Executive Director needed for Non-Profit Organization!!!!
New York, NY

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Newly formed non-profit with the mission of enhancing the value and attractiveness of an up and coming NYC neighborhood, particularly through managing its public spaces and promoting the area and its businesses is seeking an Executive Director!!! Primary Responsibilities:* Manage fundraising through contributions, events and plaza usage fees * Handle budgeting, marketing, and outreach* Coordinate public space programming* Create and maintain relationships with key constituents* Work with the board of directors to implement multi-phase public improvement projects* Oversee a small central office managing administrative employees and volunteers* Administer maintenance and operations .
Must possess excellent management skills, communications skills and general entrepreneurialism.Bachelor's degree is required and an advanced degree in business, marketing or urban planning is preferred An outgoing personality, able to deal with multiple constituents and use judgment to determine the best course of action for the districtEstablished contacts in the field of communications, event and organizational sponsorship, event planning, and the political realmDemonstrated ability to handle a long-term process through to conclusion, acknowledging that projects often take years to complete.Substantive administrative and contract management experience Must understand the nature of BIDs and other neighborhood improvement organizations and the role they play in the City, as well as the political landscapeA demonstrated record of leadership and success in strategic planning and problem solvingMarketing skills and experience are important