The Senior Manager, Economic Development will be a key partner in paving the way for Shipt’s economic development and social impact strategy. You will serve as the resident subject matter expert and operate as a strategic advisor to our team and partners by creating and executing strategies in partnership with the VP Economic Development and Social impact in order to drive change across our key markets, improve internal infrastructure, and build strong partnerships across Shipt and our broader community.
Provide logistical support to VP and broader team
Serve as our team’s logistics and operational guru
Connect the dots and keep the internal engine of our team running
Support our internal volunteer coordination of our employee resource groups, and shopper experience teams
Coordinate and attend internal and external meetings
Prepare presentations and reports, as needed
Act as an internal and external liaison with constituents
Partner with team to draft external communications regarding our corporate philanthropy and initiatives
Ensure expenses and grants are approved on the agreed upon timeline
Manage team event calendar
Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration, Political Science, Economic Development, Urban Planning, Economics, or a related field, preferred
5+ years driving economic development or business development strategy
5+ years of building community partnerships across private and public sector
Knowledge of and experience in economic development organizations and economic development programs
Proven ability to successfully drive an economic development strategy
Experience working with/in city, county, state, non-profit, and federal government entities to steward cohesive sustainable strategies
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of trends, developments, and techniques in the field of economic development.
Ability to take initiative, work independently, and juggle multiple tasks.
Proven track record of continuous improvement through problem-solving, producing solutions, and critical thinking
Strong sense of urgency, with proven ability to act swiftly under pressure and adapt to changing priorities and processes
ABOUT THE COMPANY:
At Shipt, we are transforming the shopping experience and giving time back to consumers. Shipt Shoppers handpick everything from fresh groceries to household essentials, then deliver them to your door in as little as one hour.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.