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This position requires increased autonomy and strong team skills in the areas of marketing, lead generation and project management. Economic Development objectives aimed at the business recruitment, retention and expansion of industrial/commercial development throughout the ECG/Alliance communities and the State of Georgia. The position will be required to understand and articulate economic and community development best practices and objectives aimed at increasing community leader’s knowledge and expertise in innovative industrial and commercial growth strategies. Success in this position demands the establishment and maintenance of strong working networks and relationships among state/local/private organizations and individuals.
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Generally requires a degree in economics, business administration, marketing, geography, urban/regional planning, engineering, or related field with 1-3 years’ experience in economic 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. [D1]
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. 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 ability to assimilate strategic information and convert into clear and concise messages that colleagues and Participants 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 >