Reports to: VP of Economic Development
Employment Status: Full-Time
Experience: 2+ years preferred
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Required Travel: Occasional
Salary: Based on Qualifications

About Partnership Gwinnett:

Partnership Gwinnett is a dynamic organization dedicated to attracting and retaining jobs, fostering capital investment, supporting educational institutions, promoting workforce development, and contributing to the outstanding quality of life in Gwinnett County.

Job Description:

This position leads Partnership Gwinnett’s research and community development efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to find and analyze unique data that differentiates Gwinnett for marketing initiatives including the Partnership Gwinnett website, presentations, social media, annual report, projects and RFIs.
  • Provide data and prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the economic development team.
  • Track Partnership Gwinnett KPIs and community indicators.
  • Develop positive working relationship with community partners including the research teams at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, regional partners and with the research teams that operate within each utility economic development office.
  • Manage all Partnership Gwinnett databases as well as negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with database vendors.
  • Work with Georgia Department of Community Affairs, prospective companies, Gwinnett Development Authority, and relevant bond counsel to implement application and reporting phases of Georgia Regional Economic Business Assistance grants.
  • Manage the Research Internship program.
  • Manage the Research Credit program and provide relevant and timely data to Partnership Gwinnett’s top investors and key stakeholders.
  • Lead Partnership Gwinnett’s community development and redevelopment efforts and fulfill all Goal 3 strategies outlined in the PG 4.0 strategic plan.
  • Track relevant community development and redevelopment policies, projects, and updates to share in a quarterly memo.
  • Work with Events and Communications Teams to execute redevelopment programs and initiatives including but not limited to the Redevelopment Council, Redevelopment Taskforce, Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit, and Peer Tour.
  • Manage and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including Gwinnett’s municipalities, CIDs, developers, and regional community leaders to stay informed on local redevelopment projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access
  • Working knowledge of internet resources, including but not limited to ArcGIS Community Analyst, ESRI, Business Wise, and Lightcast
  • Strong working knowledge of analytical and statistical tools to analyze and interpret data
  • Must be a strategic thinker with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Must be flexible regarding job responsibilities and ability to work as a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver on tight deadlines
  • Ability to design and execute multiple work demands
  • Excellent written, grammatical, and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of existing methods of the economic development process (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economic Development or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job, including but not limited to GIS planning, Research, Analytics, or Public Administration

Questions:

For questions, email info@partnershipgwinnett.com with the subject line: Manager, Research and Community Development.

MANAGER, RESEARCH & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION

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e.g. From April 2010 to December 2015

Work Experience

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e.g. March 2010 to July 2015

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e.g. March 2010 to July 2015

e.g. March 2010 to July 2015

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Authorization and Acknowledgements

I affirm that the information I have provided in this application is true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, and I have not knowingly withheld any information requested. I understand that withholding or misstating any information requested in this application is grounds for rejection of my application, and that providing false or misleading information in this application is grounds for discharge. I authorize the company to verify my references, record of employment, education record, and any other information I have provided. Unless otherwise noted, I authorize the references I have listed to disclose any information related to my work record and my professional experiences with them, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I release the Gwinnett Chamber, my former employers and all other persons and entities, from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such inquiry or disclosure. I understand that if offered employment with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, all employment is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen and background check.
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