NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

We're Hiring!

All applicants for State of New Mexico jobs must apply through the New Mexico State Personnel Office, unless stated otherwise. Search the site using the job ID # listed below. We cannot accept applications or resumes directly sent to our office.

Questions? Contact EDD’s Human Resources Manager Kiki Arellano at Kikil.Arellano@state.nm.us or call 505-827-0246

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Current Job Openings at EDD:

Financial Programs Specialist (Full-Time, Permanent, Sponsored)
Job ID: 125905

Salary: $56,357 – $90,171 Annually
These positions are Pay Band 75

Apply by August 8, 2022. Interviews are anticipated to take place within two weeks of closing.

This position will serve as Finance Programs Specialist in the Office of the Cabinet Secretary to assist with the administration, coordination, marketing, and expansion of finance programs, with a focus on FUNDIT and the Collateral Assistance Program (CAP).

How does it get done?

  1. Facilitate local business growth and economic recovery in local communities by leveraging various funding sources.
  2. Provide technical assistance to local businesses and stakeholders.
  3. Assist in the implementation of plans to support business expansion, retention and startup projects.
  4. Collaborate with community stakeholders to respond to growth and economic recovery.
  5. Provide financial, incentive and legislative analyses as they pertain to local economies.
  6. Serve as liaison between community stakeholders and state and federal agencies.
  7. Promote and assist with management of the Collateral Assistance Program


Ideal Candidate:

  • Knowledge of economic and community development resources, particularly financing tools and programs.
  • Grant management including implementation, administration and reporting.
  • Navigating Federal, State and Local resources to include multiple funding sources.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, economics, economic development, business administration, finance, public administration, historic preservation, communications/journalism, community development, urban design, or urban and regional planning from an accredited college or university.
  • Two years of experience in economic or community development programs.
  • See Substitution Table on the State Personnel website.

Economic Development Regional Representatives Needed Throughout the State – Full-Time, Permanent Positions

 

Salary: $56,357 – $90,171 Annually
These positions are Pay Band 75

THIS IS A CONTINUOUS POSTING AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

These positions will serve as field representatives and will build capacity and partnerships with local an regional economic developers to grow jobs, businesses and economically healthy and sustainable communities.

How does it get done?
1. Facilitate local business growth in local communities by leveraging various funding sources.
2. Provide technical assistance to local businesses and stakeholders.
3. Assist in the implementation of plans to support business expansion, retention and start-up projects.
4. Collaborate with community stakeholders to respond to growth.
5. Provide financial, incentive and legislative analyses as they pertain to local economies.
6. Serve as liaison between community stakeholders and state and federal agencies.

Ideal Candidate:
1. Customer service with strong verbal and written communication
2. Navigating resources to include multiple funding sources that may include local, state, and federal grants, financing and access to capital for businesses.
3. Goal and detail oriented, ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
4. Community and business development outreach through BRE, networking with local, state and federal stakeholders, business, professional or economic development organizations.
5. Experience working with municipal and county governments and familiarity with public processes.
6. Public speaking and presentations.
7. Resides in one of the counties they are serving.

Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Economics, Economic Development, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, Historic Preservation, Communications/Journalism, Community Development, Urban Design, or Urban and Regional Planning from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience in economic or community development programs. Substitutions Apply (see substitution table on the State Personnel website).

New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) Bus. Ops. Spec.-A – Full-Time Permanent Position

Salary: $37,752 – $60,403 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 60
Job #125259

Why does the job exist?
This position will facilitate the registration process for productions in New Mexico that will participate in the film tax credit program. This position will be the primary point of contact for film and television productions regarding the registration process and will ensure all production requirements for program eligibility are met. Will be responsible for keeping accurate records and reporting to senior management and others as needed.

How does it get done?

  • Work directly with productions daily, discretion is required.
  • Process and track production registration paperwork.
  • Proficient use of software including Microsoft Office products, website management software, photo management applications, other  software/applications.
  • Prepare communications, reports, and other documents.
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate records.
  • Familiarize yourself with all division functions in order to understand and perform duties effectively and accurately.
  • Works as back up for Executive Secretary/ Administrative Assistant for duties such as answering the main phone line and responding to emails.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associates Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Accounting and two (2) years of directly related job experience in the areas of office administration, budgeting, purchasing, finance, accounting, auditing, cash management and/or contract management. Substitutions apply, see substitution table on the State Personnel Office website.

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