• Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
  • Serving Cumberland County
  • Pennsylvania’s destination for business and leisure
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Position Available: Economic Development Coordinator


The Economic Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Economic Development team with CRM efforts, loan packaging and administrative support. This position will also co-share receptionist duties with the Marketing & Sales Coordinator.

CAEDC Guiding Principles

  • Partner-Centric
  • Accountable
  • Integrity
  • Results Driven
  • Education
  • Innovative

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the maintenance and organization of the CRM system on the economic development side, including annual Alliance invoicing.
  • Process grant applications for businesses on the state data entry system.
  • Supports grant and loan initiatives including researching grant and loan opportunities.
  • Gathers required documents for a loan package on behalf of the Economic Development Manager.
  • Manages the Economic Development Manager’s and Workforce Development Manager’s calendars and phones.
  • Initial point of contact for funding requests.
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationship with local businesses.
  • Supports the Workforce Development Manager on event planning, including vendor coordination and on-site coordination.
  • Ability to run Economic Development reports when requested from the CRM system.
  • Maintains schedule of loans and grants that are in process.
  • Initiates follow up requests on in-process loans and grants.
  • On designated days, receives and greets all visitors and directs them to the appropriate staff member.
  • On designated days, answers all incoming calls on a multi-line system, retrieves voicemails and routes them appropriately.
  • All other duties as assigned.

High Level Job Duties

  • Reception Duties & CRM Support (30%)
  • Loan/Grant & Workforce Support (45%)
  • Alliance Invoicing (25%)

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Time management.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and visual communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and follow through.
  • Team Player who can also work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Education and Work Experience

Associate’s Degree or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Katie Gray, Workforce Development Manager at [email protected].

Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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