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Executive Director
Organization
CityCenter Waco
City
Waco
Posted Date
09-23-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 23, 2021 – October 24, 2021
Organization: CityCenter Waco
Street Address:
City: Waco
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

Located on Texas’ celebrated Brazos River, midway between Dallas and Austin, Waco is the largest city in Central Texas. Positioned in the heart of the booming I-35 economic corridor, Waco is experiencing unprecedented business expansion. The high quality of life coupled with the incredible real estate growth opportunities and commitment to inclusiveness make Waco a great place to live, work, and engage as a leader to shape an incredible future.

Operating under a 15-member Board of Directors, CityCenter Waco is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization charged with catalyzing and guiding development in downtown Waco and the surrounding neighborhoods following equitable practices and a community-wide plan, currently “Imagine Waco.” The work involves managing defined aspects of economic development, community development, and a Public Improvement District (PID) in a way that ensures the voices and perspectives of residents and existing businesses, along with the plans and priorities of the City of Waco, are properly and meaningfully incorporated into the ultimate real estate and economic landscape of target neighborhoods resulting in a vibrant, beautiful, and financially strong Downtown and core-city Waco. CityCenter currently serves as the City’s PID manager. The Board and the City of Waco desire that the set of work involves not only maintaining the capacity to manage the current PID, but also the ability to expand it and seek the development of additional economic development zones and special districts when appropriate. The budget of CityCenter Waco is currently funded completely through a contract with the City of Waco, but the organization is expected to develop additional revenue streams in the future.

Please Apply Online: http://www.governmentresource.com/executive-recruitment/open-recruitments/citycenter-waco-tx-executive-director

For more information on this position contact: Lissa Barker, Senior Vice President LissaBarker@GovernmentResource.com 817-266-0647

Job Requirements

CityCenter Waco seeks a visionary, seasoned professional to lead this next phase of development as its new Executive Director. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or marketing, as well as at least seven years of extensive business and economic development experience, and at least one year of supervisory experience is required. A master’s degree in public administration, planning, or real estate is preferred. Certification as an economic developer and experience in economic development with a successful track record of creativity in problem-solving and project planning is a plus. Also preferred is the ability to craft financial strategies with public and private partners; knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations regarding land use and property development; and demonstrated ability to foster prosperity for residents from all areas and facilitate collaboration between diverse communities. A valid Class C Texas driver’s license is required or the ability to obtain within six months of employment.

Position
City Manager
Organization
City of Dayton, Texas
City
Dayton
Posted Date
09-22-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 22, 2021 – October 17, 2021
Organization: City of Dayton, Texas
Street Address: 117 Cook Street
City: Dayton
State: Texas
Zip: 77535
Job Description

City of Dayton, Texas

City Manager

Annual salary range: $180,000 to $230,000 DOQ

Application deadline: Monday, October 18, 2021.

Dayton, Texas is a rapidly growing community, and is a great place to live, work, and play. Located 30 miles east of Houston, Dayton offers the slower pace of a small community, with every amenity offered nearby in the country’s 4th largest city, offering a quality of life not easily found in suburbia. With a steady growth rate and a proud community spirit means that Dayton is not only a great place to raise a family but is looking for highly trained outstanding professionals to take on the task of helping the city grow. Well-paying jobs and economic stability lead to growing neighborhoods and retail centers which Dayton is already experiencing.

Dayton operates as a council-manager form of government with home rule status. The Dayton City Council is comprised of five Council Members, and a Mayoral position elected at-large by place. The Mayor and Council are looking for a new City Manager to serve as the chief executive and provide administrative oversight to all functions of the City of Dayton, lead a highly dedicated professional city staff of over 100 FTE positions, and manage an annual operating budget of $20.3 million.

Dayton’s conservative approach to its finances has earned an S&P AA- (stable) bond rating and has created a fiscally sound organization. The city is served by an all-volunteer fire department, with an ISO 2 rating, and contracts Emergency Medical Services. In addition, the city has established a Type B economic development entity, the Dayton Community Development Corporation (DCDC). The City Manager will be responsible for planning and executing community development and economic development projects in partnership with the DCDC, which is comprised of a city-council appointed board. The City Manager will report to the Mayor and City Council and will have a contractual agreement with the DCDC board related to any current and future economic development activities and projects. The DCDC board is a legislative body that is subject to Council approval.

The new City Manager will need to have the political aptitude and emotional intelligence to effectively lead a high-performing team, have a heart for the community, a passion for public service, and a business-mindset dedicated to the continuous improvement of City services across all sectors of the population. The successful candidate will be a bridge builder that embraces collaborative partnerships, has exceptional communication skills and a leadership presence, both within the organization and in the community. This dynamic leader must also be a values-based professional that is deeply committed to transparency and will make decisions that are in the best interest of the Dayton employees and the community as a whole.

A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field is required. master’s degree is preferred. A Minimum 5 years experience in Public Administration, and at least 3 years of which were in supervision. A combination of education and experience that indicates a level of skill and knowledge necessary to fulfill the duties of this position may be considered in lieu of the education and experience requirements listed above. The selected candidate must live in the City of Dayton or move to the city within 6 months of employment. Economic Development certification (CEcD) is desirable.

To view the brochure or to apply for this position visit: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/1826

For additional information, please contact:

Kylie Wilson

CPS HR Consulting

916 263-1401

kwilson@cpshr.us

To view an online brochure for this position visit: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search

City of Dayton website: https://www.cityofdaytontx.com

The City of Dayton is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

See job description.

For More Information
Kylie Wilson, Human Resources
City of Dayton, Texas
916 263-1401
Position
Finance Coordinator
Organization
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
City
Pflugerville
Posted Date
09-22-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 22, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
Street Address: 3801 Helios Way, Suite 130
City: Pflugerville
State: TX
Zip: 78660
Job Description

Finance:

  • Supervises finance contract labor to include PCDC CPA, accountant and financial advisors
  • Develops and manages the budget process a
  • Manages the audit process to include year-end closing with the CPA, and provide all backup and support for the Auditor.
  • Coordinates with City accounting staff on reports, financial transfers and other financial matters as needed.
  • Maintains and prepares monthly and annual Budget and Financial Reports for review by Executive Director, Board Treasurer and City Finance Department Director prior to submission to the PCDC Board for final review. Reports include: Financial Statement, Balance Sheet, YTD Detail Report and Summary, Cash Flow and General Ledger reports.
  • Assists Executive Director in managing all third-party financial contracts with Auditor, CPA, Accountant, Financial Advisor and Bond Attorney.
  • Oversees Bank Statement Reconciliation with accountant and Reconcile Credit Card Statements monthly.
  • Manages all PCDCs Bookkeeping on QuickBooks Online to include Accounts Payable and Receivable processes.
  • Manages all banking processes and secure required authorizations for payments, electronic transfers and deposits.
  • Manages incentive and debt obligations report and provides backup and needed authorizations for incentive grant awards and debt service payments.
  • Provides analysis for purchasing equipment, maintains depreciation of assets schedule, and maintain the inventory control report for all purchases over $1000.
  • Provides technical assistance for office equipment, manages contracts for IT services, maintains inventory of all equipment, and PCDC computer software applications and updates.
  • Retains records for on-going subscriptions for software and other services used by the staff.

