While we do not currently have any openings at Heritage Ohio, we are always open to reviewing qualified candidates’ resumes. If you feel that you’d be a good fit for our team, please send us your resume and cover letter via post or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We also post job opportunities for other Ohio nonprofits involved in downtown revitalization and historic preservation as we learn about them.
ReSTORE Marietta Executive Director Job Description
ReSTORE Marietta seeks an organized, dynamic, energetic visionary to lead our emerging Main Street community as Executive Director. This candidate must be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, and capable of functioning effectively in an independent environment. This individual will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of the Main Street program within downtown Marietta & Harmar Village. The responsiblity includes but not limited to managing the organization’s development, and the overseeing of the program’s economic development, promotions, and design projects.
Responsibilities Include but not limited to…
- Represent and promote the program thru volunteers, the public, funding partners, city, state and federal officials and the business owners, landlords and residents of the downtown Marietta & Harmar Village.
- In tandem with assistance from the Board of Directors, this candidate will develop and implement the program’ mission, vision, goals, objectives, and strategies via an annual work plan(s) based on the National Trust Main Street program methodology.
- Manage volunteers and coordinate activities of four Main Street Committees. Assist each committee in development and implementation of its work plan. Participate in committee meetings and serve as the liaison between committees, the Board of Directors, the business district stakeholders, and media outlets, ensuring that all actions and goals are coordinated.
- Develop Resources: Work with the Board of Directors to research and develop fundraising activities for the program including identifying private (foundations, corporations, local businesses, individuals, etc.) and public (city, state, national) funding sources, programs, and potential partners. Lead the program in the grant-writing process.
- Maximize communication between the existing downtown Businesses and other organizations to build strong, productive working relationships between partners and among all downtown stakeholders.
- Spend a minimum of 5-6 hours per week “on the street” for “face to face” as the director getting to know the business climate and environment as well as addressing individual business owner needs and concerns by directing them to appropriate available resources.
- Educate property and business owners about the importance of good design and merchandising and develop a network of consultants to guide in appropriate design and implementation of improvement projects, including historians, architects and contractors. Work with zoning officials to facilitate and streamline process.
- Coordinate and enhance events, promotions, and advertising strategies with existing organizations, the City, community groups, etc., to maximize the community image and retail opportunities.
- Conduct other duties and tasks as defined by the Board of Directors in the future.
- Minimum High School Diploma.
- Work experience in one or more of the following areas will be helpful, but not required – business, finance, urban affairs/public policy, community development, historic preservation, or a related field. Background in Main Street, retail or working with retailers preferred.
- Ability to delegate responsibilities effectively and motivate volunteers is essential.
- Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, time management, organizational, consensus-
building and media relations skills.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Experience in grant-writing process preferred but not required.
- Strong computer skills using Microsoft’s Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), website management skills preferred (Joomla).
- Ability to work evenings & weekends, as required (long hours are a must in several opportunities).
The salary range starts at $20,000, negotiable based on experience.
Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references no later than May 6th to email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest.
Downtown Findlay - Program Coordinator
Downtown Findlay (OH) is embarking on the Main Street program and is seeking a full time program coordinator to lead the effort. The on-site staff person is charged with developing, organizing, implementing and documenting the Main Street approach through the Alliance and its divisions (Economic Development, Chamber of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureau) http://www.findlayhancockalliance.com/DowntownFindlay/downtown.aspx . He/she will be responsible for managing relations with and focusing the work of business owners, property owners, committee members, volunteers to accomplish the goals and objectives of the annual work plan. Those interested should submit their interest and resume to info@FindlayHancockAlliance.com on or before Monday, April 15. The position is full time and includes benefits.