JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Troy University

Clerk III for Small Business Development Center

The Clerk III position is responsible for administrative activities in support of the Small Business Development Center, such as preparation of documents, reports, databases, correspondence, records, and standard financial documents; acting as the first point of in-person or telephone contact for entrepreneurs seeking support from the SBDC and connecting these potential clients with the Director and/or business advisors; scheduling appointments, planning events, and updating websites and social media; and other duties as assigned.

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West Alabama Regional Commission

Planning and Research Development Specialist

West Alabama Regional Commission is seeking an entry-level Planning Research and Development Specialist. This position will primarily assist senior planning and grant staff with various projects on behalf of municipalities and counties in the seven-county region of Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Pickens and Tuscaloosa. WARC offers a competive benefits package which includes state retirement, and health and dental insurance. The starting salary for this full-time position is $36,279.

Collaborating with WARC CED staff, the Specialist assists in assessing community needs, develops infrastructure and community revitalization projects, and assists in writing grant applications. Once funded, the Specialist also helps administer funded projects. Other responsibilities include working on CED reports, projects and/or plans such as the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), assisting with planning projects and presentations, and other duties as assigned.

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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.

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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Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Talent Development & Attraction Manager

The Talent Development & Attraction Manager reports to the Director of Economic Development under the leadership of the Vice President of Economic Development.  The primary functions are the development and implementation of talent and workforce development initiatives of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce (“MACC”). Such initiatives include developing and supporting programming to attract, retain, and develop talent to support the success of industry in Mobile.

Interested individuals are asked to email a cover letter and resume to hr@mobilechamber.com.  In addition, any inquiries or questions should also be emailed to hr@mobilechamber.com.

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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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