Economic Development Coordinator Resume Samples

As an Economic Development Coordinator, the individual will direct the economic development initiatives and achieve the goals and objectives as outlined by the Economic Development plan or committee. Essential roles and responsibilities are listed on the Economic Development Coordinator Resume as – preparing and maintaining information on utilities, taxes, zones, and community services; providing professional economic development advice, assisting in the application and permitting process, serving as an advocate for economic development, maintaining a liaison with various local, state and federal agencies; coordinating projects with agencies as deemed necessary, and providing information and making presentations to supervisors and the general public on economic development issues, services, plans, and programs.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume includes the following – experience in economic and community development; familiarity with business development, community, and economic development, the ability to communicate effectively to groups and individuals, and engineers; and the ability to establish working relationships with other organizations and economic development practitioners. A degree is commonplace among job applicants.

Economic Development Coordinator Resume example

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Headline : Talented Economic Development Coordinator with innate knowledge of service and community-centric non-profits wanting to bring strong marketing, fundraising, public relations and program coordination skills to a thriving organization.

Skills : Marketing, Communications, Business Development, Business Analysis, Analytics.

Description :

    1. Compiled detailed demographic information on Denton and other competing cities.
    2. Gathered all required information, i.e. detailed community information, quality of life, and wage rates.
    3. Worked in concert with city ED staff to compile information that directly relates to the city.
    4. Created maps from ArcView GIS software detailing all pertinent site information.
    5. Actively marketed Denton Chamber of Commerce to community and prospective businesses.
    6. Planned and facilitated Economic Development Board Meetings, Community Events, and Presentations to the Public.
    7. Facilitated financing options for local businesses and municipalities by locating and coordinating financial resources for the public and private sector, including loan funds, grant opportunities, tax credits, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In History/Political Science


Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Objective : Economic Development Coordinator with 2 years of experience in Assisting in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for economic growth programs and in support of the Citys economic development strategy.

Skills : Process Improvement, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Participated in the long-range planning, development of marketing strategies and activities, and actions for business attraction, retention, and assistance efforts.
    2. Developed a variety of graphic design work for division brochures, posters, flyers, presentations, reports, and covers.
    3. Managed seven different departments in an ICMA Performance Measure survey.
    4. Selected as interim supervisor of the City Clerk's department managing a staff of five for a five-month period.
    5. Organized material and complete assignments according to set standards and appropriate deadlines.
    6. Formulated monthly reports for elected officials and the development community that identify building trends, occupancy rates, new projects under construction, and summarize business retention efforts for various employment sectors.
    7. Oversaw the Office of Economic Development's programs attract, retain and expand businesses in Montclair.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In History/Political Science


Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Objective : Economic Development Coordinator professional with 5 years of experience in creating and implementing marketing initiatives. Oversee all communications and development of multiple company websites, social media sites, along with digital and print publications. Played an instrumental role in fulfillment of marketing and communications policies and procedures; gaining the Chamber a 5-Star Accreditation (Top 1%) by the U.

Skills : MS Office, Developing Skills, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Made initial contact and follow-up with initial mail and electronic inquiries, potential and maturing prospect inquiries, and those qualifying as legitimate economic development prospects.
    2. Used desktop publishing for a variety of in-house promotional publications.
    3. Maintained a computerized prospect tracking system using database software; producing customized reports.
    4. Developed and maintained the existing business base directory.
    5. Identified sources and conducted basic research as directed, based on customer needs.
    6. Compiled and classified information and data, preparing comprehensive monthly and quarterly internal and external activity reports.
    7. Coordinated special events and promotional projects as directed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Objective : Achieve the position of Economic Development Coordinator where I can apply my knowledge of design techniques and principles, effective writing and oral communication skills, and background in project management to provide valued support to clients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Accounting, Paralegal, Supervisor, Human Resources, Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Evaluated incentive requests, site plans, rezonings, ordinance amendments, special use permits, and variance requests for conformance with the City of DeKalb Municipal Code, Unified Development Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, Business Incentive Guidelines, and various neighborhood/ redevelopment plans.
    2. Conducted field evaluations and made assessments to determine necessary steps to become compliant with ordinances and codes.
    3. Prepared and presented detailed reports on development proposals and incentive requests to the City Council and other government bodies.
    4. Collected a variety of statistical data and prepared reports on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates.
    5. Responsible for the administration of the Tax Increment Finance District Program and facilitated the twelve-year extension of the Central Area TIF District.
    6. Drafted, coordinated, and implemented various development, tax abatement, and intergovernmental agreements for approval and compliance.
    7. Responsible for the extensions of the Intergovernmental Property Tax Abatement Program and executed a program for processing incentives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Summary : Conducting research, tracks business trends, development patterns, and real estate activity compiles statistical information, analyzes findings, and makes recommendations, and also Providing prompt and thorough responses to inquires from the public, business owners, and other City partners.

Skills : Grant writing, Application development, and Project management.

Description :

    1. Carried out the City Council's goals for economic development under the direction of the City Manager.
    2. Administered seven service contracts.
    3. Provided staffing support to committees and agencies.
    4. Responsible for City public relations, press contacts, and marketing.
    5. Prepared marketing, operation, and capital project plans and associated budgets.
    6. Researched, produced, and assembled technical and statistical economic, and demographic data.
    7. Maintained website and developed press releases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master In Management

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Headline : Economic Development Coordinator with 5+ years of experience in  Assisting interested businesses and industries in identifying potential sites, securing City approvals, identify financing opportunities, and work with the development community.

