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This position requires increased autonomy and strong team skills in the areas of community and property marketing, lead generation and project management. The position will require an ongoing understanding of relevant urban and land planning concepts that foster private investment in commercial, retail and residential developments within ECG member communities. The position objectives include the development of business leads that attract, retain or expands commercial, retail and residential developments throughout the ECG Economic and Community Development (EcCD) member communities. The position includes the management of project activities in a proficient and orderly manner. EcCD objectives aimed at increasing ECG members and various community leader’s knowledge and expertise in innovative commercial, retail and residential growth strategies will be required. Success in this position demands the establishment and maintenance of strong working networks among state/local/private organizations and individuals.
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Generally requires a degree in economics, business administration, marketing, urban/regional planning, real estate, engineering, or related field with 1-3 years’ experience in urban planning, real estate and/or economic and community development. A combination of education and demonstrated work experinece may be substituted for a degree. Must be able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
This is a combined sales, marketing and project management position, requiring skills in both lead generation and management of active projects. Must possess highly effective organizational, process management, communication and interpersonal skills and must be able to work in confidence under stressful circumstances with corporate and governmental officials on matters that will remain confidential to ECG.
Success in this position demands the establishment and maintenance of strong working networks with statewide, regional and local public and private sector individuals and organizations as well as brokers, developers and consultants in the retail, commercial and housing industries Must have the ability to gain a shared vision and be able to influence without authority on challenging decisions and priorities. Must possess excellent analytical skills as well as top level business management, interpersonal and communication skills. Must have experience in managing multiple deliverables under strict timelines. Must be analytical, organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, diplomatic and a team player. Must be able to work well with others when conflicts occur. Must have the ability to assimilate strategic information and convert it into clear and concise messaging that colleagues and members can understand. Must have a thorough understanding of ECG’s business practices, procedures, and policies.
Disclaimer - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.p >