Business & Economic Development Coordinator - Corpus Christi, TX

Title: Business & Economic Development Coordinator
Type: Economic Development/Redevelopment
Date Posted: December 9, 2022
Organization: Corpus Christi, TX
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The Business & Economic Development Coordinator coordinates and implements economic development projects and programs that support small and medium business development, retention, and expansion efforts. Responsible for overseeing the City’s economic development corporations and tax increment financing zone activities and creating awareness of available resources. Will work cooperatively to support other economic development, redevelopment or capital improvement programs or projects of the City of Corpus Christi.


· Lead and support efforts to update, create and implement City economic development policies that facilitate economic development, small business assistance, and incentive programs

· Develop communications designed to keep the general public, media, neighborhood groups and employees informed of City economic development programs, accomplishments and projects

· Oversee development and implementation of new policies and programs to support improvement of quality of life, investment, and development for the City

· Work cooperatively with City economic development team, Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation, and the Downtown Management District on the recruitment and retention of businesses across the city

· Educate economic development clients on City processes and help facilitate the development process while working with City staff

· Create and oversee small business development program

· Oversee and coordinate activities of the City of Corpus Christi’s Type A Corporation Board, Type B Corporation Board, Tax Increment Zone Boards and North Padre Island Development Corporation

· Create, review and post agenda memorandums and documents for board and corporation meetings

· Lead efforts for any renewals/amendments to documents relevant to the board or corporations including creating new tax increment zones, public improvement districts, or other economic development structures

· Identify needs of existing companies, develop programs to support companies, and encourage local expansion of jobs, annual payroll, and capital investment

· Attend various functions, meetings, and events as representative of the City of Corpus Christi

· Perform special projects; compile, analyze, and summarize data to prepare reports, present and justify recommendations for identified alternatives

· Maintain and update records, files, and reports

· Perform other duties as assigned

Certifications, Licenses or Other Requirements:

· Certified Economic Developer (CeCD) certification preferred

· Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development (EDP) certification required within (3) three years of hire


· Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

· Minimum of (4) four years of related of experience

· A combination of education and pertinent experience may be considered

· A valid driver's license is required. Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire

Job Post Expiration Date February 28, 2023

  All jobs are considered open until filled, unless otherwise posted.