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DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Category: Management
Description:
THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT MANAGER. THE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT MANAGER PERFORMS DUTIES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND REQUIRES EXTENSIVE CONTACT WITH CITY OFFICIALS AND STAFF, THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, MEMBERS OF VARIOUS COMMUNITY GROUPS, PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, KEY EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS, AND THE PUBLIC. THIS POSITION REQUIRES ATTENDANCE AT EVENING AND WEEKEND MEETINGS AND SPECIAL EVENTS. THIS IS AN EXEMPT POSITION THAT PERFORMS COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK IN COORDINATING PROGRAMS, PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES THAT ENCOURAGE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AND ATTRACTIONS, ADMINISTERS THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT'S MAIN STREET PROGRAM USING THE NATIONAL FOUR-POINT APPROACH; COORDINATES ONGOING PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE PUBLIC APPRECIATION OF THE DOWNTOWN'S ASSETS, RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES, ADMINISTERS GRANTS, INCENTIVES AND SPECIAL DISTRICTS FOR DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT, PREPARES AND DELIVERS ROUTINE REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS CONCERNING DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES, PROVIDES STAFF SUPPORT TO VARIOUS ADMINISTRATIVE TEAMS, CITY COUNCIL APPOINTED BOARDS, AND COMMUNITY GROUPS AS ASSIGNED, ASSISTS IN THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF REVITALIZATION AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR DOWNTOWN ROCKY MOUNT, ASSISTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY OF SPECIAL EVENTS, COMMUNITY MEETINGS, DEVELOPS AND MAINTAINS OPERATING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT OFFICE. CELEBRATING ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY, AND ESTABLISHED AT THE FALLS OF THE TAR RIVER, ROCKY MOUNT PRIDES ITSELF ON BEING A LEADING CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND EDUCATION CENTER OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. THIS CITY OF OVER 60,000 LIES IN TWO COUNTIES, NASH AND EDGECOMBE. ROCKY MOUNT IS A 2-HOUR DRIVE FROM WILMINGTON AND THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA COAST. WITH SUCH EASY ACCESS TO SEVERAL MAJOR HIGHWAYS AND RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ROCKY MOUNT IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE AND TO DO BUSINESS. WITH ITS TEMPERATE CLIMATE AND PROXIMITY TO BOTH THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES, ROCKY MOUNT PROVIDES RESIDENTS THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS. THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT IS GOVERNED BY A NON-PARTISAN CITY COUNCIL UTILIZING A COUNCIL/MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT CONSISTING OF A MAYOR, MAYOR PRO-TEM AND SIX COUNCIL MEMBERS. THE CITY HAS 12 DEPARTMENTS EMPLOYING 900 FTE EMPLOYEES. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE CITY IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.ROCKYMOUNTNC.GOV. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE SUBJECT TO AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. PLEASE VISIT WWW.ROCKYMOUNTNC.GOV AND CLICK ON EMPLOYMENT TO VIEW THE FULL JOB POSTING AND APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
Employer: City of Rocky Mount
Expires: 1/13/2019
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