Manager of Economic Development – Montrose Group, LLC – Columbus, Ohio
Montrose Group, LLC is a Columbus, Ohio based consulting firm that provides corporate site location, economic development planning and lobbying services to clients nationally. Dave Robinson is the Founder and Principal of Montrose Group, Nate Green is a partner in the firm and serves as Managing Director of Economic Development, Jamie Beier Grant serves as Director of Economic Development Planning and Tim Biggam serves as the Director of Government Relations. Montrose Group is seeking a Manager of Economic Development. The Montrose Group’s Manager of Economic Development will be a full-time employee that requires at minimum a bachelor’s degree and 3 years of economic development experience that includes a knowledge of local, state and federal economic development programs, strong inter-personal communication skills, is a problem solver and has strong research and writing skills. The position will serve clients with corporate site location, economic development planning, and project finance and incentive matters. The position will focus on researching, writing and developing economic development plans, researching and developing economic development program applications and negotiating for project financing funding, serving as an advisor to companies and communities on economic development matters including workforce development, researching and developing applications and negotiating the provision of infrastructure financing, land use changes, tax incentives, compensation agreements, construction material sales tax exemptions for public-private-partnership development, and other matters as assigned. Additionally, the position will involve completing marketing work for firm services to be done in large part with the support and participation of senior Montrose Group staff. The position will require working out of the Columbus, Ohio office on a regular basis and compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience up to $70,000. The position will report directly to Nate Green, Director of Economic Development, but supervision will also be provided by Dave Robinson and Jamie Beier Grant. Please contact Dave Robinson at email@example.com if you are interested in joining the Montrose Group team as Manager of Economic Development.
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