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Work with BBC! Two RE Development Positions Now Open

January 30th, 2018 by jsugalski

Real Estate Development Specialist | Opportunity Corridor Project Manager

 

EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION TITLE: REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
REPORTS TO: REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The Real Estate Development Specialist will assist in advancing the agency’s real estate development goals, primarily in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods of Cleveland.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
– Lead and/or provide assistance on real estate development projects, including, but not limited to, planning, conducting feasibility analyses of potential projects, performing property research and acquisition, assisting with the creation and management of real estate development and operating budgets, pursuing funding opportunities, garnering local approvals, reporting, promoting, managing consultants, and coordinating of community meetings;

– Assist entrepreneurs and new and established businesses with technical assistance, as well as referrals to economic development resources available from public and private partner agencies;

– As the point of contact for assigned development activities, execute development strategies, foster and track project milestones and manage relationships with project consultants to garner obligatory deliverables;

– Assist in the management and administration of other community revitalization initiatives; and

– Other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Real Estate Development Specialist must have exemplary oral and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively with the public, particularly low-income, minority, and/or aging populations. Other essential skills include organization, ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks, attention to detail, and ability to quickly comprehend difficult and complicated subjects. Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is preferred.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in urban studies, urban planning, real estate, business, public administration, finance, marketing, property management, construction management, or related field and at least two years full-time experience in community or economic development is required. Master’s degree in a field listed above and at least two years of experience strongly preferred.
This is a full-time position. The work schedule is 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Some weekends and evenings may be required.

COMPENSATION:
Annual salary commensurate with experience. Please include salary requirements in cover letter.

TO APPLY:
Please submit a resume and cover letter electronically to info@bbcdevelopment.org by Monday, February 19, 2018 at 4:00 PM.

 


 

 

EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION TITLE: OPPORTUNITY CORRIDOR PROJECT MANAGER
REPORTS TO: REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The Opportunity Corridor Project Manager will oversee efforts to maximize the community benefit of the Opportunity Corridor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, day-to-day tasks associated with land assembly; fostering linkages to economic growth opportunities for residents of the surrounding neighborhoods; supporting job retention and expansion of local existing employers; and, community outreach and awareness for project-related activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
– Research and negotiate the purchase of properties located in strategic development areas, assist in resolving title and/or other issues in the process, manage closings, and oversee the work of consultants, as necessary;

– Lead and/or provide assistance on real estate development projects located within the Opportunity Corridor, including, but not limited to, planning, pursuit of funding opportunities, garnering local approvals, reporting, promotion, coordination of community meetings, and managing consultants;

– Assist in the job growth opportunities within the corridor and maintain knowledge of and administer available economic development programs and incentives;

– Serve as primary representative of the agency in project meetings with key public and private partners;

– Assist in the management and administration of community revitalization initiatives; and

– Other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Opportunity Corridor Project Manager must have exemplary oral and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with the public, particularly low-income, minority, and/or aging populations. Other essential skills include organization, ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks, attention to detail, and ability to quickly comprehend difficult and complicated subjects.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in urban studies, urban planning, real estate, public administration, business, finance, marketing, property management, construction management, or related field required. Master’s degree and at least one year full-time experience in community development preferred.

This is a full-time position. The work schedule is 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Some weekends and evenings may be required.

COMPENSATION:
Annual salary of $35,000 to $45,000, commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:
Please submit a resume and cover letter electronically info@bbcdevelopment.org by Monday, February 19, 2018 at 4:00 PM.

 

 

Free RTA rides to come in from the cold

January 3rd, 2018 by Joy Johnson

Beginning 6 p.m. January 3 the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is providing free rides to three transit centers and two rail stations and keeping them open for 24 hours so individuals can come in from the cold.