Process Improvement and Other Responsibilities:

  • Recommends new or modified business and technical procedures for streamlining and improving accounting and financial processes for the PCDC.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Job Requirements

Education/Experience/Certification Qualifications:

Formal Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree (Finance, accounting or related degree) or equivalent experience.

Relatable Work Experience: N/A

Training (Licenses(s) and/or Certification(s): Valid Class C Texas driver's license. Certifications in finance, operations, business development or economic development is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced education, training or study is preferred. Two (2) years of full-time professional experience in finance and operations for a governmental agency or corporation preferred.

Position
Executive Assistant
Organization
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
City
Pflugerville
Posted Date
09-22-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 22, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
Street Address: 3801 Helios Way, Suite 130
City: Pflugerville
State: TX
Zip: 78660
Job Description

Administrative

  • Provide administrative support for the Executive Director to include managing calendar of appointments; composing and preparing correspondence sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; compiles documents for travel-related meetings; updates and responds to requests for Executive Director bios and other materials regarding PCDC.
  • Plans, coordinates, and ensures the Executive Director's schedule is followed and respected.
  • Is the central point of contact for all inquiries and calls to the PCDC and maintains call records and in office visits.
  • Tracks attendance and board members voting on resolutions and any actions taken, and all historical record keeping.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on issues and concerns addressed to the Executive Director, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature, and ensures items are followed up on in a timely manner.
  • Prepares agenda items, presentation materials, board materials, and minutes for PCDC Board Meetings and City Council meetings and is responsible for posting all workshops, meetings and possible quorum agendas in Legistar.
  • Prepare the PCDC agendas in Legistar and coordinate with the City Secretary on posting regular and special called meetings and preparing all required public notices for public hearings.
  • Coordinates the calendar for board and council agendas and keeps the schedule for deadlines on items to be prepared for all agendas.
  • Responsible for preparing and providing documents needed for forwarding to the City Secretary for City Council approval after Board meeting actions are completed.
  • Coordinates the Property Owners Association meetings and agendas and assists with any related business.
  • Researches, prepares content, and assists with development of PowerPoint presentations and other supportive materials for Executive Director and staff public speaking engagements.
  • Coordinates board members, city council, and staff with public involvement activities, site visits, special events, event registration, travel arrangements and assists with setting appointments for marketing trips and best practice tours.
  • Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format.
  • Maintain a database of PCDC contacts and maintain contact information on all office meetings and activities.
  • Purchase and maintain adequate supplies and materials for the office and recruitment activities.
  • Manage reporting for PCDC/City Council status reports to include the weekly update, annual report and other ad-hoc reports as necessary.
  • Conducts technical research, prepares reports and correspondence concerning the PCDC.
  • Assists in preparing requests for Proposals for PCDC projects as needed.
  • Responsible for monthly updates to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan and for coordinating meetings and updates from CEDS partners on a quarterly basis.
  • Administrative coordination and scheduling for office activities, conference space rental per policy, economic development activities and corporation projects (special events, meetings).
  • Provide technical assistance and coordination for all virtual meetings and webinars to include Zoom public meetings.
  • Attend meetings assigned and provide detailed notes and reports to the Executive Director.

Communications Responsibilities

  • Primary receptionist and coordinator for all incoming calls and inquiries from residents, prospects, and other agencies about the PCDC.
  • Manage and establish relationships as requested with external entities, residents, and business owners.
  • Assist Executive Director and other staff members with preparing and presenting to the PCDC, City Council and other organizations.
  • Communicate ideas and recommendations through verbal and written reports.

Process Improvement and Other Responsibilities

  • Recommend new or modified business and technical procedures for streamlining and improving operational processes for PCDC.
  • May plan, assign, train and/or supervise the work of others as needed.
  • Maintain and pursue professional knowledge, training and accreditations as needed. Other duties as assigned and responsibilities as assigned
Job Requirements

Education/Experience/Certification Qualifications

Formal Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree. Equivalent military experience may be considered.

Relatable Work Experience: N/A

Training (Licenses(s) and/or Certification(s): Valid Class C Texas driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years of full-time professional experience in a governmental agency, nonprofit or corporate environment preferred. Experience working with economic development to include strategic planning, program management and coordination, and administrative support for boards and public officials preferred. Certifications in project management are preferred.

Position
Economic Development Director
Organization
Odessa Chamber of Commerce
City
Odessa
Posted Date
09-16-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 16, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Odessa Chamber of Commerce
Street Address:
City: Odessa
State: Texas
Zip:
Job Description

The Odessa Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Director of Economic Development. Located in West Texas in the heart of the Permian Basin, Odessa/Ector County is a fast-growing community of more than 175,000 hard-working and friendly people. This business-friendly climate is home to manufacturing, energy-service, retail and hospitality industries, with a top-tier Community College, four-year University and a Health Sciences Center. Odessa is open for business and we are looking for our next Economic Development Director to lead our growth in this thriving community. The Economic Development Department is part of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce and is funded through 4A Sales Tax collected by the City of Odessa and overseen by a seven-member Odessa Development Corporation appointed by the Odessa City Council. The Chamber will provide professional development opportunities for required training and certifications where needed.

Plan, organize, and direct the Economic Development as outlined in the services contract between the Odessa Chamber and Odessa Development Corporation; Facilitate the recruitment of selected industries for relocation or expansion into the Odessa/Ector County area and ensure an active existing business retention and expansion program.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred; and minimum of five years related experience and/or training in the economic development field also preferred

Salary Range begins at $120,000 annually (depending on experience) plus benefits.

Interested? Contact Renee Earls, President/CEO, Odessa Chamber of Commerce at renee@odessachamber.com

For More Information
Renee Earls,, President/CEO
Odessa Chamber of Commerce
Position
Economic Development Manager
Organization
City of Garland
City
Garland
Posted Date
09-16-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 16, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: City of Garland
Street Address: 200 N. Fifth Street
City: Garland
State: TX
Zip: 75040
Job Description

Responsible for managing the identification, development, implementation and monitoring of plans, projects and activities under the City’s redevelopment program. Also responsible for identifying and engaging public and/or private development partners and their associated projects in other areas of the community as assigned.

Essential Job Functions • Develop, manage and implement the objectives of the redevelopment program including performance measures and identifying service improvements.

• Develop, implement, assess and refine the City’s redevelopment engagement strategies.

• Identify, define and cultivate financial and non-financial partnerships with various public and/or private sector development entities to help secure new investment to the City.

