Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/15/21
Applications Due: 11/15/21
Vacancy ID: 92883

Position Information

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleDirector, Small Business Liaison and Outreach

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $85000 to $85000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Education Level required: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. MBA, MFA or MUP preferred.
Equivalent Experience required: Minimum 5+ years of relevant full-time experience.
Knowledge required: Spanish proficiency a plus; strong oral and written communication skills. Computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Vice President, Entrepreneur Development & Operations, develop a comprehensive program for marketing ESD products and programs in the community throughout New York State and assist entrepreneurs in accessing New York State’s programs and services to start or expand a small business.

•Develop and maintain a comprehensive program for marketing ESD products and programs in the community throughout New York State.
•Work with external and internal parties to coordinate events, marketing collateral, presentations and secure appropriate representatives from the Division, local organizations or agencies.
•Attend trade shows and seminars; present and participate in workshops and conferences and other training programs/opportunities.
•Provide quality technical assistance service to the small business community on business development, procurement opportunities and direct them to the appropriate resources and programs.
•Work closely with the press office, web team and colleagues to ensure events are publicized, and advertised on website and handle coordination of cross-promotion where applicable.
•Maintain website content to ensure reports and resource guides are current and meet legislative compliance.
•Have a solid understanding of ESD policies, procedures and programs and initiatives offered not only by ESD but other federal, state and local agencies and connect constituents with relevant programs and services.
•Manage and promote the Business Mentor NY program to increase the participation of mentors and mentees.
•Respond to inquiries and handle small business responses to constituent correspondence from Governor’s Office.
•Build, maintain and strengthen relationships, alliances and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
•Assist with special projects and initiatives as assigned.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

Salary up to specified amount.


Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Leah Schanke

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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