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We’re Hiring – Church Street District Associate Director

Position: Associate Director, Church Street District
Position Opening Date: June 14, 2019
Position Closing Date: July 5, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Job Description
Supervised by: Executive Director, Church Street District – an Orlando Main Street

General Summary

The Church Street District (CSD) Associate Director is responsible for assisting the CSD Executive Director in the development, execution, implementation and documentation of activities and special events of Church Street District (CSD), a non-profit organization. The CSD is part of Orlando Main Streets, a Main Street America accredited program. The Associate Director reports directly to the Executive Director and works in a collaborative manner to help meet the goals and expectations of the CSD governing board. The Associate Director will oversee community events and activate relations and job functions directly related to large portions of the district’s proposed boundary expansion.  He or she will work under the CSD Executive Director’s supervision to prepare board meetings, board meeting minutes, special community events, block parties, multi-day and community events downtown through strategic initiatives with special events’ partners that fall directly in line with the Church Street District mission and vision, and act as a direct liaison to the merchants in an effort to grow district membership. The Associate Director will work consistently and enthusiastically to promote historic preservation and community development through various public relations initiatives, marketing projects, stakeholder workshops, job fairs, community education programs to build relationships with business and property owners hosting events, identifying and securing grant funding and sponsorships, performing administrative functions associated with Main Street activities as directed by the CSD Executive Director, and assisting the CSD Executive Director with other projects that benefit the entire Church Street District.

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Florida Main Street Sponsorship Opportunities

Hosted by Church Street District, Orlando Main Streets
July 24 – 26, 2019

Don’t miss the opportunity to highlight your business and expand your market by networking with over 200 Florida Main Street executives. As a conference sponsor, your investment will equip downtown revitalization professionals, boards of directors, municipal staff, and other experts with the necessary tools to take their organization and community to the next level.

Click here for the sponsorship application form.

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The Milk District is excited to introduce their new Executive Director, Zac Alfson

Sunday, November, 04, 2018 (David Lawrence for the Orlando Sentinel)

(Orlando, FL—) The Milk District is pleased to announce and welcome Zac Alfson as the Executive Director of the district. Zac has extensive experience in nonprofit management and community building and will lead The Milk District’s efforts to enhance and preserve the small business community while nurturing the arts, culture, and ongoing development of our creative district. He will begin in this role at the beginning of December.

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Endless Options in Curry Ford West

Orlando Main Streets is proud to officially welcome the addition of Curry Ford West Market Street to our program! To help residents learn more about the district, we’ve enlisted Curry Ford West board members Ben Kuykendall and Val Vazquez to tell Orlando just how much the new district has to offer.

Curry Ford West… We’ve got a lot, from pizza to clocks!

The District with the most…
Pizza joints! Whether you want a neo-neapolitan pie from Bruno’s or classic delivery like Papa John’s or Little Caesars, or maybe a good ole NYC slice at Luigi’s or King’s Pizza…Curry Ford West is where you’ll want to come for your pizza!

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Orlando Main Streets Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

A Letter from Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

This year, we are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Orlando Main Streets – Orlando’s nine neighborhood commercial districts located throughout our city.  These districts play an important role in the overall health of the city’s neighborhoods and drive our region’s economy by providing jobs, goods and services for our residents.

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