Career Opportunity

Downtown Development Director

The Downtown Natchez Alliance (DNA) is accepting applications for a full-time downtown development director to lead and manage its administrative, volunteer, programmatic, fundraising, and downtown revitalization/development efforts to achieve the sustainable economic success of Downtown Natchez.

The development director is responsible for creating, leading, and implementing a strategic work plan based on DNA’s transformation strategies, four program areas, and the city’s Downtown Master Plan in coordination with the DNA Board of Directors.

The development director reports to the DNA Board of Directors; coordinates the work of lead volunteers, consultants, and independent contractors; collaborates with city and county officials and staff as well as other key local organizations; and oversees all staff members.

Applicants must apply at this portal and must upload a cover letter, resume, at least three work-related references, and salary requirements.

The application window is open until Friday, March 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. CST.

Initial interviews will begin the week of Monday, March 25, 2024.

Job Description

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Interested & qualified candidates must apply online at this portal.

About the Downtown Natchez Alliance

The Downtown Natchez Alliance (DNA) is a non-profit entity organized to advance Downtown Natchez as a vibrant commercial and cultural district consistent with the city’s award-winning Downtown Master Plan and the national Main Street Approach, a time-tested framework for community-driven, comprehensive revitalization of historic downtowns.

DNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DNA does not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee, because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, sexual identity, or veteran status. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.


Please fill out the application on this page. Applicants must upload a cover letter, resume, at least three work-related references, and salary requirements.

Resume must include:

• Relevant Skill Set
• Work Experience
• Education

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