The DSA is seeking an exceptional organized person for the position of Marketing and Events Director. This position requires administrative aspects of the Downtown Sheridan Association program, including assistance with fundraising, events, purchasing, record keeping, website maintenance, and social media posting. The Marketing and Events Director must be able to multi-task, prioritize and willing to take on new tasks and be flexible. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential as well as experienced with Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Canva and WordPress. The position requires someone who is detail-oriented and has excellent time management skills.
Key Marketing and Events Director Responsibilities:
Assist the Event Committee Chair and/or the Executive Director to arrange meeting times, assist in creating meeting agendas, take meeting minutes, and help solicit donations/sponsorships, assist in recruiting and scheduling volunteers.
Coordinate current and future DSA fundraisers as directed by the Executive Director and/or Committee Chairperson. The current fundraisers are: Downtown Kentucky Derby Party, Goose Creek Polo Cup and Annual Wine Festival.
Coordinate current and future DSA community events as directed by the Executive Director and/or Committee Chairperson. The current community events: 3rd Thursday Street Festival, Farmers Market and First People’s POW WOW.
Assist the Executive Director in coordinating activates of and between the Downtown Sheridan Association program committees. Through the appropriate Committee Chairperson, keep all committees informed regularly and thoroughly of all important activities, events, and work the Executive Director relating to that committee’s function.
Become familiar with all persons and groups directly and indirectly involved in the downtown commercial district. Encourage a cooperative climate between downtown interests and local public officials. Help build strong and productive working relations with appropriate public agencies at the local and state levels.
Work per the direction of the Executive Director with local media to ensure maximum coverage of promotional activities regarding all fundraisers and events. Create media releases and manage all social media platforms including by not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact and Downtown Sheridan Association’s website.
Assist the Executive Director with developing and conducting ongoing public awareness and education programs designed to enhance appreciation of the downtown’s architecture and other assets, and to foster an understanding of the Main Street program’s goals and objectives. Use speaking engagements, media interviews and personal appearances to keep the program in the public eye.
Assist in maintaining the Community Room Calendar and Banner Schedule.