Search for new Executive Director

Search for new Executive Director

Uncategorized - June 12, 2015 - 0 Comments - by

Downtown Bend is searching for a new Executive Director.  Chuck Arnold has held this position since 2006, and has accepted a new job.  He will be departing in September, leaving a wonderful legacy.

The search for applicants began on May 22nd, with the cut off date June 8th.  In that time frame we received 68 résumés from all over the country.  A panel of three read through each résumé, and narrowed that down to 9 based on experience in marketing, event planning, & downtown experience along with other qualifications.  Phone interviews were then conducted, bringing the number of candidates to 5.

The top 5 candidates will be interviewed, both live and via skype on Thursday, June 18th.  The interview committee will consist of: 2 board members, 2 business owners, & 2 external organizations.

The new Executive Director will be announced following the hiring and contracts.


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