Marketing & Communications Manager

The Marketing & Communications Manager oversees the organization’s communications plan and is responsible for clearly articulating Downtown Inc’s mission, vision, and accomplishments to a variety of audiences. The Manager oversees key communications initiatives, such as the publication of Downtown York magazine,, and the organization’s social media presence. The Manager is responsible for working with the downtown business community to identify cooperative marketing opportunities. The Manager will be a key point of contact for Downtown Inc’s portion of the “Branding York” initiative, a process intended to support significant investments in marketing for Downtown York in future years.

The ideal candidate will be a multi-tasker who takes pride in managing the details of daily tasks but can also think strategically about the future. The Manager creates opportunities for the CEO to serve as spokesperson for the organization, but isn’t afraid to fill in as necessary, whether on camera or in front of a group. The ideal candidate will use their skills as a story teller and brand manager to bolster the organization’s fundraising and partnership-building activities. They will also be open to growing professionally as Downtown Inc continues to expand its capacity to market Downtown York.

Depending on the candidate’s qualifications, they may also oversee the work of a full-time Marketing & Events Coordinator.


Internship Opportunities

Downtown Inc accepts interns for the Fall and Spring semesters, as well as summer breaks.

development intern - summer 2017

Downtown Inc is seeking a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, administrative, marketing and general support to Downtown Inc development team. In return, Downtown Inc will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in database management and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, Downtown development, and the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization.

The Development Intern will report to the Chief Marketing and Development Officer and will maintain donor records, acknowledge donations, and prepare correspondence regarding the organization and its programs.

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and one page writing sample by email to (please put “Development Intern” in the subject line). The position is available for immediate hire. Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible. No phone calls, please.

Business Development/Marketing Intern

Position Objective: To provide support to the Downtown Inc Small Business Liaison.
Examples of projects include, but are not limited to: maintenance of the downtown businesses directory, social media promotion of downtown retailers and restaurants, ribbon cutting press releases, communication of events and initiatives with merchants, and assistance with planning and coordination of workshops for merchants.

public relations/marketing intern

Position Objective: To effectively and properly communicate Downtown Inc initiatives. Examples of projects include, but are not limited to: press releases, e-newsletters, social media outreach and printed pieces for the organization.

Interested? Send resume and cover letter to