Employment Listings

To Submit Employment Listings to the MDA

MDA members may submit employment listings for posting on the MDA web site and social media. To list a job opening in your community or organization, e-mail a PDF file with position requirements, contact information, and the application closing date to the MDA.  All jobs must be in the downtown development or economic development fields.  We will include the PDF with your listing on our website until the closing date.  This is provided as a free service by the MDA. Job applicants should forward questions and application materials to the contact listed in the job posting. 

City of St. Ignace Seeks DDA Director

The City of St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Director. Responsibilities include promotion, recruitment and retention of businesses, grant writing, budget administration, project oversight and serving as the DDA liaison to the City and other governmental and community partners. Desire a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, community planning, public relations or closely related field. Strongly prefer experience with and working knowledge of downtown development and revitalization, and tax increment financing. Contractual, part-time position (approximately 32 hours per week) with benefits. Annual salary $33,000 to $38,000, depending on qualifications. Please submit letter of interest and resume to: City of St. Ignace, DDA, 396 N. State Street, St. Ignace, MI 49781 or email to dda@lighthouse.net by June 1, 2018. Detailed job description available at www.stignacedowntown.com. Call Interim DDA Director, Deb Evashevski at 906-643-8252 with questions.

Economic Development Director Sought

To lead the Branch County Growth Alliance and Coldwater Downtown Development Authority in retention and recruitment of private investment.
(1) Implementation of the City’s and County’s economic development strategies.
(2) Partnering with the private sector to retain and attract new business to Branch County and Downtown Coldwater, and
(3) Informing the community about progress and the importance of the City’s Downtown & Marshall Street commercial corridors.

Requires a four-year degree in communications, urban planning, business or a related field. Also requires five years of experience in industrial or small business development. Must have strong writing, public speaking and persuasive skills. An in-depth knowledge of the local community is preferred.

Job Description in Full (PDF)

Southfield DDA Seeks Administrative Assistant

Southfield, Michigan Downtown Development Authority is searching for an experienced individual to assist the Executive Director with its operations. Specifically the position requires skills in the area of financial management; events coordination/public relations; district research; project management; administrative support and more. Additionally, the Assistant works closely with city departments. This is a part time position: 20 – 25 hours per week with potential for future 40-hour week. Please send resume to aaceves@cityofsouthfield.com or to the address below by close of business on June 18, 2018.

Job Description in Full (PDF)