Position Available

The District


The Director of Programming & Marketing is a fulltime position managed under the direction of the Executive Director. The Director of Programming & Marketing will be a professional individual with an aptitude for analytical thinking, multitasking, and problem solving. The individual must be responsible, well organized, and demonstrate initiative. Excellent writing & communication skills, the ability to work both collaboratively and independently, and the ability to be detailoriented are extremely important for this position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following duties:

  • Coordinating and maintaining agendas for assigned committees and events
  • Coordinating digital newsletter.
  • Manage and update social media including Facebook and Instagram.
  • Manage development and content for District website.
  • Compile data, metrics and analytics
  • Maintain an up to date database of all members
  • Compile market and demographic information to assist with business recruitment and retention
  • Research possible funding sources including grant opportunities.
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Provide administrative and organizational support for special events and programs including work plans, checklists, permitting, booking vendors, securing musicians, equipment rental, budgeting, tracking income and expenses, organizing sponsor packets and ensuring volunteer coverage.
  • Administrative duties including office management and coverage, purchasing, record keeping, filing project materials and financial reporting
  • Manage proposals and grant applications
  • Any assigned duties by the Executive Director

Job Related Qualifications

  • Ability to multitask and work in a positive, team environment
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft’s Office Suite (word, excel, etc) is mandatory.
  • Experience with design software and website/social media management and maintenance.
  • Strong writing skills will be a necessity, as it relates to grant writing, monthly reports, press releases, newsletter, social/website content etc.
  • Experience in grant writing is preferred.
  • Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, time management, organizational, consensusbuilding and media relation’s skills.
  • Education and/or work experience in one or more of the following areas: Main Street Program, NonProfit, public policy, historic preservation or a related field.
  • Required meetings with committees and District Board that are held late afternoons and early evenings.
  • Weekend hours for events i.e.: Quincy Farmers Market, Blues in The District, Trick or Treat, Loft Tours, Light the Park, Feast, QFEST Weekend, Progressive Dinner, District Open House, Member meetings/seminars, retail promotions and others as assigned.
  • 4 Year Degree Preferred or relatable work experience
  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 25lbs

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance Stipend
  • IRA Match

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter including your interest and qualifications for the position, and a resume in electronic form to bguthrie@thedistrictquincy.com. We are accepting application through May 21, 2021.