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Project Coordinator – Community Engagement

Posted Thursday, June 3


NEOO Partners Inc.


St. Paul

Salary / Compensation

$45,000 to $55,000


The Project Coordinator – Real Estate Development position is an entry-level position offered to qualified candidates who have a demonstrated track record of project management, real estate finance experience, and financial modeling e in community, on-campus, on projects, capstones, and in volunteer organizations.

The Project Coordinator – Real Estate Development position’s primary responsibility is to assist in the management of real estate projects, and assist in the implementation of project development strategies developed in concert with community stakeholders, project leaders, and project partners of NEOO. This is an entry-level role and emphasis will be placed on individuals who can apply basic principles of finance, community development, and project management with their lived experiences in community and reflect on how their approach is impacted from this perspective.

The NEOO team is looking for peculiar people, who have natural leadership and curious tendencies when working in their passion. We are a team looking for people who operate with excellence in their sphere of influence. As our team grows, the ideal candidate would grow as well. Our approach to engagement is rooted in framework but with a specific focus aimed towards implementation. If a client cannot implement or progress their work, we fail.

In considering this position, the individual should have an understanding of how to move abstract thoughts, ideas, and teams into action, and more importantly through engagement, include the most people, and act with a centricity that respects the stakeholders most influenced and impacted by project work.

Responsibilities (AKA Essential Job Functions or Duties and responsibilities): Assist in the development of Project Schedule and Budget Promote teamwork among Project Partners. Be accountable for the successful completion of tasks within projects. Seek out opportunities for leadership and public speaking Assist in the management of contracts, track project budgets, and organize schedules of various stakeholders, vendors, and community partners. Coordinate the Creation of Tasks lists Data Entry, Analysis, and Monitoring Research and Reporting of Trends, Analysis, and Feedback from Market Studies, Project Partners, and Industry Best Practices. 

Assist in the monitoring of development and execution of project, programming, or design ideas Assist in the review and preparation of project invoices, memos and cover letters for clients, community partners, and elected officials. Assist in the completion of the final product deliverables Calculate and Prepare Financial Models for Sources and Uses, Ten Year Projections and Internal Rates of Return. Assist clients in preparing the required documents for real estate transactions Work with financing and design partners to prepare submittals for approval for funding, draw requests, and grant applications. Offer contrary or fresh perspectives to ensure empathetic listening is taking place Engage diverse communities through design, programming, and entitlements. Display a tenacity towards action and forward progress.

Core Skills Required: Basic understanding of Master Planning Principles, U.S Planning History, Community Development, Mass Transit Systems, Community Dynamics, Politics, Environmental Justice, Entrepreneurship, Cultural Placemaking, and Community Design Ability to communicate verbally, in writing, and through presentation materials. Demonstrated financial analysis and project management experience.

Experience with Community Engagement in BIPOC Communities Desire to bring forward challenging ideas in a public forum Experience in Adobe Suite, ArcGIS Online, Google Drive, Microsoft Office Suite, or Canva a bonus Education, Experience, Certification, and Licensure: College Degree preferred but not required 2-4 years of progressive professional experience in project management, design-thinking, real estate or community organizing. (if you have 0 years of experience, and want to apply, tell us how you plan to elevate your work) Bi-Lingual+ Applicants are welcomed.

To apply: Please submit your resume, and cover letter to with the subject line: Project Coordinator – Real Estate Your cover letter should address the following: 1. Your previous work, volunteer or leadership history on-campus or in community. 2. Your previous experience working in diverse communities, 3. Your passion for systemic change. 4. Any additional information regarding skills, experiences, or relationships that you bring to the table outside of that listed above would be appreciated in the cover letter. Max 2 pages.

Notes on Compensation: Pay is Salaried, between $45,000 and $55,000 per year. Additional benefits are available and commensurate with experience. Additional performance pay incentives are available based on project results.

Start date August 1st, 2021


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