• Manage and target the City’s existing real estate assets, incentives and programs to encourage private residential, commercial and business investment that advances City priorities.

• Prepare technical reports and present private and public resource analysis needed to bring about quality development that is in accord with various community plans and policy guiding documents.

• Engage with stakeholders and real estate community to build successful partnerships and bring quality developments

• Serve as the coordinating liaison to other divisions, departments and outside agencies.

• Evaluate redevelopment project incentive request and assist incentive coordination

• Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive development inquiries and complaints.

• Assist and coordinate program budget preparation and facilitate expenditures as needed.

• Assist the Director of Economic Development in creating documents, policy reports, ordinance amendments and presentations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education & Work Experience * Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field

  • 4 years related experience

  • 2 years project management experience

  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Real Estate, Urban Planning or related field

  • 5+ years professional experience in real estate development, program design and implementation and/or economic and/or community development,

  • 3+ years comprehensive project management experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of economic development, real estate development and finance principles, programs and applications

  • Extensive knowledge of Local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and practices in regards to development and urban development standards programs

  • Extensive knowledge of business attraction, retention and expansion techniques and resources

  • Extensive knowledge of planning, coordinating and managing community projects

  • Extensive knowledge of project management practices and techniques

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Skill in Microsoft Office (including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Ability to perform effective public outreach, marketing and investor recruitment which secures public and private sector resources

  • Ability to travel occasionally when needed

Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Class C Texas Driver's License
Position
Economic Development Project Analyst
Organization
Ernst & Young LLP
City
Remote
Posted Date
09-15-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 15, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Ernst & Young LLP
Street Address:
City: Remote
State: Remote
Zip:
Job Description

Our Economic Development Advisory Services (EDAS) practice provides economic development strategies and services that help communities across the US thrive. With our assistance, clients are better able to promote job creation and capital investment, improve workforce development, increase economic mobility, strengthen organizational effectiveness and amplify brand recognition.

The opportunity

Our clients include economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, state and local governments, and workforce agencies throughout the US. As trusted advisors, we assist our clients with competitive assessments, global market insights, and strategic planning.

Your Key responsibilities

In your role as a project analyst, you will focus on developing solutions for clients and client communities while working to consistently deliver exceptional client service across the entire engagement life cycle.You will be responsible for the delivery of solutions related to community and economic development, workforce, and organizational excellence.

Skills and attributes for Success

Supporting the full engagement life cycle of economic development-related advisory engagements, including:

  • Managing projects, including scheduling meetings, planning resources and supporting overall client needs
  • Managing project processes, such as writing proposals, drafting contracts, reporting on progress and initiating client billing
  • Engaging with clients and client communities to collect input (e.g., focus groups, interviews and surveys) to inform solutions
  • Developing solutions; reports, such as economic development strategies; and other deliverables for clients
  • Delivering value by sharing insights and identifying leading practices and trends in communities and economic development
Job Requirements

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, marketing, public policy, urban planning or related field
  • A minimum of four years of related work experience (e.g., consulting firm, economic development-related organization)
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills, as well as a strong problem-solving ability, attention to detail and an entrepreneurial approach to work
  • Strong proficiency and a high level of comfort in engaging with people of various backgrounds and beliefs
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly proficient skills with Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility and a willingness to travel

Ideally, you’ll also

  • Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products

  • Experience in grant writing; delivering on grant-funded services; or familiarity with granting agencies, such as the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the

  • U.S. Department of Labor

  • Take ownership of tasks and have the proper judgment to make critical decisions

  • Have a strong ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines

  • Coach/mentor junior team members to help EY continue to build an inclusive culture and high-performing teams

  • Have excellent references from past employers or clients

What we look for

We are seeking exceptional talent to support exceptional client research services and to fuel the exponential growth of our exciting EDAS practice. Mentored by nationally recognized professionals (including the firm’s most senior talent), you’ll be a trusted economic development advisor by delivering on our promises to our stakeholders – and you’ll play a critical role in building a better working world.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Position
Economic Development Manager
Organization
Ernst & Young LLP
City
Remote
Posted Date
09-15-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 15, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Ernst & Young LLP
Street Address:
City: Remote
State: Remote
Zip:
Job Description

Our Economic Development Advisory Services (EDAS) practice provides economic development strategies and services that help communities across the US thrive. With our assistance, clients are better able to promote job creation and capital investment, improve workforce development, increase economic mobility, strengthen organizational effectiveness and amplify brand recognition.

The opportunity

Our clients include economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, state and local governments, and workforce agencies throughout the US. As trusted advisors, we assist our clients with competitive assessments, global market insights, and strategic planning.

Your key responsibilities

In your role as a manager, you will focus on developing solutions for clients and client communities while working to consistently deliver exceptional client service across the entire engagement life cycle.

You will be responsible client coordination and the delivery of solutions related to community and economic development, workforce, and organizational excellence.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Managing the full engagement life cycle of economic development-related advisory engagements, including:
  • Project management, including identifying planning resources, managing interdisciplinary teams and supporting overall client needs;
  • Leading complex project processes, including developing client proposals, drafting contracts, reporting on progress and initiating client billing;
  • Engaging with clients and diverse client communities to collect input (e.g., facilitating focus groups, interviews, and planning workshops) to inform solutions;
  • Identifying and describing strategic solutions in written reports; including economic development strategic recommendations and other deliverables for clients;
  • Presenting findings in public settings to diverse stakeholders; and
  • Delivering value by sharing insights and identifying leading practices and trends in communities and economic development.
Job Requirements

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Master’s degree or advanced professional certification in business, economics, marketing, public policy, urban planning or related field
  • A minimum of five years of related work experience (e.g., consulting firm, economic development-related organization)
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills, as well as a strong problem-solving ability, attention to detail and an entrepreneurial approach to work
  • Strong proficiency and a high level of comfort in engaging with people of various backgrounds and beliefs
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly proficient skills with Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility and a willingness to travel

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Demonstrate professionalism through a positive and cooperative attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products
  • Take ownership of tasks and have the proper judgment to make critical decisions
  • Have a strong ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Coach/mentor junior team members to help EY continue to build an inclusive culture and high-performing teams
  • Delivering on grant-funded services or familiarity with granting agencies, such as the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Have excellent references from past employers or clients

What we look for

We are seeking exceptional talent to deliver exceptional client services and to fuel the exponential growth of our exciting EDAS practice. Mentored by nationally recognized professionals (including the firm’s most senior talent), you’ll be a trusted economic development advisor by delivering on our promises to our stakeholders – and you’ll play a critical role in building a better working world.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Position
Assistant Marketing and Business Development Director
Organization
Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development
City
Sweetwater
Posted Date
09-09-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 9, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development
Street Address: 810 East Broadway Ave
City: Sweetwater
State: TX
Zip: 79556
Job Description

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

The City of Sweetwater participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) at the seven percent employee deposit rate with a municipal matching ratio of 2:1 and offers a full range of insurance, leave and other benefits.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: * • Assist Executive Director in marketing campaigns including but not limited to development of printed collateral materials, advertisements, e-mail marketing, industry-specific communications, and content creation for social media. * • Maintain website and social media on regular basis; develop new content for consistent messaging and branding purposes. * • Create ideas for content; write and edit SEED MDD newsletters, news blasts, and community presentations for internal and external audiences * • Assist Executive Director in composing promotional articles, press releases and summary reports. * • Provide highly responsible administrative and technical support to the Executive Director * • Be familiar with the Texas Open Meeting Act to prepare monthly board meeting agendas and minutes. * • Prepare accounts payable requests to be reviewed by the Executive Director. * • Participate in budget preparation activities; monitor and coordinate budget information for budget preparation activities; assist in monitoring budget expenditures. * • Provide assistance in coordinating, planning and organizing EDC-related functions as assigned. * • Help establish a business visitation program to build relationships with existing businesses in Sweetwater, with the aim of assisting successful businesses in any plans to expand, and identifying at-risk companies, or those that are considering closing or relocating. Visits will center on an interview with the firm’s president and lead staff to learn how the public sector might help the firm. * • Create and disseminate surveys of existing businesses to better understand current and projected needs in Sweetwater. * • Develop and implement a database of real estate offerings in Sweetwater and keep these updated on the EDC website. * • Maintain confidentiality of all prospect information; confidential information may include company name, type of industry, as well as highly sensitive financial information. * • Some travel is required with an occasional overnight stay *

Job Requirements

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED * • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is preferred * • Must live in the Sweetwater Municipal Development District once hired * • Experience in administrative responsibility * • Exceptional oral and written communication skills * • Demonstrate emotional intelligence and interpersonal ability in a professional setting * • Strong moral compass and self-motivated work ethic * • Ability to work collaboratively, in a team environment * • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) * • Must have a current driver’s license and reliable transportation

Please submit application, cover letter and resume to Miesha@SweetwaterTexas.net

Position
Mathis EDC Executive Director Position
Organization
Mathis Economic Development Council
City
Mathis
Posted Date
09-07-2021
Job Description
Application Period: September 7, 2021 – December 3, 2021
Organization: Mathis Economic Development Council
Street Address:
City: Mathis
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

Mathis Economic Development Corporation (Mathis EDC) is hiring an executive director to continue building economic viability in a community located at Lake Corpus Christi in San Patricio County with connections to Nueces, Bee, Live Oak, Jim Wells and Aransas counties. The executive director is expected to have the knowledge and skills to shepherd and develop projects in community healthcare, community infrastructure renovations, downtown design and redevelopment, and business attraction and development.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities: The Mathis EDC executive director will be expected to demonstrate knowledge skills, and abilities in the follow areas: Knowledge and ability to manage government and municipal contracting processes. Ability to interpret and apply applicable state, city and county policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and program measures. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to make presentations in public meetings, stakeholder events, media representatives, and skilled in social media management. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, external stakeholders, and the business and civic communities and Mathis and regional citizens. Ability to prepare background and in-depth comprehensive reports and to create and administer the Mathis EDC and project budgets.

Acceptable Experience and Training: Five years of experience in economic development, including two years’ management and administrative experience. Curiosity and exploration of the region, a sense of humor, and an appreciation of small town living a plus. Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in economic development, marketing, history, urban planning, public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field.

Certifications and Licenses Required: Possess a valid Texas motor vehicle driver’s license. Certified Economic Development certification (CEcD) preferred.

Conditions of Employment: Must maintain a satisfactory driving record. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and/or physical exam.

Submit Cover Letter and Application: ltrejo@mathisedc.org

For More Information
Pat Doherty,
Mathis EDC Board of Directors
361-547-2441
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Position
Economic Development Director
Organization
Plainview/ Hale County Economic Development Corporation
City
Plainview
Posted Date
08-30-2021
Job Description
Application Period: August 30, 2021 – September 24, 2021
Organization: Plainview/ Hale County Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 1906 W 5th St
City: Plainview
State: Texas
Zip: 79072
Job Description

The Plainview/ Hale County Economic Development Director will assist the PHCEDC in implementing programs that promote, assist, develop, and advance economic development in the City of Plainview and Hale County. The Director will serve as the primary point of contact for economic development in the City and County while enthusiastically marketing and promoting the City and County to industrial, manufacturing, commercial businesses and enterprises to the City and County. The City ED Director shall be an employee of the City of Plainview and shall be supervised by the City Manager of the City of Plainview or the City Manager’s designee and shall not be considered, for any purposes, an employee of either the County or the PHCEDC. They shall be subject only to personnel policies of the City and/or other applicable City policies.

Job Requirements

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year College or university and at least five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CEcD Certification & Master's degree preferred.

Compensation: Salary $85,000 - $110,000 plus competitive benefits

Full Job Profile: View full job description here: https://www.thenextmovegroup.com/plainview-tx

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, & references by Friday September 24th, 2021, at noon Central Time. Submit the resumes electronically to plainview@thenextmovegroup.com. Please call Brittany McCoy at 504-615-7174 with any questions.

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Brittany McCoy,
plainview@thenextmovegroup.com.
504-615-7174
Position
Development Specialist
Organization
Little Elm EDC
City
Little Elm
Posted Date
08-23-2021
Job Description
Application Period: August 23, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Little Elm EDC
Street Address:
City: Little Elm
State: TX
Zip:
Job Description

Under the general direction of the Director of Development Services and the Executive Director of the Economic Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce, the Development Specialist is responsible for supporting the above departments and programs initiatives of the Town and the Chamber of Commerce. The position will facilitate activities of the Little Elm Development Services Department, the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation and the Little Elm Chamber of Commerce that align with the Town’s Core Values and the Chamber’s Mission. The Development Specialist will be a representative of the Town of Little Elm and the Chamber in this role and shall act in accordance with the provisions outlined in the by-laws and policies.

Essential Job Functions:

Work closely with the Director of Development Services and the Executive Director and Assistant Director of both the EDC and the Chamber. Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork; analyze and solve problems; organize and coordinate; foster a cooperative work environment and maintain efficient office work flow. Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communications skills are required, including creative problem-solving abilities when called for. Proficient knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and adept at learning new customer relationship management software, and web site maintenance software. Initiative to learn about local businesses, economic development, and advocacy. Flexibility in responding to a busy work environment and an organization that serves as the concierge for the communities it serves. Fund raising, economic, and community development experience is desirable.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements/Specific Functions:

Oversees planning and logistics for on-site and off-site Chamber and EDC events; attends all events to ensure registration, check-in, payment collection, and set-up are handled: recruits and motivates volunteers. Prepare a monthly report for the Board of Directors for both EDC and Chamber of Commerce. Ability to effectively communicate information, both orally and in writing and respond appropriately to inquiries made by members, prospects, employees, appointed or elected officials, or members of the public in an informative and professional manner. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Collect, assemble and prepare business recruitment communications, presentations, proposals and agreements. Follow-up with clients, brokers, consultants, and allies as necessary to maintain effective communication and progress on commercial projects. Organize office and volunteers; including recruiting, training, and work allocation. Maintain computerized membership records and financial records; including the receipt of contributions and membership dues and process them according to designated procedures; i.e. Accounts Receivable, Chamber Master, QuickBooks and related database management. Monitor and update Chamber and EDC web sites. Manage daily administrative operations and provide assistance and support to the Executive Director, Assistant Director, Board of Directors and general membership, to include problem solving, project planning which includes producing a 12 month calendar of Chamber events (current and upcoming) and facilitation, day-to-day office coordination and administrative assistance based on daily priorities. Assist the Chamber and EDC with sponsored programs, seminars, workshops, travel arrangements, special projects and/or events, and event planning and implementation. Create and distribute various publications including but not limited to the member newsletters and newspaper articles. Facilitate the annual membership drive, continually seek out new members, while maintaining contact with current members through a robust retention program. Develop sources of non-dues revenue with event sponsorships and donations. Perform reception duties in an efficient, professional manner, which include clerical support for monthly Board meetings, including preparation of agenda, materials, and meeting minutes. Oversee office suite atmosphere, including cleanliness, safety and maintenance of equipment and maintain stock of office supplies. Assist the Director with daily errands including but not limited to mail delivery/pick up and banking duties as well as any additional requirements that may come up from time to time Maintain a professional appearance. Ability to make “cold calls” and obtain strong negotiation skills.

Education/Training/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Administration, Communication, Hospitality, Business Administration or related degree, and three (3) years of related experience. Public Private Partnership experience is ideal. Customer service, management, or sales experience background is strongly encouraged (Business to Business preferred).

Licenses or Requirements:

Valid Texas Operator’s Driver’s License Valid Vehicle Insurance Reliable Transportation Must pass pre-employment drug screening, criminal background investigation, MVR check

Language Skills:

Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently, and communicates tactfully and professionally. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or authorities, or members of the local business community. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Other Skills and Preferred Requirements:

Self-motivated, confident, enthusiastic and positive attitude; Knowledge of writing and design principles; Excellent knowledge and application of social media trends and outlets, use, posting and reporting including but not limited to marketing and strategies, and digital media formats such as web and video; Knowledge of creative tools, Mailchimp, Canva; Knowledge of marketing principles and practices and event planning methods; Skilled in computer graphics, layout techniques, photography and editorial experience; Knowledge of municipal government operations; Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes; Knowledge of policy and procedure development practices; Knowledge of budgeting principles; Knowledge of public relations principles; Skilled in prioritizing, organizing, and managing multiple simultaneous projects and/or assignments in a high stress environment, and remains calm under pressure; Skilled in preparing clear and concise reports, including oral, written, and audio/visual presentations; Skilled in managing and evaluating the work of external contractors; Skilled in applying independent judgment, personal discretion, and resourcefulness in interpreting and applying guidelines; Skilled in gathering and analyzing information and making recommendations based on findings and in support of organizational goals; Skilled in delegating and prioritizing work with a professional and mature attitude; Skilled in the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and work in abstract environments; Skilled in recognizing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and making appropriate recommendations; Skilled in defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions; Skilled in maintaining sensitive and confidential information; Skilled in gathering and analyzing complex information and making recommendations based on findings and in support of organizational goals; Skilled in communicating effectively with a variety of individuals with strong public speaking and presentation abilities.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished by management in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to comprehend complex policies, procedures, regulations, and organizational structures, etc. in a short time frame.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to operate various machines and/or equipment and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds and be able to push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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Position
Economic Development Specialist
Organization
Buda Economic Development Corporation
City
Buda
Posted Date
08-23-2021
Job Description
Application Period: August 23, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Buda Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 405 E. Loop St., Bldg 100-EDC
City: Buda
State: Texas
Zip: 78610
Job Description

ABOUT THE BUDA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (BEDC): Established in 2001, the City of Buda 4B Corporation (“Buda Economic Development Corporation”) is a non-profit, Type B Economic Development Corporation created under sections 501, 504, and 505 of Texas Local Government Code, and is a separate legal entity from the City of Buda. The Buda Economic Development Corporation is funded through a half-cent sales tax, and its mission is to provide leadership in creating and pursuing balanced economic growth, by recruiting and retaining desirable, diverse businesses and developing infrastructure, while protecting the quality of life and natural resources in the region. The Buda Economic Development Corporation’s vision is that Buda is the most dynamic business center between Austin and San Antonio – a leading destination for high-growth companies, skilled and creative workers, and high-impact real estate development projects.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Economic Development Specialist position is a professional self-starter requiring little direction to accomplish tasks with a high level of optimism, enthusiasm, and “can-do” attitude. The successful candidate has a customer service mind set, is a problem-solver, is a natural networker, team player, and has a sales-minded, curious nature.

Upon hire, the successful applicant will become an employee of the BEDC, not the City of Buda.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: ** **Business Retention and Expansion: • Initiate, assess, revise, manage, and maintain programs that encourage retention and expansion of existing businesses and industries from the guidance of the current successful Business Retention and Expansion Program; • Foster a thriving small business ecosystem; this includes, but not limited to, outreach and assistance, face-to-face visits, surveying business needs, incentive awareness, and follow-up. • Establish and strengthen relationships with local businesses; • Connect businesses to resource partners who can help address identified needs; • Research and retain extensive knowledge of available properties within the City for business retention and expansion/attraction prospects; • Identify and coordinate business development opportunities to retain and create jobs; • Assists in monitoring and managing all activities that could impact economic development projects; • Identifies and assists with the development and implementation of a marketing and community outreach functions in support of business retention and workforce development strategies and programs; • Performs research and analysis of industry practices, trends and business development needs; prepares reports and presentations related to projects and initiatives for BEDC Board, committees, and City Council; • Conduct business and economic research to support the BEDC’s programs and in response to varied business inquiries; • Assists in the negotiations of economic development incentives, as requested; • Responds to requests for information from businesses and assists them with site selection needs; coordinates activities to facilitate the expansion/relocation process; • Plans, schedules, coordinates, and staffs’ economic development special events and programs; including events outside regular business hours, as needed; • Primarily focus on business retention and expansion efforts but assist in recruitment efforts as needed; this includes but not limited to, responding to industry specific RFPs/RFIs, company site visit planning and execution, available real estate searches, and participating in marketing/networking opportunities.

