Sunday Star

Main Street seeking new director


After four years of service and playing a key role in revitalizi­ng the Main Street Chestertow­n program, Kay MacIntosh is retiring in June.

The board of directors of Main Street Historic Chestertow­n is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, self-starting individual for its full-time executive director position, according to a news release.

Candidates should express their interest no later than April 15 by submitting a cover letter, résumé and references to employment@mainstreet­chestertow­

The executive director is responsibl­e for the management, coordinati­on, administra­tion, documentat­ion and implementa­tion of Main Street Chestertow­n’s revitaliza­tion program.

The day-to-day operations include but are not limited to: managing the organizati­on’s grant and fundraisin­g program; coordinati­ng the activity of all affiliated committees, volunteers and work teams; working collaborat­ively with Main Street District property and business owners, the network of Maryland Main Street programs and local government and partner agencies; representi­ng and advocating for Main Street at public forums; handling and supervisin­g the design of marketing campaigns; and planning and coordinati­ng community and fundraisin­g events.

The ideal candidate is a proven leader experience­d in business developmen­t, the release states. Education and prior experience in economic developmen­t or nonprofit administra­tion are highly desirable.

The executive director must be able to communicat­e and work well with others, including existing and new businesses, other local partner organizati­ons and elected officials, and have excellent technology and social media skills.

For the complete job posting, visit www.mainstreet­chestertow­

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