Accepting Applications for Saline Main Street Manager

Saline Main Street is accepting applications for the position of Main Street Manager.  The Manager will be responsible for coordinating downtown revitalization activities through the Saline Main Street program.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree, Certification in Main Street Management  and/or have professional experience in one or more of the following areas; volunteer management, nonprofit management, community/economic development, historic preservation, event planning , marketing, public relations, design, small business development, and retailing.

The Main Street Manager must be entrepreneurial, energetic, imaginative, well organized, be good with people, and capable of functioning effectively in an independent work environment.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.  The Main Street Manager will promote public awareness of the program and act as liaison to other government and community organizations.

The salary range is in the low to mid-thirties plus benefits.

Please submit resume, letter of interest, writing samples, and three references by April 17, 2012 to or by mail to Saline Main Street, c/o Joyce Girdis, P. O. Box 44, Saline, MI  48176.


About Route '12 to Main Street

Route '12 to Main Street is sponsored by the Saline Historic Downtown Alliance (SHDA), a new non-profit entity focused on the revitalization of Downtown Saline for the benefit of the entire community. SHDA, with the support of the City of Saline and the EDC, is applying to become a Main Street community through the Michigan Main Street Center. It is a competitive process and over the next seven months, volunteers are working hard to prepare for the application process by educating the community, recruiting volunteers and gaining support. Benefits to become a 'Selected' Main Street community through the Michigan Main Street Center program are 5 years of technical training, design services, and increased public awareness for our community. Benefits of having a comprehensive Downtown revitalization strategy are even more, and we will be talking about these advantages in upcoming blogs.

Posted on March 26, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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