Skills : Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Xactimate, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Served as Urban Renewal Agency staff, managing projects, and programs.
    2. Wrote, edited, and gathered updated material for the City's annual Inventory of Available Property publication.
    3. Developed marketing materials promoting the City's development opportunities and trade area demographics.
    4. Coordinated major City events such as the State of the City Address, a luncheon for 300 people that brought together dignitaries, government leaders, community partners, business owners, and local restaurants.
    5. Directed three annual video projects highlighting the City's accomplishments from concept to final presentation.
    6. Collaborated with Montclair Chamber of Commerce to provide business owners with workshops and seminars.
    7. Assisted in the planning, outreach, and marketing of annual job fair events in partnership with neighboring cities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master In Management

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Headline : Working with developers, property owners, real estate professionals, and consultants on the acquisition, lease, and sale of buildings and vacant land, and also serving as the first point of contact for information, expansion-related requests from existing employers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, CRM.

Description :

    1. Served as the pivotal point of contact to guide new and existing businesses through the City's approval processes, including plan review, permitting, inspection, and occupancy stages of development (2015: 184 new businesses).
    2. Administered the Open In the 'O' program where multiple city departments and other governmental agencies meet with potential businesses to discuss the local requirements for starting a business and occupying a particular space (2015: 33 inspections with 73% success rate).
    3. Oversaw the business license approval and renewal processes involving multiple departments (2015: 1,527 business licenses).
    4. Recommended policy and regulatory improvements to streamline the development process and enhance the business climate, such as amendments to sign codes and reducing minimum occupancy load requirements for additional restroom facilities.
    5. Identified available properties and buildings for lease, sale, and/or development for commercial real estate brokers, developers, and business owners suitable for specific needs.
    6. Responded to requests for special projects for business recruitment through the St.
    7. Provided assistance with the business retention goals for the department (35 business retention visits per month).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Summary : A talented, Economic Development Coordinator professional program manager, and writer with 17+ years of excellence in technical/grant writing, proposal development, and program management. Leveraged over $50 million in project funding. Administered and managed grant programs meeting all compliance requirements. Successfully navigate state and federal funding opportunities. Experienced public speaker at a local, state, and national level. Extremely disciplined - able to work remotely. Well-organized and detail-focused.

Skills : Program Management, Grants Administration, Grant/Technical/Proposal Writing, Public Speaking, Data Research.

Description :

    1. Leveraged writing expertise to work on a variety of projects, from master plans, studies, and recreation plans to complex, multi-million dollar federal/state grant proposals.
    2. Extensive consulting for municipal and public projects, including infrastructure, environmental, and development.
    3. Facilitated meetings and liaise with cross-functional stakeholders to orchestrate projects from inception to completion.
    4. Provided project management expertise for key projects by working closely with the public sector, private entities, non-profit organizations, and others.
    5. Oversaw complex documentation and reporting.
    6. Created, packaged, and administered funding applications.
    7. Conducted pieces of training, workshops, and other public speaking engagements on economic and community development topics.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Objective : Economic Development Coordinator with 6 years of experience in Assisting in preparation of marketing and promotional materials, prepare professional level reports, letters, and other written communications; delivering presentations, and also Developing and maintaining relationships with the business community and community partners to foster economic growth and vitality.

Skills : Managing Skills, Planning Skills, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for consulting with local officials, community leaders, property owners, industrial consultants, and business executives to promote and recruit economic growth through expansion/ retention of existing industrial and commercial bases.
    2. Supervised administration of Local, State, and Federal Grants as well as County Contracts to support infrastructure improvements and building reuse/renovation funds through the NC Department of Commerce and specific non-profit grant organizations.
    3. Prepared and presented proposals for industrial relocation and creation.
    4. Monitored County-sponsored economic vitality and incentive programs for performance and contractual compliance.
    5. Directly administered development of data, statistics, and various public relations publications, press materials, and advertisements to communicate effectively, both written and orally, the economic potential of Stanly County for a departmental website and local, regional, and national publications and databases.
    6. Managed accounts payable; departmental correspondence; office management; Manager of Director's calendar; administration of departmental travel and budget planning/ justification.
    7. Organized Industry Site Visits and manages client relations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Economic Development Coordinator Resume

Headline : Over six years of responsibility overseeing the Economic Development Coordinator. Responsible for the planning, organization, and management of the business and administrative activities. Activities include, but are not limited to, conducting grant searches and application development, business start-ups and expansion services along with developing financing programs for the business community.

Skills : Multitasking, Developing Skills.

Description :

    1. Dealt with developing strategies for the municipality.
    2. Created draft for development of Municipality.
    3. Applied for investment in EU funds Accomplishments During my time we have completed so many projects successfully.
    4. Managed to create a four-year strategy for our Municipality.
    5. Managed to get funds from EU with the value of 200000 Euro whereby we have renovated our municipal building in and out. and so many other projects Skills Used Ability to do the work properly.
    6. Ability to manage the projects.
    7. Ability to work in a group and individually Interpersonal skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS