Manager of Development

Who We Are Looking For

The Manager of Development will oversee JWB’s land development projects.  This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer, but operates with a high level of autonomy to include managing the Department with oversight of land acquisition, project management, land entitlement/development, new initiatives and personnel.  The Development Department handles major investments from inception through construction. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in a related industry, operating on an executive level. Candidates should have a well-established network of industry contacts and vendors.

Preference given to candidates with more than seven years of relevant experience.


  • Manage the Development Department to include staff, budgets, acquisitions, construction, outside vendors, visioning and strategic partnerships.
  • Oversee negotiations, due diligence, purchasing, closings and all related responsibilities pertaining to the acquisition of property that aligns with the Department’s objectives
  • Oversee entitlements, engineering, permitting, horizontal and some vertical construction as needed for the projects acquired by the Department
  • Oversee the negotiations, contracts, and liquidation of the land projects to local and national builders, private equity firms, build to rent platforms, etc.
  • Developing and updating pro forma statements and evaluating the financial implications of potential acquisitions along with underwriting as needed
  • Collaborate and coordinate with JWB’s Leadership Team to cultivate and carry out the Department’s objectives
  • Utilize Salesforce as CRM to update all project notes, files, dates, budgets, etc.


Working hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The candidate is expected to meet the needs of the role as they see fit.

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  • NFull Benefits Package
  • NFamily-Style Lunches
  • NFood Truck Thursdays
  • NChild Care Stipend
  • NOwnership PTO
  • NGym Memberships
  • NLunch'N Learn SERIES
  • NInterdepartmental Breakfasts
  • NLeadership Development Class
  • NDream Manager Program
  • NAnd More!