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DDA/Main Street Director


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The City of Dahlonega is soliciting applications for the position of Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Director. This is a high-visibility professional position involving Downtown Dahlonega’s economic growth and vitality using the Main Street system of historic preservation-based economic development.

This key position involves working closely with the seven-member combined Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Board, City of Dahlonega officials, and local and state economic development representatives. The Director is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and assessment of economic development activities for the historic central business district (emphasis on small business retention, expansion, recruitment). This position coordinates the efforts of two full-time staff positions and is responsible for the City of Dahlonega’s Great American Main Street program and Downtown Development Authority. Our historic mountain city is a major visitor destination and home of the University of North Georgia. As one of Georgia’s Exceptional Main Street programs it is a vibrant location for business and culture.

Applications are available at City Hall Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on the City website at: Application . Qualified candidates should submit their resume of accomplishments in similar positions, application and cover letter with salary requirements to the attention of Human Resources, Tammy Bruce, 465 Riley Road - Dahlonega, GA  30533 or via email to .

The selected candidate will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits package with beginning salary negotiable depending on qualifications.  They will work as an integral part of a dedicated and dynamic team of citizens, business owners, professional staff, and volunteers.  The position is open until filled.  If interested, act soon!

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