The Helena Business Improvement District (BID) makes Helena more vibrant and prosperous through advocacy, beautification, and promotion.

We are looking for a full time Program Manager and an Executive Director!

The Program Manager is responsible for the promotion of the BID, downtown businesses, downtown events, and BID programs. This position takes the lead on BID’s outreach efforts, assists with BID grant programs, and supports administrative responsibilities of the BID. The Program Manager is an outward facing position that works alongside business owners, property owners, city officials, and other partner organizations to showcase downtown Helena as a vibrant, welcoming space for visitors and residents alike. Some volunteer coordination is required.

To view the full job description, head here. Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Priority will be given to applications received by July 1st 2024.


The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees, and is the leader of the organization, managing 1 full time program manager and 4 part time seasonal maintenance ambassadors. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization and the implementation of all programs of the BID, including 3 active grant programs, the annual installation of downtown holiday decorations, a seasonal banner program, and a summertime flower basket program. Using the Downtown Master Plan and the Downtown Multi-modal Plan, this position is expected prioritize community projects in a structured and systematic way. The Executive Director works collaboratively with other downtown stakeholders, such as the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce, Visit Helena, local business and building owners, and representatives from the City of Helena, to find solutions that keep downtown Helena a business and visitor friendly location. The Executive Director is expected to have a forward-looking vision for Helena, and the ability to build consensus among diverse groups. This position requires flexibility, creativity, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills. Some advocacy, fundraising, and marketing is expected.

To view the full job description, head here. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to [email protected]. Priority will be given to applications received by July 15th 2024.