The Community Development Department (CDD) is the planning agency for the City of Cambridge. Encompassing the Economic Development, Housing, Community Planning, Zoning & Development, and Environmental & Transportation Planning divisions, CDD’s mission is to foster a livable, sustainable, and equitable community. CDD engages and collaborates with community partners, other government agencies, businesses, and residents to make Cambridge a desirable place to live, work, learn, play, and innovate.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The City of Cambridge cares deeply about supporting local retail, small businesses and entrepreneurship, especially in light of the constantly evolving retail and small businesses environment, nationwide. Under the direction of the Director of Economic Development, the Economic Development Specialist is responsible for the development of initiatives aimed at small business retention and expansion. The Specialist will work closely with staff to advance efforts to support businesses of all types, and will work regularly with businesses owners, residents, and startups.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
The Economic Development Specialist should be self-motivated, detail-oriented and ready to help CDD in efforts to provide financial and educational assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs in Cambridge.
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