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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Employment Opportunity: Part-Time Village Center Coordinator

Are you someone who has a passion for collaborative marketing and promotion of a local destination for events, dining, shopping and more?

The Village of Grayslake is seeking applicants for a part-time Village Center Coordinator position to work approximately 20 hours per week.  The Village seeks applicants that value a flexible schedule.  The starting wage is $25 +/- per hour.  This is non-benefit position.  The successful applicant will lead in the coordination and communication with various Village Center stakeholders (businesses, event organizers, etc.) regarding the promotion of Village Center events and activities to increase visits to the Village Center.  This position will also research, develop, and implement various marketing and communications initiatives to support and promote the Village Center.

Under the general direction of Management Services, duties primarily include: being the walking, talking Village Center person / information source, fostering and maintaining positive collaborative working relationships with Village Center businesses and stakeholders, continuously communicating about and promoting Village Center events and other happenings, and managing the Village Center promotional program with the goal of increasing visits to the Village Center. 

This position requires an energetic, outgoing, self-motivated and dependable individual who is organized and flexible; provides attention to detail and has the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously.  This position also requires effective communication skills.  Daily interaction with various Village staff, senior management, and department heads will occur on a regular basis. 

Minimum of bachelor’s degree with major coursework in marketing, communications, business management or related fields, is required.  Previous practical experience in small retail management, downtown association marketing / management, or other business management & communications experience a plus. 

Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in the position, a completed job application, and resume immediately to Jennifer Hess at jhess@villageofgrayslake.com.  The position will remain open until filled.  The Village of Grayslake is an equal opportunity employer.

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