Details are here:

http://www.riderta.com/news/jan-3-2018-rta-provides-free-rides-keeps-some-transit-centers-open-24-hours-during-cold#

Check out Central’s own Daryl Dobson in the Live Cleveland “City Life”

January 3rd, 2018 by Joy Johnson

Check out Central Bike Ambassador Daryl Dobson in the Live Cleveland e-newsletter. Click here: https://www.facebook.com/BBCDev/

Sign up to be a greeter at free income tax prep sites

December 28th, 2017 by Joy Johnson

Sign up for Greeter Training on January 4th, 2018

Being a greeter is an important piece of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. The greeter is the first person the tax payers interacts with when they enter the site. The greeter welcomes them, signs them in, and helps complete the intake form.
Please consider registering for the upcoming greeter training on January 4th 2018, at 5:30 at the offices of CHN Housing Partners 2999 Payne Avenue
Go here to sign up
https://refundohio.volunteerhub.com
Feel free to contact Chuck Ackerman, Volunteer Relationship Manager with any questions
at  <cackerman@refundohio.org>.

Women Entrepreneurs–place a bet on yourself!

December 26th, 2017 by Joy Johnson

The LEAN Fund is a new program to help women start or expand their business.  LEAN, an acronym for Lend, Empower, Achieve, Nourish, was created by Lean Cuisine and local entrepreneur support organization Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI).  Applications are due January 8, 2018. 

For more information check out BBC’s Facebook Page.

 

 

 

Check out our Coming Soon video for WOVU 95.9FM

December 4th, 2017 by jsugalski

BBC will soon be rolling out a community radio station — WOVU 95.9FM — that will inform, engage, and entertain residents of Cleveland’s east side neighborhoods and beyond.

Check out our coming soon video below.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wh991vaf8rzm29l/WOVU 95.9FM %28revision%29 .mov?dl=0

Box Spot Business Application

October 25th, 2017 by Jason Minter

We are now accepting applications from businesses seeking affordable and innovative commercial space within an aspiration business community. Our goal is to keep total monthly occupancy costs including rent and utilities within $500. Actual costs will be determined well before lease signing and will not exceed $600 per month. Selected businesses will receive an assortment of support including assistance with customizing units, joint marketing, and technical assistance in business growth and management.

Is your business an ideal fit for BOXSPOT? If so please complete this application.

Become a Cleveland Police Officer

October 17th, 2017 by Joy Johnson

City of Cleveland Police Entry Exam Orientation Events
The City of Cleveland will be taking applications for the position of Police Officer in November. The City anticipates hiring 250 Officers in 2018.

Members of the Public Safety Recruitment Team will be hosting Orientation Events.
At these Orientations, recruiters will be answering questions regarding the application process, testing process, the Personal History Statement, physical agility test, etc.

Tuesday November 7th 5:15-7:15
Michael Zone Rec Center 6301 Lorain Rd.

Tuesday November 14th 5:00-7:00
Thurgood Marshall Rec Center 8611 Hough Ave

Tuesday November 21st 5:00-7:00
Gunning Rec Center 16700 Puritas

Tuesday November 28th 5:00-7:00
Collinwood Rec Center 16300 Lakeshore Blvd

Can’t make it but need more info? Follow us on Facebook (City of Cleveland Public Safety Recruitment) and Twitter (@CLErecruitment) or email us at CPDRecruitment@city.cleveland.oh.us

ICYMI: Apply to be our Real Estate Development Specialist

October 2nd, 2017 by jsugalski

BBC is seeking the ideal candidate to be our real estate development specialist.  This is a new position that will play a major part in our expansion into the Buckeye neighborhood.

Here is the posting.

The application period is open until Friday, October 20, 2017 or when we fill the position.

Cleveland Clinic Employment Workshop

August 16th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Come out to the Cleveland Clinic Employment workshop!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 

from 5:00 – 7:30pm

at PNC Fairfax Connection: 8220 Carnegie Ave. Cleveland, OH 44103

Sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic’s Greater University Circle Employee Resource Group in collaboration with the Talent Acquisition Team.

Attendees will learn about resume writing and interview tips and tools, discover how to navigate Cleveland Clinic’s Career website and application process, and explore employment opportunities with Cleveland Clinic!

Register online Here by August 28! Register early as space is limited! Call 216-444-9345 with questions.