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Job: Development Manager - (Prosper Portland)

Development Manager
This position is Non-Represented and is Exempt
Salary Range: $110,739.57 – $160,577.58
Opens: 09/20/2019 Closes: 10/13/2019 EOB (11:59 pm)

Prosper Portland, the City of Portland’s economic development agency, seeks a proven leader and
development professional who can lead the agency’s community- and equity-based development work
ensuring that our projects and programs support healthy, complete and resilient neighborhoods. The
Development Manager will work thoughtfully and strategically to initiate community-based development
projects and to ensure that our investments maximize community benefit for each neighborhood and are
tailored to and reflect the unique interests of the communities we serve.

The Development Manager will lead a team whose work delivers on community defined and community
driven priorities for real estate development projects. They will provide strategic guidance and mentorship
to their team and empower staff to manage the projects and programs that support inclusive and human
centered development for the City. They will lead efforts to develop and implement strategies for
community relationship and neighborhood capacity building tied to real estate development that supports
economic and livability benefits for all residents. The Development Manager and their team will work
closely with Prosper Portland’s Economic Development and Social Equity, Policy and Communication
Departments to support business growth, equity outcomes, and community outreach as well as with the
Asset and Investment Team to shape and execute real estate transactions.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience in community-based real estate work with a
demonstrated base of knowledge in development principles, best practices and procedures. This person
will possess excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills along with the creativity
and willingness to exchange and encourage new ideas. The Development Manager will be a committed
leader, a culturally competent thought partner and consensus builder who can collaborate in ways that
embrace Prosper Portland’s values of learning, innovation, putting people first, inclusion and excellence.


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