We Are Hiring 2018-05-02T22:08:30+00:00

Project Manager Job Description

The Staten Island Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to enhance a thriving Staten Island economy by promoting public and private investment and encouraging the development of commercial and industrial property and projects in an environmentally friendly manner, all of which improve the quality of life and provide broad and diverse employment opportunities 

SCOPE OF WORK

 

1) Managing the Richmond Valley Merchants Association – The RVMA is located in the Charleston, Richmond Valley and Tottenville neighborhoods on the South Shore and has been in operation for two-and-a-half years. The main foci of the area is beautification, advocacy and marketing. The area is transitioning from a merchants association to a Business Improvement District (BID). Assigned work includes

  • Leading the effort to transition from a merchant association to a Business Improvement District
  • Overseeing community events including food festival, holiday tree lighting and holiday light installation
  • Overseeing all services and contracts including maintenance, signage and banners
  • Overseeing all marketing and outreach including guides/maps, social media and email blasts

 

2) Managing the Richmond Road Merchants Association – The RRMA is located in the Dongan Hills section of the Mid-Island between Old Town Road and Todt Hill Road and has been in operation for two-and-a-half years. The main foci of the area is marketing and promotion for small businesses. The area is seeking to expand its boundaries to include more businesses. Assigned work includes:

  • Leading the effort to expand the boundaries towards Old Town Road and Todt Hill Road and reporting on inclusion of new businesses
  • Fundraising efforts to secure money for improvements and events
  • Hosting and organizing holiday events, restaurant crawls, holiday lighting and other services associated with the effort
  • Oversee marketing and electronic media
  • Programming including collecting merchant data and issuing reports
  • Oversight of various contracts including maintenance as needed

 

3) Managing the Huguenot Merchants Association: The HMA is located along Huguenot Avenue between Drumgoole Road East and Billiou Street and has been in operation for two-and-a-half years. The main foci of the area is marketing and promotion for small businesses. The area is seeking to be included in the existing South Shore BID in Great Kills, Eltingville and Annadale. Assigned work includes:

  • Leading the effort to incorporate the area into the South Shore BID with the permission and assistance of the New York City Department of Small Business Services
  • Fundraising efforts to secure money for improvements and events
  • Hosting and organizing holiday events, holiday lighting and other services
  • Oversee marketing and electronic media
  • Programming including collecting merchant data and issuing reports
  • Oversight of various contracts including maintenance as needed

 

4) Other tasks as assigned by SIEDC management

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strengths in verbal and written communications; must be articulate and have the ability to adapt communications/presentations and deliver clear and concise reports and analysis to senior management
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to meet established deadlines in a timely manner
  • Strong initiative and be resourceful with the ability to develop creative solutions
  • Flexible and adaptable multitasker
  • Ability to evaluate proposals, contracts and government regulations
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A car and valid driver’s license is required for this position

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • A bachelor’s degree in geography, urban planning, government relations, public policy or a related field is required.
  • A master’s degree in the above mention fields is preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in non-profit, economic development or community development at a minimum

 

COMPENSATION:

  • Salary – $50,000 with potential performance based increases
  • Full benefits are provided after 3 months

TO APPLY:

Email cover letter and resume to gina@siedc.org

No phone calls, faxes or visits please.

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