JOB SUMMARY The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) comprises just over a hundred employees, and this Director of Real Estate & Business Development is an executive-level position. Reporting directly to the President and working with the Airport Management Team, this individual will be involved in an exciting synergism of business development that will be as stimulating as it will be fulfilling to see a new era of development unfold. The City of Mobile, Mobile County and Baldwin County are wonderfully collaborative partners supporting the airport in its economic development endeavors. This position will focus on airport-owned land and facilities development. Lead the strategic development and execution of a robust new growth plan for all property owned and operated by the Airport Authority, as well as any opportunities near the airport.
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Principles and techniques of real estate development, business management, industrial development, marketing, advertising, promotion, and salesmanship. Principles, methods, practices, and techniques involved in real estate development, new business development, leasing, and strategic asset management. Knowledge of economics, forecasting, and risk/benefits analysis. Strong analytical prowess, presentation skills, and ability to analyze and formulate solutions to complex problems. Experience and or knowledge of airport administration and federal regulatory requirements related to airport property management, development, and business operations. Familiarity with the aerospace industry nomenclature and current challenges and trends. Experience in developing and placing various mediums for advertising, including optimizing an airport’s website for attracting prospective aviation and non-aviation development needs. Demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written sales and deal negotiation’s techniques, including pre-qualifications, term negotiations from start to finish, and other intrinsic and extrinsic dynamics involved in attracting and closing a business arrangement involving leased land or existing facilities. Reasonable familiarity with business acumen with different cultures outside of the United States. Familiarity with Public-Private Partnership opportunities and ability to recognize where, if any, these types of opportunities are appropriate on airport property. Possess a talent combining professionalism and development savvy that can combine with development initiative that will be a standout when comparing MAA to other Airports.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About Mobile Airport Authority
Mobile Airport Authority is a customer service oriented public corporation which operates under a five member board of directors and Alabama State statutes for the purpose of planning, constructing and operating public airports and an industrial complex. MAA consists of the Mobile Regional Airport, the Mobile Downtown Airport at Brookley and the Brookley Aeroplex. MAA currently employs an average of 90 people between the three locations. We pride ourselves on recognizing our employees as our most valuable resource. MAA has an unyielding focus and commitment to developing our campuses, real estate and economic development processes to an industry-leading standard. Come be a part of the journey, seize the opportunity and grow with us!