Broad & Olney
The North 5th Street Revitalization Project (N5SRP) is seeking an outgoing, organized, and community-minded individual to join its passionate team. The Corridor Manager will gain hands-on experience in commercial corridor revitalization work in one of Philadelphia’s growing and exciting commercial districts. The Corridor Manager will also receive training, networking opportunities, and professional development.
This is a full-time position, funded primarily through the Commerce Department. The Corridor Manager works in concert with the Director to implement the 9th district corridor and community goals.
N5SRP will draw from the principles and practices of the Main Street Four-Point Approach™ as well as contract guidelines of the Commerce Department’s Targeted Corridor Management Program to foster the goals of the neighborhood and commercial corridor revitalization, growth and vitality of the Broad & Olney business district, as well as the surrounding community.
Specific duties for the Corridor Manager:
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: business administration, nonprofit management, economic development, marketing, urban design, journalism, city planning, historic preservation, and event planning, communications, and community development. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any of the above or related fields is preferred. Volunteer/intern work experience will be considered instead of paid work experience.
Skills and experience required for this position include:
The following skills and experience are especially desirable:
The position entails working 40 hours per week. The hours will be irregular because of night meetings and weekend events.
The position will be compensated $35,000 – $41,000 per annum and no overtime compensation. The position will receive 10 days (80 hours) paid vacation; 5 days (40 hours) paid sick leave; and all federal holidays off.
N5SRP enhances the quality of life for the merchants and residents in and around Olney’s North 5th Street commercial district by 1) improving and maintaining the streetscape; 2) increasing public safety; 3) supporting existing small businesses and attracting new, viable economic uses; and 4) fostering community connectedness. For a better sense of N5SRP’s activities and approach to community and economic development, visit facebook.com/northfifth or ShopNorth5th.com
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