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Posted: 12/11/2009

Raton MainStreet, Inc.

Raton MainStreet seeks an experienced, full-time Executive Director to lead its downtown revitalization effort in close conjunction with its Board of Directors. This four-year old organization hopes to attract someone with MainStreet experience to Raton, a community of 6,500 located in the highlands of sunny northeastern New Mexico. Raton MainStreet is an official New Mexico MainStreet organization and is a nationally-accredited MainStreet organization.

Executive Director - MainStreet Program
Professional Opportunity
Raton, NM

Education and Job Experience Qualifications

College degree and/or experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: community economic development, historic preservation, public relations, city planning, non-profit admin-istration, finance, marketing, and/or small business development. MainStreet experience a plus.

Job Description

Coordinates all project activities within the downtown revitalization program to promote historic preservation and community economic development.

Job Responsibilities

" Document all physical changes in the downtown area, retaining information on job creation and business retention, and submitting information to the New Mexico MainStreet program on a regular basis.

" Develop strategies for downtown economic development which include creating an annual action plan with the committees and the Board of Directors.

" Assist the Board of Directors in overseeing completion of the annual action plan.

" Recruit, coordinate, and supervise active volunteer force.

" Develop and coordinate public awareness and education programs.

" Plan and coordinate special events to enhance downtown revitalization.

" Apply for and manage grants.

" Attend state, regional, and national training/conferences to stay current with trends,

" Help build strong, productive working relationships with appropriate public agencies at the local, regional, state, and national levels.

" Help build strong, productive working relationships with downtown business owners, tenants, and other program supporters.

" Development marketing plan to build awareness and membership.

" Participate in appropriate community organizations.

" Serve as the Shuler Theater Coordinator, Raton City Parade Marshall, and Raton City Public Events Coordinator.

" Perform all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

Job Requirements

" Self-starter, well organized, multi-tasker, entrepreneurial, energetic, and a team player.

" Excellent oral and written communication skills.

" Familiarity with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.) preferred

" Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher preferred.

A more detailed job description is available upon request.

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How to apply
Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume via email to Info@RatonMainStreet.com or mail the same to Raton MainStreet at PO Box 1481, Raton, NM 87740.
Selection Committee
PO Box 1481
Raton, NM 87740

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