About the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District
The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District (“BID”) is a private, non-profit corporation created and maintained by property owners spanning a 34-block area in the heart of Downtown Boston.
Committed to achieving Downtown Boston’s full potential as a premier and vibrant destination, our mission is to significantly improve the experience of all who live, work, visit, go to school, or shop in the Downtown Boston BID by:
- Providing supplemental services to keep the streets and sidewalks clean, upgrade the aesthetic appearance of the district, and make people feel welcomed and safe;
- Promoting and fostering an energetic, thriving, and diverse business climate in the area; and
- Serving as the voice and advocate for the district.
Since its founding in 2011, the BID has been a driving force in creating and maintaining a vibrant and thriving downtown enjoyed by many thousands of office workers, shoppers, students, tourists, and residents.
For more information, visit www.downtownboston.org.
About The Opportunity
The President is the top officer of the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District and has the authority to transact everyday business for the organization within established policy guidelines and under the direction of the Board of Directors. The President is responsible for providing the overall vision and leadership for the organization and developing and maintaining excellent relationships with all stakeholders, including government officials, property owners and developers, business owners, residents, and community leaders. The President serves as the primary spokesperson for the organization, and, in consonance with the BID’s mission and goals, articulates its vision and strategic direction.
The President is ultimately responsible for ensuring that all service provided by the BID meet the expectations of its members. The President is responsible for communicating and demonstrating the progress of the BID to all stakeholders and ensures BID member services are delivered in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. The President reports to the Board of Directors and works closely with the Board, its standing committees, and staff to ensure the mission and vision are clearly defined and followed, the organization remains fiscally sound, and it maintains the highest ethical standards.
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