North Highlands CA 95660
Seeking organization with the potential to expand and grow in which my Economic Development Officer skills can be utilized to their fullest.
Highlights of Qualifications:
- Great experience in preparing of complex funding applications
- Skilled in developing and implementing economic development plans
- In-depth knowledge of economic Development theories and practices
- Familiarity with local, regional and territorial economic development potential and opportunities
- Ability to develop and analyze business plans
- Excellent written communications skills
Economic Development Officer, August 2005 – Present
Virginia Tech, Providence, RI
- Carried out surveys, research and consultations to write a local economic development strategy.
- Created an action plan to implement the economic development strategy and monitored its progress.
- Responsible for project managing economic development and regeneration schemes.
- Provided advice on market analysis and economic opportunities.
- Encouraged sustainable business practices.
Economic Development Officer, May 2000 – July 2005
FairPoint Communications, Providence, RI
- Provided advice for local entrepreneurs and business start-ups.
- Acted as a first point of call for investment enquiries.
- Promoted the development of tourism in the area.
- Developed promotional strategies to expand business.
- Provided assistance on developing a business plan.
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington, MN