Economic Development & Tourism Specialist
Prince George County is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Economic Development & Tourism Specialist. This position will be responsible for assisting with business development related questions and providing requested site location information.
Thorough knowledge of computer software applications; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Website content management, Tyler Munis financial software experience preferred, Constant Contact, Executive Pulse, and Virginia Economic Development Partnership site database. Demonstrate the ability to work under stressful conditions; ability to plan, organize and accurately complete work within stringent deadlines; ability to manage time effectively; ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with associates, officials and general public. Proven discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality; demonstrated ability to maintain complex clerical records and to prepare reports from such records. Requires the ability to perform mathematical operations involving basic algebraic principles and formulas, and basic geometric principles and calculation, to prepare statistical information, site analysis and financial reports; thorough knowledge of the organization and functions of the County.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in business administration, marketing, public administration, economics, Economic Development, or related field.
Must be willing to pursue Certified Economic Developer (C.Ec.D.) designation.