Job Title / Job Description
Community Relations & Economic Development Representative
Represent Gas & Electric Company interest with local community, liaison to business and residential customers, foster economic development.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
High Tech/Bio Tech companies are committed to a strong presence in the community in which they operate. Therefore, creative people who can develop programs to support worthy and meritorious activities in local communities will be needed.
What new technology will be important?
Telecommunication, teleconferencing and improved computer technology.
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
Undergraduate degree in Community Development & City Planning. Masters degree in City Planning & Urban Affairs. Mainframe Programming & Systems Analysis experience. Financial Analysis and Management training.
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Participate in local activities, events and organizations. Undergraduate degree in Community/Communication areas.
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
Not specifically. I did know I would be involved in community issues/business concerns.