Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Economics or other related field; Masters in business administration or public administration, law, or accounting, preferred.
Relevant experience required: 5+ years experience in urban or regional development and/or in economic development policy formulation.
Knowledge required: Project development and government relations, familiarity of real estate finance, financial statement analysis, public policy, data analysis, effective writing and oral communication skills a must. Strong computer skills preferred.
Duties Description •Assist ESD Regional Director in directing operations and logistics of Regional Council on a day-to-day basis.
•Provide staff support for the NYC REDC, including the following: assist with external communications with REDC; assist with NYC REDC meeting set-up; communicate with members’ staff; draft memorandum and other documents for NYC REDC members; assist with the NYC REDC consolidated funding application scoring; assist NYC REDC in developing and implementing its strategic plan and the progress reports; assist in facilitating NYC REDC work group meetings.
•Market the CFA with stakeholders throughout the region. Assist “clients” with navigating the CFA.
•Structure and negotiate State involvement in awarding benefits through CFA.
•Perform project review, analysis and evaluation. Together with ESD Regional Director, make incentive and funding recommendations to senior management.
•Prepare various administrative documents, including the following: project origination documents; reports; presentations; budget materials; memoranda; and other documents as needed.
•Coordinate and collaborate with Governor’s office, ESD CEO, the NYC REDC and other State and local agencies to implement CFA projects.
•Work with Regional Director in overseeing the reporting of Regional Council project progress and economic impact.
•Build and maintain relationships with governmental and quasi-governmental entities, real estate & business groups, civic & community organizations, cultural & professional organizations, and advocacy groups in the region.
•Maintain close contact with IDA’s, Chambers, municipalities, local development corporations and other key economic development agents to coordinate with and assist them with client servicing and business outreach efforts. Attend necessary events.
•Respond to inquiries from small businesses, start-ups and ongoing concerns that come to the regional office for guidance
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