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Job Opening: Marketing Director
Madison Chauvin
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Job Opening: Marketing Director

Hammond Downtown Development District

Working Title: DDD Marketing Director

The Hammond Downtown Development District is seeking a part-time professional, outgoing, and organized employee to hold the title of Marketing Director.  Position will fulfill daily duties of DDD including: managing website, social media updates, assisting with event planning and implementation, filing, answering incoming calls and other office duties as assigned. He or she will also handle all basic DDD advertisements including radio, print, billboards, social media, Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is highly perfered but not required. Candidate must have exceptional communication skills, graphic design skills and an ability to multi-task under time constraints. Position is part time up to 30 hours per week with flexible scheduling M-F 9am-5pm.

DDD has high interest in candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Graphic design
  • Writing
  • Marketing
  • Advertising

The Marketing Coordinator / Administrative Assisstant position requires performing daily duties of the organization as well as researching Downtown best practices. Administrative Assistant will work under the direction of the Executive Director, but a large amount of work is not based on guidance from the Executive Director. Candidates must be confident in working independently. 

            Examples of work include:

  • Creating event graphics
  • Creting social media infographics
  • Creating and scheduling all advertisements
  • Updating website and social media
  • Sending press releases, newsletters, and email campaigns
  • Preparing for meetings
  • Create projects independently that will benefit the DDD
  • Updating DDD inventory- (building, business and residential information)
  • Event planning
  • Assist Executive Director in daily tasks
  • Answering phones
  • Communicate with City of Hammond, Downtown business and property owners, visitors, Downtown partners, etc.
  • Assisting in the Hammond Farmers Market

Job Function

Administrative/Support Services



Customer Service

Data Management

Economic/Community Development

Event Planning



Graphic Design

Pay Type: Hourly wage – up to 30 hours per week

Required Availability: Up to 30 hours per week with flexible scheduling M-F 9am-5pm.

Requirements: Must be available Monday-Friday and occasional Saturdays for the Farmers Market. Must have a college degree. Applicants must be able to begin immediately. Familiarization with Downtown Hammond preferred. Knowledge of graphic design and writing preferred.

Deadline for submission: Wednesday, July 31st 11:59pm. To apply send cover letter, resume and references to

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