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Job Title:  Program Coordinator

Organization: Cle Elum Downtown Association

Reports to: Executive Director

Full Time: 36-40 hours / week

Overtime: No

Salary: $22.00/hr


The Cle Elum Downtown Association is a nonprofit organization that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Cle Elum business community.

This position works closely with the Executive Director to support the mission of the Cle Elum Downtown Association through planning and coordinating program events and special projects. This position includes working with local businesses, volunteers, and committees.

As a team member, the Program Coordinator, will be expected to maintain positive public relations with staff, the Board of Directors, business and property owners, and other downtown stakeholders, and the community.  

The mission of CEDA is to connect residents, visitors, and tourists to the downtown, ensuring that our town remains a family-friendly small town, and that our history is celebrated.  CEDA works with local businesses to strengthen and support economic growth in the downtown core. 



  • Work with staff to plan annual events, markets, and special projects
  • Develop coordination plans for the delivery of events and special projects
  • Provide onsite and day-of-delivery of events and special projects
  • Work with committees aligned with events and special projects.
  • Design and promote Downtown events and activities on social media platforms


  • Help to ensure consistent high-quality events and strong attendance
  • Communicate with appropriate committees, businesses, vendors, participants, and staff
  • Secure venues, approve floor plans, and seating arrangements
  • Arrange for necessary permits
  • Manage event volunteers
  • Arrange caterers and alcohol services
  • Other Duties as assigned


  1. Understanding of human and heritage assets
  2. Experience in planning events
  3. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  4. Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Canva
  5. Ability to manage web based / word press website
  6. Experienced Facebook and Instagram
  7. Reliable transportation


2-year degree is preferred with experience in public relations, marketing, special events and community engagement.


The physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those that are typical of this job.  While work will be performed typically during a regular Monday – Friday work week, occasional weekend and evening work will be required.

  • Frequent talking and listening; regular walking, standing, and sitting (sometimes for extended periods of time); hand and finger dexterity to frequently use computer and phones.
  • Occasional reaching, lifting, and carrying using hands and arms.
  • A significant “on the street” presence downtown, meeting with businesses, property owners and other stakeholders.
  • On-site supervision of event set-up, operation, and clean-up.
  • Ability to lift 40lbs.


Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The following materials are required to be considered for an interview:

  • Complete and current resume
  • Letter of application
  • 2 professional and 1 community reference

Please submit all application materials to:   Jordan Peterson, [email protected]