|Class Title:||BUSINESS DEV CONSULTANT 1|
|Bargaining Unit:||Use for all Job Titles|
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to one year of full-time responsible professional business or industrial development work; qualifying full-time professional experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years; additional graduate coursework in business administration or other acceptable field may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.
Other Requirements: Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid vehicle operator’s license may be required for employment in some positions.
Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Career Service positions.
Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional business development and consulting work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: This is the entry-working level class in the Business Dev Consultant sub-series. An employee in this class is responsible for promoting the State of Tennessee’s industrial growth and may be required to travel. This class differs from that of Business Dev Consultant 2 in that an incumbent of the latter performs duties of greater scope and complexity.
1. Promotes Tennessee trade by such activities as attending trade shows, organizing and guiding tours to Tennessee industrial sites, speaking to business groups and agencies, and working with local communities to develop areas for industry.
2. Coordinates the efforts of local communities to attract industry by marketing the needs of communities and computing data for study by prospective industries.
3. Provides prospective industries with information on possible locations; maintains contact with local officials; schedules and accompanies prospects on visits to industrial sites and provides any assistance before and after the visit.
4. Learns to maintain and prepare a variety of records and reports such as correspondence, annual compilations of new and expanded industries in Tennessee, and current data on all communities and industrial sites.
5. Works on any special projects.
6. May travel in and out-of-state.