Employment

Administrative Opportunities

Retail Market Director

The Downtown Norfolk Council is seeking an individual who can lead a new initiative of Vibrant Spaces, the establishment of a retail incubator. The successful candidate must be an independent thinker and executor. The candidate will be skilled at business planning, project management and demonstrate the ability to work well with all the project’s core stakeholders and downtown constituents.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Finalize the business model
  • Project management to include oversight of the design and construction of the market
  • Management of the tenant selection process
  • Coordination of initial and ongoing marketing efforts
  • Development of fund raising/sponsorship materials as necessary
  • Ongoing retail recruitment
  • Ongoing market management

Reports to: President & CEO
Salary: Commensurate based on experience; competitive benefit package
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
President & CEO
Downtown Norfolk Council
223 E. City Hall Avenue, Suite 212 Norfolk, VA 23510
mmiller@downtownnorfolk.org
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

Position will be open until filled.

Ambassador Opportunities

Flex Team Ambassador

A Flex Team Ambassador is fully trained for both aspects of DNC Operations to allow flexibility of services.  Please note qualifications below and this link for job description.

Ambassador positions need to apply in person between 8:30am - 4:30pm at:

Downtown Norfolk Council
223 East City Hall Ave, Suite 212
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-623-1757

Please note for Ambassador positions:

  • Applicants must complete the application on premises.
  • Partial applications will not be considered.
  • Be sure to bring 5 years of job history and reference information with you.

Clean Team Ambassador qualifications:

  1. Minimum of a high school graduate or GED.
  2. Stable work history.
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills and in good physical condition.
  4. Demonstrated experience with public contact positions.
  5. Willing and able to walk and stand outdoors in extremes of climate for an eight hour shift.
  6. Ability to lift thirty to forty pounds of trash and or equipment.
  7. Willingness to wear specified uniforms and maintain a neat, professional appearance.
  8. Ability to work 5-day workweeks that includes weekends and some holidays.
  9. Ability to work with others and support the Downtown Improvement District in a wide variety of activities. Must be capable of following written and verbal directives.
  10. Minimum age of 21 years.
  11. Valid driver’s license and good driving history required (no more than 4 active points on license).
  12. Successfully pass pre-employment tests, including controlled substance screening, background investigation and reference checks.

Public Service Ambassador qualifications:

  1. Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  2. Related experience in the following fields, including Hospitality, Marketing, Public Relations, Public Safety, Security or combination of experience and education.
  3. Minimum age of 18 years.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills and good physical condition.
  5. Demonstrated experience with public contact positions.
  6. Willing and able to walk and stand outdoors in extremes of climate for an eight hour shift while carrying approximately ten pounds of equipment.
  7. Willingness to wear specified uniform and to maintain a neat, professional appearance.
  8. Ability to work day and evening shifts, weekends and holidays.
  9. Ability to work well with others and support the Downtown Improvement District in a wide variety of activities. Must be capable of following written and verbal directives.
  10. Stable work history.
  11. Valid driver’s license and good driving history.
  12. Successfully pass pre-employment tests, including controlled substance screening, background investigation and reference checks.
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