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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/26/23

Applications Due08/26/23

Vacancy ID131686

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleProject Manager, NYC Regional Office, REDC

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $70000 to $70000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive 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? Yes

County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor’s degree with strong financial, economic development or urban planning background.

Relevant experience required: 3 - 5 years relevant experience required. Master’s degree in a relevant field of study may substitute for 2 years of experience.

Knowledge required: Project development and government relations, familiarity of real estate finance, financial statement analysis, economic development and urban planning, public policy, data analysis, effective writing, and oral communication skills a must. Strong computer skills preferred.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the ESD Regional Director, originate and manage projects to assist with business retention, growth and start up in the New York City region. Assist the ESD Regional Director with the work and activities of the New York City Regional Economic Development Council (“NYC REDC”). Perform project review, analysis, and evaluation of business expansion projects.

• Source and originate grant and loan deals in alignment with the NYC REDC strategic plan and ESD program guidelines.
• Structure and negotiate state discretionary incentives to induce job creation and retention projects involving businesses, developers, non-profits, and local governments.
• Build and maintain relationships with governmental and quasi-governmental entities, real estate and business groups, civic and community organizations, cultural and professional organizations, and advocacy groups in the region.
• Perform project review, analysis, and evaluation. Together with ESD Regional Director, make incentive and funding recommendations to senior management.
• Prepare various administrative documents, including the following: project origination documents; reports; presentations; budget materials; memoranda; and other documents as needed.
• Provide staff support for the NYC REDC, including the following: assist with NYC REDC meeting set-up; communicate with members’ staff; draft memorandum and other documents for NYC REDC members; assist with the NYC REDC consolidated funding application scoring; assist NYC REDC in developing and implementing its strategic plan and the progress reports.
• Maintain close contact with IDA’s, Chambers, municipalities, local development corporations and other key economic development agents to coordinate with and assist them with client servicing and business outreach efforts. Attend necessary events.
• Establish and maintain contact with senior managers and executives of target industry companies operating in New York City Region to promote ESD economic development agenda.
• Respond to inquiries from small businesses, start-ups and ongoing concerns that come to the regional office for guidance.
• Other projects as assigned by Regional Director.

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

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

Name Maria Gately, SHRM-CP - Senior Human Resources Manager

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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