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.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY
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