WANTED: Senior Project Manager to revitalize tourist destination (NY)

Empire State Development seeks a full-time Senior Project Manager to lead and support this important community revitalization program.

The program’s mission is the development and administration of projects that advance the USA Niagara Development Corporation‘s mission to encourage growth and renewal of the tourism industry in the City of Niagara Falls, New York.

Work Performed:

  • Lead special planning efforts, studies, analyses, cost estimates, grant applications, budget requests, requests for proposals (“RFPs”) for both professional services and development, and other activities necessary to support the development and/or implementation of revitalization initiatives.
  • Lead planning and development of public infrastructure, park, real estate, acquisition and/or development assistance projects within the USA Niagara downtown Niagara Falls development district.
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of briefings, summaries, white papers, and other communications intended to facilitate and/or advance policies and decision-making for USA Niagara initiatives and projects.
  • Maintain close contact with community stakeholders and local businesses as well as City of Niagara Falls officials and staff.
  • Promote and assist in the administration of agency grant programs.
  • Responsible for coordinating financial analysis of projects with ESD Finance team.
  • Monitor Project compliance to ESD guidelines and regulations.
  • Promote and assist in the administration of agency grant programs.
  • Serve as liaison between the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council on behalf of USAN and ESD WNY on matters concerning tourism and assist the President in overseeing tourism initiatives and/or grants in the WNY region.
  • Prepare administrative documents, including reports, presentation materials and origination documents.
  • Provide support in the above skill sets for selective activities in the ESD Western New York Region.
  • Other projects/initiative as assigned by the President.

Salary: $70,000/year
Application deadline: November 16, 2016

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