication with members through on-site visits, publications, emails, social media, and in concert with local media.

Staff: Responsible for the employment of all staff personnel assignment of their duties, supervision of their work, the establishment within the framework of the approved budget, and the terms of their employment.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Strategic vision with extensive and nuanced skills to drive mission attainment, operational outcomes, and change management • Business developer who has worked collaboratively with established public and private sector resources to effectively promote the business growth of a community, county and/ or region. • Demonstrated skills in organizational leadership, resource alignment, talent development, team building, and performance management • Track record of experience overseeing economic development, including business retention and expansion, company attraction, talent attraction, workforce development and education, placemaking, innovation and collaboration with local and state agencies and other organizations. • History of creating economic development programs and initiatives that focus on increasing economic vitality and quality of life. • Highly developed interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills • Adept at coalition building, relationship management, and negotiating complex agreements • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with members, potential members, elected officials, community organizations, media outlets, and the Board of Directors • Strong understanding of the changing political landscape in regards to collaboration with civic leaders and partner organizations • Integrates diversity, equity, and inclusion awareness and practices throughout the organization. • Skilled in dispute intervention and resolution • Possesses and demonstrates high standards of integrity, work ethic, trustworthiness, likeability, and personal responsibility

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

A minimum of 10 years of successful experience in executive management and leadership positions within the private, public, or nonprofit sectors, demonstrating progressively greater responsibility through economic development and business support.

A graduate degree is preferred, but related experience will be considered in lieu of academic credentials.

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Todd Jorgenson, Managing Director and Principal
Jorgenson Consulting
4103847243
Position
BINATIONAL AFFAIRS COORDINATOR
Organization
County of El Paso
City
El Paso
Posted Date
08-25-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 25, 2022 - October 2, 2022
Organization: County of El Paso
Street Address: 500 E Overland
City: El Paso
State: Texas
Zip: 79901
Job Description

The Binational Affairs Coordinator provides highly responsible, complex, and confidential binational affairs engagement and policy support to the County of El Paso. The incumbent is responsible for implementing strategic vision and tactical direction for the effective development of strong binational relationships within our local community, both public and private, and with other key part- ners in the El Paso border region.

Develops relationships and coordinates meetings for County leadership with community partners, government officials and private businesses in the binational metroplex in an effort to identify areas of collaborative opportunity which may exist and to further engage in bringing solutions and recommendations to Commissioners Court for future consideration.

Job Requirements

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal Binational Affairs Coordinator candidate will have substantial knowledge of migration, temporary worker policies, politics of immigration reform, and overall U.S./Mexico binational relations. The incumbent will work independently and have strong presentation and communication skills. Be personable and have the ability to develop strong relations with partners in the binational metroplex, have exceptional organizational skills, ability to manage multiple overlapping deadlines; create collaborative opportunities between local governments and stakeholders, particularly within the private sector; develop creative/alternative solutions to problems, have great knowledge of policies at the local, state, national, and international level. (Bi-lingual preferred).

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Preferred) in Political Science, International Studies, Global/International Affairs, Border Culture or Histo- rian Studies, Public or Business Administration, or a related field, from an accredited university or college, and five (5) years of experience in legislative, law, or public policy and/or public sector administration at the local, state, or federal level, to include two (2) years of policy research experience at a binational level.

Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For More Information
HR Department,
County of El Paso
(915) 546-2218
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Position
Economic Development Analyst
Organization
AEP
City
TBD
Posted Date
08-24-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 24, 2022 - September 2, 2022
Organization: AEP
Street Address:
City: TBD
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

The AEP Economic & Business Development Team is consistently recognized as a leader in utility economic development programs across the U.S. and is seeking an Economic Development Analyst/Economic Development Analyst Sr. to support our efforts. This position will provide program support to the AEP (AEP Texas, PSO & SWEPCO) EBD team and assist with the execution of initiatives in the E&BD strategic plan, provide data and content for marketing activities, and assist with responses to prospective customer requests for information (RFIs). Activities include but are not limited to database and system management, corporate or demographic research, location intelligence, marketing communications and other operational functions. The ideal candidate can demonstrate their ability to develop a concept into an action plan and brings creative thinking to the process.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements -

Bachelors degree in business, planning, geography, geographic information systems (GIS), economics, library science, and/or related field of study.

Experience - Minimum of 3 years of related work experience for Analyst. 5 years for Sr Analyst.

The ideal talent has:

Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite; Good written and oral communication skills; Excellent time management skills; Ability to multi-task all assigned projects and to effectively prioritize workload; Flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork skills.

Location - within the AEP Texas, SWEPCO or PSO service area. The position will be located in the AEP West service area and will be a “hybrid” designation of office and remote working as needed. The position will report to the Director of Economic Development for the AEP West area. Some travel required.

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Janet Smith, Director, Economic & Business Developmentent
AEP
9185992405
Position
Economic Development Director
Organization
City of Laredo
City
Laredo
Posted Date
08-22-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 22, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Laredo
Street Address: 1110 Houston St.
City: Laredo
State: Texas
Zip: 78040
Job Description

SALARY: Negotiable Depending on Qualifications

Under administrative direction, manages the City's Economic Development programs and initiatives in a bi-national region through the oversight and direction of the Economic Development Department. The Director of Economic Development serves as a member of the City's economic development leadership team and is the City's designated day-to-day liaison to a wide variety of external organizations that collectively comprise the City and region's collaborative economic development effort.

**KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: ** * Knowledge of public and business administration as it relates to functions, needs, policies, laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the City. * Knowledge of the methods and practices of assembling, analyzing, and presenting statistical data. * Knowledge of grant writing and application preparation. * Ability to have strong interpersonal skills and to work with and motivate all levels of employees, and to interact with the City of Laredo business community and the general public. * Ability to develop and maintain unified working relationships with local and Nuevo Laredo trade organizations. * Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills. * Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record. * Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints. * Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language and orally in the Spanish language. * Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo. * Ability to comply with all City of Laredo's policies and procedures. * Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed inside and/or outside an office, stockroom, or warehouse. Work may be exposed to a variety of weather conditions and outdoor elements, such as: excessive dampness, chill, heat, humidity, intermittent noise, and inclement cold weather. Work may be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions, such as: unknown & dangerous conditions, unusual environmental stress, dry atmosphere, solvents, dirt, grease, oils, dust, constant noise, pneumatic vibration, fumes, smoke, gases, and slippery/uneven walking surfaces. Capable of working closely with others or alone, working long or irregular working hours, working shift work and/or weekends, working with protective devices, working below ground, working on ladders or scaffolding, working around moving objects or vehicles, working around machines with moving parts and objects, and traveling by car or plane. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and office equipment; Work requires light to moderate carrying and lifting (under 15 pounds up to 44 pounds), straight pulling, simple grasping, repeated bending, sitting, standing, climbing stairs, and walking. Ability to see, write, read, count, identify shade of colors, perceive depth, and hearing is needed to perform the essential functions of this job.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Oversees all operational activities of the Economic Development Department. * Formulates and administers the planning and grant writing activities for the City of Laredo. Researches available grant sources and submits applications to all potential funding sources to include private foundations, local trusts, and to state and federal agencies. * Assures grant management in accordance to all federal, state, and local requirements including requirements stipulated by private foundations and/or trusts. * Directs the research, collection, and analysis of trade related data from production of reports and publications on economic status. * Supervises, plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates; instructs and trains in correct methods and procedures; reviews and evaluates employee's performance. * Develops and supervises the implementation of an annual operating and marketing plan, in order to promote Laredo as a destination to local, state, regional, national, and international audiences. * Directs the development and preparation of the annual departmental budget and monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budget limitations. * Develops collateral materials including brochures, newsletters, promotional documents, advertisements, direct mail pieces and planner's guides to increase market shares for the Economic Development industry in Laredo. * Develops economic updates, reports, and publications. * Assists potential investors. * Directs the planning and coordination of promotional activities for the City of Laredo. * Promotes development operation in the City of Laredo and other foreign countries such as Mexico, China, and any other country interested in development and investing in our community. * Participates in international trade related conferences and trade shows for the purpose of attracting business and industry to our region. * Serves as the international trade liaison with foreign organizations. * Assists potential investors by organizing meeting agendas and providing regional economic and/or demographic data/maps. * Serves as conduit between private sectors and City Council for recommendation of economic policy. * Directs the development and maintenance of data on City of Laredo home page on the internet. * Represents City of Laredo in local and international forums by participating in meetings, conferences and/or trade shows. * Attends City Council meetings and takes necessary action regarding Council agenda items. * Works with an Advisory Committee made up of industry representatives that will make recommendations to the department and the City Council on policy changes needed to reflect the industry needs. * Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use. * Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Marketing, or related field. Master's degree is preferred. -AND- At least seven (7) years of professional experience in economic development, trade development, international trade, technology-based economic development and entrepreneurship support, sustainability based economic development, or commercial or residential real estate development, including five (5) years of supervising personnel.

Valid Texas Driver License* *If applicant holds an out-of-state license, a State of Texas Driver License must be obtained prior to employment.

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Carolina Thurkettle, Talent Management & HRIS Manager
City of Laredo
956-791-7412
Position
Marketing & Administrative Assistant
Organization
San Patricio County EDC
City
Portland
Posted Date
08-19-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 19, 2022 - September 15, 2022
Organization: San Patricio County EDC
Street Address: 801 East Broadway Blvd
City: Portland
State: TX
Zip: 78374
Job Description
  • Provide administrative, technical, and clerical support to department staff, including preparation of general correspondence, calendar, and appointment scheduling for meetings.
  • Manage and create content for social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • Update and maintain website data/content through EDsuite.
  • Share the responsibility of answering incoming calls.
  • Effectively use computer systems, software applications such as Microsoft Office, Outlook, Google Drive, Adobe Acrobat, Constant Contact, ESRI Community Analyst, and modern business equipment.
  • Utilize Canva Pro to prepare creative and persuasive promotional and advertising materials to support business attraction, growth, and expansion; effectively disseminate promotional content across various channels.
  • Prepare promotional marketing materials and email campaigns related to economic development programs and projects as well as tracks marketing engagements.
  • Establish and maintain accurate databases, records, and files.
  • Research, analyze, interpret, summarize, and present information and data in an effective manner.
  • Prepare clear, concise, and complete technical documents, reports, and correspondence * Collect and compile statistics related to County residents and projects.
  • Maintain accurate information of available sites within the county.
  • Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with the public and internal staff.
  • Manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
  • Helpful, professional, and positive attitude towards community and businesses.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must be willing to relocate to San Patricio County or the Corpus Christi region.
Job Requirements

Please email a copy of your resume to adam@sanpatricioedc.com

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Adam Gawarecki, President and CEO
San Patricio County EDC
361-704-3070
Position
Downtown Redevelopment Coordinator
Organization
City of Irving
City
Irving
Posted Date
08-17-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 17, 2022 - September 7, 2022
Organization: City of Irving
Street Address: 825 W Irving Blvd
City: Irving
State: Texas
Zip: 75060
Job Description

The position will focus on * Developing, implementing, and executing incremental and catalytic economic development and revitalization programs in downtown Irving. * Determining development objectives, action plans, and other development related activities and to be responsible for program oversight and administration. * Identifying and securing grant-funding and shared partnerships for revitalization, historic preservation, and community development strategies that will positively transform Downtown Irving. * Promoting economic growth of Downtown Irving and its businesses. * Facilitating and leading the implementation of downtown development and redevelopment projects and/or functions from conception to completion; further, to perform highly responsible managerial work that involves includes assessing, estimating, developing, coordinating, managing, planning, and oversight of development and revitalization projects.

