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Job Purpose

The Nashville Downtown Partnership’s Communications & Event Coordinator is a member of the Strategic Development & Communications team, directly supporting the VP of Strategic Development and the Communications & Marketing Manager and collaborating with other departments on a variety of organizational initiatives.

The Communications & Event Coordinator effectively deploys communications to various stakeholders through a variety of mediums. He/She supports communications strategy, executes digital communications and other projects to meet the goals of the organization with a focus on: destination marketing, promoting downtown spaces as clean, safe, active and attrractive, and reaching/engaging downtown’s diverse stakeholder groups.

The Coordinator is also a key member of various teams that manage and produce stakeholder engagement events. This support role is a key project coordinator for events/programs such as the Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon, Annual Open House, Emerging Leaders Network, Annual Downtown Home Tour and Downtown Employee Appreciation Week.




  • Maintain’s event calendar
  • Assist with other website content maintenance as needed
  • Support the production process of various reports, including the Annual Report, quarterly market conditions report, and residential report
  • Coordinate the bi-annual Downtown Guidebook publication process
  • Support advertising campaigns as needed


  • Plan, write and execute the weekly e-newsletter, Downtown Details
  • Assist Marketing & Communications Manager with social media strategy/execution as needed:
  • Utilize social media management tool (Sprout) for scheduling across 10 social media accounts
  • Foster voice development for each social platform/audience
  • Generate relevant content that resonates with and attracts a variety of audiences including downtown residents, businesses, employees, and local visitors
  • Assist with writing, designing, and executing various stakeholder communications via e-marketing platform (Emma)


  • Assist various staff members with administrative event planning tasks for stakeholder engagement events
  • Regularly attend NDP events to capture photos and videos for digital content development

Vendor Relations & General

  • Assist Marketing & Communications Manager as needed to coordinate projects involving agencies/vendor partners to meet goals
  • Champion the importance of brand integrity across the organization
  • Be an active, enthusiastic, and engaged citizen of downtown


Minimum Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in marketing and/or communications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in marketing/communications; skills and experiences may substitute if appropriate 
  • Excellent writing skills; ability to adapt voice/message to various audience groups



  • Demonstrated experience with social media content creation
  • Familiarity with design software such as Canva, Adobe Illustrator
  • Strong computer skills; competency in Microsoft Office Suite, PC and MAC is preferred
  • Possess creativity, storytelling abilities, and audience engagement acumen
  • Collaborative and creative approach to projects



  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Highly developed organizational and planning skills


Work Content

Physical Demands

Physical requirements will vary depending upon the specific duties to be accomplished.

Hours & Location

This full-time position requires regular in-office business hours as well as occasional nights/weekends for special events. This position is considered on-site with 80% in office and 20% remote.


Salary range $46,000-$50,000 commensurate with experience.

The NDP compensation includes free employee parking, health insurance, HSA, 401(k) plan, life insurance, and short and long-term disability.


Send requested materials to Paula Person at indicate “Communications & Event Coordinator Application” in the subject line.

Required Materials:

1. Resume or CV (max 1 page)

2. Cover Letter (max 1 page, include names of any non-personal social media accounts you’ve been responsible for)

3. Writing sample (brief example from professional or educational experience that demonstrates writing ability, grammar skills, and reflects overall writing style)

No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you are a student interested in internship opportunities please email Brittany Hansen at