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Employment Opportunities

The following position is open at the BVEDC. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume to Hannah Ullrich, BVEDC Manager of Office Administration, at hullrich@brazosvalleyedc.org


FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Type: Regular
Reports to: Executive V.P. - Business Development
Amount of Travel Required: None
Positions Supervised: None


The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the targeted business recruitment and retention/expansion activities to companies and audiences located inside and outside the Brazos Valley.

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.


  • In coordination with the Business Development team, develop, implement, and track a direct-contact campaign for BVEDC targeted audiences, initiate contact and develop relationships with key decision makers in targeted audience companies, respond to inquiries from companies interested in the region, facilitate visits from qualifying companies to The Brazos Valley and assist in preparing community incentive proposals for qualifying companies
  • In coordination with the Business Development team, support a Business Retention and Expansion program to support existing industry within the Brazos Valley
  • Perform research and prepare reports to support organization’s activities including demographic, real estate market, and business data 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
  • Expand and grow industry, economic development organizations and agencies, end-user companies and site selector contacts. Respond to proposals from the State of Texas to external site selectors and industry representatives
  • Maintain industry contacts and site selectors database and contacts for lead generation within industry clusters as identified in Strategic Plan
  • In coordination with the Business Development team, host targeted end user companies, industry clusters, site selectors and industry representatives in the Brazos Valley
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Competency Statements[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.


Education: Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study Preferred: Business, Economics, Management, Geography, or Economic Development
Experience: 2 plus years of experience preferred
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office and desktop publishing software for proposal purposes


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.
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.