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Assoc. Project Manager- VEDA
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ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER
BUSINESS ATTRACTION
Richmond, VA
VEDP

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an Associate Project Manager for its Business Attraction Team to provide professional assistance to Project Managers to locate new business operations to Virginia.  The Associate Project Manager will provide effective and prompt responses to prospect inquiries; plan and escort site visits which meet prospect’s needs in the absence of a Project Manager; participate in and assist Project Managers with marketing missions and trade shows; and develop initiatives resulting in new inquiries and prospects with the Project Managers.

The successful applicant will have experience developing and making sales presentations, providing prospect client services, and simultaneously managing multiple projects.  He or she must have excellent communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and the public, including CEO’s.  The Associate Project Manager must be able to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines, work collaboratively to accomplish goals, and make decisions based on logical analysis and sound judgment.  Demonstrated proficiency in using multiple software packages required, with MSO in a Windows environment experience preferred.  Contact management software experience desirable.  The Associate Project Manager must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a passport. Overnight travel is required.  Working knowledge of the economic development process and an undergraduate degree in business, marketing, communications or related field or equivalent training and experience is required.  Knowledge of foreign business practices, sensitivity to foreign customs and cultures, and foreign language skills is preferred.  Salary minimum:  $43,942.

A VEDP application referencing #01531 available @ www.yesvirginia.org/About_Us/Employment.aspx, must accompany any resume.      You must complete a VEDP application to be considered for an interview.  Disabled assistance:  1-800-828-1120.  E-mail:  vedphr@yesvirginia.org. FAX #:  (804) 545-5631.  Mailing address:  VEDP, Human Resources, P. O. Box 798, Richmond, VA 23218-0798.  Application deadline:  July 12, 2013.

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