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Downtown Business Improvement Director

Downtown Janesville Business Improvement District
Janesville, WI
Full-time

Location

Janesville, WI

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Do you have a passion for downtown business development and growth? Do you have strong communication, relationship building and public speaking skills? Do you have a strategic financial mindset with creative ideas to develop and utilize funding for special projects? Do you have experience with day to day administration and project coordination?

Downtown Janesville’s Business Improvement District is seeking someone with the passion and skills to serve as the primary liaison, administrator, fund developer and relationship builder to nurture community supporters, downtown merchants, other businesses and stakeholders. You must represent the organization positively in all communications, facilitate all communications, manage budgets/funding, meet deadlines, identify and cultivate community partners, facilitate board governance items and respond to board and committee directives, coordinate town hall meetings and other mixers to inform and engage downtown businesses, collaborate with multiple entities (Forward Janesville, AriseNow, City of Janesville and Downtown Janesville Inc), identify/secure grants and other funding opportunities and coordinate execution for façade and other downtown improvement.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, written and oral, including an ability to create articulate persuasive proposals and speak publicly; a positive attitude and passion for the mission of Downtown Janesville; strong organizational and time management skills; strong budget and development/fundraising/grant experience; ability to manage and motivate volunteers; and an ability to work independently and self-manage. Experience in planning, economic development, marketing, design, non-profit management, retailing and/or small business development is all helpful. For more information about the organization, check out the website here: https://downtownjanesville.com/about/business-improvement-district/

Competitive compensation/benefits package and flexibility are offered, but regular presence in downtown office is required. Part-time consideration is available and some evening and limited weekend hours also required. Please send resume and salary requirements.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Travel requirement:

  • No travel

Application Question(s):

  • Please provide salary requirements.

Ability to Relocate:

  • Janesville, WI: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person