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Kershaw County Government
Notice of Job Vacancy

Job Title:    Existing Industry and Workforce Development Manager

Location:    Kershaw County Economic Development Office
Job Type:    Full Time (8:00 -5:00) May vary on occasion
Salary:    35,000 – 40,000 DOQ
Opening Date:    February 1, 2018
Closing Date:    Until Filled

General Statement of Job:
The purpose of this position is to develop, manage and implement the existing industry and workforce development programs of the Kershaw County Economic Development Department.  Primary duties include, but are not limited to: regular industry visitation schedule; management of the Kershaw County Industrial Association; liaison between area education institutions, workforce training organizations, and existing industries; and coordinate publicity of industrial activities and accomplishments.  

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
-    Develop and administer a pro-active existing industry and business retention program that includes regular industry visitation, plant management interviews, annual industry wage and benefit survey, monthly Industrial Association meetings, and Industrial Appreciation Day events
-    Oversee data compilation of industry trends and information
-    Develop and coordinate workforce development programs to meet the needs of Kershaw County existing industries
-    Coordinate with Economic Development Marketing Manager the regular distribution of manufacturing focused stories to promote both manufacturing career opportunities and local industry successes
-    Represents the department on area workforce boards and committees to facilitate industrial growth in Kershaw County
-    Develop and maintain positive relationships with Department of Commerce, regional economic development organizations, and economic development allies
-    Make presentations as needed including civic, student, and industrial groups
-    Perform various other duties as assigned by the Economic Development Director

Required Skills and Qualifications:
-    Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, Economics or a related field
-    Must have four (4) years of work experience in manufacturing, technical education, business development, economic development, human resources or other related field.
-    Must possess a valid state driver’s license
-    Computer experience with proficiency of Microsoft applications including Excel and  PowerPoint and social media
-    Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
-    Must be able to develop and build relationships, collaborate with others, and work on a team.

Please visit www.kershaw.sc.gov
Go to JOBS tab
At the top of page select CLICK HERE for application

Kershaw County Employment Applications are only accepted for positions that are posted.
Employment Applications should ONLY be submitted within the posting dates
and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date.

**Resumes are ONLY accepted as an attachment to a completed application**

Applications should ONLY be submitted to:

Attn: Applications
Kershaw County Government Center
515 Walnut Street
Camden, SC 29020
OR
Any branch of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce

Kershaw County is an equal opportunity provider and employer. It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status.  Kershaw County is a Drug-Free Workplace.

**Status Updates regarding if Applications were received and/or if the position has been filled are unable to be given**


South Carolina Power Team
Position: Director of Research
Reports to: VP Global Business
Other Primary Stakeholders: President & CEO
Sr. VP Community Preparedness
Director of Marketing & Communications
Organization
The South Carolina Power Team is the economic development organization representing the state’s 20 consumer owned electric cooperatives. Established in 1988, SC Power Team serves two-thirds of the area of the state and over half of its population. Within our service areas, SC Power Team strives to: facilitate the growth of jobs, investment and electric load through the attraction of new industrial and commercial activity; and support expansion and retention of existing businesses and facilities.
Position
Reporting to the Vice President Global Business, the Director of Research is responsible for ensuring that the SC Power Team and its stakeholders have access to the most advanced data and research. Responsibilities include utilizing data to support business development efforts and project proposal responses. This position supports SC Power Team’s core mission of creating jobs through business attraction, retention and expansion by developing key data points, and managing and tracking research projects that SC Power Team undertakes. This role involves conducting industry research, providing technical assistance, collecting data, providing analysis and forecasts, and writing reports for both internal and external clients. These elements will ultimately be used to enhance SC Power Team’s impact on location decisions, policy discussions and the viability of economic development projects.
Responsibilities
• Collect, manage, analyze and report data in support of the SC Power Team sales team and economic development initiatives
• Provide economic analysis, conduct business research, author publications, and manage unique data collection efforts
• Oversee third-party developer and regular maintenance of the SCPowerTeam.com Geographic Information Systems (GIS) web applications and SC Data Center
• Assist communities and cooperatives on an “as needed” basis to provide data and research necessary to compete for projects within cooperative service territories
• Assist with questions about South Carolina economic development
• Access government economic statistics
• Track, update, and respond to demographic, economic and industry specific inquiries
• Build and maintain targeted industry and company database
• Provide data and support for marketing initiatives
• As time allows, undertake independent research projects to inform stakeholders and highlight key trends in the state of South Carolina and its major regions
• Support SC Power Team reporting responsibilities and benchmark updates
• Develop positive working relationship with regional partners
Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in business or economics
• Minimum 5-years’ experience in related research position
• Innovative thinker, with a track record for utilizing data and research to advance success rate of organization
• Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage all peers
• Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact strategic initiatives
• Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, SC Power Team's Board of Directors and staff
• Passion for the mission of the SC Power Team
Please submit cover letter, resume, salary history, and salary requirements electronically to: Jan Guerry, Operations Manager, jguerry@scpowerteam.com. For consideration, resumes must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018.


