WaukeshaBusiness Improvement District-Executive Director: The City of Waukesha Business Improvement District (BID) is seeking an entrepreneurial, motivated, and results-driven individual to manage the BID
With the Executive Committee, prepare an annual budget to be considered by the entire Board for City approval that is attainable and consistent with the goals and objectives established by the Board. Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
Prioritize, plan and monitor projects within the BID community to ensure appropriateness to mission and vision, and effective completion by deadlines established by the Board and/or required by other organizations.
Business Development & Retention.
Actively pursue new businesses to the downtown. Assist in the retention of existing businesses through promotional activities, materials and events for the common good of downtown. Monitor the needs and plans of existing BID businesses, assist such businesses in relocating within the BID, and serve as an informational resource to start-up or relocating businesses to available vacant space within the BID.
Actively participate in development and redevelopment projects of benefit to the BID. Assist in city processes and guidelines for renovation and restoration projects. As necessary, review municipal codes and ordinances in the BID and refer violations to the BID Board.
–Facilitation of BID events. Work with the Board, its committees and community organizations to develop and explore new ways to promote and market the positive image of downtown.
-Policy Implementation. Insure that BID policy, as established by the Board of Directors, is properly recorded in the minutes. Prepare for Board approval the BID position on public issues.
-Office Management. Responsible for the efficient operation of the BID office. Implement Board policies in the employment of staff including assigning and supervising work and conducting performance evaluations. Supervision of consultants and contractors. Manage BID administrative office, finances and payroll.
-BID Activities. Ensure that the BID membership is kept up to date of all BID activities through “The Buzz” newsletter, electronic social media, press releases and the website. Prepare adequate notice for all BID meetings. (RE: Wisconsin Open Meeting Law).
–Interaction with Community. Effectively analyze and prioritize the various needs and issues facing the community and propose acceptable methods to address current requirements and issues to the Board for approval. Cultivate a professional presence within the BID and its constituents. Remain accessible and visible within the BID; participate in professional and community organizations as a representative of the BID.
–Environment & Design. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and supervising programs to maintain and improve the accessibility, cleanliness, safety, and visual appeal of the district’s streetscapes, parks, and plazas. Monitor city maintenance efforts on behalf of the BID Board. Recommend improvement programs, as needed. Work with business leaders, City, County and State officials to provide a resource of funding sources for business development, facade improvements, public safety and crime prevention.
-Coordination. Serve as an ambassador for the BID to other city organizations such as Downtown Business Association, Business Alliance, area service clubs, and city government for coordination and cooperation on events, public safety and cleanliness, and the promotion and
coordination of downtown planning efforts (police, Fire, DPW, & Community Development Department).
–Other Duties. Perform such other duties as the Board may from time to time direct and regularly communicate to the BID Board activities with respect to all of the above duties.
Please submit resume and references by February 15, 2011 to [email protected] or
802 N. Grand Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186