Job Requirements

Duties include: * Manage administrative aspects of the redevelopment program including, but not limited to developing and maintaining program budget, purchasing, measuring the local economic climate, researching potential businesses, performing, and tracking reinvestment figures, administering grants & programs for improvement, etc. * Work with public and private sector organizations to facilitate improvements including reuse of existing building and underutilized space, place-making, wayfinding, district branding, beautification, landscaping, streetscaping, banners, public art, and infrastructure. * Work with local property owners and tenants to develop, organize and implement various programs designed for the revitalization of the area. * Assist with the business retention, expansion, and recruitment, including providing information, expertise, and appropriate referrals to business owners, marketing opportunities to outside businesses, working with developers and business and property owners to enhance the quality of retail and commercial space.

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

EDUCATION:

• A Master’s in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, Urban Planning or another related field of study; or • An equivalent qualification, such as a Bachelor’s in a related field of study and two (2) years of additional experience.

EXPERIENCE:

• Two (2) years of relevant experience with one (1) year of project management experience.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

• Downtown Revitalization: Concepts, issues, and practices involved in neighborhood and commercial revitalization from various points of merchants, public agencies, property owners, and community organizations. • Economic Development: Trends, principles, tools, state laws, issues and techniques for successful redevelopment and revitalization; tools; retail, small business, and entrepreneurship best practices and project management processes. • Urban Design: Principles, ordinances, and regulations; placemaking and tactical urbanism best practices and processes. • Marketing and Event Planning: Promotional strategies, placemaking, marketing techniques • Main Street Program development practices and principles. • Administration and Management: Principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination and execution. This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques and production methods. • Contract Management: Methods for administering and managing contracts, understanding the terms and conditions of contracts, and payment thereof.

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Position
Director, Business Development – Biosciences and Technology
Organization
greater:SATX Regional Economic Partnership
City
San Antonio
Posted Date
08-16-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 16, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: greater:SATX Regional Economic Partnership
Street Address: 112 E. Pecan, Suite 2635
City: San Antonio
State: TX
Zip: 78205
Job Description

The Greater San Antonio Texas eight county region represents the diverse and growing demographic future of Texas and the U.S. greater:SATX is the regional partnership leading San Antonio’s transformative economic growth through business recruitment, business retention & expansion, and workforce development. Supported by 170 private sector investors and the City of San Antonio, Bexar County, CPS Energy, SAWS, the organization is responsible for assisting over 500 companies relocate or expand in the region that collectively employ more than 120,000 San Antonians.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Business Development – Foreign Direct Investment leads and executes the greater:SATX (gSATX) Business Development/ sales pipeline development program of work for the eight-county San Antonio region with an emphasis on global business engagement, foreign direct investment, and trade. The Director is accountable for building an active sales pipeline, identifying and leveraging available resources and relationships to generate and connect with potential corporate location prospects, fostering and maintaining relationships with key partners and companies in these industries, and partnering across the Economic Development team, across the organization, and with external partners, industry groups, investors, and site location consultants to ensure that lead generation efforts generate active projects that result in corporate location wins and quality jobs for San Antonians. The Director is responsible for the performance of the International Business Development Center (IBDC), including budget, clientele, and operations oversight.

For the essentail functions details, please visit: https://greatersatx.hiringthing.com/job/474558/director-business-development-biosciences-and-technology

Job Requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statements:

  • Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
  • Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
  • Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company policies and procedures.
  • Active Communication - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Political Science, Public Administration, Economic Development, Planning, or related field required.  

Experience:

  • 5+ years of related experience in sales or business development  
  • Experience in business development, preferred
  • Experience in economic development, preferred   
  • Computer Skills: MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook). Salesforce CRM experience preferred.

Certificates & Licenses: None required

Other Requirements: Assist and/or participate in travel up to 50% of time. Valid Texas driver license and passport.

Core Values:

  • Be: Real. We are authentic, approachable, and open in our interactions. We represent greater SATX and embody the diverse cultures that make our community unique.
  • Be: Accountable. We are reliable, dependable, and adaptable. We follow through and deliver to our internal and external customers. Our attitude is “if not me, who? And if not now, when?”
  • Be: Curious. We are inquisitive learners. We crave information and context. We have courage and are empowered to ask questions, respectfully challenge, and actively listen to learn.
  • Be: Purposeful. We are passionate about the greater SATX community. We want to see our region thrive and are determined to make it happen. We know our mission is “bigger than us” and we lead with a service driven purpose.
  • Be: Courageous. We are action-oriented, solutions driven, and willing to take calculated risks for positive outcomes. We act courageously to ensure our team and external relationships do not lose momentum when pursing shared goals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS General office activity, e.g. exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally.

WORK ENVIRONMENT This is a flexible work environment which includes both in-office attendance and the ability to work from home as business needs allow. Work is performed primarily indoors and sedentary. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, and multi-functioning printer. Ability to travel to and from meetings, training sessions or other business-related events as needed. After hours work/travel may be required for business-related events.

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

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Chanda Myrick, Administrative Services Manager
greater:SATX Regional Economic Partnership
210.802.4863
Position
Executive Director of Economic Development Corporation
Organization
Edinburg Economic Development Corporation
City
Edinburg
Posted Date
08-12-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 12, 2022 - September 11, 2022
Organization: Edinburg Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 415 W University Dr
City: Edinburg
State: TX
Zip: 78539
Job Description

The Edinburg Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) Executive Director is under the general supervision of the EEDC Board of Directors. The Executive Director implements EEDC goals, coordinates and develops, and manages the EEDC incentives and programs to attract businesses that invest resources to increase the local property tax base, create jobs, and contribute to positively impact the quality of life and well-being of the Edinburg community and its citizens.

