Community Engagement and Marketing Associate at Mill Town Capital

About Mill Town Capital:  Mill Town Capital is a private impact investment fund focused on expanding and enriching the economic, environmental, and social opportunities of our county. In this pursuit, we provide capital and guidance to emerging small businesses and entrepreneurs; initiate meaningful start-up business opportunities; execute transformative real estate development initiatives focused on urban revitalization and market rate housing; and work with key community partners to deliver impactful community development services and programs.

Position Title: Community Engagement & Marketing Associate

Period of Performance: June 10, 2019 – August 16, 2019

Compensation: $12/hour

Time Requirement: 40 hours/week.  Core hours are structured between Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM, with some special event requirements occurring after hours and on the weekend.

Location: Office space will be provided in Framework Pittsfield Co-Working, adjacent to Mill Town Capital offices.  Site visits will be required and include locations in Pittsfield, Dalton, and Lenox. Private transportation is required.

Job Description:  Mill Town Capital is seeking a Community Engagement & Marketing (CE&M) Associate to join our team for the summer of 2019.  As a CE&M Associate, you will support Mill Town operations through strategic marketing efforts, community engagement, special events support, social media operations, and other public-facing communication activities.  We are seeking a self-starting candidate who is comfortable in flexible, fluid work environments, and can lead herself/himself in self-directed activity, and is comfortable operating with minimal supervisory oversight.  Daily activities will range from: managing strategic social media marketing for several accounts; supporting the real estate leasing marketing director; providing on-site support for various community development activities; engaging with community partners (to include city officials, donors, non-profit partners, vendors, etc.); and compiling research products at the request of the Managing Directors.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to take on a wide range of tasks, remain flexible with day-to-day responsibilities, integrate well into a team environment, approach challenges with optimism, and express enthusiasm for the Berkshires.

Preferred Skills & Background: Educational focus in Business Marketing; Strategic Communications; Political Science; Public Relations; or a related field of study.  Experience or knowledge of social media marketing and proven techniques for growing engaged audiences. Experience or desired interest in executing special events programming in the music, arts, and cultural performance space.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by March 1, 2019 and should send a resume and cover letter to: carrie@milltowncapital.com.

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