Application Deadline: APRIL 19
The Program Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the Executive Director in coordinating communication with district stakeholders, general public and the media.
Should possess the education and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: marketing, advertising, public relations, graphic design, photography, event planning, social media or nonprofit administration.
The Assistant must be well organized, flexible and able to communicate information about the Plaza District to various groups and individuals. The position also requires a high level of energy and the ability to function effectively in a team environment
Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Knowledge of social media and online communications is essential.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs
Strong attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to take initiative
Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, professional atmosphere with the flexibility to change tasks as priorities require with enthusiasm
Experience in administering/coordinating events or arts programs helpful
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite required
Extended hours on event days, including nights and weekends, required
Develops and updates content on website to properly keep events and district information current.
Creates, manages and maintains the district emails and database to ensure effective communications with supporters and friends.
Maintains and builds social media presence, promoting businesses, district activities, and general atmosphere.
Assists in planning and implementing programming through special events, retail events, plus image promotions to attract customers, stimulate business activity and increase pedestrian traffic in the area, including:
Plaza District Festival (fall)
Plaza District Urban Pioneer Awards Luncheon (Spring/Summer)
Live on the Plaza (monthly, year-round)
Other planned events and promotions (as needed)
Primarily responsible for planning LIVE on the Plaza each month. Must be available to work each month’s event.
Prepares and distributes press releases and information for Plaza District events and businesses.
Serves as a liaison for communications between district businesses and association.
Assists Executive Director in maintaining business relations.
Deadline to apply: April 19, 2018
Reports To: Executive Director
Hours & Salary: $14/HOUR, 20 HOURS/WEEK, some nights and weekends required
To Apply: Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to Selena Skorman, Executive Director, email@example.com
Job description subject to change.