JOB OPENING: Executive Director – Hardwick Downtown Partnership

The mission of the Hardwick Downtown Partnership (HDP) is to provide leadership to support the economic, social, recreational, and cultural vitality of downtown Hardwick. The HDP is a new organization with a working board of volunteer directors formed in 2023 in coordination with Hardwick’s Downtown Designation. Municipalities that receive designation collaborate with the Vermont Downtown Program which helps to support community revitalization while preserving the historic character and enhance the future of Vermont’s historic downtowns.

Position Summary:
The Executive Director of the Hardwick Downtown Partnership is responsible for helping the HDP Board of Directors to
establish and maintain strong working and collaborative relationships with town government, local businesses, the media, and the public with the aims of ensuring sustainability of Hardwick’s businesses and advancing the mission of
the organization. This part-time position is supervised by the HDP Board President and is evaluated by the HDP Board
of Directors. The Executive Director will be responsible for keeping the quarterly meeting schedule of the Board of
Directors and subsequent committees and events of the organization, reporting regularly about the operation,
finances, and advancement of goals.

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