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If you are interested in joining the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. team, please apply for one of our open positions below. Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director

Anchorage Downtown Partnership seeks an experienced leader to serve as its next Executive Director. The Executive Director leads a committed staff, manages the financial health of the organization, cultivates and nurtures stakeholder and partnership relationships, directly participates in fundraising, is the public face of the organization and works directly with the Board to fulfill ADP’s mission to provide, promote and advocate for a clean, safe and vital downtown. Anchorage Downtown Partnership serves property owners, residents and local businesses through innovative programs and community events that make downtown Anchorage an exciting and inviting place.

Click here for more information about the job and the application process.

Membership Coordinator 

We are looking for someone with strong attention to detail, customer service expertise, and admin experience to fill our Membership Coordinator position. This position is responsible for coordinating membership growth, retention, and engagement. The Membership Coordinator will have direct contact with members and follow up regarding payments and renewals; update the membership management database; and assists with other membership duties as needed. To apply for this position please send your resume, cover letter, and list of references to jguintu@anchoragedowntown.org. The deadline for submission is April 10th. Click below for a detailed description of the Membership Coordinator position.

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MISSION STATEMENT

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. is a 501 © 6 non-profit entity charged with management of the Downtown Improvement District (DID). Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. provides clean, safe and vital services, marketing and event promotion, and serves as an advocate for business and property owners within the DID on issues affecting downtown.

POSITION PURPOSE

As the Membership Coordinator, this position is responsible for coordinating membership growth, retention, and engagement. The Membership Coordinator will have direct contact with members and follow up regarding payments and renewals; update the membership management database; and assists with other membership duties as needed.  The Membership Coordinator reports directly to the Membership Director.  This is a part-time position expected to work 20 hours a week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining the membership database: able to provide statistical information on the status of ADP business memberships, track monthly revenue, and update contact information in membership database.
  • Responsible for sending monthly membership renewal invoices to members, contact with past due members, collecting overdue balances, and assisting members with payment options.
  • Provide excellent customer service to ADP business members and downtown stakeholders.
  • Assist with monthly membership meetings.
  • Assist with the management of the Greeter Station program.
  • Other duties as assigned by Membership Director

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Data entry and database management
  • Excellent written, verbal and customer service communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective problem solving and organizational skills, time management and general office skills.
  • Familiarity with MS Office computer programs as well as social media platforms.

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for the Membership Coordinator position:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Professional References List

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $16.00 /hour

Events Coordinator

We are now hiring for the position of Events Coordinator. If you are interested in working with an enthusiastic, hard-working and fun team and you LOVE events and music, this position is for you! The Events Coordinator will help ADP to plan, execute and facilitate all of downtown Anchorage’s Signature Free Community Events. To submit your qualifications, please attached a resume, cover letter to psmythe@anchoragedowntown.org. The deadline for submission is April 15th. Click below for a detailed description of the events coordinator position in addition to require skills and responsibilities. 

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MISSION STATEMENT

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. is a 501 © 6 non-profit entity charged with management of the Downtown Improvement District (DID). Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. provides clean, safe and vital services, marketing and event promotion, and serves as an advocate for business and property owners within the DID on issues affecting downtown.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Events Coordinator for Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.  is responsible for assistance in the planning, creation, coordination, promotion, and facilitation of event logistics for Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.’s annual events. This will include use of social media, talent outreach, vendor coordination, permit submission, and public speaking roles. The below list is representative of duties and responsibilities, but not all inclusive.

The Events Coordinator reports directly to the Marketing & Events Director. 

