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Project Manager

Company: Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 23, 2019

Job Description:

Reporting to the CEO, the Project Manager advances the mission of the Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council, its Board, Executive Committee, and CEO by managing Economic Development projects and initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer Project Requests for Proposals (RFP's) and Requests for Information (RFI's)
  • Create Project RFP's and RFI's for Economic Development initiatives
  • Track available sites and buildings
  • Assist prospects with site selection
  • Learn and present zoning requirements and building codes
  • Track and present available economic development incentives and resources
  • Sell everything Bloomington, Normal and McLean County has to offer
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Complete special projects and other assignments as directed by the CEO and assist in the coordination of EDC projects and events
  • Assist other staff members when needed
    Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required
    • Five years' experience in similar position required
    • Master's degree from an accredited college/university preferred
    • IEDC CEcD preferred
    • Community Development Corporation experience preferred
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Knowledge and skilled in the use of computers and computer software, such as email programs, spreadsheets, word processing, databases, project management and presentation programs
      • Knowledge of office equipment and processes
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Good analytical skills along with a working knowledge of research techniques
      • Ability to complete assigned tasks on time with only general instructions and with minimal supervision
      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
      • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality
      • Ability to speak to large public audiences
        Physical Demands:
        • Operate normal office equipment
        • Travel, as needed
        • Use computer extensively with required visual acuity
          Additional Requirements:
          • Periodic weekend and weeknight commitments
          • Ongoing Economic Development education
          • Pursuit of IEDC's CEcD designation
            --- Salary and timeline:
            • Salary based on education and experience
            • Position open until filled

Keywords: Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council, Normal , Project Manager, Executive , Normal, Illinois

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