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Mobile Area Chamber of Commere

Position Title:             Project Manager  
Reports To:                
Senior Project Manager, Economic Development      

Department/Division: Economic Development Department- Business Development Division

 

Resumes should be sent to Natalie Franklin by email to nfranklin@mobilechamber.com by May 4, 2018.


Summary of Position:
 
The Project Manager(s) of the Business Development Division support the Senior Project Manager and Vice President of Economic Development in all aspects of the Division’s activities. They are responsible for staffing the various committees assigned within the Division and any other committees or boards that may be assigned by the Vice President of Economic Development. The Vice President of Economic Development and Senior Project Manager gives specific directions and assignments to the Project Manager(s). 
 
Principal Accountabilities:
 
Represent projects to the Industrial Development Board and the Industrial Development Authority, ensuring necessary paperwork is correct and in order.
 
Coordinate the follow-up on preliminary inquiries by prospects, whether in response to direct mail, media advertising, or a blind request.
 
Actively work business and industrial projects as assigned by the Vice President and/or Senior Project Manager.
 
Assist in special projects and events as assigned by the Vice President and/or Senior Project Manager.
 
Make presentations to local businesses, land owners, and/or realtors about economic efforts in the Mobile area.
 
Personally visit at least three Chamber members per month for the purpose of building goodwill and gathering information to share on member needs and opinions. 
 

Areas of Delegated Responsibilities:
 
Assigns tasks to Project Coordinator/Economic Development Administrative Assistant.
 
 
Education/Experience:
 
B
achelors Degree, preferred.
 
Location of Office: 451 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602
 
This position is classified as Exempt.
 
This accurately reflects the description of my job and primary responsibilities.


 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

CONECUH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Salary $70,000

 

SUMMARY: Seeking an economic development professional to generate prospect activity for Conecuh County by serving as our Economic Developer.  The Economic Developer will be responsible for industrial recruitment, existing industry support, property development, and workforce development support.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  College Degree, track record of success in an economic development, Industrial sales, or business development role as an executive or project manager.

 

Click here for more information

http://thenextmovegroup.com/conecuh


WORKFORCE MARKETING COORDINATOR

FLSA Status is Exempt

East AlabamaWorks

 

Summary:  East AlabamaWorks is seeking a Workforce Marketing Coordinator, responsible for assisting the Director in coordinating, implementing, and executing all workforce development efforts in the region.  

 

East AlabamaWorks has partnered with the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama (CFNEA) to serve as our fiscal sponsor.  The Workforce Marketing Coordinator will be an employee of CFNEA and work in an office located in Anniston, Alabama and will be expected to travel between the seven counties of the workforce region as needed.

 

East AlabamaWorks serves:  Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Randolph and Talladega counties.  

 

The mission of East AlabamaWorks is to provide a direct link to the workforce needs of business and industry at the local level.  East AlabamaWorks is business driven and business led.  In its member counties, East AlabamaWorks works to develop a comprehensive workforce development system that supports local job development activities.

 

 

I. Job Relations:

 

Reports To: Director of East AlabamaWorks

 

Frequent contact with other staff members, board members, volunteers, sponsors, civic and business leaders, agencies and their staffs, media representatives, and the general public.

 

II. Responsibilities:

 

A. Assists in planning, implementation, and evaluation of the organization’s programs and services;

 

B. Assists with coordinating, marketing, and promoting all workforce development efforts of the Council via social media, newsletters, website updates and preparation of marketing collateral;  

 

 

C. Regularly works with secondary, and post-secondary schools with age appropriate  presentations designed to support the issues reported by business and industry;

 

D. Assists Director in preparation, coordination, and facilitation of meetings, including, but not limited to individual, industry sector, Board, Council, and any others as requested;  

 

E. Proactively and consistently meets with employers, individually and through industry sectors, to determine the region’s current and future workforce needs, and manage corresponding projects to meet these needs. Works closely with sector leaders to advance industry goals and achieve project goals and desired outcomes;  

 

F. Publicizes, through all appropriate means, the workforce training programs available through regional training providers and provides a point of contact for public and private entities seeking workforce training services;

 

