BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Recruitment #19-P2-1459

Job Description

Are you an awesome administrative professional with the desire to become part of a highly successful economic development team? If so, we have the perfect fit for you. Loudoun County Economic Development is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and motivated individual with the ability to support economic development in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. This position requires the skills and abilities to provide general administrative support, complete research projects, prepare reports, coordinate travel arrangements, assist with committees, coordinate meetings and act as the backup for our Administrative Assistant II position. This position will also review all correspondence,agenda items and reports going to our Board of Supervisors, committees and commissions as well as develop and maintain a tracking system for all requests and assignments. If you would like to join our dynamic team in making a valued difference in the Loudoun community, we invite you to apply.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and 4 years directly related experience to include knowledge of standard office procedures; business English; and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Experience working with boards, commissions or high level executives preferred.

Special Requirements

The Business Development Assistant must possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills along with superior time management, organizational skills and attention to detail. Candidate must also be able to follow instructions, establish and maintain cooperative work relationships, identify and solve routine work-related problems and prioritize work with minimal direction provided. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Early morning, evening and weekend work is required for special events and meetings. Travel, as required.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check and DMV driving record check.