Marketing Manager
Job Title: Marketing Manager Reports To: Director of Global Engagement Location: Greenville, SC
FLSA Classification: Full-time Exempt
Upstate SC Alliance Team Environment:
As the Upstate grows, there’s constant buzz about investment and job creation. Join Team Upstate and be a part of growing a stronger economy in the Upstate. Our dynamic team works with the public and private sector to position the 10-county Upstate to excel in the global marketplace. Bring your creative spirit, your marketing expertise, and your desire to work in a team environment that is focused on moving the Upstate forward.
Position Summary:
The Marketing Manager will participate in planning the marketing strategy and initiatives of the Upstate SC Alliance. They will concept, design, and produce marketing collateral, presentations, graphics, and other creative materials for both internal and external audiences. The marketing manager is responsible for management of the UA website, including updating content on the website and managing support for technical issues. They will also play a key role in supporting the Director of Global Engagement with inbound and outbound events as it relates to Centers of Influence and international audiences.
I. Core Position Responsibilities
Percentage of Time
A. Marketing
65%
Supports organizational goals by providing marketing and design services for the following: Global Engagement/Branding; Industry Recruitment/Lead Nurturing; Investor & Public Relations and the Global Cities Initiatives.
• Responsible for the creative concept and design of marketing collateral, including, but not limited to brochures, directories, flyers, fact sheet and reports
• Supports the production of digital and print advertisements, direct mailers, and other creative materials with outside vendors, including interfacing with pre-print/printing vendors
• Responsible for the creative concept and design of customized presentations
• Responsible for the creative concept and design of custom graphics, maps, pop-ups, signs, and other creative materials
• Works with Director of Global Engagement on digital marketing initiatives and other external marketing initiatives
• Manages UA Website, updates content, and manages support for technical issues
• Maintains library of graphics, photography and quotes to be used in marketing efforts
• Coordinates procurement of promotional items
• Reports on website and digital marketing activity
• Manages UA Brand Standards throughout all UA materials
Marketing Manager
B. Event Management
20%
Assists the Director of Global Engagement in the coordination of events including but not limited to: inbound/outbound events, trips, familiarization tours and visits from centers of influence and international audiences.
Ensures events are implemented successfully by assisting with event planning in areas including but not limited to:
• Venue selection, choosing vendors, selecting catering needs
• Scheduling/preparing itineraries and communicating with guests
• Lodging and transportation arrangements
• Technology requirements
• Photography
• Recording events/attendees in CRM database
D. Special Projects as Assigned
10%
II. Other or Non-Core Position Responsibilities
5%
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Assist other departments and team members as needed.
III. Essential Skills and Experience:
• 3-5 years of experience in graphic design and marketing
• Computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher), and strong expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop)
• Experience with Website content management systems
• Solid oral and written communication skills
• Able to interact with a variety of individuals including employees, vendors and investors
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
• Proven experience working in a multi-tasking environment
• Proven time management skills and ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work independently, with little supervision and as part of a team
IV. Beneficial Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Graphic Communications or related field with 3-5 years of related experience or Associates Degree in Marketing with 5+ years of related experience.
• Experience in economic development.
• Computer skills, including proficiency in event (Eventbrite), newsletter (Mailchimp) management tools, customer relationship management software (Salesforce), Google Drive/Docs/Analytics.
• Experience in digital marketing strategies and implementation.
Marketing Manager
Benefits: Competitive compensation package provided, along with a generous full suite of benefits (Healthcare, 401(k)Match, PTO, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Professional Development Budget).
To Apply: Submit resume, 3 samples of your creative work, and provide 2 professional references (to be contacted only after in-person interviews and with permission) to careers@upstatealliance.com. No calls please.


