Airport Business Development Manager

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Aviation or Harbor Sales
  • Salary: $55,633.64 - $85,119.46 Annually USD

Job Description


Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Planning, or related field and four (4) years of professional experience in land and/or real property sales, economic analysis, financial management, forecasting business variables, program or project management, or strategic planning.

Licenses and Certificates: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under general direction, develop, implement, and administer airport business development initiatives and provide technical expertise to staff, agencies, prospective tenants and concessionaires, and the community.

Typical Duties

Plan, organize, develop, implement, oversee and review programs and activities to meet Airport Business Development goals and objectives. Involves: Conduct comprehensive needs assessments by auditing and evaluating program progress to determine if the program is achieving its objective. Determine changes needed to program policies and procedures based on input from customers, officials, service providers and/or community groups. Analyze program data and identify potential problem areas, review related factors and prepare comprehensive reports detailing findings, solutions and recommendations to upper management. Research, prepare, conduct and analyze complex studies and surveys. Maintain technically complex records. Conduct meetings of inter-disciplinary professionals; and to respond to common inquiries and complaints of individuals or groups.

Develop, implement, evaluate and continuously improve the airport's tenant expansion and retention plan/program. Involves: Conduct comprehensive needs assessment of existing tenants and their needs for space and plans for future expansion. Create and maintain a comprehensive list of tenants and subtenants on airport property. Foster and garner relationships with tenants to maintain a high level of customer service. Gather research and analyze commercial development information. Research and analyze information from a variety of sources including demographic, incentives, local business climate, local real estate, impact and feasibility studies, and local regulations and incentives; interpret and provide information to internal and external customers.

Represent the department at various meetings and provide technical expertise. Involves: Attend seminars and training programs related to assigned work. Prepare and make presentations to civic and business organizations on Airport concession and commercial and land development efforts. Participate in a variety of projects in support of the department. Participate in gathering and evaluating data used in grant applications, responses to requests for information/proposals and other projects. Act as a liaison and expeditor between various government agencies and departments and private business, industry and development representatives.

Coordinate with the City's Economic Development Department to access economic incentive programs. Involves: Collaborate with Economic Development Department staff to match projects with available incentive programs. Complete training to maintain a current knowledge of City Economic Development and other incentive programs. Work closely with Economic Development staff to inform potential tenants about requirements and impacts on projects. Act in place of supervisor as needed and/or assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide for training and development. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Salary range: $55,633.64 - $85,119.46/per year

This is an unclassified contract position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a present number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map