Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $50,000-$65,000
Organization's Mission: The Downtown Alliance is a 501c6 nonprofit organization dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment.

Established in 1991, the Downtown Alliance represents more than 2,500 business and property owners in the Central Business District, which is bounded by North Temple, Interstate 15, 400 South, and 300 East. A special assessment on commercial properties in the CBD helps to fund the Downtown Alliance. Our approximately $2.5 million budget is comprised of 40 percent special assessment funds and 60 percent sponsorships, donations, attendance fees and partnerships with other organizations. The Downtown Alliance became a strategic partner of the Salt Lake Chamber in 2003 and shares office space and administrative resources with the Chamber.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Contact jobs@downtownslc.org
Position Summary: In support of the Downtown Alliance mission, the manager supports downtown stakeholders’
success and other Alliance initiatives as assigned.
Primary Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:
1. Fundraising:
a. Develop and operationalize revenue strategies (i.e grants, sponsorships,
earned-revenue, membership) to support Alliance programs and general
operations.
i. Track federal, state, and local grant opportunities
ii. Draft grant applications and manage all reporting on awards
iii. Maintain a database of all awards and opportunities with application
deadlines and reporting schedules
iv. Manage fulfillment of reporting requirements
b. Establish fundraising goals for events and annual campaigns
i. Manage fundraising outreach, funder relations, communications, and
deliverables for all sponsorship opportunities.

2. Communication Support:
a. Under the guidance of the Communications Director, manage professional
communications with downtown property owners, developers, businesses, and
other organizations
i. Track and publish development and construction projects
ii. Track and publish downtown data trends
iii. Develop communication templates for committees, sponsorship
opportunities, events, presentations, other
b. Ensure stakeholders have accurate and timely information about downtown
development, business events and development, and relevant municipal
initiatives
c. Maintain a current database of all stakeholder contact information

3. Merchant support:
a. Manage communications with downtown merchants and venue operators
b. Collect and publish relevant information to support stakeholder’s success
c. Develop and operationalize initiatives to promote restaurants, bars, and retailers.

4. Construction mitigation: Manage the Alliance’s construction mitigation efforts with all
impacted user groups.

5. Special project management: Manage and/or support events, and projects to meet the
needs of stakeholders and the organization. This includes, planning, execution, and staffing events at the direction of supervisors. Events may be scheduled outside of
regular business hours and full participation is expected.

6. Other duties as assigned: Work assignments may change due to unforeseen
circumstances based on direction from the supervisor.
Desired Qualifications: Core competencies:
The ideal candidate shall demonstrate the following competencies and experience:
● Managing stakeholder groups and committees
● Excellent written and verbal communications; presentation skills
● Fundraising
● Customer relationship management tools
● Project management: prioritization, planning, budgeting, tracking, reporting
● Interpersonal skills for collaborating with colleagues and partners
● Understanding of basic commercial real estate development
● Understanding of retail development, management and marketing
● Familiarity with and passion for downtown SLC’s commercial, cultural and entertainment
assets
This position reports to the Urban Affairs Director of the Downtown Alliance and coordinates
efforts with the Marketing and Communications Director. The manager also ensures that activity
is coordinated in concert with the SLC Department of Economic Development.
This position, and all Alliance team members, support various events produced by the Alliance,
The Blocks, Farmers Market and Salt Lake Chamber. Event work is required on site and is often
outside of regular business hours. Full participation is expected.

Education and experience requirements:
B.S. or B.A. from an accredited college or university
5 years of experience in the competencies above
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Contact jobs@downtownslc.org for benefits questions.
How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: jobs@downtownslc.org
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Downtown Alliance
Email: jobs@downtownslc.org
Phone: 801364363`