Downtown Manager

Target Start Date: 7/1/2024 · Application Deadline: June 1, 2024
Definition: The Dallas Downtown Manager collaborates with the DDA’s Board of Directors to develop and implement community-oriented events in line with the organization’s Mission and Vision Statements, as well as annual work plans inspired by the National Main Street Center’s Four Point Approach® to downtown revitalization. This role involves operating, coordinating, and managing the DDA’s events, with a focus on supporting the revitalization and historic preservation of the Historic Downtown District. 

Job Functions: 
  • Coordinate Main Street program activities.
  • Develop and coordinate public awareness programs.
  • Attending all board and committee meetings.
  • Manage administrative aspects of the program.
  • Serve as an advocate for the DDA.
  • Assist in devising and executing strategies.
  • Recruit and motivate committee volunteers.
  • Maintain a comprehensive volunteer database.


  • Work with the Board to develop sustainable funding.
  • Manage and recruit volunteers.
  • Support committee chairs.
  • Areas Of Major Time Commitment:
  • Work Plan Implementation
  • Meetings with Stakeholders and Volunteer Committees
  • Management and Operations
  • Sponsorship Development
  • Outreach
  • Support for Events and Promotions

Anticipated Results:

  • Support organizational goals.
  • Encourage downtown revitalization projects.
  • Facilitate business recruitment and retention.
  • Expand community support.
  • Work Environment and Physical Demands:
  • Requires significant on-the-ground presence downtown.
  • Perform other assigned duties as needed.


  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid driver's license and background check.
  • At least one year of events planning, sales, customer service, and volunteer management experience.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Familiarity with downtown revitalization methodologies.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and social media platforms.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Dallas Downtown Association PO Box 903, Dallas, OR 97338
Schedule: Part Time
Compensation Type: Hourly
Compensation Range: 17-19