Community Development Director


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Posted on 04/10/2017 by the Town of Bennington  |  Expires 05/19/2017

Help Wanted


The Town of Bennington seeks a qualified individual for the position of Community Development Director. This position reports directly to the Town Manager and is a member of the Town's management team.  The Community Development Director provides oversight of the municipality’s efforts related to the advancement of the Bennington community including media programming and use, marketing, and community public relations. The Director implements community-based initiatives and policies that contribute to the overall advancement of thriving schools, healthy homes, safe neighborhoods, and vibrant streets and economic vitality.


  • a bachelor’s degree in a related field;
  • at least three years of experience in the field of community development, economic development, municipal planning, and/or public relations;
  • a working knowledge of municipal government or government operations;
  • must be highly-motivated with excellent writing and speaking skills;
  • must be team-oriented and fluent in PowerPoint, Excel, and website/social media development and use.

A complete job description is posted on the Town of Bennington’s website,

The Town provides an attractive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send a resume with three character references by Friday, May 19, 2017, to:

Town of Bennington
Office of the Town Manager
PO Box 469
Bennington, VT 05201.