Manager of Economic Development – The Montrose Group, LLC – Columbus, Ohio

Oct 24, 2019 | Jobs

Montrose provides economic development planning, corporate site location, public finance and incentive services, and legal and lobbying services and is seeking a Manager of Economic Development to serve clients with corporate site location, economic development planning, and project finance and incentive matters. Montrose is seeking candidates with economic development experience to work in their Columbus, Ohio office with experience and interest in working with the following economic development programs: Tax Increment Financing, Community Reinvestment Area and Enterprise Zone and other tax abatement programs, municipal income tax credits, JobsOhio and Ohio Development Services Agency tax credit, grant and loan programs, federal and Ohio Historic Preservation and New Market Tax Credit programs, Downtown Redevelopment Districts, Ohio Port Authority programs, Joint Economic Development Districts, and Opportunity Zones. Montrose is celebrating its 10th year of operation in Columbus, Ohio. David J. Robinson is the Principal and Founder of Montrose, and along with Nate Green, Director of Economic Development, Tim Biggam, Director of Government Relations, and Michelle Bretscher, Director of Client Communications, the firm serves public and private sector clients in Ohio and across the nation. 

Job Duties. Montrose is seeking a Manager of Economic Development to provide these job duties:

  • Economic Development– researching and analyzing public policy and economic development matters of interest to clients for economic development planning, corporate site location and project finance matters.
  • Marketing– maintaining client and stakeholder contact lists, drafting educational newsletter articles, coordinating the development of email newsletters, and coordinating client and prospect appointments.

Skills & Competencies. Montrose is seeking a Manager of Economic Development with specific skills and competencies.  Skills are activities the candidate can perform based on what they have learned in the past, or from qualifications they have obtained. Competencies are the traits or attributes you expect the candidate to display in the role. Like the firm, Montrose is seeking a Manager of Economic Development that understands the intersection of economic development and lobbying and has the ability to grow into a senior level executive leader.

Montrose Manager of Economic Development Required Skills & Competencies

Skills

Competencies

Understanding of economic development programs and organizations and functions.

People oriented

Understanding of digital marketing platforms such as constant contact and social media

Hard work ethic

Basic understanding of TIF and DRD analysis, tax abatement analysis, and parcel analysis. 

Results driven

Familiarity with economic development research.

Creative thinker

 

Montrose Organizational Structure & Salary

The Montrose Manager of Economic Development will report to Dave Robinson and Nate Green, but Dave Robinson coordinates all assignments for the firm. The salary for the Montrose Manager of Economic Development will be commensurate with the skills, competencies and experience of the job candidate.

Please email your resume to drobinson@montrosegroupllc.com if you are qualified and interested in the Montrose Group Economic Development Manager position.  Candidate resumes will be considered until November 8, 2019.

 

 

HB168/BFPD Informational Webinar

Join a discussion, hosted by the Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC), to learn about the recently passed HB168, which establishes the bona fide purchaser defense (BFPD) into Ohio law. The establishment of the BFPD into Ohio law better aligns Ohio law with federal standards, and aims to encourage the redevelopment of lightly contaminated brownfield sites.

read more

An Open Letter to OEDA’s Members and Ohio’s Economic Development Community

OEDA has been listening and learning as the issues around systemic racism have been brought to the forefront and captured the nation’s attention.  It is devastating that the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd—and, sadly, the indisputable video evidence of their killings—became the catalysts for our country to collectively pay attention and admit that systemic racism exists. What is also indisputable is that the time for change is now.

read more