Economic Development Analyst

Firm: East Bay Economic Development Alliance
Oakland (Virtual)

Payment: Paid
Start Date: Sep 1, 2020
Category: Economic Development
Contact: East Bay EDA
Posted: Aug 14, 2020

The East Bay EDA is small and highly collaborative, and seeks an ambitious, organized, and thoughtful professional to join our team as an Economic Development Analyst. This temporary position has opened for the purposes of conducting outreach and providing connections to resources for Alameda County manufacturing companies and is funded through a contract supported through federal CARES Act funds. The best candidates will have knowledge about the Bay Area manufacturing industry, be organized and detail-oriented, and have a track record of helping to find and secure no and low-cost resources and supports to help create value for private-sector businesses. Responsibilities in this role will include program coordination and oversight, direct outreach and communication to manufacturing companies, providing direct and indirect advisory assistance through networks and referrals, coordinating and/or providing educational resources (webinars, etc.), and monitoring/tracking activities and outcomes for required monthly reporting systems.

On a broader level, people working an Economic Development Analyst assignment perform professional work in economic development and may complete assignments in the areas of research and analysis, program and policy development, and advocacy for East Bay EDA. Incumbents act as a resource to businesses and local governments to attract and retain quality jobs; serve as a focal point for public and private sector partnerships; identify and research economic issues and coordinate relevant economic development activities that are critical for regional economic vitality; and perform other related duties as required.

To submit a letter of interest for part or full-time work, please submit a current resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Economic Development Analyst”. The targeted start date for a position with East Bay EDA is early September 2020. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by Friday, August 21, 2020.

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