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Organization: The Shopping Center Group
Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Nashville, TN USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2016-12-13

Position Description:

Candidate shall be skilled in ESRI and Microsoft Excel. Team oriented environment, self-motivated, multi-task, dead-line driven, fast paced and very detail oriented.

Essential Functions:
• Consult with sales professionals to define project requirements, investigating various approaches to maximize efficiency and produce best-in-class end products.
• Develop advanced specialized maps, utilizing geographic and demographic information as well as standard templates and workflows.
• Consult with and advise sales professionals on geographic information available, analytical projects, and complex GIS solutions.
• Extract demographic and other relevant information from various databases for use in maps or reports.
• Assist with analysis, research, design, and implementation of all mapping tools, templates, standards, and software.
• Obtain and maintain accurate market data (i.e. existing and proposed locations of malls, shopping centers, retailers, etc.) for assigned office(s).
• Gather the appropriate research and information necessary to keep client-related data up to date and accurate in the central database.

Competencies and Skills:
• Demonstrated high level competence in ESRI products (Arc 10.x)
• Advanced MS Office skills with Office 2010/2013
• Produce a variety of high quality geographic and demographic materials for marketing purposes
• Know and use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) fundamental concepts, practices and procedures; with an emphasis on analytical work
• Highly organized with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
• Dynamic, self-motivated, service-oriented personality
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Knowledge of real estate terms and definitions and real estate analytical methods a plus

Experience Required:
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Geography/GIS, Computer Science or related field.
• Knowledge of Esri products, specifically BA Desktop and/or ArcGIS Desktop Standard.
• GIS-related Retail and/or Real Estate experience (or academic emphasis) a plus