Public and Government Relations • Assists Executive Director with maintaining strong relationships with local government and municipalities while collaborating with State and Community partner organizations to lead sustainable economic expansion and promote growth and advancement in the local economy; • Attends monthly meetings for various Boards, Commissions, and Committees (i.e. Downtown Merchants Group, Chamber luncheons, etc.); • Promotes the purpose, mission and programs of the BEDC; • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with partners, such as, workforce, higher education, Hays CISD, Hays County, City, utility providers, financial institutions, and other partners to be able to quickly connect businesses to these resource partners who can help address identified needs; • Work closely with the Austin Chamber of Commerce, Buda Chamber of Commerce, Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism Department, Greater San Marcos Partnership, and other strategic alliance partners to support and promote the City of Buda. Operations & Communications • Assist with the BEDC’s social media marketing and advertising; • Assists with periodic reviews and essential research for the maintenance and updates on the BEDC website; • Create, update and maintain a regular E-newsletter; send e-news blasts and other material as requested; • Drafts press announcements and releases; compose marketing articles for various publications; • Makes formal presentations to BEDC Board of Directors, city staff, City Council, or outside organizations or business as necessary; • Attends events/conferences/trade shows representing the BEDC; • Act as a staff liaison to various BEDC committees and well as other established ad hoc committees as requested; • Creates a network of resources to support small business.

Other Job Requirements: • Assist with the coordination of BEDC regular and special meetings and public notice hearings in compliance with state laws including the Texas Open Meetings Act; • Attends BEDC Board Meetings and City of Buda Council meetings as assigned; • Implements BEDC’s policies and projects; • In addition to a regular work schedule, irregular hours are required to support evening and weekend meeting/events, as well as attend daytime local/regional functions. • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: ** **Minimum and Preferred Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Economic Development, Public Administration, Marketing, Urban Planning or a related field. • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in economic development, marketing, business attraction, community development, planning, sales/customer service or a related field. • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

**REQUIRED LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS: ** Current State of Texas Class ‘C’ Driver’s License required Basic Economic Development Class Certificate – within 1 year of start date

KNOWLEDGE OF: • Economic Development programs/resources, planning and marketing principles and procedures; • Budgeting policies, financial practices and procedures; • Research methodology (trends, local businesses and geography); • City licensing, permitting and zoning procedures preferred; • Project management; • CRM databases, word processing, spreadsheet and professional presentation software, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Office 365, Constant Contact.

SKILLED IN: • Developing and maintaining good personal and effective working relationships with a wide range of people, including but not limited to, business leaders, developers, staff, other agencies and partners; • Public and interpersonal relations in a group or one-on-one settings; • Problem solving and decision making; • Social media and digital advertising; • Time Management; • Event management experience working with high level government officials and company executives.

ABILITY TO: • Provide group facilitation; • Communicate clearly and effectively with a wide array of constituent groups; communicate both verbally and in writing; make presentations; • Organize work, set priorities, and exercise sound, independent judgement that is consistent with BEDC policy and established guidelines; • Meet schedules and deadlines of duties assigned; • Multi-task while working in an environment with multiple interruptions, projects and priorities with short deadlines; • Plan, develop, and coordinate economic development programs; • Maintain records; • Maintain strict confidentiality.

Buda Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**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 may be required to various locations and participate in meetings to conduct BEDC business during day, evening and weekend hours.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, etc. of objects and materials of light weight (generally 25 pounds and less). Tasks may involve extended periods of time in seated position and at a keyboard or workstation.

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Angela Peterson, Office Manager
Buda Economic Development Corporation
5122952022
Position
Executive Director Gladewater Economic Development Corporation
Organization
Gladewater Economic Development Corporation
City
Gladewater
Posted Date
08-19-2021
Job Description
Application Period: August 19, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Gladewater Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 215 N. Main St.
City: Gladewater
State: TX
Zip: 75647
Job Description

Plans, organizes and implements economic development functions from conception to completion, including business retention, business attraction, incentive programs, research and planning asset development. Performs a variety of responsible administrative profession and technical tasks and must have excellent organizational office skills. Implements economic development goals and objectives of the Gladewater Economic Development Corporation (GEDCO). Interfaces and coordinates with the development community, local businesses, the City of Gladewater and the Gladewater Chamber of Commerce. Must live within the city limits of Gladewater, Texas.

Job Requirements

Assume management responsibilities for all services and activities of economic development including attracting increased capital investments and expanding and diversifying employment opportunities; establishes and maintains a partnership for positive long-term economic change and implementation of GEDCO’s core strategies. Support entrepreneurship development, workforce development, business retention and expansion, and business recruitment and marketing.

Develops strategic plan for short and long term economic and community development goals, as well as the gathering of information and preparation of studies, reports and recommendations to achieve such goals.

Analyzes existing economic situations relative to business attraction and expansion and reviews modern techniques for business attraction and retention. Negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues; monitors program performance and provides reports to the GEDCO Board of Directors.

Becomes familiar with the existing inventory of available buildings and businesses in the City of Gladewater and maintains a database of these properties. This includes both public and private buildings and land areas.

Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of various economic development programs and efforts.

Manages the development of economic change through retention, expansion, attraction of commerce and industry.

Develops infrastructure plans in coordination with the City of Gladewater (industrial park, shell building, utilities, etc.) to support business growth and expansion.

Represents GEDCO at appropriate civic, cultural, charitable, business and community activities as well as serves on boards, commissions, committees and organizations related to the areas that are critical to GEDCO’s goals and interests.

Prepares and presents annual budget for approval by the GEDCO Board of Directors.

Provides information and makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups, businesses, individuals, and the public on economic development issues programs, services and plans.

Provides project management direction and oversight.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Be a strong communicator who expresses himself or herself well and builds positive working relationships with other staff members, partners, consultants, funders and community members.

Have a solid background in leadership management, budget oversight, and organizational skills.

Must have demonstrated experience successfully completing time-sensitive and/or high profile projects through collaboration, consensus and creativity.

Be a goal-oriented thinker who has the ability to set clear priorities among multiple tasks and stay focused on project benchmarks and deadlines.

Have comprehensive knowledge of economic and community development issues, principles and techniques, including state and federal policies and programs, capital improvements programming, applicable regulations and regulatory devices, associated data sources and information systems.

Proficiently use computers, Microsoft Office applications and familiar with QuickBooks.

Strong moral compass and self-motivated work ethic.

Agree to a background and credit check.

Prefer candidate live within the city limits of Gladewater.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must be able to communicate effectively (orally and written), possess excellent presentation skills and be able to lead discussions and meetings.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Have basic knowledge of math skills and accounting required. Ability to formulate, analyze, and evaluate financial proposals.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in economics, public administration, development, planning, marketing or a closely related field or verifiable experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment including a computer; operate a motor vehicle to visit and inspect meeting sites. This is primarily a sedentary office classification, although the job involves standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. In this position you may bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employee must possess the ability lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work in predominately an office environment. Mobility to visit/tour construction sites, facilities, businesses, etc. required. Frequent travel (both local and out of the area) required.

