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Part-time Marketing Coordinator for DDA


City of Northville

Downtown Development Authority


Scope of Services: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for professional marketing and organizational support to the Executive Director and the DDA Board of Directors.  The Marketing and Communications Coordinator functions with considerable independence on a day to day basis in performing activities and is held accountable for results. 


Responsibilities include: 


  • maintenance of DDA’s website using SiteBuilder software
  • preparation of bi-monthly e–newsletter
  • coordination and oversight of all marketing related activities including ad campaigns, bi-monthly event cards, walking maps and directories
  • planning and implementation of all DDA special events
  • promote the use of and oversee the reservations for Town Square
  • development and execution of educational training for downtown merchants
  • attendance and support for DDA related committees – Board of Directors and Marketing Committee
  • special projects as assigned by the DDA Board of Directors or DDA Executive Director
  • preparation of special reports
  • preparation and submission of weekly invoices to Finance Department
  • preparation of DDA Board packets and development of meeting minutes


In addition, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator interacts with downtown merchants, property owners, public officials, and the general public in order to facilitate DDA goals and objectives.

Essential knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum qualifications:

The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities and minimum qualifications necessary of the Marketing and Communications Coordinator’s organization to perform the responsibilities of the position.  Applications will be evaluated on their ability to meet these qualifications.

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in the same or related field.
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office software for word processing, spreadsheets, database, and Power Point for report and presentation purposes and in the use of web page software.
  • Skill in communicating both orally and in writing with the ability to provide concise and articulate reports and presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Skill in building and maintaining effective working relationships with members of the public, public officials, various professionals, other City departments, and the general public along with the ability to work cooperatively for larger goals and the common good of the DDA.
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starting, energetic, and have the ability to prioritize tasks and assignments. Must be capable of functioning effectively in an independent environment.


Salary and Benefits:

  • Part time position: 24-28 hours per week
  • Flexible schedule
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Part time position does not provide any additional benefits


 Please send cover letter and resume to If you have any questions please contact Lori Ward at 248-349-0345.  



Seasonal Groundskeeper Positions


City of Northville

Downtown Development Authority


Scope of Services: Seasonal Groundskeeper

The DDA is accepting applications for 2 seasonal maintenance personnel for the summer. Position runs from mid-May until the end of August. Potential to continue work through mid-November. In addition, applications are being accepted for a Crew Supervisor who will set the schedules for the seasonal employees, identify daily work plan, and oversee the scheduled work.


Compensation: Seasonal Employees $10.50 per hour, Crew Supervisor $13. There are no fringe benefits with this position.


Job Description:  General grounds keeping to include Town Square and all areas within the DDA boundaries.  Specifically, the job entails:


§  Putting up the market umbrellas in Town Square

§  Daily check of the umbrellas to make sure they are in proper working condition

§  Arrange all tables/chairs in Town Square.

§  Watering of the 80 flower barrels throughout the downtown

§  Water Town Square planters that are not on the sprinkler system

§  Weeding

§  Pulling dead flowers and dead heading of flowers

§  Minor pruning of dead plant material

§  Weekly cleaning of the Town Square Fountain

§  Daily sweeping debris from Town Square.

§  Mulching in Town Square and other plant beds

§  Sweeping sidewalks, Town Square, TS stairs and Drop-off area at Marquis

§  Minor maintenance and repair work

§  Assist with set up and tear down on Friday night concerts

§  Trash removal after Wednesday and Friday night concerts

§  Maintenance of Comerica Community Connection



The position is 32 -40 hours per week. The crew members will each have 3 - 4 daily 7:00 am – 3:30 pm shifts and one 1:00 - 9:30 pm shift a week. Evening shifts Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings to assist with evening concerts and events. Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to perform basic maintenance duties. Applicants must be able to work independently. A physical is required for the position and will be paid for by the DDA.


Inquiries and resumes for the Seasonal position may be directed to Lori Ward, DDA Director, at



Michigan Community Insurance Agency, Inc.


Insurance Career Opportunity with Outstanding Benefits


We are Michigan Community Insurance Agency, Inc., a growing full service independent insurance agency representing many of the nation’s leading insurance companies.


Currently, we have full time positions available for Personal Lines Account Managers to help service our large customer base.


We offer outstanding benefits including employer paid health insurance, dental, vision, life, short term disability and paid time off.    We also provide a generous 401K plan and potential for annual bonus.


Our main office is conveniently located off I-96 in Wixom, MI and about a block away from City Hall.  (We also have locations in downtown Northville and South Lyon.)


If you have the drive and passion to work for a first class, progressive organization in an industry that offers personal satisfaction, the ability to help others and great opportunity, we would like to meet with you.


Please email your resume to

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