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Economic Development Project Coordinator (part-time)

The Town of Maynard is seeking candidates for an ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT COORDINATOR (PT) responsible for performing a variety of public and private outreach, calendar and event coordination, project coordination and web and social media updates to support the overall function of the Town’s economic development efforts, reporting to the Assistant Town Administrator. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate communicate and promote events calendar, with goal of maximizing event participation by choreographing event scheduling to attract maximum participation.
  • Update web presence and monthly newsletter in coordination with the Assistant Town Administrator.
  • Assist with the creation and execution of marketing and promotional campaigns.
  • Administration of Town’s Business Environment Enhancement Program (BEEP) of reimbursable grants for local business improvements.

Work is performed in a normal office environment subject to frequent interruptions, not subject to extreme variations of temperature, noise, odors, etc. Employee may operate a computer, printer, photocopier, telephone, and other basic office equipment. Work requires extended periods of sitting, reaching, typing, and computer file management, which requires eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. May occasionally require lifting and/or moving objects up to 25 pounds. Work may also be performed from the employee’s home, on occasion. Salary will be $20.00/hour.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability: Knowledge of computers and office equipment is essential, advanced skills with MS Word, MS Excel and similar software tools are required. Candidates with basic web editing experience and social media training preferred. Strong ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing. Strong personal initiative, creativity and perseverance. Strong ability for planning, management and research for department functions. Must have excellent marketing and customer service skills, and be capable of working in a multi-divisional environment. Person must be able to use discretion and abide by rules of confidentiality..

Qualifications: Applicant must be a high school graduate with post-secondary training preferred. Candidates with communications, social media, and public outreach experience are preferred. Communications and social media experience in a municipal setting and in dealing with the public strongly preferred.

A complete Job Description can be found here.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to: hr@townofmaynard.net.

Position open until filled – resume review will begin: February 28, 2020.

 

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