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Business Development Manager

Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
Position Salary Band: $40,000-$60,000
Travel Requirement: 15-25 days/year
Extended Hour Requirement*: yes
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
Driving Requirements: Please be aware that the ability to legally drive within the United States of America may be an essential function of employment at EDCUtah.

Summary: This position is responsible for managing corporate recruiting projects interested in expanding or relocating to the state of Utah. This position will also have responsibility for becoming an “in-state expert” in one of Utah’s defined Industry Clusters and supporting all EDCUtah activities related to that industry. 

You might be a good fit if: You enjoy managing a diverse set of clients with different needs and competencies. You are a self-starter and have the ability to learn “a little about a lot” quickly. You are a good networker and can easily build a base of support that you can call on to assist in complicated matters.

How this job supports EDCUtah’s Mission: In short, our mission is to help companies expand in Utah - this position is the hands-on part of providing that assistance. This role is the most direct connection to the core reason EDCUtah exists.

Primary Duties

  1. Corporate Recruiting Project Management (50%). Working directly with companies and consultants as they navigate all aspects of bringing a business to Utah. This includes a diverse set of responsibilities that include facilitating engagement with our Research Team, arranging and executing site visits, making introductions to key partners and delivering targeted content to keep clients engaged.
  2. Cluster Industry Development (30%). Engaging on a state and national level to meet with all major employers, key stakeholders and site selectors directly related to a cluster industry. Identifying opportunities for adding to your cluster knowledge base and network. Engaging with EDCUtah’s Global Strategy & Outreach team in identifying key recruiting targets, and supporting recruiting missions to those targets. Working with EDCUtah’s Marketing & Events team to ensure Utah is represented appropriately at key industry events.
  3. Site Selector Networking (20%). Looking for in-person, and virtual opportunities to engage with national Site Selectors of prominence. Facilitating an additional connection to Utah with this key audience, and providing “relationship redundancy” with this important audience.

Other Key Responsibilities (10%)

  • Support internal Best Practice process developments.
  • Provide feedback and critique of key marketing collateral to ensure it meets client needs.
  • Support Global Strategy & Outreach missions with cluster related insights that are critical to effective campaign creation.
  • Support the Public Development team as an industry expert in communities that express an interest in said industry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree
  • Previous experience in project management, sales management or business development
  • Previous experience in one of Utah’s identified cluster areas

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (MBA, JD, MPA, PhD)
  • Previous economic development experience

* extended hours means pre-8:00 AM, post-5:00 PM and weekend responsibilities are required for this position.

Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Flynn, Chief Operating Officer

 

Business Development Analyst

Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
Position Salary Band: $30,000-$50,000
Travel Requirement: 0-5 days/year
Extended Hour Requirement*: yes
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
Driving Requirements: Please be aware that the ability to legally drive within the United States of America may be an essential function of employment at EDCUtah.

Summary: This position is responsible for supporting the business development department and staff, ensuring their effective management of corporate recruiting projects interested in expanding or relocating to the state of Utah. This position will also have responsibility for several support, reporting and coordination functions within the business development department.

You might be a good fit if: You are detail oriented and can support several different, diverse projects concurrently. You are comfortable in front of clients, while also having the ability to serve in a coordination role on multiple internal projects and processes.

How this job supports EDCUtah’s Mission: In short, our mission is to help companies expand in Utah - this position is the hands-on part of providing that assistance. This role is the most direct connection to the core reason EDCUtah exists.

Primary Duties

  1. Business Development Manager Support (30%). Working directly with the existing business development team to support them in all facets of their project responsibilities. This includes a diverse set of tasks that includes gathering research, supporting site visits, sending requests-for-information and compiling responses.
  2. Reporting and Project Tracking (30%). Supporting the business development team in all facets of their project record keeping. This included ensuring Sales Force data is accurate and complete, all reporting requirements to EDCUtah stakeholders are achieved and all leads, prospects, and projects are appropriately recorded.
  3. Project Management (30%). Manage a limited set of corporate recruiting projects independently. Work directly with companies and consultants as they navigate all aspects of bringing a business to Utah. This includes a diverse set of responsibilities that include facilitating engagement with our Research Team, arranging and executing site visits, making introductions to key partners and delivering targeted content to keep clients engaged.

Other Key Responsibilities (10%)

  • Support internal Best Practice process developments.
  • Represent EDCUtah at various in-market events and carry the EDCUtah message to local stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree
  • Previous experience in project management, sales management or business development a plus

* extended hours means pre-8:00 AM, post-5:00 PM and weekend responsibilities are required with this position.

Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Flynn, Chief Operating Officer

 

Business Development Coordinator

Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
Position Salary Band: $30,000-$50,000
Extended Hour Requirement*: yes
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

Summary: This position is responsible for supporting the business development department and staff, ensuring their effective management of corporate recruiting projects interested in expanding or relocating to the state of Utah. This position will also have responsibility for several support, reporting, and coordination functions within the business development department. 

You might be a good fit if: You are detail oriented and can support several different, diverse projects concurrently. You are comfortable in a coordination role and can manage multiple internal projects and processes. You can take direction well but are also able to navigate projects and tasks independently.

How this job supports EDCUtah’s Mission: In short, our mission is to help companies expand in Utah - this position is the hands-on part of providing that assistance. This role is the most direct connection to the core reason EDCUtah exists.

Primary Duties

  1. Business Development Project Support (50%). Working directly with the existing business development team to support them in all facets of their project responsibilities. This includes a diverse set of tasks that includes gathering research, supporting site visits, sending requests-for-information and compiling responses.
  2. Reporting and Project Tracking (30%). Supporting the business development team in all facets of their project record keeping. This includes ensuring Salesforce data is accurate and complete, all reporting requirements to EDCUtah stakeholders are achieved, and all leads, prospects, and projects are appropriately recorded.
  3. Business Development Coordination and Executive Support (20%). Assist the Business Development team in various administrative functions, including arranging meetings, travel, and outreach. Also, serve in an administrative function to the Executive Team, and help back up the Office Manager when needed.

Other Key Responsibilities (10%)

  • Support internal process improvement and professional development initiatives.
  • Interface with the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders when needed.
  • Support marketing events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree, or commensurate experience
  • Previous experience in project coordination or administrative assistance

* extended hours means pre-8:00 AM, post-5:00 PM and weekend responsibilities are required for this position.

Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Flynn, Chief Operating Officer