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July 8, 2020: GIS
July 9, 2020: GIS
Greater Jackson Alliance Research Specialist
The Greater Jackson Alliance is a regional economic development organization consisting of members from economic development groups in Hinds, Madison, Rankin and Warren counties. The focus of the organization is to promote the region as a prime location for new businesses to locate, for existing businesses to expand and for the development of a skilled and sustainable workforce.
The candidate will provide support through research, database management and content creation to promote the Greater Jackson Alliance region for economic development. This includes using database subscriptions to help respond to requests for information from site location consultants and corporate clients in need of location information to assist with their decision to locate or expand in the Greater Jackson region. Content creation includes products such as maps and charts provided to clients for industrial recruitment as well as the production of graphics and videos for Alliance members.
The candidate should possess a background in GIS programs or geography/mapmaking and a familiarity with graphic design. Video and still photography and some drone experience also is a plus. The Greater Jackson Alliance will provide access to training for use of the databases and piloting the drone. (email John Rodgers firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions).