NewTown Macon Executive Director of Loans

The Executive Director of NewTown Loans is a full-time, senior-level, leadership position responsible for fulfilling our mission to revitalize Macon by equipping our citizens with education and financing to make successful investments in businesses and real estate.  The successful employee will ensure that every entrepreneur and developer secures the knowledge and resources needed to build income and wealth, especially among underserved populations such as women and people of color.  NewTown Loans functions as a department within NewTown Macon, grouping together our training and financing activities as Central Georgia’s first and only Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).

The City of Hapeville is current accepting applications for a Main Street – Grants Coordinator. The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative, technical and professional work in preparation and support for implementation of economic and community development plans, programs, and services. This position will specifically work with the Main Street Program of the City. This position is responsible for working closely with the Economic Development Department and other city staff in promoting the business and economic development interests within the community. Directly reports to the Economic Development Manager.

The City of Nashville is accepting applications/resumes for the position of a Director for the Nashville Main Street Program. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to attract businesses to the downtown district, ensures compliance with Main Street Program, recruit volunteers, and compose marketing material for promoting and advertising the Downtown District. This person will be responsible for coordinating all project activities for all City events locally as well as for representing the community regionally as needed. Read full description.

This position will work with the City Administrator to develop strategic goals and direct implementation of strategies that advance the priorities of the governing body to support and host special events conducted on City property and to program the high utilization of City event facilities including downtown, Jug Tavern Park, the Colleen O. Williams Theatre, and other City spaces.

The City of Americus is a local municipal government that serves a population of 17,041, with 150 full time and 12 part time employees. We are an innovative, clean, and safe city where our citizens enjoy a good quality of life. We are committed to creating an outstanding level of opportunities for our diverse population, and to also provide quality governmental services, cultivate economic development, and promote quality jobs and successful businesses.

The City of Sandersville is seeking to fill the position of Economic Development Director. This position is responsible for managing the Downtown Development and Main Street program and promoting retail development for the City of Sandersville. They will also coordinates activities within the downtown development and revitalization program developed by the City of Sandersville, Downtown Development Authority and other committees and organizations, and serve as staff and liaison between City and DDA and the City and Main Street.

The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate revitalization efforts throughout the City of Hampton,
utilizing the National Main Street program strategies. The Director is also responsible for economic
development, special events and overseeing various grants. This postion assists with the development and implementation of strategies to attract businesses to the city. Read here for full description.

The Planning and Zoning Coordinator assists with maintaining the Zoning Ordinance, and research amendments to match the vision of the Fairburn City Council and Community. The Planning and Zoning Coordinator assists the Planning and Zoning Director in preparing staff reports, agendas, packets, and minutes for various boards and commissions meetings and assists in maintaining compliance with public hearing notification requirements.

This position assists with the development and implementation of strategies to attract businesses to the downtown district; insures compliance of local Main Street Program with the State program office; manages the Main Street Advisory Board and all related administrative functions such as budget development and accounting, as well as preparing monthly reports for Main Street Assessment and BIDA; recruits volunteers to assist with implementing Four Point Main Street Strategy; implements marketing strategies that will encourage business development and retain existing businesses; Assists property owners with physical improvement projects; manages facade grant program and assists Director with grant development, implementation and administration. Prepares reports, expenditures, purchasing, record keeping and inventory management; works with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, and the downtown merchant association and other related agencies, plans and implements events pertinent to downtown growth, creates and distributes monthly newsletter, facilitate the parklet fund program; performs other related duties as required. Read full description here.

The City of Swainsboro is searching for a qualified, passionate, energetic, and creative individual to lead Downtown’s extensive revitalization strategy as Director of Downtown Development. The success of our Downtown District as the economic center of Swainsboro will require innovative approaches to marketing and economic development. Our new Director will work with a vast array of partners to ensure that each business is successful, and that Downtown is a fun and creative place to visit, shop and explore. Read full description here.

The Main Street Director shall be the Director of the City of Adel’s Main Street program, and is subject to the direction, and under the supervision of, the City Manager of Adel. The selected candidate will be responsible for analyzing, creating, and developing revitalization strategies and recommendations in consultation with City Management and the Main Street Board of Directors. The Main Street Director is responsible for the implementation of project goals provided by the Georgia Main Street Program, the Adel Main Street Board of Directors and the Downtown Development Authority of Adel. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. The salary level is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send a letter of interest describing your strengths for this position, along with your resume and your salary history, via

The city of Perry’s Downtown Manager is responsible for the oversight and coordination of economic and community development activities in the Perry Downtown Development District (“District”). Primary amongst these activities is the oversight and coordination of both the Main Street Advisory Board (MSAB) and Perry Downtown Development Authority (DDA). This very public position involves extensive interaction with downtown property owners, businesses, and partners and serves as the primary liaison and service conduit between these stakeholder groups and the MSAB, DDA, City elected officials, and departments.

This position is responsible for the execution of Thomasville’s Main Street program, which is focused on economic development through the context of historic preservation. The Main Street Manager is the first point of contact with business owners in the downtown commercial district facilitating requests, answering questions, and keeping them apprised about downtown happenings. Ensures that operations of all downtown initiatives work to promote our community for the purpose of supporting economic vitality. This position will also serve as the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) manager and works to develop economic opportunities in downtown Thomasville.

This position is responsible for directing the operations of the city’s Main Street Program and will develop strategies for preservation-based economic development in collaboration with the Central Valdosta Development Authority.

This position will develop and conduct public awareness and educational programs designed to create awareness of the downtown district and of program goals and objectives.

The City of Tifton is currently hiring for a Main Street Program Manager. This position is responsible for the upkeep, promotion, and operation of the Main Street Program as defined by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Exceptional Main Street Program Memorandum of Understanding
and the Georgia Main Street Program Standards for Accreditation. This position directs and coordinates marketing initiatives and other general city events.

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.


Candidate needs organizational and time efficiency skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, consistently meet deadlines, and complete tasks with accuracy and high level of quality. Candidates should also posses the ability to manage a high-capacity workload and function efficiently in a fast-pace environment with frequent interruptions and have the aptitude to adapt and find innovative, productive solutions for problematic situations, as well as provide a fresh approach to existing events.

The Main Street Manager facilitates the revitalization of the Jefferson Central Business District (CBD) through the use of the Main Street 4-Point Approach-Design, Economic Restructuring, Organization/Marketing and Promotions/Festivals.  The Manager coordinates activity within the CBD using historic preservation ethics and cooperation between groups and individuals to accomplish program goals.

The Main Street Manager is responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of the Main Street program.  The Manager is the principal on-site staff person and coordinates all activities locally as well as representing the City regionally, as appropriate

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is seeking a Region 8 Rep (Program Consultant 3). This position is responsible for collaboration, information sharing, strategic discussions and regular meetings to ensure consistent communication between DCA and our customers. The regional representative will share information on DCA’s programs and services and connect customers to the appropriate resources.

The Economic Development Director is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and assessment of all economic development activities for the City and County. Primary focus is on traditional economic development activities (e.g. recruitment, retention, expansion, etc.) with significant concentrations on small business development (e.g. retail, restaurant, hotel, etc.), redevelopment, downtown development, industrial development and community engagement.

The Main Street Coordinator oversees special event activity and business
support within the downtown area as directed by the City Manager and
Economic Development Director for the City of LaFayette. This full-time
position is responsible for the development, execution, and documentation of
the City of Lafayette Main Street program utilizing the Main Street America
and Georgia Main Street 4-Point Approach: Economic Vitality, Design,
Promotion, and Organization