Work With Us

Thank you for your interest in becoming involved with the Augusta Regional Collaboration Corporation. We are always seeking top quality partners, vendors, employees and interns.

If you are interested in being a part of the 600 Broad Street project, please go here.


Interns

ARC Project is always seeking interns! Candidates will be driven, innovative and possess a passion for community, the arts, and development of urban Augusta.  Currently we are looking for assistance in Public Affairs and Marketing to work with our Assistant Vice President, Jack Wilde. The ideal candidate should have experience in all of the following: coordinating and planning events, social media, journalism/traditional media, website building, video/audio web recording. The position requires at least a three-month commitment and will begin this month.  This is not a paid position—but a great resume builder that will provide a fun/friendly atmosphere in which the intern will surely grow professionally!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Successful candidate will play a large role orchestrating events held at ARC headquarters at 600 Broad Street. These events include, and are not limited to; gatherings of organizations in the community, art shows, community boards, ARC Board meetings, and events held by ARC tenants at 600 Broad.
  • Successful candidate will assist in all website development and editing. Past experience in web building/design is a must.
  • Successful candidate will be responsible for improving/posting and editing all social media affiliated with ARC project on a daily basis. Candidate will also use his/her creative mind for posts/uploads on said social media.
  • Successful candidate will have experience in AP style writing and possess excellent written communication skills. Candidate is well-spoken, comfortable and confident when dealing with people.
  • Successful candidate must have experience in video and audio web recording

The ARC intern will report to the the Assistant Vice President. Work can be done remotely, but the intern must be reachable by phone/email Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm unless otherwise noted.

Please send resumes to Charles Murdorf at charles@augustacollaboration.org.


Employees

Attention: Senior Vice President Position Now Available

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 The Augusta Regional Collaboration (ARC) Project is currently seeking a full-time Senior Vice President (SVP).

Job Summary The Senior Vice President will oversee a portfolio of large-scale and complex development projects involving team-oriented approaches and multiple stakeholders, with a strong emphasis on implementation and execution. The SVP will form and supervise teams of professionals made up of private sector volunteers, contracted vendors and inter-agency staff to execute on projects central to Augusta’s economic development goals. The SVP will be responsible for a portfolio of projects at every stage of their development: from inception to closing and successful operation. The SVP will work evaluating each project on a financial, community benefit and political basis, and be responsible for managing competitive selection of teams, vendors and projects. The SVP will report to the Executive Director and will serve to support economic development initiatives, as directed by the Executive Director, across the County and CSRA. This includes regular meetings with stakeholders in Augusta, North Augusta, Columbia County and the CSRA in the public and private sectors, with a focus on economic development organizations and anchor institutions.

Responsibilities 

Provide strategic direction and management to multi-disciplinary teams facilitating large scale planning and development efforts 

Identify new projects and opportunities for the organization 

Establish and oversee interagency working groups on select projects, meeting frequently to reach consensus, move projects forward and quickly address challenges 

Participation in the fundraising and grant-making process: identifying opportunities and supporting Executive Director and Public Affairs Director in the creation and execution of presentations 

Coordination with the Public Affairs Director in community and government outreach strategies 

Day to day management of the 600 Broad Street economic development incubator. 

Serve as an advisor to the First Fridays committee and help promote the vision of a Culture & Innovation District centered on Broad Street 

Actively seek out new funding streams via partner organizations, foundations, and grant opportunities

Other Responsibilities: 

The Chair of the Culture & Innovation District Community Advisory Board, which the Public Affairs manager will convene regularly. 

Other projects and tasks as assigned; other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Masters Degree or Equivalent 

3 years of experience in organizational and/or P&L management or equivalent 

Microsoft Office Suite including Powerpoint, Excel and Word. 

Strong interpersonal, written, verbal and analytic skills 

Experience in real estate development issues 

Experience in public policy and regulatory processes – and preferably experience working in Augusta-Richmond County and/or the CSRA 

Experience managing relationships with elected officials and public sector staff 

Excellent communication skills including in public presentation, community meetings, and written communications 

Ability to facilitate community outreach processes 

Fluency in reading financial documents including P&L, pro forma business projections, Balance Sheets and others.

Preferred Qualifications: 

MBA preferred. 

Demonstrated expertise in project management: creating schedules, managing teams, keeping weekly status and progress against goals 

Track record of progressing and closing projects in challenging environments 

Experience recruiting and managing volunteers 

Negotiations experience (public/private preferred) with evidenced success 

Political experience 

Proven experience achieving results in complex environments 

Real Estate, construction, manufacturing or supply chain experience. 

Financial underwriting experience and/or understanding of debt, equity, mezzanine and basic financing. 

Demonstrated entrepreneurial and leadership skills. Compensation commensurate with experience.

About ARC: The Augusta Regional Collaboration (ARC) Corporation was created to work with government, economic development groups, companies and people to help Augusta realize improvements in quality of life for all its citizens, increase the number of residents and businesses that call Augusta home, improve the financial position of the government without raising taxes, and help achieve Augusta's promise as a national destination for living and working. 


Vendors and Contractors

We are always seeking qualified companies and vendors to help us pursue our various projects. If you are a professional services firm or private business interested in doing business with us, we want to hear from you. We are building a file of qualified vendors, especially in commercial real estate services. We will be posting an official Request for Qualifications (RFQ). But in the meantime, feel free to Contact Us so we can let you know once that has been posted.


Partner Requests

Interested in working with us? We are always open to hearing ideas that meet our Mission. If you have an idea or are interested in bringing resources to help advance the public good of Augusta/Richmond County, please Contact Us.