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Executive Director, Business Improvement District

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Montclair Center BID | Montclair, NJ
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Montclair Center BID


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Published 21 days ago

Start Date

September 2, 2019

Application Deadline

July 22, 2019

Salary

$85,000 - $95,000


ORGANIZATION

The Montclair Center BID covers one mile long commercial area in Downtown Montclair, New Jersey that surrounds Bloomfield Avenue running from the Montclair Art Museum on the west to Pine Street on the east. The district includes a wide variety of retail, service, restaurants, theaters, offices and other businesses and properties and has won the Great American Main Street Award (2015) and the NJAPA’s Great Downtown Award (2016) among others.


RESPONSIBILITIES

The BID Executive Director’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·     Manage the Montclair Center BID.

·     Supervise staff, contractors and consultants.

·     Manage and oversee constituent services and programs, including outreach to stakeholders.

·     Manage BID’s finances and payroll.

·     Manage and oversee of all communications, including responding to BID members inquiries, media requests, Annual Report, newsletters, BID website, social media and e-communications.

·     Develop, implement, and evaluate marketing programs, public relations strategies, special events and promotions for BID area businesses. Project management of all events and initiatives.

·     Market and promote the BID in local and area media outlets. Maintain liaison with local, state and other governmental agencies, including attendance at relevant meetings.

·     Prepare annual operating and capital budgets, track adherence to the budget, maintain all organizational records, and provide the Board with periodic management reports, operating statements, and cost and program analyses.

·     Assist in preparing the BID’s strategic plans and goals, implement plans, goals and policies adopted by the Board, and provide the Board with periodic management reports, operating statements, and program assessments.


QUALIFICATIONS

A successful candidate for the position will have at least 5 years of experience working in a business improvement district or similar organization in some combination of the following areas: constituent or customer services, managing staff (at least 2 years’ experience), event and program management, marketing, and member/constituent communications. Will consider relevant private sector business or volunteer experience.


· Must understand the nature of district management corporations and the role they play in the economic and cultural landscape.

· A demonstrated record of leadership and success in strategic planning, problem solving and constituent services.

· Substantive administrative, contract management, and financial management experience, with a preference for non-profit management experience.

· Familiarity with retail and small-business management and development.

· Excellent writing and computer skills.

· Excellent management, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

· Familiarity with downtown or business center community preferred.

ORGANIZATION

The Montclair Center BID covers one mile long commercial area in Downtown Montclair, New Jersey that surrounds Bloomfield Avenue running from the Montclair Art Museum on the west to Pine Street on the east. The district…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive

Benefits

Health insurance, vacation, sick days

Health insurance, vacation, sick days

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. Email the documents, in PDF format, to montclairbid@gmail.com. Use the subject line “Executive Director Position”. Only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. 

The application process will be efficient, thorough and intense. Start date is on or about September 2nd, but is negotiable.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. Email the documents, in PDF format, to montclairbid@gmail.com. Use the subject line “Executive Director Position”. Only those…

Location

Montclair, NJ

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