The position of Life Tech Industry Manager is a grant-funded position in the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development - Business Strategy Unit.
Basic Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Created by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Economic Development Cabinet’s mission is to make Boston an appealing and accessible place for working families, entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors to innovate, grow, and thrive in a way that fosters inclusion, broadens opportunity, and shares prosperity, thereby enhancing the quality of life for Bostonians and the experience for all visitors. The Economic Development Cabinet includes the Office of Economic Development, Office of Workforce Development, Office of Tourism, Special Events, and Entertainment, the Boston Planning and Development Agency, and the Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing.
The Business Strategy Unit within the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development recognizes the evolving landscape of Boston’s innovation ecosystem. The Life Technology Industry Manager identifies, develops, and executes initiatives, programming, and tools for the City of Boston to be a responsive and engaged partner in supporting inclusive business and talent growth as innovation continues to thrive in Boston.
The Manager works closely with the Director of Business Strategy on special projects that further position and strengthen Boston as open for business including but not limited to projects that 1) support business attraction and retention as well as talent retention and empowerment within Boston’s high tech industry including Healthcare and the Life Sciences, Technology, and other growth sectors within the industry and 2) workforce development opportunities in response to business community needs and to enhance connections to local emerging talent for Boston’s high tech industry.
A successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and creative marketing skills combined with an understanding of data collection, program evaluation, performance measurement.
Duties include, but not limited to:
Boston Residency is required.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Nonunion/Annual Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000
Hours per week: 35