The mission of Germantown United Community Development Corporation (“GU”) is to promote and facilitate the revitalization of Germantown and its business corridors through a sustainable, creative, and community-driven approach to economic development.
We are seeking a full-time Commercial Corridor Manager (CCM) to coordinate economic development activities within the Germantown area of Philadelphia. The primary area of focus is the Central Germantown Business District ("Corridor"), anchored by the node of Chelten and Germantown Avenues. Responsibilities include supporting local businesses, attracting new ones, coordinating marketing strategies, and managing façade and street improvement projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in small business operations and real estate development, as well as knowledge of economic development programs and resources. The CCM will work closely with GU's Corridor Management Program team, which includes another Corridor Manager, the Executive Director, and vendors contracted by GU to perform corridor cleaning and other improvement work.