Employment Opportunities



The Manayunk Development Corporation (MDC) formed in 1992 as a nonprofit corporation with both a primary business development mission and a cooperating community development mission. As a business development organization, MDC takes primary responsibility for the management, promotion, and positive development of the Manayunk’s business district. As a community development corporation (CDC), MDC cooperates with other civic and community organizations in the Manayunk area to plan and implement community programming and physical improvement projects of interest to both businesses and residents in Manayunk.


The Marketing Coordinator is primarily responsible for designing all marketing materials to stay within the Manayunk brand, planning and executing the annual social media calendar, and assisting in the planning and execution of all Manayunk events. We seek to find a candidate with a friendly and collaborative attitude who has the capability to communicate effectively with coworkers, merchants, and sponsors.

This person will have the flexibility to respond proactively to constructive criticism, the insight to create organized materials, problem solve, and deliver a high-quality print or digital product.

Brand Management: The ideal candidate should have a passion for design, a flexible work style, and a diverse portfolio of work. Responsibilities include:

  • Visual concepting, executing brand standards, developing brand assets, roll out and execution
  • Design and production for a wide variety of traditional print and digital projects including promotional materials, signage, and social media campaigns
  • Management of multiple projects with a variety of goals and timelines from concept through production, and delivery
  • Manage day-to-day requests, edits and changes, and the ability to self-manage projects to track progress and scope
  • Art direct photo shoots for Manayunk Magazine
  • Extensive copy editing, copy writing, proofreading collateral for proper branding and house style, and ensuring quality and consistency across all communications
  • Ensure all Manayunk communications tactics and marketing materials are compelling, timely, and consistent, and in accordance with the organization’s mission and core values, as well as established brand protocols and style guides
  • Manage all social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Create social media schedules and campaigns for each event and promotion and keep them up to date with relevant information. Manage ongoing social media campaigns and organize sponsored social media posts
  • Manage email marketing program, including list management and segmentation, calendar management, and staying on top of best practices and trends in email
  • Write minimum of one article for each issue of the Manayunk Magazine
  • Manage our intern program and act as main contact and advisor for two marketing interns per semester by assigning their tasks and responsibilities

Marketing: The ideal candidate should have an understanding of who the Manayunk demographic and audience is in order to effecting communicate our mission, programs, events, and more.

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Events


  • 2+ years of experience in marketing, graphic design, or advertising
  • Must have the ability to work nights and weekends when required
  • Must be an expert in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Must have extensive knowledge of all social media trends and analytics
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter who works well in collaborative settings
  • Must be a highly creative individual who is able to work in a creative team environment
  • Must have an outgoing personality and be able to interact with business owners and event vendors
  • Great attention to detail and organization skills a must
  • The candidate must have proven experience in the fields listed above to be considered

Compensation: This full-time opportunity offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send resume and samples of graphic design work and social media posts to Megan Douress at . PLEASE NOTE: This is not an entry-level position. Please only apply if you have multiple years of relevant experience in the field. We are looking to fill this position immediately.


Internships are offered at the Manayunk Development Corporation throughout the year during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. We are a small office looking for self-starters and motivated team players to help us with public relations, marketing, social media and event planning for the Manayunk brand. Intern’s duties would include but are not limited to:

Social Media

  • Frequently post updates on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages
  • Upload photos from recent Manayunk events to keep our pages fresh


  • Work with the Director of Marketing & Events and Marketing Coordinator to push Manayunk events to the public
Public Relations

  • Keep tabs on Manayunk's news coverage by tracking clips through Google Alerts
  • Submit events to all Philadelphia media calendar
Event Planning
  • Help with all aspects of event planning for several of Manayunk's signature events, including Harvest Fest (fall), StrEAT Food Festival (spring), and Manayunk Arts Festival (summer)


  • Build relationships with Manayunk business owners and community leaders
  • Be knowledgeable about Manayunk's attractions and key highlights to inform visitors of our events and our office

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Organization skills
  • Creativity
  • Ability to mutli-task
  • Strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of social media trends
  • Event planning experience

We accept applications for interns throughout the year. If interested, please send your resume and a short letter to .

Deadlines are as follows:

  • Summer Interns: March 1st
  • Fall Interns: July 1st
  • Spring Interns: November 1st