Business Retention and Marketing Manager
City of Cedar Hill, TX - Cedar Hill, TX

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The purpose of this position is to implement the Cedar Hill Economic Development Department's Business Retention Program and Strategic Marketing Plans. Under the direction of the Economic Development Director, the Economic Development Business Retention and Marketing Manager will create and implement the business retention program and economic development marketing and tourism marketing plans including events related to those plans.

Competitive salary provided, dependent upon experience.

Core Responsibilities:
Provides premier customer service to citizens, internal and external customers by responding to requests in a positive, timely, effective and professional manner.

Work with the Director of Economic Development to develop a coordinated Business Retention and Expansion Program.

Work with the Director of Economic Development to implement a coordinated Business Retention and Expansion Program.

Develop strong working relationships with workforce, higher education, staffing agencies, tech academies, and high school personnel related to workforce development and career readiness.

Manage resources in communications and business information covering publication, print, audio/video and web site; including contracts with providers.

Ensure that all external communications and marketing efforts present a professional market driven profile for the EDC and the City; refer leads to the Director of Economic Development and follow-up.

Develop and implement new marketing plans, policies and strategies; coordinate and perform marketing research and analysis; make recommendations to management staff.

Work through vendors and contractors to coordinate media placement and printing of various brochures, articles and schedules; coordinate distribution of printed materials.

Establish systems for the collection and maintenance of marketing information pertinent to the attraction of potential new business development; including representatives of available real estate, commercial brokers, site consultants, and business development officials.

Design, prepare for, and implement booth space and meetings at trade shows.

Plan and coordinate meetings and events.

Regular attendance is required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Economic Development, Business, Marketing, Communications, Real Estate, Public Relations or closely related field. Prefer graduate of Economic Development Institute or IEDC core class completion.

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in Economic Development with BREP and Marketing experience.

Valid Texas Class C Driver's License.

Possession of Basic Economic Development Certificate.

Expertise with MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint a must. Knowledge of Publisher Adobe Illustrator, and In-Design software a plus.

To Apply:
Complete online application at Cedar Hill City Website at The City of Cedar Hill can no longer accept actual/faxed applications. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. There are computers at the Cedar Hill Library for applicants that do not have access to a computer at home. If you are having trouble with the NEOGOV Applicant tracking site, please call the NEOGOV technical support number at 1-877-204-4442 and select option 1.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cedar Hill will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Human Resources at 972-291-5100, ext 1050.

The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with GINA, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability in hiring, conditions, or termination of employment. Final applicants for employment with the City of Cedar Hill are subject to drug testing and background screening.

285 Uptown Blvd Bldg #100
Cedar Hill, TX 75104