Downtown Bellefonte Inc., an organization in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, which aims to revitalize the downtown and cultivate a spirit of entrepreneurship and community, seeks a Community and Programming Manager to support Bellefonte SpringBoard and related community functions.
SpringBoard, Downtown Bellefonte Inc.’s biggest economic initiative, is a coworking space and business innovation center based in the heart of downtown. It provides low-cost desk space to remote workers and entrepreneurs; as well as resources, programming, and opportunities that help individuals and groups start and successfully maintain businesses within the town.
The Community and Programming Manager serves as a connector of Downtown Bellefonte Inc. to the Bellefonte and local business community. They will educate businesses, serve as a listener, collaborator, facilitator, and coordinator for the organization, and its biggest and most impactful local initiative — Bellefonte SpringBoard.
This individual is a self-starter with an entrepreneurial drive, who coordinates all project activities within SpringBoard and the community as they pertain to doing business in our growing downtown.
The Community and Programming Manager will encourage public awareness of the program activities and act as a liaison to other communities in the region or statewide who could benefit from the programs overseen.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Certificate or degree in business administration, management, marketing, public relations, or other related fields preferred. Experience working in a small business setting, coworking space or business incubator, or related setting preferred.
The Community and Programming Manager must be sensitive to issues facing our community and the small business community. A confidentiality agreement will be required to work alongside local entrepreneurs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Some evening and weekend work will be required, including on evenings that programming is planned; as well as during community events like Friday in the ‘Fonte.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, references and any relevant materials to Mike Scott, Downtown Bellefonte Inc. Board President, by March 30, 2022 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use subject line “Community and Programming Manager applications”