Under limited supervision, provides level management support to the Community Development Director through economic development, redevelopment and revitalization planning, marketing and research tasks that implement the City’s Economic Development element, Downtown Development element and the strategic initiatives of the Pinal Alliance for Economic Development. Shall also be responsible for the management of the City of Eloy Airport. General responsibilities include coordinating and implementing projects and programs that support new commercial, office and industrial business attraction; business retention and expansion; acceleration of public facilities and infrastructure extensions; small business development initiatives; workforce development initiatives, and other related economic development programs or projects.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Principles, procedures and strategies of economic development in a government environment, demographic and economic trends, and forecasting.
Marketing and research methods, principles and procedures.
Statistical and financial analyses and presentation.
Computer software and applications related to database development and maintenance and report and presentation preparation.
Customer service principles.
Knowledge of City organizations, operations, policies and procedures.
Planning, organizing, preparing, and presenting reports and studies.
Making complex decisions and interpretation in accordance with established rules, policies and procedures.
Problem solving and decision making.
Research, analysis, and the preparation of recommendations to the Director.
Group facilitation and presentation.
Computer software including word processing, spreadsheet, data base and presentation applications.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in economic development, urban planning, marketing, public or business administration, finance or a related field. Three years of progressively responsible experience with an economic development entity, marketing, business attraction and/or development research, community development (planning and zoning), and/or a related field. Significant experience in marketing, brand development and promotional material creation a plus. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may qualify for this position.
Must maintain a valid State of Arizona driver’s license.
Please submit a City of Eloy application, resume and cover letter by visiting the City of Eloy’s website at http://www.eloyaz.org. Resumes will not be accepted without a completed City of Eloy application. Experience is highly desired for all positions. Appointments normally made at the entry-level step. Prospective employees must be able to pass a background investigation and may be subject to a pre-employment medical/drug screening. The City of Eloy is an EOE/AA Employer.