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The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is hiring for the following corporate position:
Job Title and Level: Business Development Project Manager
City/County: Lansing /Ingham (Temporarily Remote)
Type of Employment: Full time
Pay Grade and Annual Salary: Pay grade 4: Pay grade 4 begins at $68,800 annually. Additional consideration may be given based on relevant skills, education, and experience.
Brief Job Description:
At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team that’s transforming their everyday as a Business Development Project Manager.
The Business Development Project Manager manages the project portfolio from beginning to end, ensuring MEDC and State’s investments are protected, deals are structured to secure the best rate of return for the State, and to stimulate economic development; and requires negotiation of deals, compliance with terms and conditions, and ensuring data quality for accuracy in reporting to the Legislature and others.The Project Manager acts as a resource and point of contact for one or more regions within the state and will serve as a specialist for businesses, strategic accounts, communities, economic development partners and other MEDC staff in all matters related to financial incentives.
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The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for the MEDC, and we are taking steps to ensure that safety. Although the official work location for this position is "MEDC headquarters in Lansing, Michigan," our employees are temporarily working remotely as part of our COVID-19 response. To learn more about MEDC’s overall COVID-19 response efforts supporting Michigan businesses and communities, please visit https://www.michiganbusiness.org/covid19response/.
Business Unit: Business Development; Projects and Services
Supervisor: Trevor Friedberg, Director, Business Development Projects
Minimum Education Required:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, project management, economic development, or a related field.
Minimum Experience Required:
This position requires a minimum of three to five years of related experience and/or training in economic development, commercial lending, banking operations, sales, real estate – commercial brokerage, business finance, and/or project management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certified as an Economic Development Financial Professional through the National Development Council or Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) by the International Development Council is preferred.
How to Apply:
If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are ready to join our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed MEDC Employment Application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: a completed job application is required for all candidates who are not current MEDC employees.
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Deadline for Response: Dec 19, 2021