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Special Events & Marketing Manager - RMA
Job Postings
Friday, December 20, 2013 12:00 AM

Special Events and Marketing Manager

SUMMARY:   Under general direction, this position is responsible for planning and coordinating special events and marketing activities with a focus on retail business districts and commercial areas within a redevelopment area to create a vibrant, exciting destination for residents and visitors. Additional activities include PR, marketing and promotions, business attraction and communication, social media application, and organizing promotional activities and campaigns. Applicant must be passionate and have a high degree of energy and dedication and be able to work independently and efficiently.


ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Which are not in any hierarchical order)


  1. Responsible for all special event and marketing activities within two redevelopment districts with a focus on the retail business districts and commercial areas.
  2. Manage major and monthly special events, seek sponsorships for events and oversee and coordinate all aspects of event planning and implementation.
  3. Meet with merchants on a regular basis to gain support and participation in redevelopment efforts. Work with merchants to improve the image of the businesses in the area.
  4. Responsible  for  business  attraction  including  meeting with  prospects,  identifying  target tenants, calling to follow up with potential tenants, and working   with area real estate professionals to attract new businesses.
  5. Oversee design of printed communications such as brochures, flyers, etc; update web site, daily social media activity, create newsletters, media, etc.
  6. Draft annual retail marketing plan to identify clear objectives and strategies to promote the redevelopment activities of the retail areas.
  7. Performs related duties as assigned.




•    High degree of oral and written communication skills, personable and friendly disposition and a positive Can-Do attitude. Have a high level of energy and persistence and passion towards the mission of the Agency.

•    Experience in planning, coordinating and implementing special events, business promotions and multi-faceted activities.

•    Demonstrate experience at leveraging and receiving sponsorships, grants, in kind and other services to support retail promotions and special events or activities.

•   Have a strong dedication and commitment to assisting businesses

•    Knowledge of using social media as a promotional tool. Experience in application of social media in business promotion and attraction, attracting residents and visitors to events.

•    Knowledge of the principles, theories, philosophy and techniques of retail and commercial marketing, promotions, and advertising.

•   Ability to draft marketing plans and their application to retail and commercial marketing.

•   General knowledge of main streets or businesses improvement districts and their activities.

•   Knowledge of merchant development, merchant outreach processes and facilitation.

•   Strong presentation skills especially in visual presentations.

•   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, supervisors, peers, and the media.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves walking and meeting with people in the field, sedentary to light work in an office setting, out in the community or at project locations.  There is occasional needs to stand, stoop, walk, sit lift objects (up to 25 pounds) and perform similar other actions during the course of the workday.   


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Marketing,  Public Relations, Business, Retail Sales or a related field, or a minimum of five  (5) years proven experience in a related field, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in planning and coordinating special events and activities, retail marketing, business attraction, retail merchandizing. Experience in seeking sponsorships, value added promotions, advertising and media relations. A valid driver's license is required.

 Salary Range: $40,000 - $55,000

 Apply to:

Sharon McCormick – VP of Marketing

3109 E. Atlantic Boulevard, Suite B
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Redevelopment Project Manager - RMA
Job Postings
Friday, December 20, 2013 12:00 AM

Redevelopment Project Manager

 Position Summary (Major Job Duties)

Responsible for providing project management services for clients of RMA including downtown redevelopment management, redevelopment incentives, Community Redevelopment Agency management, neighborhood redevelopment, housing projects, and horizontal and vertical construction projects.   The Manager reports directly to the principals of RMA.  RMA offices are located in Pompano Beach, downtown Miami and Delray Beach however Project Managers may work directly out of Client City Halls. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Management includes the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage redevelopment plans for various projects; may be in charge of several projects at the same time; Must be highly organized and efficient;
  • Compile databases and relevant planning and economic information regarding housing, retail, industrial, and office development activity;
  • Assist private developers and business owners with site planning, zoning, platting, variances, incentives and other regulatory issues associated with redevelopment and economic development;
  • Provide grant management for RMA clients;
  • Write developer and builder requests for proposals for the purpose of disposing of CRA land for redevelopment;
  • Interact with community groups, residents, business owners to ensure the CRA projects are well communicated;
  • Prepares agenda items for presentation to CRA Board and Advisory Boards meetings and other groups such as the Economic Development Council;
  • Organize and analyze information and formulate recommendations to RMA; 
  • Organize community forums, interact with community groups, residents, business owners to ensure the CRA projects are well communicated;
  • Prepare developer and tenant real estate packages, including Requests for Proposals that provide site information, demographics, photographs, surveys, environmental information, and more to use in attracting tenants and developers;


Qualifications (Education, work experience, special requirements)


Bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business, urban planning, finance, construction management or related field and/or have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the public/private sector in a progressive city in real estate development, planning, project management, economic development and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  The candidate must have knowledge of intergovernmental operations and the redevelopment process.  Being able to bridge between the private sector and public sector is critical.  Must be a good public speaker and an excellent writer.  Must be able to work with a team comprised of multiple disciplines.  Affiliations or membership with trade associations exemplifying additional education is a plus, such as Florida Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, Florida Redevelopment Association, International Council of Shopping Centers, NAIOP, IEDC, or other related associations.  Professional certification, a plus.


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

Performs varied administrative responsibilities; usually under moderate direct supervision, allowing latitude for use of independent judgment.  However, the position will require working with a team of professionals who take on their own assignments but also share assignments with one another.    Composes a variety of correspondence, especially to the public.  Establishes and maintains a variety of complex records and reports.  Computes and compiles data.  Sets up and maintains files.  Schedules meetings.  Observes conditions in the community, speaks with community leaders, takes photographs, and makes presentations before governmental committees, boards and community organizations.


Salary Range: $55,000 – $75,000


Apply to:

Alicia Alleyne

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