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Join Invest Newark’s team to advance economic prosperity for all Newarkers.

 

About Invest Newark – Newark, New Jersey

Invest Newark is the City of Newark’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth. Invest Newark’s mission is to stimulate job growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity, and strengthen the City’s competitive position. Invest Newark serves as an advocate for the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of Newark’s many opportunities.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission is to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce comprised of talented people. Like the City of Newark, Invest Newark knows our strength comes from each of our connected parts, making the fabric of our organization better and stronger because of our unique employees’ talents. Invest Newark employees can expect to work as part of a highly engaged, passionate, and inclusive workforce where everyone’s contributions are valued, respected, and make an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the State of New Jersey.

Invest Newark is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Openings
ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL

 

Featured benefits

Medical insurance
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
401(k)

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Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to hrconnect@investnewark.org

Invest Newark seeks an attorney with substantial experience in residential and commercial real estate finance, affordable housing, land use, and employment law to join INVEST NEWARK.

  • The attorney will represent INVEST NEWARK in drafting, negotiating, and structuring complex commercial and residential real estate transactions and business development transactions.
  • Some of the work will focus on lending and investment transactions that support the production and preservation of affordable housing.
  • Additional work will involve land dispositions and acquisitions, commercial lease negotiations, vendor procurement contracts, development, and joint venture partnership agreements
  • Practice areas will include structuring, negotiating, and closing financial transactions for real estate and business expansion in a manner that supports stated public policy objectives and protects investments.
  • This attorney will thus play a critical role in stewarding public funds and addressing the City’s real estate development and business expansion goals.
  • Day-to-day work will involve working closely with INVEST NEWARK staff and representing the corporation on all aspects of real estate business transactions, including financing or procurement documents that reflect and appropriately secure INVEST NEWARK’s interests.
  • Prior experience working with financings that include conventional debt and equity, low-income housing tax credits, tax-exempt bonds, Federal HOME and CDBG funds, and other state and local funding sources is critical to this work.

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Senior Vice President, Business Development and Support

 

Featured benefits

Medical insurance
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
401(k)

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Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to hrconnect@investnewark.org

Invest Newark seeks a senior vice president to direct the development of strategies and growth opportunities for Newark’s business community in alignment with the mayor’s vision, the strategic plan for the Department of Economic and Housing Development, and Invest Newark’s business objectives. Further, this position drives the development of new revenue-producing programs and ventures while simultaneously advancing economic growth for participants and partners. This is a high-profile position interacting and building relationships with the City of Newark’s business community and key stakeholders. This position reports to the President & CEO.

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