MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The position of Village Manager at the Maplewood Village Alliance is available as of December 1, according to an update on their website.
According to the job description listing, the position is "working from your location" about 16 to 20 hours per week, with flexible hours and some evening meetings.
"This job presents a terrific opportunity to contribute to the sustainability and success of the local business district and community of Maplewood, New Jersey. Through the facilitation of Board dialogue focused on meaningful goals and objectives, and influencing and coordinating activities that will help achieve these goals, the Village Manager will have the opportunity for a positive and meaningful impact in our diverse, unique community," states the job description.
Responsibilities and skills, knowledge, and experience are listed as follows:
* Managing the daily activities of the special improvement district
* Developing goals and strategies consistent with the Alliance’s mission statement
* Working in a positive manner with merchants and property owners
* Working with the Township to recruit retail merchants
* Coordinating with representatives of the community and governmental groups on programs of common interest including events, promotions, policies and projects
* Marketing and promoting Maplewood Village and its merchant community
Skills, Knowledge, Experience:
* Must be a self-starter
* Excellent organizational skills
* An ability to influence and collaborate effectively
* A proven communicator with success in building relationships
* Resourcefulness and high energy level
* Experience working in a non-profit, government or SID environment helpful
* Computer literacy, including Word, Excel and Quicken
* Understanding of Internet marketing tools.
Interested applicats are asked to submit their resume by Friday, October 6, to John James, President, Maplewood Village Alliance, PO Box 1360, Maplewood, NJ 07040 or by email to MaplewoodVillageAlliance@yahoo.com.
For more information, visit the Maplewood Village Alliance here.