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