Main Street South Carolina Manager
Municipal Association of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

The Municipal Association of South Carolina seeks well-qualified and results-oriented candidates with a proven record in downtown revitalization, community or economic development for the position of manager and state program coordinator for the Main Street South Carolina program which supports 18 MSSC communities.

MSSC is a comprehensive revitalization program that promotes the redevelopment of traditional business districts in South Carolina using the National Main Street Program’s community-based Four-Point Approach.

The MSSC manager serves as the state coordinator and is responsible for planning, managing and directing activities of the Main Street SC program including a state-wide strategy to empower local main street programs to develop realistic goals, establish priorities, implement strategies, and evaluate and assess progress. Frequent in-state and occasional out-of-state travel is required. The position reports to the deputy director of the Municipal Association of SC for education, training and technical assistance.

Desired qualifications include, but are not limited to, a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in downtown revitalization, community development or economic development, a valid south Carolina driver’s license,  and a bachelor’s degree in architecture, historic preservation, finance, marketing, urban planning, public administration or related field. A master’s degree and proven track record in downtown revitalization preferred.

Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at srandall@masc.sc by close of business on February 2. The Municipal Association of SC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit www.masc.sc


Chester County Job Opening Announcement

POSITION: PROJECT MANAGER

OFFICE: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

JOB FUNCTIONS: Directs work with prospective companies for the initial point of contact through the decision-making process; dedicated to prospect activities not handled by the Director. Leads the department's efforts in coordinating and responding to project inquiries via the response for proposal/information (RFP /RFI) process; identified and makes recommendations on suitable real estate to offer prospective companies. Participates in proactive prospect mining activities including trade shows, consultant visits and marketing missions as well as participation with economic development allies in select group events designed to promote Chester County. This will include both domestic and international travel. Performs research and technical investigation associated with responding to prospect inquiries or other analyses related to accomplishing the department's Program of Work; performs analyses associated with measuring the impacts associated with tax incentive programs and land development. Serves as an additional point of contact for the Department of Commerce, economic development allies, real estate brokers, and business and community leaders thereby providing greater awareness of Chester County Economic Development (CCED) goals and objectives. Represents CCED and Chester County by attending, participating or presenting at events when the Director's schedule conflicts with important activities. Leads the department's database management activities including a sites and buildings geodatabase, existing industry directory database and implementation and administration of its Customer Relationship Management database.

REQUIREMENTS:

Completion of a Bachelor's degree and five years of experience. Certified Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council, SC Economic Developers Association, or American Institute of Certified Planners by the American Planning Association preferred. Other professional certifications in real estate development, construction, engineering, or public administration may also be applicable and even preferred.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES: Submit resume/application to: Chester County

Human Resources, P .0. Box 580, Chester, SC 29706. Visit: www.chestercounty.org

Chester County is an equal opportunity employer. EOE


CEO of the Don Ryan Center for Innovation

Under general direction of Town Council and the Board of Directors, this position oversees the corporation in six general areas promoting the business and economic development interests.

The six areas are: Business Incubation, Co-working offerings, Education & Outreach, Business Attraction Expansion & Retention, Workforce Development and Business Startup/Concierge Services.

The person recruited to fill this position will have the opportunity to shape and define this relatively young organization. Reporting to the DRCI Board and the Town Manager and serving as a member of the Senior Leadership team, the CEO will build on existing work, develop new strategies and provide leadership on generating economic vitality at the Town and County level.

This position requires highly professional, administrative, strategic and technical work and encompasses oversight of daily operations, staff goals and performance and assisting the Board of Directors with executing a strategic plan and vision that has been determined by Town Council and various stakeholders.

Other duties include work on the Town’s public development planning and implementation efforts and coordinating with private sector and other governmental agencies. The position also requires hands on involvement in Innovator operations, a forthcoming co-working space and Education/Outreach issues.

