TNP Program Director

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Salary Range: $42,000- $45,000

Full-Time Position (40 Hour work week)

Nature of Work: 

Plans, develops, promotes, coordinates, implements, and evaluates all civic engagement programming for The Newark Partnership (TNP). This includes, but is not limited to, staffing the Civic Engagement Committee, planning and facilitating the Knowing Newark event series, and coordinating community based projects like the Free Little Libraries stewards and city-wide Awards programs. 

In addition, the Program Director is also responsible for TNP’s social media, advertising, and website. In conjunction with the Executive Director, the Program Director is also a public representative of TNP through community events and public relations. From time to time, the Program Director may assist with other TNP committees with their programs and activities

This is a flexible schedule position. While the Program Director is required to work 40 hours per week, those hours may include evenings and weekends, so hours may be flexed to accommodate that schedule. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, a Program Director is responsible for following: 

Programmatic Duties: 

  • Serve as an ex-officio member of the Civic Engagement committee. 
  • Ensure ongoing program excellence and detailed program evaluation. 
  • Actively engage and energize Board Members, volunteers, and the community through TNP activities and  programs. 
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the TNP Board of Directors. 

Marketing and Communications:

  • Social Media management (Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook)
  • Draft and manage weekly e-newsletter content
  • Design monthly ads for social media and APG media
  • Develop and write monthly TNP Corner article and Nonprofit Spotlights in the Newark Post
  • Manage and update TNP website

Public Relations: 

  • Solicit feedback and membership from local businesses and nonprofits. 
  • Collaborate with diverse groups of people in and around Newark, DE to ensure prosperity for community partners and TNP members.
  • Attends, visits, prepares, and presents presentations at various community organizations to educate them about The Newark Partnership. This includes, but is not limited to, Newark Community Day, Nonprofit Fairs, and Newark parades. 
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with city, county, and state agencies to maintain consistent communication.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

TNP Program Director shall have the following knowledge, skills and abilities: 

  • Ability to successfully multitask, handling a variety of activities occurring at the same time.
  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in collaboration with  diverse groups of people.
  • Experience communicating as a leader in formal and informal settings. 
  • Experience with event development and coordination. 
  • Ability to analyze problems and identify appropriate solutions. 
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft computer programs, as well as maintain online databases and informational files.

Minimum Qualifications: 

At a minimum, a TNP Program Director shall have the following: 

  • Associates Degree from an accredited college. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred. 
  • Ability to work effectively with and lead others in a diverse community setting. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Valid State driver’s license. 

Desirable Qualifications 

  • Familiarity and experience with the Newark, Delaware community. 

Disclaimer: The above job description is intended to portray the general nature and level of work to be performed by a TNP Program Director. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the Director’s responsibilities, duties and  skills. Moreover, a Program Director from time to time may be required to perform duties not listed as necessary and as directed by the Executive Director.