Downtown Development Technical Specialist
- Atlanta, Georgia
- posted by Tess Harper
The successful candidate will be primarily tasked to assist small rural communities in the development and execution of programs that will aide in the revitalization of their historic commercial district. This position will work with both designated and non-designated Main Street cities to provide assistance and understanding in the application process for the state’s historic tax credit program and DCA’s rural zone designation. Working with the entire Office of Downtown Development team, the Downtown Development Technical Specialist will work with rural cities to identify local needs for downtown development, and will coordinate the provision of direct technical assistance, training and consulting. In addition, s/he will work with ODD staff to develop training materials and content for Main Street 101, Main Street 201, Regional Managers Meetings, Webinars, and all printed materials. Along with other downtown outreach staff, s/he will serve as the primary contact for all new and existing Main Street Managers in rural areas and will be responsible for working with those local programs to help them remain in good standing for national accreditation.
Clarkesville Downtown Development Authority / Main Street Director
- Atlanta, Georgia
- posted by Maggie Bui
The Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program Director coordinates activity within downtown Clarkesville using historic preservation as an integral foundation for downtown economic development. He/she is responsible for the development, conduct, execution, and documentation of the DDA and Main Street program. The director is the principal on-site staff person responsible for coordination all program activities locally as well as for representing the City of Clarkesville regionally and nationally as appropriate.
Job Knowledge and Skills Required:
The director should have education, knowledge and experience in as many of the following areas as possible: architecture, historic preservation, economics, finance, public relations, design, journalism, planning, business administration, public administration, retailing, volunteer or nonprofit administration, and/or small business development. A bachelors degree in marketing, management, or finance and a minimum of two years’ experience with a certified Main Street program is desired. For more information, click here.
Dahlonega, GA Main Street / DDA Program Coordinator
- posted by Jan Harris
- July 1, 2018
The City of Dahlonega is accepting applications for a highly motivated individual for a Main Street/DDA Program Coordinator position. This work involves production and support for activities and programs of the Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program and its Director as well as the City Manager. Job Duties: The position provides support for the Main Street Program to include administrative support, coordination of select projects, special events, volunteer management activities and any other responsibilities deemed appropriate. Minimum Qualifications: Associate or bachelor’s degree in public administration, marketing, journalism, or related field is desired. Technical skills preferred include document design software, Excel, Wix and Word Press website maintenance software, social media management and computer experience with Microsoft Word and Power Point. Must satisfactorily complete a background check and pre‐employment physical and drug test. Application Procedures: Please mail or deliver application/cover letter/resume to: City of Dahlonega; Attn: Lisa Southers; 465 Riley Road; Dahlonega, GA 30533. Applications are available at City Hall, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. and on the City website at: www.dahlonega‐ ga.gov. Please email resume/application to: lsouthers@dahlonega‐ga.gov.