Name of Position: Project Coordinator
Three (3) positions available
Organization: County of Sonoma
Department: Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB)
Location: Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California
Address: 141 Stony Circle, Suite 110, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-5148
Contact Person: Katie Parrish
Application Deadline: March 24th, 2017 (Sent to the EDB before 5 p.m. PST)
Applying Instruction: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Compensation: Approx. $43,000
Estimated Duration: July 11, 2017 – June 30, 2018
Educational Level: Graduating Seniors and Recent Graduates
About the Position:
Project Coordinators are primarily responsible for developing and managing county-wide programs
that support the local economic and employment bases. Work responsibilities include researching,
surveying, and developing reports and databases on Sonoma County’s various economic sectors.
Project Coordinators conduct research on their respective sectors of the local economy and organize
the research into reports and recommendations; coordinate advisory groups comprised of local
business, government and community members; and may be asked to make presentations on economic and
policy issues to various groups, including the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, business trade
groups, and community organizations.
This position is a great fit for someone who is a strong project manager, enjoys networking, values
a convivial environment, and is excited about learning and building. This position is ideal for
individuals with interests in Political Science/Politics, Economic Development, Economics, English,
Government, History, International Policy, Law, Management, Business, Public Administration, Public
Policy, Research, Social Policy, Technology, and Urban Policy.
For more information regarding EDB reports, events, and programs for which Project Coordinators are
responsible, please visit www.sonomaedb.org.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Applicants should demonstrate excellent research, analytical, and writing skills; an interest in
policy research and economic development; project management skills; exemplary communication,
organization, and self-management abilities; and a commitment to public service.
This position is only open to applicants that obtain a Bachelors degree by June 2017. This is an
entry-level position, no Masters or PhD students please.
Three (3) positions will be filled; one (1) position within each of the following focus areas: