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Posted: 11/27/2012

Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation

The mission of the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) is to further economic development, historic preservation, and cultural enrichment in the greater Atlantic Avenue area. The AALDC provides information, advocacy, and produces events and projects that promote economic growth and vitality, for the preservation and development in downtown Brooklyn and neighboring communities.

Executive Director
Professional Opportunity
Brooklyn, NY

The Executive Director, in coordination with the Board of Directors, is responsible for managing the AALDC office. This includes the following tasks:



-use Quickbooks to refine and administer the bookkeeping system, in preparation for the year-end audit

-coordinate with the accountants on a semi-annual basis and as needed

-work with the Board Treasurer to create accurate reports for the Board of Directors



-organize all communication coming into the office (including mail, phone, etc)

-maintain building requirements, including mortgage payment, tenant communications, etc

-ensure technology in office is in working order

-update organizations paperwork (calendar, contacts, letterhead, etc) and make accessible to Board of Directors 


Board Meeting Preparation/Support 

-organize and attend all board meetings

-provide limited committee support 

-confirm minutes are taken and circulate to Secretary and Board of Directors



-study development materials provided

-research new developmental resources

-accomplish realistic development goals, as outlined by the Board of Directors and Executive Director



-provide limited production support for events not managed by outside companies

-supervise all financial aspects of events managed by outside companies 

-produce one special event per year (includes, but is not limited to, creating a budget, securing venue, putting together staff, coordinating and following up on invitations, securing entertainment, coordinating décor, maintaining a marketing plan, and follow up.) 


Community Relations

-communicate with current and new merchants

-help build partnerships with community businesses, organizations and residents

-attend relevant meetings of local organizations

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
The AALDC is looking for a enthusiastic, self-directed candidate with excellent communication skills, at least 2 years of nonprofit management experience, a passion for community development and the skills to prioritize his/her workload. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to sarah@atlanticave.org or AALDC, 494 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217.
Sarah Michelson
Phone: 7188758993

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