South End Programs Coordinator
March 29, 2019
Charlotte Center City Partners is seeking a community engagement and events coordinator for programs in South End.
The South End Programs Coordinator will develop ideas and implement them to connect community and enhance public life in the neighborhood. This role involves working with neighborhood leaders, artists, property owners and business owners, and the whole Charlotte Center City Partners team. The Programs Coordinator will report directly to the South End Director.
Outstanding relationship-building, listening, creativity and a positive attitude are essential. To succeed in this role you must love outreach, events, and working for the future of our community. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working independently and readily accept feedback while learning the role and community. Collaboration is part of everything we do.
Relevant work experience may include community engagement, project management, communications, or event production. Work experience is preferred but for the right candidate, comparable life experience and a willingness to learn can substitute.
The South End Programs Coordinator will become an integral part of the community, with connections to stakeholders and programs that go beyond a 9-5 job. Some regular programs and special events will occur on weekends and evenings.
South End is a creative neighborhood, employment and entertainment district built alongside the Blue Line of the LYNX Light Rail and the Charlotte Rail Trail. Charlotte Center City Partners is a non-profit 501c(4) organization contracted by the City of Charlotte to manage programs for the South End Municipal Services District. Our work includes communications and marketing, community engagement, economic development, community planning, placemaking work and maintenance, and special events.
Required Skills + Experience
- Positive, resilient and creative attitude
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Project management or event management experience, organization and attention to detail
- Flexibility and creative problem-solving
- Active listening and collaborative approach
- Interest in what makes a city vibrant, delightful and memorable
- 3 years work experience in a customer-facing or collaborative environment
Salary will be commensurate with candidate qualifications, in the range of $45,000 – $50,000. We provide excellent benefits including health, dental, flexible spending and 401(k) retirement.
To apply, send the materials below to employment (at) charlottecentercity.org with South End Programs Coordinator in the subject heading. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Your resume (PDF)
- A cover letter explaining why you want this job, and your relevant skills and experience (PDF)
Applications are due by April 15, 2019