JOB OPPORTUNITIES

City of Opelika
Talent Attraction & Retention Coordinator

This position is FLSA nonexempt (full-time).  This position works with others in a professional office environment.  The position is responsible for area workforce recruitment, communicating and gathering Opelika Economic Development information, assisting in the development of economic development strategy, developing and executing marketing strategies and materials, public relations, and reporting.  The position supports Economic Development activities by providing assistance to the Project Manager and Economic Development Director. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

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City of Hoover
Economic Development Specialist

Overview

Hiring Range: $64,625.60 – $86,611.20

Starting salary may be adjusted depending on experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Four (4) years or more of experience in economic development, business development, city planning, local government, building/development review, small business assistance, development finance or commercial and/or industrial real estate
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain/maintain a City of Hoover Driver’s Permit

Responsibilities

  • Supports the Office of Economic & Community Development’s strategic goals to meet objectives and increase economic and community development opportunities.
  • Responsible for maintaining a working knowledge and database of economic development incentives and sites and buildings.
  • Responsible for providing support to economic development marketing events, including assistance to prospect companies.
  • Responsible for organizing and managing the department’s CRM platform to record relative data regarding new and expanding projects in Hoover

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Limestone County Economic Development Association
Project Manager

LCEDA is seeking qualified candidates for a Project Manager position that will provide business recruitment, existing industry support and project management activities that support retail, commercial, office and industrial development and workforce development in Limestone County, Alabama. The incumbent will coordinate with local, county, state and federal elected officials, private developers, engineering and construction firms and others to develop and maintain property and projects that meet economic development strategic goals in Limestone County. The nature of the work performed requires that the Project Manager establishes and maintains effective working relationships with various partners in business and community organizations, and the public. Some travel is required. The position reports directly to the President.

Please submit a resume’ and three reference letters to Bethany Shockney at bshockney@lceda.com or LCEDA, 101 South Beaty Street, Athens, AL 35611.  Selection process will begin May 20 until the perfect candidate is selected.

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Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information

Destination and Marketing Coordinator

The Destination and Marketing Coordinator will support the tourism function for the Chamber of Commerce and is a full-time position. The position assists the Executive Director with all aspects of the Chamber marketing, to include digital media, design and creative content development, and editing for digital media, and coordination of all social media.  Also included are developing and managing in-house designs for technical aspects of the Chambers web site, calendars, e-newsletters, social media, and event press releases. Applicant must be proficient in Word, Publisher, Excel, Adobe, InDesign.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

Email resume’ to: info@selmaalabama.com

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Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Director of Business Attraction

The Director of Business Attraction reports to the Vice President of Economic Development and manages the program of work for the Business Development Division. The primary goal is to increase Mobile’s global competitiveness, create new jobs, and enhance economic growth. The Vice President of Economic Development gives specific direction and assignments to the Director of Business Attraction with respect to project activity and lead generation.

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Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Existing Industry Manager

The Existing Industry Manager administers the Chamber’s business retention efforts. The Manager responds to requests for assistance from members, the public, and business prospects. This position communicates and builds relationships directly with the business community, particularly Partners for Growth investors, and acts as a liaison between the Existing Industry Division and all departments across the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Opportunity Alabama

Manager of Communications & Engagement

The Opportunity Alabama (OPAL) Corporate Family  is seeking a full-time Manager of Communications & Engagement (“MCE”). We’re looking for a talented, energetic go-getter to engage  our network through development and execution of a comprehensive communications strategy. ​​

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Please send a resume and cover letter indicating interest to info@opportunityalabama.com.

Opportunity Alabama

CRE Analyst/Associate

OPAL Investments – the investment arm of the Opportunity Alabama (OPAL) Corporate Family – is seeking a full-time Commercial Real Estate (“CRE”) Financial Analyst or Associate (depending on experience and resume). If we hire this role as an Analyst, we will create a pathway to an Associate position if the candidate can demonstrate results within a 12-month period. This position will have comprehensive responsibility for diligencing, evaluating and preparing/presenting investment memos for real estate deals that could be investment candidates for our current funds (i.e., “The OPAL Fund”) or future funds to be raised in 2022 – 2023.  The Analyst/Associate will report to the Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”).

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Please send a resume and cover letter indicating interest to info@opportunityalabama.com.

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber

Economic Development Specialist/Project Manager

The Economic Development Specialist/Project Manager provides project management and research support to the Chamber’s economic development program. The Economic Development Specialist/Project Manager reports directly to and works with the Vice President for Economic Development to meet the Chamber’s strategic goals and responsibilities. The position provides general support to the Chamber’s overall mission.

Please send resume’s to Lucia Cape lcape@hsvchamber.org.

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Opportunity Alabama

Director of Operations and Accounting

The Opportunity Alabama (OPAL) Corporate Family  is seeking a full-time, senior-level Director of Operations and Accounting, with a pathway to a role as Chief Operations and Accounting Officer if the candidate can demonstrate results within a 12-month period. This position will have comprehensive responsibility for accounting, compliance, HR, and all other operational functions of the various entities that comprise the OPAL Corporate Family. This position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

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Please send a resume and cover letter indicating interest to info@opportunityalabama.com.

Morgan County Economic Development Association

Project Manager

The Project Manager coordinates, directs, and implements programs and projects that support technological and industrial development, workforce development, retention and attraction of and assistance to domestic and international businesses, and/or other economic development, redevelopment, or capital improvement programs or projects. The Project Manager reports to the MCEDA President & CEO, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The nature of the work performed requires that the Project Manager establishes and maintains effective working relationships with various partners in business and community organizations, and the public. Some travel is required.

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Jeremy Nails at jwn@mceda.org. For more information on MCEDA and the Decatur Morgan County Port Authority please visit www.mceda.org.

The City of Madison

Economic Development Director

Salary: $81,870 – $89,462 Annually

The City of Madison is seeking an Economic Development Director professional responsible for enabling retail, commercial and industrial development that will enhance job growth and the City’s sales, lodging and license tax base. This position serves as the City’s primary interface with firms/individuals desiring to locate retail, commercial and industrial businesses within the City. Position works under general direction of the Director of Development Services (Director) with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Works closely with the Director in promoting economic development strategy for the City.
City of Madison is EEOE.

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The Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority

Business Development Specialist II

The Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority is currently accepting applications for the position of Business Development Specialist II. Work involves providing innovative business development support and activities for all entities of the Port of Huntsville with an emphasis on generating revenue through land sales and leases, increased air cargo, rail cargo and passenger activity.

Business Development Specialist II is an entry level position. The incumbent gathers information and provides support for air service development through research and identifying resources to be used in analysis, tracking and processing industry trends. Additionally, incumbent maintains strong working relationships within air service, air cargo and rail cargo business and industry. Incumbent also maintains strong relationships with economic development entities. Incumbent also provides support for proposals/presentations, RFPs, studies, and reports. This position is also part of the media relations team.

Applicant should have knowledge of principles and methods of marketing, business development, communications, and community and economic development. As well as knowledge of principles and methods for moving people and goods by air, rail or road including the relative costs and benefits.

Minimum qualification: 1-2 years’ experience and Bachelor degree in marketing, business administration, public administration, logistics transportation or other related fields.

Excellent benefits include medical family insurance coverage, Health Reimbursement Account, Disability, annual and sick leave, and retirement. Salary based on experience.

Submit applications at http://flyhuntsville.applicantpro.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace.

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Salary Range: ($39,040 – $58,560)

Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace.