Property Developer - Phantom Fireworks

November 30, 2017
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Phantom Fireworks

Youngstown, Ohio 44505

Property Developer

Phantom Fireworks, the industry leader for the import, wholesale and retail of consumer fireworks, is looking for a qualified professional who possesses the talent to search for and develop additional properties as part of a national retail chain. This position works to open new permanent retail locations, temporary stores, and tent and stand locations. It is responsible for site selection and lease negotiations for new properties as well as the development and sale of existing properties. The ideal candidate will have experience with national retail or restaurant chain property development and be able to select new locations based on demographic research, zoning requirements, and community identity.

Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s degree or higher as well as experience in the following areas:

  • Commercial real estate development (5 years minimum)
  • Working with zoning offices and municipalities to ensure successful and timely development.
  • Experience developing national retail or restaurant chain properties
  • Conducting and analyzing demographic research
  • Establishing and maintaining business relationships
  • Negotiating lease and sale agreements
  • Learning new communities and assessing potential business opportunities
  • Identifying areas in need of development and formulating strategic plans


In addition to the required experience, candidates must also possess skills as listed below:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Managing and prioritizing multiple time-sensitive projects
  • Presenting to Executive committee as well as large groups


This position will work from the corporate office in Youngstown, OH and travel frequently as necessary. Must be able to work extended hours throughout peak fireworks selling season and manage a travel and client budget in the most effective manner to be in accordance with the company's expense guidelines. Candidate must have the ability to work both independently and as a team player with both a professional and positive attitude.