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Uptown is Hiring:

By Dana Kroll, Uptown Marketing and Communications Specialist

Uptown GR, Inc. Seeks To Add New Role To Its Growing Organization

Grand Rapids, May 1, 2021: Uptown GR, Inc. is adding a new position to its growing organization. This continues its ongoing objective to support its more than 350 local businesses through four main goals: Ensuring the Uptown District ‘Thrives’, ‘Invites’, ‘Organizes’, and ‘Moves’.  

Through the work of its Business Development Committee and in service toward its goal to ‘Thrive’, Uptown GR Inc. has identified a need for coordination in the areas of administration, communication, and marketing services for each of its four constituent business associations: thus, the creation of the Uptown Project Coordinator role. The part-time, contract position will report to Uptown’s Executive Director, Ingrid Miller and will provide much needed organization and support to the favorite Grand Rapids business districts: Eastown, East Hills, East Fulton, and Wealthy Street.

Per Miller: “Uptown Grand Rapids continues to elevate the level of service we provide our constituent groups and seeks a dynamic individual to join our team. It is our intent that this new position help increase communication and assist the business associations in Uptown so they may accomplish projects and programming more effectively. There is a lot of optimism surrounding this position; both for the immediate added capacity as well as the long-term growth potential.”

A full description of the Project Coordinator position may be found here. Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Deadline for submittal is by close of business, Monday May 17, 2021.

Uptown consists of four business districts: Eastown, East Fulton, Wealthy Street, and East Hills. In all climates, Uptown celebrates its mission: to bring together people, partnerships, and possibilities to sustain a strong and vibrant urban district through planning, coordinating, and communicating with and between all sectors of the Uptown community and beyond.

For more information about this and all things Uptown, please contact Ingrid Miller.