Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly motivated, professional and experienced candidate for Senior Economic Developer. Capitalize Albany Corporation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 and local public authority, has been the designated economic development organization for New York State's Capital City since 1979, providing strategic, real estate and business development services.
The Senior Economic Developer reports to the Director of Economic Development and is a fast-paced position responsible for managing the administration of business development programs, including the Corporation's attraction and retention efforts, lending programs and strategic initiatives. The Senior Economic Developer also assists with project development and financing, including assistance with the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency and the Corporation's real estate transactions.
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in business, management or a related field and at least three years of hands-on experience in economic development including solid knowledge of the principles and practices employed in business development is required. A master's degree in a related field is preferred. The preferred candidate will have experience or knowledge of project financing and analysis. Flexibility and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and efficiently in a team and independently is essential.
- Business Development
- Community Development
- Project Management
2+ to 5 years
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