Economic Development Coordinator
  • Job Posting Expires: 10/31/2022
1M ago
$50,000 to $60,000
Full Time
No
Economic Development
2-4 Years
4Year
Primary Duties

Work is performed under direct supervision of the Economic Developer. Coordinator is responsible for developing strategies for marketing Madison County as a great place to live and do business, maintaining a database of available properties for commercial and industrial uses; assisting with business recruitment, retention, and expansion efforts; and providing administrative support to the economic development office.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

·       Develops strategies for marketing Madison County properties and development opportunities;

·       Develops and maintains LocationOne Information System (“LOIS”) database to provide a comprehensive inventory of properties available for commercial and industrial uses;

·       Confers and works with other city staff regarding the planning and development process of  various aspects of property development;

·       Builds and cultivates relationships with site selectors, real estate agents and brokers, developers, and Madison County property owners;

·       Assists in the evaluation and facilitation of housing development opportunities within Madison County;

·       Provides administrative support to the economic development office including meeting coordination, website updates, preparation of agenda items and meeting minutes, project file organization, and grant research;

·       Assists with business attraction, development, and retention work;

·       Assists with the development of projects, studies, and plans, concerning matters involved with economic development;

·       Participates in the gathering, compilation, and updating of data pertaining to characteristics or existing conditions in Madison County;

·       Prepares marketing materials and graphic display information to be utilized in economic development efforts;

·       Presents information, reports, findings, recommendations, etc., to the Economic Development Director and to appropriate groups as necessary;

·       Attends meetings, work sessions, seminars, and conferences as necessary, some of which are held before or after normal working hours or require travel or overnight stay;

·       Assists in the planning, organizing, and implementing of a variety of special events such as business announcements, groundbreakings, business appreciation functions, trade show participation, community tours, and business prospect visits;

·       Other duties as assigned. 


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

·       personal computers and a variety of electronic equipment

·       Location One Information Service (LOIS) a plus.

·       Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

Ability to:

·       carry out assigned projects to their completion.

·       communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

·       solve problems and work independently with minimal supervision and under tight deadlines.

·       establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and other individuals involved in the day-to-day activities.

·       interface positively with existing businesses to assist with problem solving or expansion.

·       to handle confidential information with discretion.

·       handle multiple tasks simultaneously in an organized and efficient manner.

 

 

·       Graduation from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 

·       Areas of study/experience in economic development, business administration, community development, public administration, real estate, sales, or related field may prove relevant to position.


Compensation Details

 Salary range is $3,324 - $4,391 per month. 


Benefits

Excellent Benefits.


How to Apply

. Apply at www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources or Human Resources Office, 309 N. 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701, (402) 844-2010.  Submit resume and cover letter along with completed application. First review of applications August 8, 2022.  Open until filled. EOE.