For a complete job description and briefing, please visit our website:  https://www.townofbluffton.sc.gov/pdfs/employment-opportunities/ceo-drci.pdf

If interested in applying, please complete and submit a Town of Bluffton Application of Employment, which can be found on our website:    https://www.townofbluffton.sc.gov/human-resources-department/home


 PLANNING, COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR - Lower Savannah Council of Governments - Aiken, SC


 CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT-EXECUTIVE 

REPORTS TO: ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

 

This position directs, leads, and develops all activities of the planning, community development, tourism, and economic department programs of Lower Savannah COG, and serves as the Division Director for these programs. 

Responsibilities include: 

  1. Direct all activities of the program staff as assigned under this position. 
  2. Provide local planning commissions with technical assistance needed in preparation and implementation of local plans and programs. 
  3. Represent the Council at various meetings such as the Community Reuse Organization, Citizens for Nuclear Technology, and local Chamber and Leadership programs as necessary. 
  4. Work with all lead Council staff involved in planning and coordinate efforts of department with other COG programs and other agencies within the region. 
  5. Collect and analyze planning and economic data for use by the council staff. 
  6. Interview potential staff members for division and provide hiring recommendations to the Executive Director and/or Assistant Executive Director. 
  7. As required, assist in division staff discipline and if necessary make recommendations for termination of division employees to the Executive Director and/or Assistant Executive Director 
  8. Administer grant program requirements and recommend expenditures for approval by COG management. 
  9. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director, and/or Assistant Executive Director. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Geography; or Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Geography and four (4) years of community planning experience; or equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible community planning experience in a multi-faceted public organization. 

 

Submit resumes to Nora Sanders at Nsanders@lscog.org


REGIONAL PLANNER - Lower Savannah Council of Governments - Aiken, SC

 

 CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT-ADMINISTRATIVE 

REPORTS TO: PCED ADMINISTRATOR 

 

The Regional Planner administers planning programs including but not limited to zoning ordinances, hazard mitigation plans, land use regulations, transportation planning, planning training, and other general and specialized area wide planning programs and documents necessary to maintain compliance with state law at the local level. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  1. Provide technical assistance to local governments in the preparation and implementation of plans and programs necessary for local government planning and compliance with state and local laws and ordinances. 
  2. Represent the Council at various meetings of local government related to planning and development. 
  3. Provide planning enforcement technical assistance under contract with local governments. 
  4. Provide planning and data required by COG staff in preparation of grants and planning programs for local governments and agencies within the region. 
  5. Manage GIS program staff. 
  6. Act as technical advisor to the Division Director, Executive Director, or Assistant Executive Director. 
  7. Plan, organize, direct and evaluate the activities of professional, technical and clerical personnel engaged in preparing, administering, and completing the Planning activities of the region. 
  8. Prepare an annual work program of planning activities for the COG and for the region. 
  9. Interview potential staff members for department and provide hiring recommendations to the Division Director, Assistant Executive Director and/or and Executive Director. 
  10. As required, assist in department staff discipline and if necessary make recommendations for termination of department employees to the Division Director, Assistant Executive Director and/or Executive Director. 
  11. Maintain grant budget responsibilities related to expenditures based on funds available, monitor all line items of budget materials, and administer the grant programs in compliance with grant requirements. Prepare recommendations for grant expenditures for approval to the PCED Division Director and COG Senior Management. 
  12. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director, Assistant Executive Director, or Division Director. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Geography; or Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Geography and four (4) years of community planning experience; or equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible community planning experience in a multi-faceted public organization. 

 

Submit resumes to  Nora Sanders at Nsanders@lscog.org


COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - Lower Savannah Council of Governments - Aiken, SC

 

CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT-ADMINISTRATIVE 

REPORTS TO: PC

 

ED ADMINISTRATOR 

 

The main responsibility of the Housing, Community and Economic Development Manager is to supervise the Housing, Community and Economic Development Department. The Community Development Manager may be administratively responsible for all staff assigned to the department, and will be responsible for coordination and successful completion of Housing, Community Development and Economic Development activities. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  1. To develop an annual work program for Housing, Community Development and Economic Development activities. 
  2. To implement and manage Housing, Community Development and Economic Development programs to include but not limited to Housing and Urban Development(HUD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Programs. 
  3. To assist local governments and agencies with planning, developing and writing applications and administration of eligible Housing, Community Development and Economic Development activities. 
  4. To prepare documents necessary for reporting Housing, Community Development and Economic Development activities to the applicable federal, state and local agencies. 
  5. To plan, organize, direct and evaluate the activities of professional, technical and clerical personnel engaged in preparing, administering, and completing the Community Development and Economic Development activities of the region. 
  6. To serve as a technical advisor in matters pertaining to Housing, Community and Economic Development to the Division Director, Executive Director, Assistance Executive Director and/or the Lower Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors. 
  7. As required provide hiring and termination recommendations for the Housing, Community and Economic Development Department employees to the Planning Community and Economic Development (PCED) Division Administrator, Assistant Executive Director and/or Executive Director. 
  8. To perform other duties assigned by the PCED Administrator, Executive Director and/or Assistant Executive Director. 


