On: April 23, 2015

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Saint Mark’s Area Main Street (SMAMS) is conducting a search for a creative and dynamic Executive Director (ED) who will embody and promote the district vision. The ED will work with multiple stakeholders and municipal and private agencies to achieve objectives. He/she will publicize and market the district, develop and execute programs that enhance the district and provide information and support to current and prospective businesses, residents, and other stakeholders as identified. View Detailed Job Description.


The ED will have a working knowledge (education or work experience) in several of the following areas: architecture, historic preservation, economics, finance, public relations, design, journalism, public planning, business administration, retail, non-profits, volunteer administration, fundraising, and small business administration.

The ED is expected to understand the issues confronting SMAMS business owners, property owners, public agencies, and community organizers. He/she will act as “ambassador” for the district and must be entrepreneurial, energetic, organized, imaginative and capable of functioning in an independent situation.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 – 5 years professional experience preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and engage people
  • Presentation and communication skills are essential
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks, MS Office, Constant Contact, etc.


Please send cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@smams.org. Resumes will be accepted until Friday, May 8, 2015. No phone calls please.

Executive Director Search Committee
Saint Mark’s Area Main Street
1914 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124​