Administrative Assistant – Regional Growth Partnership

Oct 11, 2022 | Jobs

POSITION TITLE:  Administrative Assistant

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Project Management & Vice President of Sites & Buildings


The Regional Growth Partnership is the lead economic development organization for Northwest Ohio, charged with attracting new business and facilitating economic growth across the region. We are a 100% private organization working collaboratively with development partners at the local, regional and state levels, communicating and marketing the business assets of Northwest Ohio to targeted companies and site consultants across the country.

Summary of Position
The administrative assistant provides essential support to the project management team in the execution of this work. All work is considered confidential.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Provides overall support to Project Managers, Site & Building Manager and Regional Talent Manager:

  • Coordinates project management team review meetings
  • Assists with SalesForce record creation and updating as needed
  • Assists with assembling materials for site visits
  • Assists Site Manager with site search submissions
  • Assists Regional Talent Manager with scheduling regular partner meetings
  • Assists with team schedule coordination and meeting invitations


Performs special projects and other duties as assigned:

  • Creates presentations and reports as needed
  • Serves as the SalesForce and property database liaison between RGP & Local Partner Users
  • Works with Research Department and others on metric reporting projects
  • Assists with planning site tours and other events


Performs & supports regional reporting:

  • Ensures engagement calls are entered
  • Ensures BR&E calls are entered
  • Produces reports on a regular basis for RGP engagement and other stakeholders


Some travel is required and is primarily within the state of Ohio during the business day, although some early morning and after-hours travel may be expected. Candidate must hold a valid driver’s license.

Education and Experience:
Associate degree preferred but not required. Prior administrative professional experience preferred.

Interpersonal skills and client relations are key to this role. Successful candidate is skilled in writing, grammar, punctuation, and oral communication. Highly organized, good judgment, strong work ethic, and managerial skills required.  Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite required (strong skills in Excel and Power Point preferred).  Experience with SalesForce or other CRM helpful.

 EEO Statement:
The Regional Growth Partnership (RGP) is firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or genetic information throughout the employment process, from selection through termination. The RGP expects all employees, vendors, and associates to support the nondiscriminatory policies of the RGP.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Interested candidates should send an electronic expression of interest and a resume to:

 Colleen McCray
Administrative Program Coordinator
Regional Growth Partnership

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