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EMPLOYER EXTRA: Marketing & Business Outreach Specialist

Extra Extra: Thurston Economic Development Council

This full-time position specializes in providing government contracting advising services to businesses – helping them grow their public sector customer base. You will build relationships in the community, meet business owners, and help strengthen the economic outlook of those you serve.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach and engagement to businesses regarding opportunities in public sector.
  • Assist businesses directly with securing new contracts and the public sector contracting process

Required Skills:

  • Excellent marketing and outreach skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including public speaking in front of large and diverse audiences
  • Ability to utilize and maximize virtual environments
  • Ability to learn and train businesses on public sector contracting (training provided with full performance level expected with 6 months of hire)
  • Ability to develop strong, meaningful relationships with referral sources and other program stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn business and government contracting principles and how to apply them to the client business success strategy. Training available.
  • Strong computer skills to research government marketplace and navigate registrations and online government systems
  • Ability to take complicated material and create concise curriculum for adult learners
  • Work well within a team environment and collaborative approach to work
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel

Annual Salary Range: $65,000 – $70,000

Please see full job description here.

Instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume to office@thurstonedc.com ASAP. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. The position is open until at least February 2 or until filled.

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