EDC Project Administrator

Gaston County EDC
Belmont, NC
Date Posted:  May 24, 2022
Closing Date:  June 5, 2022

Essential Duties

The duties listed below are not all of the duties that may be assigned but are those that are considered as essential for an employee to perform.

  • Provide management of retail, commercial, office and industrial projects as assigned by the Business Recruitment Director and/or EDC Executive Director; monitor and support all business recruitment efforts.
  • Work with city and county staff, utility representatives, engineering professionals as well as regional and state recruitment partners in an effort to meet project needs
  • Coordinate and manage project incentives and grants awarded i support of new recruitment projects and ensure timely transition of project to Existing Industry Manager.
  • Work with Assistant Director to implement annual marketing strategy and support daily operations of the organization.
  • Provide support to the Existing Industry Manager to facilitate expansion projects.
  • Coordinate with EDC staff and partners to maintain accurate and current content on the EDC website.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director and/or Assistant Director.
  • Assists with planning and executing project announcements.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS or BA degree.  Requires working knowledge of economic development and project management practices.  A minimum of 3 years in economic development or a position with project management responsibilities..  A valid driver’s license is required. The candidate selected must undergo and pass a drug screening test prior to employment.