G. Assists in maintaining accurate data from workforce surveys, training events, and grants as well as updating contact information on all Council and Board members, committees, industry sectors, resource providers, and other volunteers to the Council;  

 

H. Researches and pursues potential public and private workforce development funding opportunities for the region through grant opportunities;  

 

I. Assists with planning and executing of workforce development events including but not limited to Worlds of Work, Regional Hiring Fair, Industry Tours;

 

J. Performs such other tasks and duties, including coordinating special projects, which are consistent with goals of East AlabamaWorks. III. Qualifications:

 

A. Education:  Associate’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience.  

 

B. Experience:

 

 Service in private/public sector management and/or human resources experience is preferred;  

 

 Previous grant writing experience is ideal; 

 

 An understanding of workforce and / or economic development is preferred.

 

 

Application Process:

 

Send a cover letter, resume and references to:   East Alabama Works Attn:  Lisa Morales, Director 1130 Quintard Avenue, Suite 100 Anniston, Alabama 36201 or lmorales@eastalabamaworks.com

 

Application deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018

 

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Director of Economic And Community Development

City of Montgomery

 

Salary: $89,701/year

Deadline to Apply: March 23, 2018 by 5:00 PM

For more information and to apply, please visit: www.montgomerypersonnel.com

 

Nature of Work: 

The Director manages the City’s Development Department which includes land use control or zoning, grant management, and development. The Director is both an ambassador and collaborator. With the goal of optimizing the economic impact of the community, the incumbent is responsible for initiating, supporting and managing key economic development projects on behalf of the City. The Director will direct and administer all operations and projects of the development department, including, but not limited to, administration and enforcement of land development regulations; formulation and administration of community development projects; and economic development activities including industrial park development. The director serves as technical advisor to the Mayor, the City Council, and the Planning Commission on matters relating to development such as zoning, land use, city maps, historic properties, and development. Supervision is exercised over a professional and technical staff tasked with gathering and analyzing social, economic, and other data used to formulate recommendations in one of these three divisions—Land Use Control, Grant Management, and Development. The Executive Assistant to the Mayor oversees the work of the Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in urban planning, economic development, public administration, or related degree and six years of management level experience in the comprehensive economic and community development of a city, metropolitan, or regional area comparable to the City of Montgomery. This experience should include the supervision of individuals working on economic and community development projects. Two years of qualifying experience can substitute for the master’s degree.

 

Kind of Examination:

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery City Development Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on their online application. Applicants are urged to fill in the online application completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

 

Additional Information:

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

UPDATE OF CONTACT INFORMATION: It is your responsibility to update your contact information (address, phone, email) so that we can contact you about jobs.  Please visit the Update Contact Information page to log in and update to your contact information at any time.

 


Executive Director

Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA)

 

The Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA) seeks experienced candidates to fill the Executive Director position with the TCIDA. The successful candidate should demonstrate proven economic development recruitment and retention experience. Eligible candidates must also possess an outstanding collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, management and organizational experience, and strong leadership qualities. A minimum of 5 years of progressive economic recruitment experience will be given highest consideration. The position offers a competitive benefits package and annual compensation is dependent on the selected candidate’s specific qualifications and experience.

 

TCIDA was established by an act of the Alabama legislature in 1973 for the purpose of promoting industry and trade, and to assist the local governing bodies in Tuscaloosa County in this effort. Since its creation, TCIDA continues to partner with the business community, government leaders, The University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College, and other local agencies to lead industrial recruitment and expansion in the Tuscaloosa community.

 

Interested applicants may send  a letter of interest and resume to :

 

Claude D. Edwards, Search Committee Chair

Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority

1550 McFarland Blvd N.

Tuscaloosa, AL  35406

 

or may email to Claude.Edwards@BryantBank.com





Economic developer

Chilton County

 

Salary Package Range:  $80,000.00 – 125,000.00 Annually

Full-Time Regular

Apply By:  Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM

If more information is needed, please call Van Forrester at (205) 757-6625 - or to apply, email resume to rvforres@southernco.com

 

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an Undergraduate Degree in Business Management, Finance, Economic Development, or related field from an accredited university preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in local or regional economic development preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience of management and supervisory experience preferred
  • Residence in Chilton County within 6 months of hire date
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory review of background

 

Examples of Duties:

  • Develops and implements strategies, policies, and initiatives to promote economic development
  • Establishes programs to attract new businesses and to retain and expand existing businesses
  • Identifies potential sites and locations in the county for business location and/expansion and infrastructure needs to stimulate the growth of the business community
  • Analyzes economic development trends to assist in development goals
  • Meets directly with business representatives in order to promote opportunities within the county for business location/expansion
  • Works collaboratively with county/local municipality planners and other staff to address the needs of developers, business owners, and other organizations for development or redevelopment
  • Prepares economic trend reports and makes recommendations based upon economic conditions, trends and growth potential
  • Maintains continuous engagement with national, state, county and local organizations, agencies, boards and authorities involved in economic development and related activities
  • Keeps board of directors and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems
  • Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas
  • Responds to citizens’ questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner
  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification

 

Board of Directors

Van Forrester, Chairman

Richard Moore, John C. McKinney, Allen Payton, Brian Paschal, Robert Threlkeld, Wesley Hicks, Elizabeth Huntley

 


 

 

Economic development representative 

Alabama Department of Commerce 

 

 Job Information

The Economic Development Representative (Business Development Option) is a permanent full-time position with the Alabama Department of Commerce. Positions are located in Montgomery, Alabama. This is professional management work in support of local, regional, or statewide economic development activities for the purpose of recruiting and expanding industry in the state of Alabama.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited* four-year college or university in economic development, geography, business administration, marketing, engineering, or a related field.
  • Three years of responsible economic development experience to include two years managing new or existing industrial/business client projects and providing overall guidance in locating or expanding industry.
  • To be on the promotional register, applicants must have current, permanent status as an Economic Development Representative Associate (11349) with the Alabama Department of Commerce.

Notes

  • The required three years of responsible economic development experience must be within the past five years.
  • A graduate degree in economic development, international relations, international business, or a related field will be allowed to substitute for one year of the required experience. 
  • On the reverse side of this announcement is a required questionnaire. You should attach the completed questionnaire to your application and return it to State Personnel. Applications without the questionnaire attached will not be accepted. 

Special Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a valid Alabama driver's license and must be able to obtain an international passport.
  • Extensive, overnight travel is required for this job.

Examination

  • Open-Competitive to all applicants and Promotional to current state employees in the classification listed above.
  • Evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application and the questionnaire. 

How to Apply

  • Complete an Application for Examination Form available at www.personnel.alabama.gov , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office.
  • Apply by mail or by fax. Applications will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late recipient of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions. 

Individuals currently on the register MUST reapply to remain eligible for employment. 

 


 

Economic Development Associate

Alabama Department of Commerce 

 

 Job Information

The Economic Development Representative (Business Development Option) is a permanent full-time position with the Alabama Department of Commerce. Positions are located in Montgomery, Alabama. This is professional management work in support of local, regional, or statewide economic development activities for the purpose of recruiting and expanding industry in the state of Alabama.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have both of the following to qualify:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in economic development, business administration, marketing, engineering, geography, or a related field, and
  • Two years of experience in economic development

Additional Requirements

  • Overnight travel is required for this job.
  • Applicants must possess a valid Alabama drivers license at the time of employment. 
  • Applicants may be required to acquire and maintain an International Passport.

Notes

  • A graduate degree in economic development, international business, or a related field will be allowed to substitute for one year of the required experience.
  • On the reverse side of this application is a required questionnaire. If you check "No" for any statement, you may wish to reconsider applying for this position. Attach the completed questionnaire to your application and return it to the State Personnel Department. Applications without the questionnaire attached will not be accepted. 

Examination

  • Open-Competitive to all applicants.
  • An Evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application. Qualified applicants may also be required to complete an Experience Record Questionnaire. This evaluation will comprise 100% of the final score for the open-competitive register. 

How to Apply:

  • Complete an Application for Examination Form available at www.personnel.alabama.gov , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office.
  • Apply by mail or by fax. Applications will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions. 

Individuals currently on the register MUST reapply to remain eligible for employment. 

 


 

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Location

2 North Jackson Street, Suite 302
Montgomery, AL 36104

contact

phone (334) 676.2085
fax (334) 676.2087
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