Career Opportunites

Choose New Jersey is currently hiring. Apply today!

MARKETING COORDINATOR

The Marketing Coordinator plays a critical role in the marketing department of Choose New Jersey, an economic development organization for the State. The Marketing Coordinator will support the organization, including event and marketing planning, design and execution. The right person will be comfortable in an “all hands-on deck” environment, able to operate and coordinate across multiple departments, and can thrive in a culture that rewards hard work and initiative.

The Choose New Jersey office will be moving from Princeton to Newark. As of Summer of 2019, this position will be based out of Newark.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support major events by coordinating logistics including travel, hotel, registration and briefing documents
  • Assist in the planning and execution of in-state local events, from early planning to set-up
  • Maintain a list of company-wide events and manage the event selection process
  • Coordinate and create PowerPoint presentations to support the business development team
  • Assist with digital marketing initiatives, including websites updates on WordPress and social media posts and graphics
  • Send daily briefings using media monitoring systems to ensure the organization is informed of business and economic development headlines
  • Update existing brochures and marketing collateral using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities as needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree (marketing, communications or a related field)
  • 1-2 years of experience in related role
  • Event experience a plus
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Resourceful, well organized, deadline-driven and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite required
  • Familiarity with WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite

Founded in 2010, Choose New Jersey is an economic development organization with a mission to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey, with a focus on our urban centers. Through our integrated marketing and business attraction and retention efforts, we stimulate job creation and capital investment. We collaborate with the State’s universities to encourage research, discovery, and innovation.

Privately funded, Choose New Jersey’s economic development activities are supported by a prominent group of leaders from many of the State’s Fortune 500 and other top companies, labor organizations, associations, and higher education institutions. These organizations represent 1.25 million people, or nearly one-quarter of the State’s private-sector workforce.

Business Development Officer

The Business Development Officer (BDO) assists with lead generation activities and events to build and develop the economic development initiatives of Choose New Jersey.  Primary responsibility and lead contact for all activities in the logistics and infrastructure sector.

The Choose New Jersey office will be moving from Princeton to Newark. As of Summer of 2019, this position will be based out of Newark.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs business lead generation and economic development work. Work involves conducting industry/business analyses and preparing responses for requests for information.  Performs research and detailed analyses of the logistics and infrastructure sector.  Works under moderate supervision.
  • Assists with the attraction and recruitment of business and industry to the State of New Jersey and serves as Choose New Jersey’s designated representative with prospective clients. Works with Chief Economic Development Officer to identify resources and incentives, conduct discussions and negotiations to secure new business and collaborations.
  • Conducts proactive lead generation outreach. Establishes contacts to promote economic development activities, continually updates the CRM database and industry data.  Regularly maintains lead sources and key contacts.
  • Attends events, trade shows and conferences and meets with businesses in the logistics and infrastructure industry to identify business and collaboration opportunities for New Jersey.
  • Prepares and conducts presentations to businesses and key stakeholders.
  • Works with Choose New Jersey members and education advocates to identify new collaboration opportunities.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of economic marketing and outreach plans.
  • Researches economic data, analyzes the data and creates comparisons and summaries.
  • Establishes relationships with professional site selection consultants and economic incentives advisors and provides comprehensive economic data.
  • Performs other duties as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree (business, economics, finance or a related field)
  • At least 5 years of experience in related role
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent research capabilities, knowledge of economic development databases a plus
  • Ability to manage a pipeline of projects to achieve results
  • Resourceful, well organized, deadline-driven and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and Customer Relationship Management Systems required
  • Must be willing to travel, domestic and international
  • Must possess a NJ driver’s license

Founded in 2010, Choose New Jersey is an economic development organization with a mission to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey, with a focus on our urban centers. Through our integrated marketing and business attraction and retention efforts, we stimulate job creation and capital investment. We collaborate with the State’s universities to encourage research, discovery, and innovation.

Privately funded, Choose New Jersey’s economic development activities are supported by a prominent group of leaders from many of the State’s Fortune 500 and other top companies, labor organizations, associations, and higher education institutions. These organizations represent 1.25 million people, or nearly one-quarter of the State’s private-sector workforce.

WHAT CAN CHOOSE New Jersey DO FOR YOU

Relocation & Expansion Services

We provide customized RFI responses, demographics, detailed market assessments and other complimentary business relocation and expansion services. When your company chooses to grow in New Jersey, we also will help you publicize your good news.

Site Visits

We’ll make your property search seamless, so you find the site that best meets your relocation or expansion needs.

Economic Development Connections

Our public and private partners provide a wide range of services. From higher education research collaboration to regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training, they’ll ensure you have a smooth landing.

Carly Wronko
Creative + Digital Manager
Becky Bond Roitzsch
Governance & Program Manager