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Employment Opportunities

The Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation is seeking qualified candidates for the following position.
If interested, send a cover letter and resume to the BVEDC's Erin Gough (egough@brazosvalleyedc.org) to apply.


Business Outreach & Engagement Coordinator



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.


  • 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.


  • 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


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 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, 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.