Project Manager - Partnership Gwinnett 8/2019
Date Needed: August 30, 2019
Location: Gwinnett County, Georgia
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Development Authority, Local Government
Position Type: Full time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years
How to Apply/Contact: Qualified applicants should submit their resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. No Phone Calls, please. Due to the high level of interest, not all applicants will be contacted.
Job Description & Details:
Job Description: This position plans, organizes, monitors, manages and evaluates economic development project activities in target industry sectors as outlined in the Partnership Gwinnett Community and Economic Development strategy.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Manage and coordinate the planning and implementation of complex economic development projects and activities; coordinate with partners; establish objectives, priorities and schedules; monitor progress and communication between and among all parties and partners
Coordinate and work with community partners to support the implementation of goals outlined in the Partnership Gwinnett Community and Economic Development strategy Coordinate, direct, and implement programs and projects that support existing and prospective companies
Visit with 50+ existing companies per year to develop and build relationships and provide necessary economic development support
Actively implement and follow up on services offered through the Partnership Gwinnett Business Retention and Expansion program
Document and track information and action that results from existing company visits
Develop and implement industry specific programs; create agenda; secure speakers; secure sponsorships and assist team with marketing and outreach of event
Research and explore potential of developing industry councils for target sectors
Develop and build relationships with economic development partners including real estate professionals, state, regional and utility partners Track, maintain and actively enhance knowledge of industry specific real estate in Gwinnett County
Review, analyze and respond to prospect inquiries in a prompt and effective manner
Actively promote the Partnership Gwinnett initiative and serve as “Community Cheerleader for PG”
Provide support to partner organizations in an effort to achieve Partnership Gwinnett goals
Track number of new jobs retained or generated through new businesses and existing company expansions
Develop strong working knowledge of Gwinnett and Metro Atlanta business environment
Coordinate economic development projects and activities with Gwinnett City and County departments and partners
Serve as liaison with industry organizations, real estate associations, and committees and groups related to industry
Perform related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Principles, practices and methods of budgeting, and purchasing
Principles and techniques of sales, marketing and promotion
Research and analysis methods and techniques
Local and regional business and real estate markets
Advanced user of Social Media
Act as a project manager for various economic development activities
Interpret and apply laws, ordinances, regulations, maps, plans and development documents
Communicate clearly and concisely public speaking and in writing
Work effectively within a team environment where a high level of accountability is maintained
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
Interpret programs and policies to the “layman”
Become knowledgeable about principles and practices of economic development project management, and real estate
Become knowledgeable about pertinent Federal, State and local laws, specifically economic development regulations and procedures concerning Georgia economic development statutory and discretionary incentive thresholds and criteria, opportunity zone processes, less developed census tracts and tax allocation districts;
Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Efficiently use social media
Work independently with minimal supervision
Gather and analyze complex data and make sound recommendations
Bachelors Degree with major course work in economics, marketing, business administration, community development, communications or related field required with considerable experience in an economic development position. Three years of related experience.
This position is moderately physical, but may require long periods of sitting, standing and/or walking.
Local candidates only. No relocation available. Qualified applicants should submit their resume and salary requirements to email@example.com. No Phone Calls, please. Due to the high level of interest, not all applicants will be contacted.
The Gwinnett Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace and an E-Verify participant. All employment is contingent on the successful complete of a drug screen and background check.