This position is 20 hours per week with the requirements of being present at the events. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with creation & oversight of the logistics associated with free community events
  • Assist in the promotion, planning, and facilitation of events
  • Work with Downtown businesses to cooperatively plan and promote events
  • Work with Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. Maintenances & Security Ambassadors to schedule event logistics, set-up and takedown 
  • Book talent, including musicians, bands, and disc jockeys, speakers & AV Vendors 
  •  Find & Book Vendors appropriate to each event 
  • Help to manage event Budget for designated events
  • Work with Marketing & Events Director to create & distribute marketing & with promotional materials related to events
  • Coordinate & oversee event volunteers
  • Assist in meeting needs of event sponsors with benefits outlined for their sponsorship
  • Assist with social media outreach
  • Assist with event surveys and event poster distribution
  • Complete & submit operational permits, vendor payments, mailings, and data entry
  • Coordinate & facilitate outreach with performing talent, vendors, related organizations
  • Coordinate & schedule logistics with outside event contractors
  • Assist with layout of events 
  • Create event maps
  • Submit all municipal permits pertaining to each event on-time 
  • Coordinate with Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. Office Manager to secure event insurance
  • Track time associate with each event 
  • Set up events as directed by event schedule to include: canopies, banners, table and chairs, event tub, meter bags, props etc.
  • Assist with measuring outcome of events
  • Help to create & gather post event surveys & economic impact data from downtown community and Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.  members 
  • Assist with final event summary and outcomes for Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. & downtown community 
  • Communicate with Sponsors & ensure sponsorship benefits are contractually met, including sponsorship wrap-up reports and thank you cards
  • Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • Have Completion or pursuit of a associates or bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in event planning, event management, or similar fields
  • Experience with fundraising, grant or proposal writing 
  • Possess excellent organizational and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate core values of Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. in daily work tasks
  • Be proficient in smartphone/computer applications
  • Have the ability/desire to engage event attendees
  • Be a self-motivated and enjoy working both independently and in a team environment
  • Be reliable and timely with great work ethic
  • Have a current driver’s license 
  • Have the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Data entry and database Management
  • Have excellent written, verbal and customer service communications skills
  • Have attention to detail 
  • Effective problem solving and organizational skills, time management and general office skills.
  • Familiarity with MS Office computer programs as well as social media platforms
  • Have Available Summer, Fall & Winter Schedule For Events (Must be available for all days) including:
    • Music For Little Ones – June 3 – August 5, 12noon- 1pm, Mondays 
    • Music in the Park – June 5 – August 7, 12noon- 1pm, Wednesdays 
    • Live After Five Concert Series – June 6 – August 8 – Thursdays 
    • Downtown Summer Solstice Festival – June 22nd– All Day
    • Anchorage Downtown Placemaking – At random throughout week and weekend & first Friday’s of every month 
    • Trick Or Treat Street – October 26 – All Day 
    • Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Shop Small Saturday – November 30th
    • New Year’s Eve Celebration – December 31st– All Day 
    • St Patty’s Day Pub Crawl – Saturday Before St Patrick’s Day 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work well under short deadlines
  • Ability to work well on behalf of diverse member business and property owners
  • Ability to work long hours during events
  • Ability to work outside in all kinds of weather (all of Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.   events take place outside)
  • Ability to work well with vendors, performers, and other event participants

Click here to read about Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. Annual Events

HOW TO APPLY

*The deadline for applications is April 15th.*

Please email Resume, Cover Letter and applicable attachments to Psmythe@anchoragedowntown.org

Job Types: Part Time | Salary: $12.00 to $15.00/hour

QUESTIONS?

Call: 907-279-5650

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.
750 W. 2nd Ave. Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99501

Maintenance Ambassador

We are always accepting resumes and applications for the Maintenance and Safety staff! Read here for more details about the position, and feel free to stop by our office to submit your application at any time. You can download the application here and email to info@anchoragedowntown.org or print and complete on your own to bring to our office. Click here for the application: Application for Employment 2018

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MISSION STATEMENT

To increase cleanliness, occupancy rates, investment values and lease income, to decrease crime, and to generally stimulate economic development and improve the quality of life in downtown Anchorage.

SUMMARY

Maintenance Ambassadors perform manual cleaning, upkeep and minor related maintenance tasks within the Anchorage Downtown Improvement District.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Empty trash receptacles, collect and dispose of rubbish
  • Clear litter, leaves, weeds, snow and ice from pathways within the public right-of-way
  • Operate trucks, sweepers, tractors and snow plows
  • Perform other routine manual maintenance related work
  • Provide maintenance support for public events in downtown
  • Recognize and report any acts of theft, destruction, abuse or negligence to the Director of Maintenance
  • Give directions to visitors and assist with outside activities
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, blueprints, schematics and Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid and clean Alaska driver’s license
  • CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification
  • BLS certification or the ability to obtain certification

Click here for a full job description.
Click here to print and complete an application.

Please complete and return to:

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.
750 W. 2nd Ave. Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99501

Safety Ambassador

We are always accepting resumes and applications for the Maintenance and Safety staff! Read here for more details about the position, and feel free to stop by our office to submit your application at any time. You can download the application here and email to info@anchoragedowntown.org or print and complete on your own to bring to our office. Click here for the application: Application for Employment 2018

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MISSION STATEMENT

To increase cleanliness, occupancy rates, investment values and lease income, to decrease crime, and to generally stimulate economic development and improve the quality of life in downtown Anchorage.

SUMMARY

Safety Ambassadors provide supplemental safety and safety for the Downtown Improvement District and serve as the “eyes and ears” for both the Anchorage Fire and Police Departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Render full cooperation and assistance to all employees, local law enforcement agencies, and the general public as required
  • Recognize and report any acts of theft, destruction, abuse or negligence to the Director of Security
  • Manage potentially aggressive individuals and individuals impaired in their ability to care for themselves
  • Provide supplemental security for Anchorage Downtown Partnership Ltd. events
  • Maintain appropriate daily logs and reports of events
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, blueprints, schematics and Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid and clean Alaska driver’s license

Click here for a full job description.
Click here to print and complete an application.

Please complete and return to:

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.
750 W. 2nd Ave. Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99501