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Business Outreach & Engagement Coordinator

FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Manager of Business Development
Amount of Travel Required: None
Job Type: Regular
Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000 plus benefits, commensurate with experience
Positions Supervised: None
Location: Bryan, TX

Position Summary

The Business Outreach & Engagement Coordinator is responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with companies and audiences located within the Brazos Valley as part of an established business retention/expansion (BRE) program and private investment group. For more information about the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation, please visit brazosvalleyedc.org.

Essential Functions (Reasonable Accommodations Statement)

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Lead, implement, and track a Business Retention and Expansion program to support existing industry within the Brazos Valley in conjunction with overall Business Development Team
  • With Managing Director of IBV, scout targeted investor prospects, engage and retain current investors, prepare events for IBV, develop marketing material for the IBV, Recruitment, Engagement, and Value Proposition
  • Work with the BVEDC's Committees and Invest Brazos Valley as part of the overall Strategic Plan implementation for both internal and external awareness and business development activities
  • Prepare collateral materials and presentations to support Business Development efforts
  • Help to maintain website content related to Business Development to maintain the BVEDC's role as the most reliable source of economic development information for Brazos Valley stakeholders, community partners, and other third parties
  • Represent the organization externally as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications (Competency Statement[s])

  • Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.

Skills & Abilities

Education: Bachelor's Degree Required, Field of Study: Business, Economics, Management, Economic Development or Marketing, preferred
Experience: 3 plus years of experience Economic Development, Community Development, Sales, Fundraising or Marketing
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office suite including PowerPoint and desktop publishing software

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations in accordance with ADA may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To apply for this position, email a cover letter and resume to egough@brazosvalleyedc.org.
The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.
The BVEDC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.