Company: Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Location: Richmond, VA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/03/2021
Expire Date: 06/03/2021
Job Categories: Government and Policy
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an Associate Manager in the External Affairs Division to assist with legislative, policy development and VEDP initiative-driven projects. The Manager will assist with the bill tracking process; provide a daily calendar during the General Assembly session of upcoming legislation; assist in developing slides and presentations for legislative and partner presentations; and monitor meetings with the General Assembly. Additional duties include conducting research and analysis; drafting presentations, talking points, and collateral materials; and assisting with planning and execution of familiarization tours and meetings. This position will serve as the key point of contact for relationships with regional and local economic development organizations, as well as other core partners, fielding requests, handling events, and managing relationships.
Candidates must possess a comprehensive knowledge of and experience with the Virginia legislative and economic development process and state government. The successful applicant must have experience conducting research and writing legislative reports, studies, guidelines, white papers, and position statements. The Manager must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with all levels of employees, government officials, and corporate executives; handle sensitive and confidential data; effectively manage multiple tasks; and work under pressure and within tight deadlines. Proficiency using multiple PC software packages is highly desired, with Microsoft Office Suite in a Windows environment experience preferred. Bachelorís degree is preferred or equivalent combination of training and experience. Salary minimum: $50,000.
All candidates must apply through our website https://www.vedp.org/about-vedp. A valid Virginia driverís license is required. Application deadline: May 14, 2021.
VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDPís intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TDD 1-800-828-1120.
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The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1995 to encourage, stimulate, and support development and expansion of the Commonwealthís economy. To accomplish these objectives, the Partnership focuses on business recruitment, expansion, and international trade. VEDP has offices in Virginia, Germany, Japan, and South Korea.