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Economic Development and Research Coordinator

SUMMARY
A full-time, salaried, exempt position on the Business Development team in support of Sun Corridor Inc’s mission and activities. The position is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of Sun Corridor Inc. economic development strategies to attract, retain, and expand jobs and capital investment for Tucson and Southern Arizona.  
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will prepare responses to Requests for Proposals/Information (RFP/RFI) from site selectors, companies, and other lead sources. Will collect, analyze, and interpret data on economic and fiscal trends, real estate, infrastructure, demographics, workforce, and labor. Identify new business attraction leads utilizing a variety of internal and external research databases and tools. Manage, track, and maintain the integrity of all records in the contact management database. Contribute to the collection and creation of research reports and performance measurements.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
The ideal candidate will have initiative, flexibility and possess strong interpersonal and analytical skills. Must demonstrate a polished and professional demeanor. Effective oral and written communications skills and general political savvy are essential. Must be able to work collaboratively across many organizations and with individuals possessing a variety of skillsets, including executives, developers, economic development professionals, technical designers and public officials. Requires a solid knowledge of economic development principals, technical skills in research and statistical analysis, in depth understanding of commercial real estate, planning, zoning, permitting, laws and regulations related to economic development. 
 
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION  
Bachelor’s degree in related field such as Business, Communications, Political Science, Urban Planning, Economics,  or a related field AND at least two years related work experience OR an equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education.
 
HOW TO APPLY 
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resumé to HR@suncorridorinc.com. No phone calls; only electronic applications are accepted.
 

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