Thursday, September 5, 2013

Looking for work? The DSSD is looking to hire...a Project Coordinator

Job posting
Position: Project Coordinator
The Stamford Downtown Special Services District is a highly visible, community-oriented, non-profit Business Improvement District responsible for creating, managing and promoting a quality environment for people, which enhances the economic vitality of Stamford Downtown.   We are seeking a high-energy individual to support projects, gather and organize information and assist with event production.

Primary job responsibilities:
  • Maintains statistics for a Demographic Profile report
  • Maintains a retail vacancy database
  • Maintains logs to track retail scouting leads and retail window issues.
  • Communicates with restaurants and retailers to track event results.
  • Collaborates in the compilation of a Stamford Tables Concierge Book.
  • Assists with event production
  • Maintains website.
  • Maintains database.
  • Compiles content for the Downtown Directory and Dining Guide.
  • Arranges event parking.
  • Maintains Employee Discount Parking program.
  • Assists staff with routine hardware and software questions
  • Coordinates installation and removal of holiday decorations within the downtown
  • Creates, implements and analyzes surveys of downtown residents, events and businesses
  • Writes, edits and compiles bi-annual newsletter articles; Coordinates layout with printer.
  • Attends 2-3 retail conferences per year
·       Bachelor’s Degree preferred
·       Excellent oral and written communication skills
·       High energy
·       Ability to initiate work as well as support the efforts of a team.
·       Ability to work flexible hours
·       Ability to work with a high level of accuracy
·       A help desk level of proficiency in standard computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook plus a demonstrable ability to become proficient with new applications including CMS website management, bulk e-mail management and desktop publishing.
Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
All Stamford Downtown staff work events including but not limited to:
  • Alive at Five – Thursday nights (dates TBD) late June through early August.
  • Holiday Parade Spectacular – One full day on the Sunday preceding Thanksgiving.
  • Annual Dinner – Mid-June weekday evening
  • Sculpture Exhibit Opening – Mid-June weekday evening
  • Grand Summer Night – Mid-August weekday evening
Salary: low to mid 30’s with benefits

Interested? Email resume by Sept 30, 2013 to  
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