Aberdeen Revitalization Movement is seeking an Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) is conducting a search for a creative and dynamic Executive Director (ED) who will embody and promote the Main Street Program. The ED will work with multiple stakeholders and municipal and private agencies to achieve objectives. He/she will publicize and market the district, develop and execute programs that enhance the district and provide information and support to current and prospective businesses, residents, and other stakeholders as identified.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: The ED will have a working knowledge (education or work experience) in several of the following areas: architecture, historic preservation, economics, finance, public relations, design, journalism, public planning, business administration, retail, non-profits, volunteer administration, fundraising, and small business administration.

The ED is expected to understand the issues confronting Aberdeen business owners, property owners, public agencies, and community organizers. He/she will act as “ambassador” for the district and must be entrepreneurial, energetic, organized, imaginative and capable of functioning in an independent situation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 – 5 years professional experience preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and engage people
  • Presentation and communication skills are essential
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks, MS Office, Constant Contact, etc.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to: employment@downtownaberdeen.com

Resumes will be accepted until Thursday, November 30, 2017.