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Ricky Tow, City Manager
Gladewater Economic Development Corporation
903-845-2196
Position
Associate
Organization
Development Panning and Financing Group (DPFG)
City
Austin
Posted Date
08-05-2021
Job Description
Application Period: August 5, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Development Panning and Financing Group (DPFG)
Street Address:
City: Austin
State: Texas
Zip:
Job Description

This individual will be responsible for preparing work product for clients with an emphasis on the preparation and utilization of complex Excel financial analytical models pertaining to these public financing districts; as well as cultivating working relationships with both clients and city/county officials. Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate interest in and/or prior experience in one or more of the following areas: 1. Real estate development; 2. Financial analysis; 3. Public finance; and, 4. Special taxing districts.

Work Experience Levels 0 – 3 years relevant work experience Reports To Managing Principal and Senior Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following list of essential duties and responsibilities is meant to be a representative, and not an exhaustive, list of job functions: 1. Prepares client work product thoroughly for peer review. Work product includes, but is not limited to: • Preparing cash flow financial analyses for the acquisition and/or disposition of real estate projects. • Managing existing DPFG financial models, spreadsheets, and other documents as necessary to prepare client work product. • Creating new financial models, spreadsheets, and other documents as necessary to prepare client work product. • Preparing, planning, and implementing all necessary documents to establish and issue tax exempt bonds for special financing districts on new development projects. • Preparing, planning, and implementing, all necessary documents to establish maintenance and/or service district(s) on new development projects. • Creating new financial models, spreadsheets or other documents as necessary to track public financing districts. • Preparing, planning, and implementing all necessary documents related to the appropriateness of development fees. • Preparing, planning, and implementing fiscal and economic impact analyses on development projects. • Assisting in the administration of existing special assessment districts. • Preparing, planning, and implementing Land Secured Financing Plans. • Assisting with company/project turnaround strategies and workouts. • Ability to define a problem and coordinate relevant expertise within a team environment. 2. Performing other real estate consulting services as requested by supervisor or clients. 3. Obtaining data and other financial information to factually support analyses. 4. Communicating with client as needed to obtain necessary information to prepare and complete client work product. 5. Demonstrating a clear understanding of a project scope before beginning to prepare client work product to ensure maximum efficiency in preparing work product. 6. Complying with all policies, procedures and quality control guidelines established by DPFG for the preparation of client work product. 7. Asking necessary questions of peer reviewer and others that are knowledgeable to ensure that work product is on course. 8. Conducting self in a professional and ethical manner in all DPFG business activities both on-site and off-site, as well as in dealings with clients, prospective clients, senior management, and staff.

Job Requirements

Technical Competency 1. Expert in Excel and other Office software for the preparation and presentation of advanced cash flow modeling analyses and public financing payment database analyses. 2. Able to take direction from senior management while working independently on assignments. 3. Continues to increase technical competency in existing and new practice areas. Revenue Growth 1. Associates are encouraged to advise Principals and Senior Managers regarding additional work that may be performed to better serve the clients' business needs. 2. Associates are expected to perform their job duties in an exemplary fashion, which frequently results in additional work from clients. 3. Associates are expected to begin developing their client relations and business development skills.

Education and Experience 1. Undergraduate degree required, emphasis in Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or Accounting preferred. 2. Graduate degree helpful, but not required. 3. Experience preparing financial analysis models in Excel. 4. Experience with real estate engagements in a consulting or related environment is helpful. 5. Experience with land development, entitlement, home building, civil engineering, or municipal finance is helpful.

Interview Requirements 1. Be prepared to complete an Excel skills assessment to evaluate knowledge of basic and advanced Excel functions. 2. Please bring three copies of a multi-year financial analysis that you have prepared. Be ready to explain the analysis and answer questions regarding its preparation.

Firm Growth 1. Begins to act, think, and evaluate like a business owner. 2. Proactively develops ideas and/or performs actions that enable and support the growth of then Team, as well as DPFG as a whole.

Benefits DPFG offers competitive compensation and excellent Medical, Dental, Holiday, Vacation, Sick, Term Life, Disability Insurance, and a 401(k) plan

For further information, please contact Rick Rosenberg, Managing Principal – Texas Region for DPFG at rick.rosenberg@dpfg.com.

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Rick Rosenberg, Managing Principal
DPFG
Position
Senior Economic Development Business Manager
Organization
Midlothian Economic Development
City
Midlothian
Posted Date
08-02-2021
Job Description
Application Period: August 2, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Midlothian Economic Development
Street Address: 310 North Ninth Street, Suite A
City: Midlothian
State: TX
Zip: 76065
Job Description

About the Community Midlothian Economic Development (MED) is a Type A Economic Development Corporation. Our focus is on expanding and attracting companies that export products and/or services. The MED works in partnership with the City of Midlothian and Ellis County to attract both large and small companies.

Midlothian, Texas (est. 2021 population 38,143) is located 30 minutes south of both Dallas and Fort Worth. Our community has experienced rapid residential growth as homeowners are attracted to our local school district, large residential lots, and small-town culture of fellowship. Midlothian has a rich industrial heritage that has helped produce the basic building materials that have fueled Texas’ growth for decades. Today, we are experiencing a new surge for industrial space from both companies and developers.

About the Position The Senior Economic Development Business Manager’s primary responsibility will be to oversee industrial project development. This position will assist companies through the site selection process. This position will be required to have strong relationships with property owners, brokers, utility providers, City development personnel, and other partner organizations. This position will assist in the marketing efforts to identify new prospects for our community.

The ideal candidate will have experience working economic development projects and is skilled in solving problems that arise throughout the site selection process. The person should be confident in presenting information, meeting with high-level decision makers, and dealing with conflict. The person should be self-motivated and works well with other organizations.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $80,000 to $85,000 per year. This position is eligible for an annual bonus as well as health and retirement benefits that are provided through the City of Midlothian. The position will remain open until filled, the first applications will be reviewed August 20th. For the job description and to apply please visit (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/midlothiantx/jobs/3175524/sr-economic-development-business-manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs)

Job Requirements

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Belinda Wadsworth, Office Manager
Midlothian Economic Development
972-723-3800
Position
Manager, Regional Marketing & Talent Attraction
Organization
Dallas Regional Chamber
City
Dallas
Posted Date
07-21-2021
Job Description
Application Period: July 21, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Dallas Regional Chamber
Street Address: 500 N Akard St Ste 2600
City: Dallas
State: Texas
Zip: 75201-3318
Job Description

The Ideal Candidate: This opportunity is for a marketing manager with a passion for promoting the Dallas region to attract business, investment, and talent to the area. Our ideal candidate has exceptional communication skills along with experience developing creative content and executing marketing campaigns. This person should be comfortable with day-to-day marketing activities as well as long-term projects. Successful candidates are collaborative, creative, and highly organized with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple marketing projects at any given time.

