Departmental Analyst 12 (Main Street Specialist)

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is hiring for the following state position.

Job Title and Level: Departmental Analyst 12 (Main Street Specialist)

City/County: Field-Based (Statewide)

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Pay Grade and Annual Salary: $27.13 – $39.65 Hourly

Brief Job Description:

At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs, and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team as a Main Street Specialist.

This position will serve as the Michigan Main Street (MMS) Program Promotion Specialist, a recognized resource for the Promotion component of the Main Street Four-Point Approach®. This position reports directly to the MMS Manager. As the recognized resource for the Promotion component, the staff person will provide specialized training, resources and services to the local MMS communities. Specific duties include maintaining a working knowledge and understanding of special events, business retail events, image events, event sponsorships, marketing/social media, event evaluation and volunteer management for events.

This position will assist in the development of the MMS Program by developing strategies which result in community-based revitalization of traditional commercial districts. The staff person will work with other MMS Program to develop internal documents, principles, capacity and policies of the MMS Program. The staff person will assist with other duties as assigned.

Preferred candidate will have experience working with communities, small business, and/or local government. Experience with marketing, social media, and event management is also preferred.

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This position is field based, supporting businesses throughout the State of Michigan.

Business Unit: Economic Incentives & Services; Michigan Main Street

Supervisor: Laura Krizov, Manager of Michigan Main Street

Minimum Education Required:

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major.

Bachelor of Marketing, Communications, Event Planning or related degree preferred.

Minimum Experience Required:

Three years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the experienced (P11) level in state service.

Three or more years’ experience in marketing, communications, event planning, and/or community revitalization experience preferred.

How to Apply:

If you believe your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in joining our team, please click on the link below and follow the NEOGOV instructions.

Departmental Analyst 12 (Main Street Specialist)

Deadline for Response: Feb 5, 2023

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