Via New Bedford’s Community Economic Development Center:
“The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC), a non-profit orgainization, is seeking an energetic and dynamic person to coordinate activities that support and promote small businesses along Acushnet Ave. in the North End of the City of New Bedford. Acushnet Ave. is a vibrant and diverse commercial district that is undergoing redesign and redevelopment. The Outreach and Technical Assistance Coordinator will engage local businesses in efforts to promote and the support joint activities to build a unified vision and voice for small businesses in the district. The coordinator will also provide individual technical assistance to these businesses.
- Bilingual- Portuguese or Spanish
- Creative and outgoing
- A self-starter
- Community-minded /volunteer or organizational experience
- Small business experience
- Ability to multi-task, manage several projects at once
- Strong marketing experience, including social media
- Strong computer skills, including MS Office
- Public speaking skills
- Comfortable working with people from diverse ethnic groups
Ongoing and frequent outreach to local businesses.
Convene regular meetings with merchants to identify issues and common projects.
Work one on one with businesses to secure permits and licenses and give guidance and referral on business development and technology issues.
Collect data for reporting and outcomes evaluation.
Manage a multi-media marketing campaign to promote Acushnet Ave. businesses.
This is a part-time position, 15- 20 hour a week. Some nights and weekend hours may be required. To apply, send a cover letter and resume by June 15, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about this position contact Corinn Williams (508) 979-4684.”