Summary: The Manager of Regional Marketing is responsible for implementing the Dallas Regional Chamber’s regional marketing strategy for economic development and Say Yes to Dallas talent attraction campaign, in accordance with the DRC strategic plan. This employee supports all affiliates of the DRC as required, including agency partners, members, allies, and other stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The duties and responsibilities include the following, though other duties may be assigned.

Works with internal departments, external partners, and service providers to manage and maintain cohesive regional marketing strategy and update content to attract business, investment, and talent to the Dallas region. Creates and writes engaging content promoting the Dallas region for external audiences including prospective clients, site location consultants, and relocating talent, ensuring brand consistency. Creates and manages day-to-day digital marketing content and activities for the Say Yes to Dallas talent attraction campaign, including WordPress website, social media, and email marketing. Monitors and analyzes website, social media, and email performance using Google Analytics, Sprout Social, and EMMA email marketing software to modify content and optimize performance. Builds and maintains presentations and custom pitches to promote the region as a top location for business, investment, and talent. Presents regional marketing activities and promotional information to internal and external stakeholders. Manages assigned DRC council and task forces, member engagement, calendar of events, and associated activities for regional marketing and talent attraction. Maintains DRC guidelines and database for finance and member management in Atlas CRM. Represents the DRC in various business, civic, media, and regional situations.

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Mike Rosa, SVP Economic Development
Dallas Regional Chamber
2147466735
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Position
President
Organization
Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation
City
Jacksonville
Posted Date
07-19-2021
Job Description
Application Period: July 19, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation
Street Address: 309 E. Commerce
City: Jacksonville
State: TX
Zip: 75766
Job Description

Responsible for planning, directing, and leading all economic development programs from initial concept to full implementation. Working collaboratively with internal and external partners, this position is responsible for building Jacksonville’s economic base, business retention and recruitment, and redeveloping commercial corridors. Responsible for preparing presentations and reports regarding economic development programs, projects, and activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Direct economic development activities to secure a strong tax base by promoting business growth, attraction and retention through implementation and coordination of strategies and tactics focused on encouraging a healthy and stable business environment. • Develop programs and materials to market Jacksonville to prospective businesses and investors. • Assemble successful development and redevelopment projects by identifying opportunities, recruiting development partners, and preparing assistance/incentive packages. • Perform a full range of marketing and public relation activities; perform research of economic information and provide market data; prepare and present information at meetings of various organizations and groups. • Oversee and manage the JEDCO website. • Serve as the liaison to other departments, and outside agencies; act as the liaison between business organizations, individual businesses, and the City; provide information and resources including code and ordinances; coordinate parallel efforts; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues. • Participate in the City’s planning processes regarding recommendations and strategies for improvements to facilities, infrastructure, utilities, transportation, and other amenities to attract new businesses while retaining existing businesses. • Establish and maintain communication and cooperative relationships with business leaders, developers, organizations, private and public agencies, educational institutions, business and community groups and the public. • Meet with a variety of individuals and groups to provide information, enlist support, resolve issues, plan, coordinate and promote economic development programs, projects, and activities. • Participate in industry association conferences, trade shows, and other educational opportunities to remain up-to-date on the latest trends, ideas, practices and innovations in maximizing opportunities for sustainable economic growth. • Conduct special studies and prepare comprehensive reports for JEDCO and City leadership related to economic development, redevelopment, and real estate activities. • Assist with domestic and international company recruitments and the expansion of existing companies by processing incentive applications and assisting with zoning and planning. • Oversee and direct staff and assist in their long-term success.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Real Estate Development, or related field. • 5 years of professional experience working in economic development. • At least 2 years of management experience at a department head level or higher. A Master’s Degree (in one of the above listed disciplines), a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification, or an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification may be substituted for management experience at a department head level or higher. Preferred Qualifications • Master’s Degree in Economic Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Real Estate Development, or related field. • 10 years of professional experience working in economic development or as a planning professional with increasing responsibilities in economic development administration. • 5 plus years of management experience at a department head level or higher. • Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Extensive knowledge, business acumen and understanding of domestic and international economic development. • Extensive knowledge of economic development finance programs including establishing tax increment financing and public improvement districts and economic development agreements with major investors. • Extensive knowledge of latest trends in the field to develop innovative financing tools and grants; and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship. • Skilled in the use of appropriate computer software and programs applicable to the position to include (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access). • Ability to develop mechanisms to report on the performance of programs, services, and budgets. • Ability to analyze public policies, make recommendations and use cost-benefits analysis tools. • Ability to speak publicly representing the city, working with boards, public groups, private sector, and partner agencies. • Ability to interface with upper management and leaders of various private and public organizations. • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously. • Ability to create innovative methods to market the City of Jacksonville and identify prospective business for relocation purposes. • Ability to meet project deadlines while remaining flexible and adaptable to address unexpected priorities as they evolve.

Salary and Benefits • Competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. • Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) 6% employee deposit rate with a municipal matching ration of 2:1. • Health insurance • Vacation benefits

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Sherri McDonald, Economic Development Assistant
Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation
9035862102
Position
President and CEO
Organization
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
City
Georgetown
Posted Date
06-10-2021
Job Description
Application Period: June 10, 2021 – Until Position Filled
Organization: Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
Street Address: 1 Chamber Way
City: Georgetown
State: Texas
Zip: 78626
Job Description

Conveniently located along Interstate 35 on the northern edge of the Austin Metro area, Georgetown, Texas, is a beautiful city nestled between the clear waters of the North and South San Gabriel Rivers. The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) federally designated nonprofit organization with nearly 1,000. The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce received its 4-star accreditation from the US Chamber of Commerce in March 2021. The Chamber plays a major role in the economic development of the City and the region.

The President and CEO of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce reports to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. The President and CEO, along with the Chairman of the Board, is the spokesperson for and representative of the Chamber to various organizations, both public and private, who have interest in the City of Georgetown and the surrounding area. The President and CEO currently supervise a staff of four full-time and two part-time employees. The President and CEO provides collaborative leadership by maintaining a sense of positive mission with staff, the Board of Directors, the membership, and other collegial organizations. The President and CEO is expected to be a community leader and participate in local and regional organizations, as well as programs and initiatives endorsed by the Board of Directors. Other responsibilities include budget development and ensuring the development of both short and long-term strategic plans in conjunction with the Board and Staff.

Job Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in any field from a four-year university accredited by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions is highly preferred. Chamber of Commerce Executive accreditation (CCE) by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives is highly desirable. Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of total work experience in a Chamber of Commerce, five of which should be at the senior executive level. Said experience in a United States Chamber of Commerce-accredited Chamber is preferred. Private sector experience is a plus.

Applicants can send their resume and cover letter to CEOSearch@GeorgetownChamber.org

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