Job Knowledge: Some knowledge of principles and methods of applying economic development concepts, including practice in promoting and stimulating economic activity; considerable knowledge of commercial and small business finance; some knowledge of development laws and related procedures; some knowledge of real estate procedures and documents; some knowledge of financial loan documents; some knowledge of or the ability to gain knowledge of Location One Information Service (LOIS); some knowledge of research methods and personal computer applications; ability to interface with business clients, developers, government officials, community leaders, and others; ability to exercise resourcefulness in problem solving; ability to use initiative and sound independent judgment in the course of undertaking assigned responsibilities. Candidates must have working knowledge of state, local, and federal economic development programs and how to access labor and statistic data for the Dallas County region.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task. Microsoft Office experience required. Adobe experience preferred. Candidates must have knowledge of economic development principles, practices, and techniques.
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 30 pounds preferred.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of economic development experience;
Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
Inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling, not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noise; and touring properties that are undeveloped, in various stages of development, including properties where construction is in progress. Some overnight travel, evening, and weekend work may be required. Personal use of vehicle required.
The compensation for this position will be commensurate with experience with a salary range of $50,000-$70,000 annually. The Alliance provides full time employees with health, dental, vacation, 401k, office flexibility, cell phone and mileage reimbursement, fitness facility access, and professional development.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to apply.