An enthusiastic, team-oriented professional is needed to provide project management, research and proposal development support.
Excellent communication skills are required for success within the position. The Project Consultant will be involved in data analysis, report writing and preparation, assistance with facilitation and business development activities.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and project management skills and be knowledgeable about best practices in economic and workforce development to include : community assessment, workforce development and education strategies, strategic planning, and target industry analysis.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Project management to ensure on-time / in-budget project completion
Quantitative and qualitative data analysis
Primary and secondary research
Drafting of written reports and preparation of presentations
Maintaining and / or developing client relationships
Responding to proposal requests
Contributing to website content
Skills and Ability :
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
Must be enthusiastic, willing to learn quickly and display a fervent sense of initiative
Efficient project management skills to be applied in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment
Knowledge of workforce development and / or economic development preferred
Attention to detail and ability to balance multiple priorities
Successful experience in marketing and business development
Expertise in document formatting / graphic design a plus
Internet research skills via online databases, publications and company websites
Highly skilled in Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access