Director, Site Strategies – Team NEO – Cleveland, Ohio

Jan 13, 2020 | Jobs

Job Title                    Director, Site Strategies

Classification          Exempt

Reports to                Vice President, Project Management, Sites and Talent

Date                           January 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective
Director of Site Strategies, in coordination with JobsOhio and community partners, understands and sells the competitiveness of NEO for business investment, resulting in job creation and an increase in capital investment monies. Key duty is lead development and project management of real estate projects for competitive investment.  In addition, the director serves as Team NEO support to the Job Hub pilot projects, and supports the site programs of JobsOhio and Team NEO.

 

Key Responsibilities  

  • Identify real estate project leads to grow the regional economy and improve competitiveness
  • Manage real estate development, planning and investment projects
  • Provide analytical support for investment and strategic business decisions in real estate development
  • Provides technical assistance to communities and partners for competitive real estate development opportunities
  • Support the site development programs of JobsOhio, including structuring and negotiating incentives
  • Provide technical assistance to the Job Hub pilot projects
  • Provides data and analysis to the NEO Right Sites Council
  • Follows up on leads of possible projects from a variety of sources;
  • Participate in weekly and monthly status meetings of Team NEO staff.
  • Assists in preparation of briefings for senior leadership and JobsOhio;
  • Represents Team NEO and JobsOhio with various groups and at meetings and events

 

Skills
Interpersonal skills and client relations are key to this role.   Successful candidate is skilled in writing, grammar, punctuation, and oral communication.  Strong negotiating skills.  Project management and financial analysis experience required.  Can run proformas and perform budgeting and accounting related activities as needed.  Experience in closing the construction and permanent financing of commercial/industrial real estate development involving multi-layered financing structures.   Highly organized, good judgment, punctuality, initiative, strong work ethic, and managerial skills required.  Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite required (strong proficiency in Excel preferred).  Experience with SalesForce or other CRM helpful.

 

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

 

Travel
Travel is primarily in-region and to Columbus during the business day, although some early morning and after hours travel may be expected.   Expect occasional travel to conferences and trainings.  Having access to a vehicle is required.

 

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of real estate development experience required.  Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning, Business Administration, Economics, or related field preferred.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None noted

 

EEO Statement
Team NEO 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. Team NEO expects all employees, vendors, and associates to support the nondiscriminatory policies of Team NEO.

 

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.

 

Contact 

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

Laura Hudak
VP of Finance and Administration
Team NEO
lkhudak@teamneo.org
216-363-5404

Resumes accepted through Wednesday, January 27, 2020

 

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