Project Manager - Business Recruitment and Existing Industry

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Title: Project Manager - Business Recruitment and Existing Industry

Organization: Development Authority of Bryan County

Location: Pembroke, GA

Position Type: Full time

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree

Requirement: < 1yr

Job Description & Details
This classification aims to serve as a Project Manager for Business Recruitment and Existing Industry and report to the Vice President of the Development Authority of Bryan County (DABC). This employee will be expected to devote his or her time to economic development and the objectives of the DABC. Interested applicants may apply by visiting the Jobs page at You may find the link in the top right corner of the homepage.
The job will include performing duties essential to the operational success of the DABC, including, but not limited to, the items below:
Assist with oversight of DABC's existing industry program to include but not be limited to:
• Conduct ongoing outreach and visitation program of all industries to include at least quarterly check-in calls and an annual face-to-face survey
• Connect key industry contacts to appropriate workforce resources to help industries meet hiring needs
• Assist with coordination of existing industry events
• Maintain an accurate database of existing industry contacts
• Assist with planning and implementation of Industry Day annually
• Draft monthly industry highlight articles
• Coordinate with Project Manager for Business Recruitment and Marketing to share news and information regarding existing industry on social media, when appropriate
Assist with preparation for meetings and attend when necessary.
Assist with prospect visits to include but not limited to: ensuring property being shown is clean and in a presentable condition before visits, setting up and breaking down equipment for on-site visits, assisting with the compilation of prospect packets and other materials, including presentations, and attending meetings as needed.
Assist with the completion of project requests for information.
Assist with conducting fiscal analysis of projects using software and training provided by DABC.
Coordinate architectural review board (ARB) review of plans when applicable.
Work with Vice President and Project Manager for Recruitment and Marketing to ensure all information on the DABC website is up-to-date and correct.
Assist with application for and administration of grants.
Assist with maintenance of a database of current utility, transportation, industrial market, and other relevant data.
Develop and maintain professional relationships with various DABC partners, including but not limited to the Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia Department of Economic Development, technical colleges and universities, Ft. Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldier transition offices, site selection consultants, and industrial real estate brokers.
Attend board meetings and other DABC functions as requested by the Vice President. Work with other staff to ensure all reports/attachments are prepared for board meetings and functions as necessary.
Inform the Vice President of work progress and conflicts of all activities and projects.
Maintain self-motivation and ambitious work schedule; position will be expected to produce work drafts under tight deadlines with little to no direction that will be submitted to the Vice President and reviewed and modified as necessary.
Work as a team player with other staff members.
Abide by the adopted personnel policy.
Maintain confidentiality of privileged information at all times.
Punctuality and attendance are essential.
Professional behavior is expected in the workplace and at all work-related functions.
Position may occasionally require overnight travel, as well as after-hours (outside of Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) participation in meetings and events.
Perform other duties as instructed by the Vice President. These duties will be within reason and appropriate boundaries.
This position will be effective ______________________and will consist of a 12-month probationary period. A review will be administered annually. Pay increases will be contingent upon satisfactory work and budget approval and constraints.
Bachelor’s degree required (with an emphasis in Business Administration, Marketing, or Economic Development preferred). Candidates with experience in project management, economic development, and/or workforce development are preferred. Microsoft Office proficiency is required. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License or be able to secure same within 45 days of employment. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Must be able to operate a variety of automated office equipment, including telephone, typewriter, computer, printer, calculator, copy and facsimile machines, shredder, postage meter, and transcriber. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for sedentary work.
Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things, which may include manuals, blueprints, plans, drawings, plats, deeds, records, forms, and reports.
Requires the ability to speak with and/or signal people to convey or exchange technical and management information, including giving assignments and/or direction to co-workers or assistants, as well as communicating with elected officials and the general public.
Requires ability to read a variety of construction and engineering-related documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to write and complete reports and forms with proper format, punctuation, and spelling and grammar using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and well-modulated voice.
Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex construction and engineering-related principles and techniques; to understand department policies and procedures; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; and to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow verbal and written instructions.
Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract, multiply and divide totals, calculate decimals and percentages, interpret graphs, and determine time and weight.
Requires the ability to visually inspect items for proper length, width, and shape using job related equipment, which may include level and transit, measuring wheel, and ruler.
Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office equipment, recording equipment, and to operate motor vehicles.
Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, automated office equipment and recording equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting motion or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Requires the ability to discern color.
Requires the ability to deal with and relate to people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be able to adapt to and perform under considerable stress when confronted with an emergency.
May require the ability to talk, express, or exchange ideas by means of spoken words and/or hear and perceive nature of sounds by ear.
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