WANTED: Executive Director for downtown revitalization non-profit (MA)

Framingham (Massachusetts) Downtown Renaissance (FDR) Board of Directors seeks a self-motivated, entrepreneurial and passionate Executive Director to partner with the Board in guiding Downtown Framingham toward its most vibrant future.

The Director will continue FDR’s work to implement best practices in economic and community development, delivering successful preservation-based growth in our multicultural central business district. S/he will develop and execute locally designed promotions and events, create groundbreaking initiatives to tell the story of our community and promote our unique brand.

The Director must be able to think critically and innovatively about the future of Downtown Framingham during this time of significant change and how FDR may drive and support it. FDR’s Board of Directors expects the new Executive Director to lead FDR, as an established entity, to higher levels of community impact and participation.

S/he will be responsible for the application of existing programs with recommendations for the following core areas: program development, neighborhood organizing, business tech assistance, community advocacy, small business investment, arts preservation, promotions, PR and fundraising. S/he will also impart community leadership, helping to building consensus and motivating action to support its agenda.

Framingham Downtown Renaissance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to implement the revitalization of Downtown Framingham by collaborating with residents, Town of Framingham officials, and private stakeholders supporting a shared vision. We are committed to making Downtown Framingham a great place to live, work and visit.

Application deadline: December 1, 2016

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