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The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority is accepting applications for a Main Street Program and Downtown Events Manager. The position is responsible for working with staff, volunteers, businesses, and organizations to plan, market, manage and produce Hinesville Main Street Program events and activities.
Specific duties and responsibilities include using Main Street’s 4-point approach to downtown revitalization and assisting in developing strategies for the recruitment and retention of retail tenants for downtown properties; increase public awareness of existing events through media relations, news releases, social networking, advertising, personal appearances, promotional items, and public service announcements; conducting committee meetings, presentations, and serve as the staff liaison for meetings of events committees and retail networking opportunities where collaboration exists; serving as Hinesville Farmers Market Manager and managing all aspects of the Hinesville Main Street Program’s planning,
Minimum qualifications include an Associate’s degree or equivalent education in event planning, tourism, or related field; or 2 years related experience in promotion and organization of events. Experience and/or knowledge of Downtown Development concepts and The National Trust’s Main Street guiding principles is a plus. Successful candidate must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft applications and knowledge of web development software. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, high-energy, disciplined, self-motivated, have a predisposition to manage stress, and remain calm in high-pressure situation. The position requires the ability to work on the weekend to staff events when necessary and working late at least one day out of the week.
Minimum starting salary is $42,242.79 plus an excellent benefit package. The position is open until filled. Please submit applications and resumes to:
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