Engagement Director

Open Date: 03/31/2023

Job Overview

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is seeking an Engagement Director to join our Engagement team. GPEC is a public-private partnership that consists of over 200 private sector investors who support the organization’s mission. The position will report to the Senior Vice Present of External Relations and will be responsible for being the strategic contact that drives existing investor relations through investor retention strategies and execution.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with partner organizations, stakeholders, and vendors
  • Build upon current processes to streamline and systematize project management for investor engagement and investment renewal
  • Coordinate across departments (marketing, research, business development, operations, strategy, executive team) to understand investor priorities and engagement touch points
  • Support GPEC Events program including identifying strategic partners and opportunities to engage key investors with relevant content
  • Assure investor data and engagement information is up-to-date in CRM
  • Coordinate engagement team meetings with stakeholders
  • Demonstrate an understanding of GPEC’s strategic initiatives and application of these objectives within the body of work
  • Manage other engagement team members, including interns

Requirements, Qualifications and Desired Traits

  • 4-5 years of work experience in investor or client relations preferred, and/or experience in business, marketing, fundraising or related field, Bachelor’s degree a plus
  • Impeccable project management and organization skills; proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple large projects and facilitate communication and collaboration between internal and external teams
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced office environment, demonstrating flexibility and agility executing on strategies and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Frequency in communication of progress and results to Engagement team
  • Computer proficiencies in Windows, including Word, Excel and especially Outlook
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or a similar CRM a plus
  • Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
  • Open to giving and receiving feedback
  • Creative thinker and problem solver, willing to take risks and able to problem solve in real-time, recognizing obstacles and proactively suggest workarounds
  • Have special interest in nonprofit fundraising, donor relations, and/or event management as well as helping Greater Phoenix thrive

Due to the nature of this role, representing and marketing the Greater Phoenix region, applicant must be a Greater Phoenix resident to be considered.

Application Information

Salary range is dependent on experience & offers a full range of benefits. Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume via email to jobs@gpec.org.


About the Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Established in 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) actively works to attract and grow quality businesses and advocate for the competitiveness of Greater Phoenix. As the regional economic development organization, GPEC works with 22 member communities, Maricopa County and 200+ private investors to accomplish its mission, and serve as a strategic partner to companies across the world as they expand or relocate. Consistently ranked as a top national economic development organization, GPEC’s approach to connectivity extends beyond the fabric of the community. Known as The Connected Place, Greater Phoenix is in a relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies that are committed to changing the game. As a result, over the past 32 years GPEC has fueled the regional economy by helping more than 895 companies, creating more than 163,000 jobs and $33.4 billion in capital investment. Browse our website or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, TwitterInstagram or YouTube to learn more about our organization and mission.

GPEC Values
  • We are an inclusive, diverse family
  • We lead from the front
  • We are change agents
  • We promote intellectual curiosity
  • We remain on the edge
  • We are agile and adapt to change
  • We are tenacious
  • We are committed to selfless service

GPEC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national, social or ethnic origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.