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Business Development Specialist


The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Business Development Specialist.

DESCRIPTION: This is a full-time position.  The Business Development Specialist is responsible for the planning, initiation, implementation and administration of programs to assist businesses and attract industries to St. Lawrence County. The Business Development Specialist is required to work in a number of project areas including, but not limited to, the preparation of grant applications, loan fund management, sales calls, financial package development, the preparation of marketing plans, and outreach to local employers and business development prospects. Attendance at events and client meetings may require travel out of the area.  A valid driver’s license is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Marketing, Planning, Urban Geography or Public Administration and three (3) years of business or economic/community development experience with a governmental/not-for-profit agency, bank, public utility or management consulting firm or three years of management or administrative experience requiring extensive public contact and responsibility for business operations in the field of finance or marketing; or an equivalent combination of training or experience as defined above.

ANNUAL COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience.

APPLY:  Apply with letter, resume and application by the close of business on Friday, December 18, 2020 to: St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency, Administrative Services Coordinator, 19 Commerce Lane, Suite 1, Canton, New York 13617.  AA/EEO Employer.  CLICK HERE for application.

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