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Project Manager

Florence County Development Partnership - Florence, SC , United States

Job Description:

The Florence County Development Partnership is seeking a Project Manager to work
with state developers, regional developers, site selection consultants, real estate
companies, and existing businesses to assist in attracting and retaining business in
Florence County. Duties include recruiting confidential prospective businesses and
assisting local businesses in retention and expansion issues by providing community
information to corporate real estate representatives and site selection consultants,
coordination of site visits, and facilitating projects through the incentive and approval
The position will work closely with the CEO in implementing the FCEDP’s mission of
recruitment and retention efforts. Responsibilities include all project management
activities assigned by the CEO, including: requests for proposals, requests for
information questionnaires submitted by various prospects, preparing proposals or
presentations as needed, existing industry visits and conducting site tours during
visitations, and the development of new industrial sites and parks. There will be other
miscellaneous duties as assigned related to the above.
The position requires strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills,
and the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with various
supportive economic development organizations, utilities, real estate brokers and
developers, and the general public.
This position requires a self-motivator with extensive experience working with industrial
and commercial businesses, excellent organizational and communication skills, the
ability to read, understand and develop business plans and complex reports, and work
under demanding deadlines. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business,
Marketing, Public Administration/Relations, or related fields and five years of
experience in economic development or business. Certified Economic Developer status
is a plus. Computer experience with working knowledge of Microsoft Applications, Excel,
and PowerPoint is required. Work experience may include those with a development
authority, bank, chamber of commerce, state or utility project management, private
developers, or work in international business development.
Applications will be accepted immediately. The salary depends on qualifications and
experience but will be in the $62,000 -- $70,000 range. EOE.

Interested candidates can also submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history and
names and telephone numbers of three (3) work-related references to:

Contact Information

Gregg Robinson
1951 Pisgah Road
Post Office Box 100549
Florence, SC 29502, United States
Phone: 843.676.8796
Fax: 843.676.8799