The Executive Director provides professional technical assistance and guidance to businesses interested in relocating or expanding to the City and administers the City's economic development strategy, preparing and managing the economic development budget, and facilitating the activities of the EEDC.

Job Requirements

The position requires broad knowledge in business operations and marketing. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with major course work in Business Administration, Urban Planning, Political Science, Public Relations and/or a field relevant to the assignment. Master's degree in related field is preferred.

Additional related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

At least five (5) years of experience in Economic Development is required. Experience in a leadership role is highly preferred. A thorough working knowledge of funding and developing economic development projects is needed. Other special job requirements include the ability to understand government operations and small business development, with knowledge of statistical methodology.

Seven (7) Years of progressively responsible experience in economic and/or workforce development or a closely related field, preferred.

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Belinda Torres, Director of Human Resources
City of Edinburg
956-388-1873
Position
Executive Director
Organization
Freeport, Texas, Economic Development Corporation
City
Freeport
Posted Date
08-12-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 12, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Freeport, Texas, Economic Development Corporation
Street Address:
City: Freeport
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

The Executive Director of the Freeport, Texas, EDC of is the principal economic developer in Freeport. The Executive Director demonstrates a high degree of integrity, energy, and leadership and is responsible for Freeport economic efforts and vision. The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation and implementation of the organization’s strategies and objectives. This position requires about 20% travel time. The Executive Director:

• Oversees the budgetary and financial management of the Freeport EDC • Oversees staff selection, training, and supervision of the exempt Freeport staff • Oversees the preparation and presentation of funding proposals and the administration of contracts and grants • Creates an environment of professionalism and excellence within the Freeport business community • Provides leadership and vision for Freeport economic development efforts • Develops and oversees a plan of economic action encompassing the key program areas: Business Attraction, Retention & Expansion, Community Development, and Leadership Development • Develops and maintains superior working relationships with other economic development partners in Brazoria County, Texas Gulf Coast, the State of Texas, and federal agencies as applicable • Develops effective partnerships with local, city, and county officials involving them in economic development strategies and planning • Provides regular status reports for all ongoing plans and projects to the Freeport EDC Board of Directors • Oversees notification of all meetings, preparation and distribution of meeting agendas and other official documents • Provides a leadership role in development and implementation of the Strategic Plan • Directs and oversees public relations and marketing campaigns and serves as the official spokesperson of the Freeport EDC • Serves as a liaison to local, state, and national elected officials to further economic development in Freeport • Plans, organizes, and hosts special events designed to showcase and promote Freeport • Organizes and leads regular staff meetings

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Excellent interpersonal relations and supervisory skills Ability to analyze and solve problems Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems Ability to offer creative solutions to recurring problems A track record of “deal making” An understanding of incentives related to economic development An understanding of real estate practices/transactions Ability to manage several activities simultaneously

Qualifications Sought: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an undergraduate degree in political science, marketing, business, or related field; Master of Public/Business Administration, or Master of Economic Development preferred. A successful track record of accomplishment in economic development is important. Successful experience in working with site selection consultants, brokers/developers, and corporate real estate professionals

Candidates should send resume, cover letter, and three references with contact information to mbarnes@mikebarnesgroup.com. Note: Candidates are subject to Open Records, Background Checks and Possible Drug Screening

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Mike Barnes, Presiddent/CEO
Mike Barnes Group, Inc.
830.833.5300
Position
Director of Economic Development
Organization
City of Kyle
City
Kyle
Posted Date
08-10-2022
Job Description
Application Period: August 10, 2022 - September 10, 2022
Organization: City of Kyle
Street Address: 100 W. Center St.
City: Kyle
State: TX
Zip: 78640
Job Description

Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, plans, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Economic Development Department, including the development, implementation, and oversight of economic development programs and initiates for business retention, promotion, marketing, and expansion; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; requires regular contact with the public in situations that require tact and judgment representing the City in negotiations and mediations; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant City Manager.

Job Requirements

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, or a closely related field; and • A minimum of five (5) years of related experience in commercial real estate, economic development, tourism, marketing, or related field, focusing on the attraction of retail and sales tax generating businesses. • A Master’s degree in on the above related fields preferred, but not required. • Or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of required job duties and expectations. • Possession of an appropriate professional designation (CLS, CCIM, CED/CID, EDFED, or equivalent) preferred. For more information: tbennett@cityofkyle.com

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Position
Assistant Director
Organization
Hutto EDC
City
Hutto
Posted Date
07-25-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 25, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Hutto EDC
Street Address: 1150 New Technology Blvd Ste. 100
City: Hutto
State: TX
Zip: 78634
Job Description

The Assistant Director reports to the Director and is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the day-to-day operations, policies, and programs of the organization as established by the City and EDC board of directors.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education: • Bachelors degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate, Public Administration or a related field • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience with economic or business development • 2 years in management

Leadership • Set a standard for professionalism characterized by competency, collaboration and ethical behavior. • Work with organization’s leadership, volunteers and staff to implement the plans of work. • Work with allies including investors, other nonprofits, educators, political subdivisions and associations.

Administration • Prepare materials/reports for project inquiries and evaluation of Hutto (industrial, commercial, retail) • Prepare research re: prospects, other local partners, and allies • Conduct policy-related research and analysis in support of projects (impact analysis, policy research) • Manage prospects from initial inquiry to completion • Conduct business retention and expansion visits and prepare related reports • Support internal reporting and budgetary analysis and input (CRM systems and other management reports) • Attend trade shows and networking events designed to increase interaction with customers/allies and generally raise awareness of Hutto’s attributes • Support marketing initiatives of the Department and the City.

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Anthony Michelic, President
The PACE Group
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Position
Office Manager/Executive Director:
Organization
Sonora Economic Development Corporation
City
Sonora
Posted Date
07-21-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 21, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Sonora Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 307 E. Oak
City: Sonora
State: TX
Zip: 76950
Job Description

The Sonora Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is looking for the right person to begin as an Administrative Assistant to the Board of Directors and quickly train to become the SEDC Manager. SEDC is a one-person office.

The successful Applicant will have solid skills in Word, Excel and Quick Books, together with experience with other normal office equipment. Applicant must have a college degree with an emphasis on business. Although three to five years of practical experience in economic development may replace formal educational training. The applicant must display initiative, be able to meet and greet people of various backgrounds and ethnicity, make “cold calls” and be able to promote Sonora to a prospective new business, make some independent decisions, always confer with the Board of Directors and maintain good relations with the City Council.

Job Requirements

Being a one-person office, an applicant must be organized and possess time management skills in order to promote Sonora and keep track of the organization’s transactions. This position occasionally requires work beyond what is considered a normal workday/week, such as, weekend and “after hours” work to successfully implement the planned programs. The position may require travel in and out of the boundaries of the SEDC. Although this position is administered through the City of Sonora, the SEDC is a separate governmental office governed by its board of directors.

Salary: Commensurate with experience that includes health and retirement benefits.

For a job application please e-mail: david.smith@sonoraedc.org .

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Position
Vice President - Economic Development
Organization
Economic Development Alliance
City
Angleton
Posted Date
07-19-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 19, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Economic Development Alliance
Street Address: 4005 Technology Drive, Suite 1010
City: Angleton
State: TX
Zip: 77515
Job Description

The Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County is seeking an experienced leader to serve as their next Vice President and help bring economic development initiatives to the next level.

The Alliance is a private, non-profit 501(c)6 organization tasked with the responsibility of providing economic development services for Brazoria County. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of economic development principles and practices including business retention and expansion programs and a strong background in recruitment of high value businesses to help diversify the area. 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.

The ideal candidate will be well-organized, detail-oriented, and skilled in developing marketing plans and benchmark metrics. This individual must possess excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills and think strategically about ways to assist all partners in a growing County. They should function well in a fast-paced, small office environment and should have experience coordinating events, membership recruitment and budgeting. Should possess the ability to design and implement long-range development programs and policies designed to help raise the competitive profile of Brazoria County and the municipalities in the County.

Job Requirements

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required; degree in marketing, business, or a related discipline preferred. Candidates should also have at least eight to ten years of related work experience, specifically in the economic development field. Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to build and sustain relationships with targeted industry executives, site selectors, and industrial real estate professionals. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. Preferred candidate will be either PCED or CEcD certified or in the process of obtaining certification.

Salary commensurate with qualifications. An excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability insurance and a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) program are included.

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Patti Worfe, President & CEO
Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County
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Position
Program Specialist (Program Specialist I)
Organization
Office of the Governor
City
Austin
Posted Date
07-14-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 14, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Office of the Governor
Street Address: P.O. Box 12428
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip: 78711
Job Description

TWC Job #: 15301557 Opening Date: 5/20/2022

The Program Specialist works within the Office of the Governor (OOG), Economic Development and Tourism Office (EDT) – Business and Community Development Division, and reports to the Director of Business and Community Development. Performs routine (journey-level) technical and administrative assistance work. Coordinates and conducts general office operations, procurement, administrative support, and special projects, as assigned. Demonstrates efficiency, superior customer focus and strong interpersonal effectiveness whether communicating with others over the telephone or in-person. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties

  • Monitors and maintains the front desk during normal business hours, ensuring the desk and phone lines are covered at all times.
  • Responds to high number of complex and routine information requests — both written and oral.
  • Performs general office duties such as ordering supplies, performing bookkeeping work and handling mail, as needed.
  • Maintains awareness of staff schedules, division calendars and visitor traffic to assist in maintaining customer service efficiency.
  • Cheerfully greets visitors and callers and responds to general questions.
  • Serves as Records Management Coordinator for the division. Develops and maintains filing, recordkeeping, and records management systems.
  • Serves as Divisional Purchase Requisition point of contact.
  • Handles sensitive documentation/information and maintains confidentiality of data at all times.
  • Coordinates meetings, conferences, and seminars. Assists in planning, including logistics, gathering and shipping of materials and development of materials for special meetings, events and conferences, as assigned.
  • Receives, interprets, and appropriately disseminates and/or re-directs calls, visitors and mail to EDT leadership and other appropriate staff in the agency.
  • Announces visitors, annotates and relays clear messages according to EDT reception desk procedures and management expectations.
  • Monitors and maintains office inventory and maintenance requirements as appropriate. Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs.
  • Serves as Additional Duty Safety Officer (ADSO) for the division.
  • Serves as Travel Liaison for the division. Coordinates and processes travel related forms and documents.
  • Serves as Public Information Request Coordinator for the division. Coordinates and distributes requests for information to proper personnel for response and monitors for completeness and timeliness.
  • Provides administrative and technical assistance to EDT staff as directed, including maintaining files, contacts, and calendars, as directed.
  • Participates and works with others on EDT projects.
  • Remains well-informed of division and OOG initiatives, operations, new releases, web content, programs, statewide trends, OOG policies and procedures.
  • May provide administrative and technical assistance to an agency executive.
  • May assists in the development of policies and procedures.
  • Maintains regular attendance and may work extended hours, as needed.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent; and One (1) year experience in administrative support, office work, program support, or customer service-related position. Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual in Spanish.
  • Experience with multi-line phone system.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements
  • Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and software applications.
  • Skill in gathering and analyzing accurate and relevant information.
  • Skill in providing outstanding customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Skill in written and verbal communication.
  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment, personal computers and software applications.
  • Skill in using Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to create spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Skill in inventory control, planning and general organization.
  • Skill in organization, record keeping, and maintenance.
  • Skill in attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and confidence in stressful situations.
  • Ability to implement administrative procedures and to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships within and outside the agency.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and creativity.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment in making critical decisions.
  • Registration, Certification or Licensure
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions

This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to move up to 20 Ibs. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate data in a variety of formats, including hard copy, electronic and media formats. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.

Position
Business Assistance Specialist (Program Specialist III)
Organization
Office of the Governor
City
Austin
Posted Date
07-14-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 14, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Office of the Governor
Street Address: P.O. Box 12428
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip: 78711
Job Description

Job #: 2022-109 TWC Job #: 15365142

The Business Assistance Specialist works in the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) – Small Business Assistance, within the Office of the Governor (OOG), and reports to the Director for Business and Community Development. Performs complex (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work to assist Texas companies and entrepreneurs as they seek to start, grow and sustain their businesses in Texas. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing EDT Business Assistance programs and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties

  • Performs duties to the satisfaction of the principal statutory and contractual mandates of the Business Assistance programs within OOG-EDT.
  • Provides assistance and identifies opportunities available to Texas’ entrepreneurs, businesses and communities.
  • Performs an array of technical, training, research, planning, program assessment, and administrative activities for the Small Business Assistance programs.
  • Collaborates in the development and implementation of EDT events and initiatives from initial concept through post-event evaluation, as assigned.
  • Coordinates and conducts reviews to determine compliance with program requirements, contract terms, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reviews and evaluates information on service delivery system methods, outputs, activities, and trends to identify gaps in resources, and recommends improvements to resolve technical problems, including addressing unexpected problems arising during offsite events/activities.
  • Monitors and prepares required performance reports, recommending appropriate changes as necessary.
  • Provides input on developing Business Assistance guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies and procedures; identifies needed areas of change and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborates in the planning, development, implementation, analysis, and documentation of the Business Assistance programs.
  • Assists in analyzing legislation and proposed contracts to develop recommendations for programmatic issues relating to the implementation, improvement, and/or expansion or reduction of program funding.
  • Analyzes operations and prepares reports, recommendations, and justifications.
  • Assists in analyzing the application of and variations within programs to develop action plans for improving or initiating new programs.
  • Recommends, plans, and implements event outreach and engagement activities, including local media outlets, social media engagement, mail and email campaigns, etc., in a way that is consistent with OOG-EDT guidelines, procedures and management directives.
  • Coordinates the marketing of programs to community and professional groups to encourage interest in EDT programs; works in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders to market EDT initiatives.
  • Creates marketing and event materials (i.e. invitations, infographics, programs, agendas, flyers, etc.).
  • Manages grant and procurement contracts associated with EDT initiatives.
  • Assists in preparing and evaluating program budget requests, and maintaining program contract budgets.
  • Engages in public speaking to a wide range of audiences in a variety of forums.
  • Monitors the work of contractors involved with providing services for EDT initiatives.
  • Drafts briefing documents for OOG staff, as requested.
  • Remains well-informed of division and OOG initiatives, operations, new releases, web content, programs, statewide trends, OOG policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates subject matter expertise, professional confidence and clarity when representing the office.
  • Maintains regular attendance and may work extended hours, as needed.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, government, marketing, economics, economic development, political science, communications, or other relevant fields; and
  • Three (3) years of professional experience in a related field.
  • Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Knowledge of business assistance resources and governing local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the legislative process, which includes analysis, and interpretation of legislation.
  • Knowledge of industry and market terminology, procedures, and related business trends.
  • Knowledge of community and economic development in Texas.
  • Knowledge of business programs, resources, and challenges facing entrepreneurs in Texas.
  • Knowledge of marketing techniques.
  • Knowledge of budget and program management techniques.
  • Skill in gathering and analyzing accurate and relevant information.
  • Skill in communication, human relations, and organizational skills.
  • Skill in the use of a personal computer, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Skill in public relations and public speaking.
  • Skill in planning, coordinating, executing, and evaluating events.
  • Skill in graphic design.
  • Ability to establish goals and objectives, to devise solutions to program administrative problems.
  • Ability to evaluate policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to convey complex ideas and concepts.
  • Ability to prepare concise reports.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and creativity.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment in making critical decisions.
  • Ability to problem solve on the fly, exercising well-reasoned decision-making skills under significant time restraints.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time, (i.e. monthly) under normal conditions for long distances.
  • Registration, Certification or Licensure
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Texas Contract Management Certification, to be obtained within one year of hire date.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions

  • This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to move up to 20 Ibs. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate data in a variety of formats, including hard copy, electronic and media formats. Must be able to observe and evaluate media and grant presentations. Must have stamina to work a regular 8-hour work day and to work extended hours, as needed. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.
Position
Economic Development Specialist Financial Analyst
Organization
Buda Economic Development Corporation
City
Buda
Posted Date
07-06-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 6, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Buda Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 405 East Loop
City: Buda
State: TX
Zip: 78610
Job Description

The Economic Development Financial Analyst will be responsible for oversight of financial programs of the EDC, budgeting and reporting, and analysis of financial data for planning and incentive purposes under the direction of the Executive Director.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to: • Develops and administers EDC financial programs • Preparation and analysis of financial projections and forecasts • Perform detailed technical, financial, and operational analyses and support • Research and compilation of project data • Monitors performance contract compliance and payment • Oversees completion of required performance reports • Track legal requirements for projects • Ensures thorough completion of data and recordkeeping • Development of project reports, analytical work papers, and project presentations • Work with financial committee, CPA, and Executive Director on Budget and financial reporting • Present to board and City Council on financial programs as needed • Demonstrate accurate accounting practices • Oversees accounts payable • Coordinates financial accounting and auditing with City finance office • All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Public Administration, Government, Community and Regional Planning, Economics, Business Administration, or another related field • Five years of financial experience required • Three years economic development experience preferred • Knowledge of governmental and business accounting principles • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills • High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to develop and maintain good personal and effective working relationships with others, including other employees, City of Buda, BEDC Board of Directors, City Councilmembers, and the public. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS: • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality • Ability to handle, resolve, and offer creative solutions to recurring problems • An understanding of incentives related to economic development • Ability to manage several activities simultaneously • Ability to organize work/resources and establish priorities • Good time management skills with flexible attitude and ability to handle multiple projects with short deadlines and exercise initiative • Ability to maintain a positive customer service attitude • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; attention to detail and problem-solving skills • Skilled in public and interpersonal relations in a group setting or in a one-to-one situation. • Basic computer and office equipment operation; Microsoft Office Programs; Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook; Office 365 • Data collection, research, and report preparation

WORK ENVIRONMENT/ADA: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long of periods of time performing repetitive functions. Some of these functions include: filing, typing prescribed words per minute accurately, sitting at desk and viewing display screen for extended periods of time. Travel will be required to various locations and participate in meetings to conduct BEDC business during day, evening, and weekend hours. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Ability to sit for extended periods of time while working • Constant hand, finger, and arm use • To occasionally function in activities involving walking, bending, squatting, reaching • Occasionally stand for extended periods of time • Ability to hear clearly and speak intelligibly • Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

WORK SCHEDULE: Regular organizational business hours are Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Common out of state travel by vehicle and/or air and “after hours” may be required as well as extended overnight stays for out-of-town events and meetings.

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Vicky Rudy, Interim Executive Director
Buda Economic Development Corporation
Position
CEO/Executive Director
Organization
Breckenridge Economic Development Corporation
City
Breckenridge
Posted Date
07-05-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 5, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: Breckenridge Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 100 East Elm Street
City: Breckenridge
State: TX
Zip: 76424
Job Description

The Breckenridge Economic Development Corporation (Type B) is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of CEO, Executive Director. The requirements, knowledge, skills and abilities that are needed to perform the duties of this position include: - Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or economic development related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to operate the economic development department for Breckenridge. - Expertise needed to lead our city’s economic development efforts including business attraction and expansion, job creation and retention, and quality of life improvements. - Ability to coordinate and manage all organizational activities of the corporation. - Ability to work with and understand the needs of community and regional partners. - Ability to prepare clear and concise financial reports by utilizing the principles and procedures of finance, budgeting and budgetary control. - Ability to operate personal computer and software, including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks; and operate various other office related equipment. - Excellent interpersonal and strategic planning skills. - Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to facilitate and close deals. - Personal characteristics should include being a self-starter capable of completing all required responsibilities without supervision, having strong customer service skills, vision, integrity, creativity, enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, composure and focus. - Must be bondable, pass a pre-employment drug-screening test, a criminal background test, and have a current, valid driver’s license.

Job Requirements

Examples of Duties: The following items and other related duties are performed as required: - Coordinate and manage all activities of the BEDC to effectively stimulate the City’s economic growth. - Develop both short and long-range strategic plans for community and economic growth. - Develop, refine and execute specific marketing and promotional strategies for targeted company recruitment. - Enhance and manage job retention and expansion program for existing businesses. - Promote “quality of life” improvements in conjunction with other local entities. - Manage books, records, financial statements and other reports, prepare budgets and reports of BEDC. - Coordinate the exchange of information related to economic development with the Breckenridge Industrial Foundation (BIF), City and County officials and other local organizations. - Serve on the boards of BIF and Breck Improvement Council and provide secretarial and accounting assistance to both.

All candidates should download, complete and upload an Application Form that can be found at www.breckenridgetexas.com/edcapp. After you fill it out, upload it with your resume and any other supplemental information. Application period July 1, 2022 - until position filled.

Position
Economic Development Director
Organization
City of Georgetown
City
Georgetown
Posted Date
07-05-2022
Job Description
Application Period: July 5, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Georgetown
Street Address: 808 Martin Luther King Jr St
City: Georgetown
State: TX
Zip: 78626
Job Description

Serves as the lead economic development position in the community and is charged with organizing, planning, developing, measuring, leading, communicating and implementing the community’s economic development plan. Expands the wealth of the community through retaining and expanding existing businesses in the community and by recruiting new targeted business sectors to the community. Builds and maintains effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders and organizations within the community. Responsible for the leading the economic development team which includes business attraction and retention, convention and visitor bureau (CVB) services, arts and culture activities, and Main Street programing.

**Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. **

  • Confers with and/or actively recruits new and existing businesses to expand in or relocate to Georgetown; facilitates capital investment to increase the City’s tax base and create new jobs.
  • Hires, supervises, and develops staff through review of performance data, conferences, training and counseling; assigns and directs work of staff.
  • Organize, staff, budget and implement the strategies and policies defined to achieve the goals and accomplish the vision held for successful economic development.
  • Implements City’s strategic plan and vision for economic development; works with City Manager, council and relevant boards to update the economic development workplan.
  • Plans, develops, and manages the department’s budget.
  • Collaborates with the City Manager and City Council to define and articulate economic development vision, goals, strategies, policies and work plan appropriate to the needs of our city, its citizens and interest groups.
  • Works closely with the City Manager, City staff, 4A and 4B boards and the City Council on potential incentive packages for new business and existing retention and expansion projects.
  • Markets the City to project stakeholders; identifies best potential projects that may qualify for 4A or 4B funding; conducts background checks and completes financial review of company so that projects brought to the boards and council will be successful if funded.
  • Hosts events to inform and interact with interested parties; works closely with volunteer groups that support the economic development workplan.
  • Identifies sites and available properties that may be used to locate new or retention expansion projects.
  • Coordinates with City staff to identify and address site deficiencies that may cause a site to be less competitive.
  • Utilizes internal and external resources to complete site development planning.
  • Provides assistance to the City Manager, City Council, and other City staff on matters relevant to the economic development process including infrastructure issues.
  • Makes presentations to City Council, boards, commissions, interest groups and to key partners within the community.
  • Negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial economic development issues.
  • Works on external boards at the state level to impact economic development legislation; interacts with local and state level political representatives to introduce new legislation to achieve community goals.
  • Oversee the development of a comprehensive research program, including, but not limited to economic and community data, local business trends, and inventory of sites and buildings for commercial and industrial use.
  • Coordinate projects and maintain close working relationships with City Staff and boards and commissions in preparation of plans and specifications for capital improvement projects associated with economic development.
  • Work cooperatively with citywide associations and boards to bring integration and coordination to their initiatives which impact economic development within the City and promote good community relations by appearing before these groups.
  • Attends economic development conferences and meetings with other public officials and developers.
  • Visits plant facilities of numerous Georgetown companies per year as part of the Business Retention and Expansion Program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Job Requirements

**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education, training and Experience Guidelines

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, community development, economics or a related field from an accredited college or university. Eight (8) years of full-time progressively responsible experience in sales, marketing, and business development with a state or local agency. Four (4) years of the required experience must have included multiple program management. OR Any combination of experience, training and/or education that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of municipal administration, organization, functions, and services. - Operational characteristics, services, and activities of comprehensive economic development, CVB, Main Street, and arts programs. - Methods and techniques of effective proposal preparation. - Local and Regional markets. - Program management skills and practices applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. - Research techniques, sources and availability of information. - Methods of report presentation. - Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulation. - Principles of effective public relations and interrelationships with community groups and agencies, private businesses and firms, and other levels of government. - Economic development practices and trends and ability to apply such knowledge to local situations. - Supervisory and leadership principles and practices.

Skill in: - Ability to select, develop, organize, motivate, train, supervise, and evaluate staff. - Collecting, compiling, analyzing, and evaluating a variety of data. - Making sound policy and procedural recommendations. - Appling general management principles to complex situations. - Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. - Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with officials in local, state, and federal government officials, the general public, boards/commissions and the news media. - Using computer and related software programs. - Reading and comprehending industry journals and magazines, letters, newsletters, memos and maps. - Performing mathematical calculations. - Analyzing and interpreting data; interpreting policies and procedures. - Exercising tact and diplomacy when dealing with vendors and the public.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Class C Texas driver’s license
  • Must be able to obtain Passport within agreed upon timeframe.
  • Certified Economic and Community Developer

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, vision, hearing, talking, use of foot controls.

Changes of weather, climate when traveling. When participating in trade shows may be standing and sitting for extended periods.

The City of Georgetown offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Position
Municipal Records and Information Management (RIM) Coordinator
Organization
City of Frisco
City
Frisco
Posted Date
05-17-2022
Job Description
Application Period: May 17, 2022 - Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Frisco
Street Address: 6101 Frisco Square Blvd
City: Frisco
State: TX
Zip: 75034
Job Description

**Summary: **Under general supervision of the Records/Information Management Manager, assists with the development, coordination, facilitation and administration of the city-wide records management program to ensure compliance with the City’s Records Management Policy, professional best practices, and all local, state, and federal recordkeeping requirements.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

Essential Job Functions: * Coordinates, facilitates, helps develop, and administer the City-wide records and information management program. This also includes disaster, preservation, and recovery programs for all City records. * Analyzes, recommends, and implements records and information management requirements and process improvements for existing and new business processes and systems. * Participates in the development, implementation, and administration of records management policies, standards, and procedures for indexing, classification, retention, disposition, and protection. * Reviews departmental annual reports, records inventories, and record keeping operations and makes recommendations for improvement. * Audits departmental compliance with the City’s records management program. * Serves on the Records and Information Management Steering Committee and assists with preparation and execution of the committee meetings. * Develops, maintains, reviews, and approves City-wide records control schedules and file plans. * Plans, develops, and presents training programs to all levels of City Staff. * Researches and presents professional best practices, standards, and records management requirements. * Performs records management needs assessments for departmental participation in records and information management projects. * Prepares recommendations, reports, and summaries as required. * Reviews and approves departmental requests to transfer inactive records to the Archive Center or destroy records that have met retention requirements. * Provides training, mentoring, leadership, and guidance to Department Records and Information Management (RIM) Records liaisons.

Other Important Duties: • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and some overtime. • Travels to attend meetings, conferences, and training. • Performs other related duties as assigned. • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

Job Requirements

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications: * Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of records and information management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. * Certified Records Management (CRM) designation issued by the Institute of Certified Records Managers must be completed/obtained six (6) years after hire date. CRM designation issued by ICRM may be substituted for the required experience up to a maximum of two (2) years. * Professional Certifications issued by ARMA International or AIIM may be substituted for a maximum of two (2) years of the required education or experience. * Must possess a Notary Public License within (6) months of hire date. * Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check. * Must possess a valid State of Texas Driver’s License.

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Christine Hassell, Generalist - Human Resources
City of Frisco