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Field Service Specialist

Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Join our team as a Field Services Specialist. We’re seeking a motivated individual to drive community development initiatives, focusing on the Keystone Communities Main Street and Elm Street programs. As the Field Services Specialist, you’ll be instrumental in providing support and assistance to designated, recognized, and aspiring communities to contribute to their Main Street and Elm Street revitalization efforts. Ideal candidates possess a college degree, experience in revitalization disciplines, strong communication skills, and a willingness to travel within Pennsylvania. If you’re passionate about fostering vibrant communities, apply now to be a key player in our impactful organization. To apply through our LinkedIn by February 5th, 2024 click here. You can also email your resume and cover letter to Padowntown@padowntown.org with “Field Services Specialist” as the Subject Line. Thank you!

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Special Projects/Blueprint Communities® Coordinator

Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Embark on a rewarding role as a Special Projects/Blueprint Communities® Coordinator with the Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC). We are a dynamic statewide non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the economic vitality of Pennsylvania’s downtowns and business districts. We are in search of a driven individual to join our team, playing a crucial role in coordinating and providing operational assistance to communities involved in the 2024 Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh Blueprint Communities® initiative. The ideal candidate will showcase strong project and program management skills, adaptability, and enthusiasm for community development. This full-time exempt position requires expertise in community planning, familiarity with the National Main Street Center’s Main Street Approach™, and a commitment to revitalization. If you hold a college degree, possess outstanding communication and computer skills, and are ready for occasional travel within Pennsylvania, we invite you to apply. To apply through our LinkedIn by February 5th, 2024 click here. You can also email your resume and cover letter to Padowntown@padowntown.org with “Special Projects/Blueprint Communities® Coordinator” in the subject line. Be a part of our impactful initiatives to transform communities and apply today!


Administrative Assistant

Pennsylvania Downtown Center

We are seeking a proactive and adaptable individual to provide essential administrative support to our team. This part-time, non-exempt position involves a diverse range of responsibilities, including managing logistics for meetings and events, handling bookkeeping tasks, supporting programs, and fulfilling clerical duties as assigned by the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will possess strong multitasking abilities, proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and QuickBooks, and exceptional communication skills. A background in administrative or nonprofit management, accounting, or relevant fields is preferred. While a hybrid work environment is currently permitted, candidates are expected to work from our Harrisburg office at times, with occasional evening/weekend work and travel for conferences and meetings. If you’re enthusiastic about driving positive change in Pennsylvania’s downtowns and neighborhoods, apply now to contribute to our mission!

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*Please email resume to emmahudson@padowntown.org if interested*


Director of Gardens & Greenspace

 SSJ Neighborhoods Network

The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network (SSJNN) seeks a full-time director of its gardens and green spaces. Requiring teamwork and an energetic leader, the successful applicant is passionate about empowering urban dwellers to create healthy environments through beautiful green spaces and to increase their fresh food access through gardens and urban agriculture. The Director of SSJNN gardens and green spaces creates, operationalizes, and implements a vision for all SSJNN green spaces that is mission-based, provides community and economic development opportunities, and assists with the long-term sustainability of the organization. If you have significant experience (at least 2 years) with community organizing and outreach, project management, and general gardening – especially in community gardens and urban production sites –  click the link below and learn more.

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Economic Development Manager

Lancaster City Alliance

The Economic Development Manager will play a key role in advancing economic development and driving positive outcomes in the City of Lancaster by providing direct support to small businesses and real estate developers, among others, through the delivery of relevant expertise and vital financial assistance tools. The Economic Development Manager will aid in the administration of, and provide critical logistical support for, critical data collection and the successful implementation of Lancaster City Alliance’s various successful economic development programs. Please use the button below to learn more and apply today.

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Economic Development Coordinator

Lancaster City Alliance

The Economic Development Coordinator will play a key support role to the Director of Community and Economic Development in advancing economic development and driving positive outcomes in the City of Lancaster by providing direct assistance to the business community, property owners, and real estate developers, among others, through the delivery of relevant expertise and vital financial assistance tools. The Economic Development Coordinator will provide critical logistical support for critical data collection and the successful implementation of Lancaster City Alliance’s various economic development programs. Please use the button below to learn more and apply today.

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Retail & Commercial Business Advocate

State College Downtown Improvement District

The Downtown State College Improvement District (DSCID) is hiring a Retail and Commercial Business Advocate to play a key role in elevating Downtown State College as the premier business, cultural, and entertainment destination in Centre County. The successful candidate will actively recruit high-quality retailers, engage with prospective businesses, and foster collaboration among property owners, brokers, and regional entities. Responsibilities include boosting retail activity, supporting business expansion, collaborating with local banks for financial incentives, and providing succession planning assistance. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of retail or commercial industry experience, a willingness to travel, and a passion for Downtown State College’s potential. This dynamic position offers a 3-year full-time commitment with competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to downtown@downtownstatecollege.com. The DSCID is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to preserving and enhancing the value and vitality of Downtown State College.

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President 

Baker Industries

Baker Industries is looking for a President who can build upon a strong foundation of tradition, while also bringing an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset as Baker Industries looks to the future. The President will be responsible for overseeing and leading strategic initiatives, trauma-informed programming, operational efficiency, dynamic fundraising, and excellent customer relations. Additionally, the President will continue to foster collaborative community partnerships that forward Baker’s mission and increase impact. This job is On-Site in the Philadelphia/Malvern area, the salary will range from $110-130k depending on experience and qualifications. If you are interested in learning more about this job, use the links below.

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Director of Downtown York

York County Economic Alliance

The Director of Downtown Inc. spearheads strategic initiatives aimed at transforming Downtown York into a premier destination for residents, visitors, employers, and employees. Leading a team, this role orchestrates diverse programs, projects, and partnerships focused on enhancing quality of life through beautification, public policy, marketing, stakeholder engagement, and events. By fostering vital collaborations with city officials, the Director ensures a safe, welcoming environment that fosters economic growth via business support and promotion. Fundraising expertise, and relationship-building with various community stakeholders, government entities, and economic organizations are crucial. The role demands strong multitasking abilities, independence, precise project management, and coalition-building skills to drive strategic initiatives aligning with our mission for community-wide economic success. Reporting to the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer within the York County Economic Alliance, this position plays a pivotal role in advancing the collective economic development goals.

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