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Economic Development Project Manager
Job Description:   Job#: JID1053624 


Economic Development Project Manager

PURPOSE: 

The Economic Development Project Manager helps the Economic Development Specialist grow the economy of Memphis and Shelby County by assisting with relocation/attraction, expansion and start-up projects with local, national and international entities.  The Project Manager is directly involved assembling, analyzing and packaging applications for assistance through EDGE incentive programs, as well as follow-up and documentation of approved projects..

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

         Assist Economic Development Specialist and applicant complete Payment In Lieu Of Tax (PILOT) and/or loan fund application process.

         Prepare written recommendations for Economic Development Specialist.

         Process all paperwork and maintain files in good order.

         Maintain good understanding of all major local, state and national business incentive and assistance programs.

         Coordinate with other local, state and federal development-related entities, as well as finance, real estate, legal, accounting and other professionals, to assist relocation/attraction, expansion and start-up projects.

         Prepare credit analysis of loan request.

         Monitor monthly loan reports and proactively is involved with loan asset quality, loan documentation, and collateral inspection.

         Communicate with proper authorities to ensure compliance with all reporting agencies.

         Perform research as requested.

         Assist in the development and implementation of marketing strategies to attract new or expanding businesses.

         Assist in the preparation of materials to inform the EDGE board, public officials and others about development-related activities, and participates in briefings and presentations.

 

 
Required Skills: 

REQUIREMENTS:

         Bachelorís degree in business, communication, real estate, public policy, or related field.

         Three years of work experience in economic development, banking, finance, real estate, business, planning or related fields.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

         Excellent communications skills, oral and written. 

         Excellent time management skills.

         Ability to make independent decisions related to project management.

         Strong analytical, problem solving, and negotiation skills.

         Strong Excel software kills

         Ability to understand financial statements in order to perform credit analysis and financial underwriting.

         Demonstrated experience in commercial loan documentation, preparation and review a plus.

         Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple priorities.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Work is conducted in typical indoor office environment, though visits to and tours of retail, commercial, manufacturing, distribution, medical, educational and other facilities are a regular part of the work.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

         Must have personal automobile for daily use.

 

 
# of Openings: 1 Employment Type: Direct Hire
Start Date: N/A Pay Range: Confidential  
Overtime Pay: Not-Specified Visa Sponsorship: No
Amount of Travel: 1 to  10% Position Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Relocation Assistance:
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