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Retail Development Coordinator

Retail Development Coordinator

Retail Strategies is the leading national advisory firm focused on retail market analysis and strategy, retail recruitment, and real estate development. Community leaders, economic development authorities, Chambers of Commerce, and real estate developers rely on our experienced team to provide tailored solutions to achieve retail growth and success.

What Sets Us Apart?

At Retail Strategies, we exist to measurably improve the quality of life in communities through innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits and live by our core values of being committed, collaborative, respected, and innovative. Our entrepreneurial mindset and culture of collaboration enable us to tailor our services to create unrealized potential, rewarding opportunities, and viable solutions for our clients.

Named the Birmingham Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and Fastest Growing Companies, our culture is designed for personal and professional growth. The positive trajectory of growth in client base, product lines, and revenue offer a great deal of opportunity for team members who excel at their position and are bought in to the long-term vision of the company.

Company Culture: At Retail Strategies, our culture is paramount to our collective success. Our core values of being committed, collaborative, respected, and innovative are the foundation to everything we do. We believe that our people are our best and most important asset, and we expect our team to show up every day ready to hustle, ready to learn, and eager to contribute to the overall success of the company.

Sister Company: Our sister company, Retail Specialists, is the premier real estate services firm in the South with a focus on leasing and brokerage, property management, development, and tenant representation. Together, we exist to measurably improve the quality of life in communities through innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits and can leverage a nationwide network that no other company can match.

We are looking for a self-starting, outgoing, and gritty Retail Development Coordinator to join our team. The main responsibility of the Coordinator will be to prospect to retailers on behalf of our Client cities in a defined territory.

Responsibilities

  • Working in tandem with your territory’s Portfolio Director to serve approximately 15-25 Client cities
  • Calling property owners, commercial real estate agents, and retail developers to gather information while building relationships in Clients’ markets
  • Researching and identifying potential site opportunities
  • Visit each client community once a year and attend conferences on behalf of the clients, scheduling and attending meetings with real estate brokers, developers, and retail real estate professionals
  • Make outreach via email and phone, reporting on conversations, relationship-building

Qualifications

  • Effective communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Organizational skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Software and CRM
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Real estate experience a plus

The Ideal Candidate is

  • Organized and able to focus daily on outreach
  • A creative problem-solver
  • Effective with verbal, written and in-person communication
  • Self-driven and has the desire to exceed expectations
  • Experienced with public speaking
  • Comfortable with traveling for work

At Retail Strategies and Retail Specialists, we know that success depends on all of us. To learn more about our companies, check out this short video highlighting our history and our culture https://vimeo.com/658656316. If you feel this position or our Company are a fit for you, let’s talk. We are always looking for talented people to join our team.

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