Chestnut Hill Business District

Retail Recruiter

Are you passionate about Chestnut Hill and interested in shaping the future of retail on its commercial corridor?  The Chestnut Hill Business District is seeking a new professional to lead its successful retail recruitment program.

Position Summary:  The Retail Recruiter is responsible for attracting new commercial tenants to the Chestnut Hill Business District through proactive retail recruitment and promoting the success of businesses through membership retention activities.

Hours/Classification: Part-time

Reports to:  Executive Director

Staff Management Responsibilities: None

Job Duties:

  • Business Improvement District (approximately 65% of time)
    • Proactively identify potential tenants for available commercial properties in the Chestnut Hill Business District through research, prospecting visits to other business districts, and professional contacts.
    • In partnership with the Executive Director, develop and execute a Retail Recruitment Plan which identifies and prioritizes recruitment goals.
    • Serve as the point of contact between building owners, real estate representatives, and prospective tenants
    • Maintain a property database and tenant prospect list, working with local landlords and real estate professionals to stay abreast of available properties.
    • Highlight the advantages of a Chestnut Hill location and the characteristics of specific locations on the commercial corridor.
    • Assist in the production of retail recruitment marketing material for Chestnut Hill
    • Work with prospective retailers from initial contact through commitment
    • Proactively disseminate urban design guidelines from the Joint CHBD/CHCA Streetscape Committee to new and existing merchants in order to preserve Chestnut Hill’s design aesthetic and promote compliance with review processes.
  • Business Association (approximately 35% of time)
    • Recruit new businesses to join the CHBA. Serve as the initial point of contact for promoting CHBA Membership to new businesses, handing off members to other staff upon initiation.
    • Introduce new business owners/managers to neighboring merchants and provide information on opportunities to engage with the CHBA
    • Promote CHBA member retention though periodic visits and communication with members, and assisting staff in responding to member concerns and questions
    • Assist in connecting new business owners and property owners to applicable funding sources, such as The Merchant Fund, the city’s Storefront Improvement Program, and the Business Security Camera Program.
    • Facilitate the CHBA’s Retail Committee to promote networking, collaboration, and development of new ideas among retail businesses.

 Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in real estate, retail recruitment and management, leasing, or related fields
  • Experience in one or more of: real estate, retail recruitment and management, leasing, sales, small business ownership/management, public relations, design, and related disciplines
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships, build support among stakeholders, listen, and provide assistance
  • Coalition-building skills, including the ability to motivate, negotiate, and persuade stakeholders into a course of action
  • Proficiency in use of computers and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Existing relevant professional networks in the region are a plus
  • Must be able to travel regionally for retail recruitment and able to conduct property showings in Chestnut Hill


  • Outgoing, personable, professional, diplomatic
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic, and a tenacious, positive attitude
  • Able to work independently outside of a traditional office environment and outside of traditional business hours
  • Ability to quickly respond to opportunities and adapt to changes in real estate leasing plans
  • Creativity, innovation, problem solving, negotiation

Applicants should submit resumes and cover letters to Philip Dawson, Executive Director, at

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  • Fine Art/Art History background
  • Excellent computer, communication and organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor and excellent work habits
  • Experience/interest in working with public – custom framing retail experience a plus!
  • Energetic and Self-motivated


Responsibilities/Job Description


Office/Retail Work

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  • Assist customers in purchasing art and framing pickups
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Art Related and Exhibits

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  • Assist owner with exhibit hangings
  • Work with owner to create exhibit postcards
  • Familiarize self with Gallery artists
  • Attend exhibits (roughly once a month) – assist with food prep and set up, clean up, wine pouring and talking with customers
  • Create wall tags for all pieces in Gallery exhibits
  • Work with artists to get digital photos and biographical information for exhibits

Communications and Database/Web Updating

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  • Mail and email Press Releases approximately 3 weeks before exhibit
  • Keep website, Facebook and Instagram accounts updated with current exhibits/artists
  • Label and post cards for artist’s reception (approximately two to three weeks before exhibit)
  • Excel mailing list updating
  • Constant Contact – create and schedule emails, newsletters and ads


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  • Maintain Artists Bio/Photo book for public viewing (without artist contracts)
  • Create system for categorizing artwork and Gallery location