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration and (2) two years or related work experience or Bachelor’s Degree in related field and (4) four years work experience; or equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible community and economic development and/or grants administration experience in a multi-faceted public organization

 

Submit resumes to Nora Sanders at Nsanders@lscog.org


Union County Development Board - Administrative and Marketing Assistant  -  Salary Range: $31,000 - $37,440

Opening Date:           11/03/2017

Closing Date:             11/27/2017

Salary Range:            $31,000 - $37,440 Annually

 Work Schedule:        Monday – Friday:  9:00am – 5:00pm (one-hour lunch).
                                   May occasionally require adjusted work 
schedule.

Position Summary:  The successful candidate must demonstrate skill as an administrative-level assistant by providing support to the Executive Director. Direct experience in working with community leaders, elected officials, and other key stakeholders in a highly professional/confidential manner is essential. In addition, the position requires a motivated candidate with prior experience in marketing or related area.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:  The Administrative and Marketing Assistant supports the Executive Director in the operation and management of the Union County Development Board (UCDB). Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists in gathering data/information for all aspects of the Request for Information process.
  • Provides support with the development/implementation of: business plans, marketing plans and product development plans.
  • Maintains all databases, industry records, and administrative files.
  • Schedules/coordinates UCDB events, meetings, and activities.
  • Attends and records minutes for all UCDB meetings.
  • Maintains UCDB Website and social media positioning the organization as relevant and positive.

Preferred Qualifications:  Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or three years progressive experience working in planning, marketing or economic development agency or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.

Relevant Skills:  Knowledge/proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; basic accounting knowledge with the use of QuickBooks; excellent communication/ public relations skills including written and verbal.

How to Apply:  Submit letter of interest and resume on or before November 27, 2017 to klancaster@uniondevelopmentboard.com or mail to Union County Development Board, 207 South Herndon Street, Union, SC  29379.


Economic Development Marketing Analyst – Salary Range: $44,803 - $69,451

Conduct research and analysis to support City economic development initiatives. Research and analyze various data, including demographics, City revenue projections of property taxes and business license fees, Return on Investment (ROI), building permit activity, net financial impact of annexations and impact of tax incentives. Utilize completed research and analysis for development of new marketing materials and maintenance of existing marketing information, databases and web sites.  Utilize ArcGIS, ESRI Business Analyst Online, City financial system, and other information to compile, analyze and provide marketing reports; conduct Internet research on business prospects and economic development related issues, etc. create demographic reports and maps; maintain existing GIS maps; execute surveys; serve as the City’s representative to local Economic Development researchers groups at the Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) and Upstate; serve as the department liaison to the City’s Revenue Division for business license related issues; and respond to Request for Information Surveys (RFIs) using available databases.  Using research and analysis, develop presentation/marketing materials and conduct formal presentations to business groups, City Manager, City Council, real estate brokers, inter-city visitors, and others.  Maintain department’s content on the City of Greenville web site and GreenvilleSCBusiness.com by updating statistics, text, links, Adobe PDF documents, spreadsheets and other documents as necessary.  Work with relevant departments, focusing on key annexations, conduct cost/benefit analysis, manage water covenants; evaluate options for short-term and long-term annexation opportunities by tracking development activity on properties contiguous to the city and within the water covenant boundary.  Determine the most beneficial opportunities to pursue for targeted annexation marketing purposes. Contact property owners to discuss the advantages of annexation into the City.  Manage and cross reference water covenants with the Greenville Water Engineer, City’s Legal, GIS, and Engineering departments and maintain the GIS/Economic Development water covenant mapping program and office files. Provide administrative and technical support to variety of property owners’ groups, business associations, as may be assigned.  Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.   A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Planning, Economics, Public Administration, Business, or related field is required.   Graduate work or an advanced degree in Planning, Economics, Public Administration, Business, or a related field is preferred.  Over two years of experience in real estate, planning, public administration, or economic development is required. A valid SC driver’s license is required.  Cut-off Date:  Until Filled

Visit https://jobs.greenvillesc.gov to apply for the position.


Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC)

Office Manager

 

The Office Manager serves as the receptionist for a 7-person office and performs a variety of tasks in support of customer service, marketing, operations, and research.  The OM provides general office support to include appearance of office, answering and directing calls to appropriate staff, mail distribution, event planning, investors relations, restocking supplies, and various administrative duties. The OM is also responsible for assisting the financial office with the budgeting process and financial reporting responsibilities.  In addition, the OM communicates directly with the Board of Directors to plan and schedule monthly meetings and provide support as needed.

 

Job Duties include:

  • Maintain conference room calendar and reserve as needed
  • Facilitate meetings; including Board, committee, and staff meetings
  • Facilitate GADC Events:
  • Event Planning
  • Invitations / Responses
  • Preparation / Organization
  • Prepare Follow-Up Report
  • Responsible for vendor relationships and negotiations for event planning
  • Update, print, and compile marketing materials to keep adequate supply on hand
  • Assist Project Managers with prospect meetings and marketing trips
  • Update GADC Website and Blog
  • Maintain various databases: Allies, Consultants, Investors
  • Provide clerical and research assistance
  • Manage Investor correspondence and regular mailings
  • Assist with financial responsibilities to provide procedural checks and balances

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in business administration or related field
  • 5 years related experience or equivalent combination of related education and experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word).  Experience with Abode Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; including proofreading skills
  • Experience with web development preferred

All applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter detailing relevant experience to mfarris@greenvillecounty.org. No calls please.  Position open until filled.



SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing PC

Client Development Manager

Greenville, SC (Full-Time)

SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory, and Testing P.C., a multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting services firm with locations throughout the Southeast, seeks a dynamic Client Development Manager to add to our Greenville, SC office. This will be a full-time role that will manage and develop new client relationships, strengthen existing relationships and maintain (and build) a strong customer database/network.

Job Responsibilities May Include:

  • Develop new client relationships, strengthen existing relationships and build a strong customer network
  • Assist with completing pre-qualification packages
  • Attend networking events representing SUMMIT in the upstate SC market (and occasionally other SUMMIT markets, as staffing needs dictate)
  • Make warm- and cold-calls to increase company business opportunities and branding
  • Facilitate prospective meetings and presentations / speaking opportunities for principals and technical department managers
  • Assist with developing an office and/or regional BD strategy, including measurable goals and target clients
  • Stay up-to-date on market trends and opportunities, communicating them to the Director and Senior Management for review and consideration
  • Recommend and attend company-sponsored events, conferences, tradeshows and prospective client functions (including nights and weekends on occasion)
  • Assist with occasional PR strategic opportunities
  • Take on an active role in client-rich industry trade associations, and strategic community activities/groups that create lead-generation and increase the firm’s visibility
  • Assist with proposal creation for RFQ responses and other opportunities, for various departments as needed – CMT, SI, Geotechnical, Environmental and Structural Engineering
  • Shared responsibilities for social media accounts for the company including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, possibly additional outlets in future
  • Work with Client Development Managers in other markets to ensure strategic coordination of efforts
  • Assist with administration of CRM database

Qualifications

Education:

  • Required: BA or BS in marketing, communications, public relations, construction industry, or equivalent

Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, a “self-starter” type of person
  • Strong personal task management skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos and proposals
  • Ability to write reports and “introductory” business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and a Windows environment
  • Experience with Cosential or other similar CRM system

Experience

Required:

  • 2-4 years of experience in the A/E/C industry (ideally in the Carolinas)
  • Experience and expertise in developing and executing a business development strategy for a target market

Preferred:

  • 6-7 years of experience in the A/E/C industry
  • Experience managing a firm's tradeshow participation and similar industry sponsorships
  • Experience with SMPS and other trade organizations
  • Schedule flexibility for frequent tradeshow/conference/event attendance

To apply for this position, please email your resume to talent@summit-companies.com.

To learn more about SUMMIT, please visit: http://summit-companies.com


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