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Dave Mixer Aims to Make the City a Better Place to Live and Work

Mill Town Capital entered quietly into the Pittsfield scene four years ago—listening, watching, supporting community endeavors, partnering with local leaders, buying properties, identifying outdoor recreational strengths and shortcomings.

WTBR-FM's 'Morning Drive'

PITTSFIELD — The week-daily community talk program of WTBR-FM, “Morning Drive” chats with Tim Burke and Carrie Holland about all the exciting things going on in the community with Milltown

How These 7 New England Ski Areas are Navigating COVID-19

PITTSFIELD — The Berkshires aren’t exactly as renowned as other New England mountains, but Bousquet Ski Area in Pittsfield deserves a second look.

Business Briefs: New owners update Gateways Inn; free support for small businesses; Lazan Law adds partner, offers free RE guides; Greylock promotes McCluskey; BMM team completes Heirs® program

LENOX — Mill Town, which purchased The Gateways Inn in July 2020, has updated the Gilded Age-era “cottage” to accommodate modern travelers’ preferences in both form and function.

'The Gateways chose us': Milltown Capital revamps a landmark Lenox inn

LENOX — After a three-month shutdown for a major interior modernization, the landmark Gateways Inn has reopened under the ownership of Mill Town Capital.

Gateways Inn in Lenox Gets a Design Makeover

LENOX — The Gateways Inn has received a design refresh over the last couple months from its new owners Mill Town Capital.

Is this Pittsfield corridor on the verge of resurgence? Mill Town Capital snaps up more than $3.6M in Tyler Street-area property

PITTSFIELD — A contractor chipped stale paint from the façade above La Fogata Restaurante on a recent afternoon.

An uplifting experience: Bousquet's new triple chairlift debuts

PITTSFIELD — Early on Monday morning, a sound emanated from the southern edge of the city limits — a few beeps and a low, steady groan that brought smiles to the faces of skiers and snowboarders all over Berkshire County.

Private Dalton home now open to public as Mill+Main

DALTON — After investing $850,000 in a property, who wouldn’t want to show it off? The partnership that turned a notable private Dalton address into a public one plans to keep the doors of 444 Main St. open, including at a free Aug. 25 bluegrass concert by the Picky B’s.

Yo-Yo Ma bringing 'Day of Action' to Pittsfield Common

PITTSFIELD — First, it was the Boston Symphony Orchestra coming to the Pittsfield Common. Now, it’s Yo-Yo Ma.

Investment Fund Betting On Pittsfield

Mill Town Capital is an impact investment fund based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Founded by David Mixer in 2016, the firm says it has put millions of dollars of into the Berkshires’ largest community by developing businesses, investing in real estate, and doing philanthropic work.

BSO ready to write a new chapter in its history with Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD — For most of the world, April 15, 1912, is the day the Titanic sank. But in Pittsfield, it’s the day the Boston Symphony Orchestra finally came to town.

Mill Town Capital widens its footprint on North Street

PITTSFIELD — A Pittsfield-based impact investment firm has increased its portfolio of downtown real estate by purchasing another building in North Street’s 400 block.

Strong Towns Founder Brings Community Development Strategies to Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD — Charles Marohn believes that humans are basically wired to highly value the immediate positive while discounting long-term negatives.

Accounts Payable Analyst

Mill Town is a private impact investment company based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the heart of Berkshire County.
Our mission is to expand and improve the quality and quantity of opportunities to live, work, and play in the Berkshires.

 

We work collaboratively to improve Pittsfield and the region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and
empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations. We maintain a community-first mindset in all our efforts, with a
goal of improving our region with a focus on sustainability.

 

Mill Town has a current opening for an Accounts Payable Analyst to join our team supporting a variety of projects and
initiatives.

Overall Responsibilities:

Assist Mill Town’s finance team with the oversight and processing of accounts payable and receivable across Mill Town’s portfolio to ensure compliance with internal controls and accounting policies. Maintains and reconciles accounts payable ledger and prepares management reports. Resolves discrepancies and responds to vendor inquiries.

Job Duties:

  • Oversee external payment processor for multiple operating entities, ensuring proper approval, timely payment, and accurate expense coding
  • Assist in the tracking of capital project expenditures and periodic reporting to management
  • Monitor the activity in the accounting software as it relates to payables and receivables
  • Assist with periodic regulatory filings such as Sales and Use tax filings, Room and Occupancy Tax filings, among others and ensures necessary information is maintained for 1099 reporting
  • Establish and maintain relationships with new and existing vendors and build effective partnerships
  • Provide analytic and value-added insight on a variety of business operations and project support as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a procurement, accounting, or related business role with a demonstrated analytical ability
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and experience with concepts such as accounts payable, prepaids, accruals, capital project tracking and financial analysis

Key Characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently and in areas of ambiguity with little guidance
  • A demonstrated professional integrity
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Great attitude, fun, team player with a desire to make an impact
  • An intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness – comfortable asking questions that lead to better results
  • Not satisfied with status-quo – a creative thinker

Benefits:

  • Compensation and benefits package based on experience and qualifications
To apply, please send your resume to info@milltowncapital.com or attach your resume on the form below:

HR Business Partner

At Mill Town, we are committed to enhancing productivity by promoting employee welfare and inclusion, fostering collaboration and innovation, and driving professional growth and retention. Mill Town is seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to help us achieve our mission. As an influential and integral member of the team, you will be tasked with providing strategic input, insight and advice with respect to employee relations, coaching and development, performance management, conflict management, organizational change and more.

 

The ideal Partner will play an instrumental role in driving people and business initiatives and excel in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment. The Human Resources Business Partner will report directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish strategic partnerships and support business units on employee relations concerns, performance management initiatives and change management. 
  • Advise and consult employees in the resolution of employee relations issues by partnering with employees and leaders, administering policies, and recommending effective, scalable solutions for addressing workplace issues. 
  • Conduct investigations, provide accurate and timely responses to concerns and determine expedient solutions to ensure fairness and legal compliance. 
  • Acts as a subject matter expert to provide strategic coaching to management of all levels on addressing a variety of people issues while effectively mitigating business and company risk. 
  • Lead department specific and organization wide strategic initiatives, soliciting buy in, partnering with cross-functional partners and driving scalable solutions.
  • Partner with operating teams to provide developmental training and coaching on employee relations techniques, corrective action and documentation, and performance management best practices to support continuous professional development and drive manager enablement.
  • Manage offboarding processes and provide regular strategic insights to the business to aid in retention and employee satisfaction. 
  • Analyze data to identify trends, provide insights and make recommendations to stakeholders and cross-functional partners to develop scalable solutions, programs and policies to improve the employee experience.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7+ years of experience in Human Resources strongly preferred
  • Experience with Workday or other HRIS system is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets

Key Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Comfortable adapting to change in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to act with a high degree of integrity, professionalism and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to build productive relationships and partner with employees and leaders at all levels of the organization 
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and take ownership of projects
  • Ability to use independent judgment, problem-solve, be creative and answer questions
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial culture
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Resourceful and results-oriented attitude
  • Great attitude, fun, team player
  • Not satisfied with status-quo – a creative thinker
  • Desire to make an impact

Benefits:

  • Compensation and benefits package based on experience and qualifications

To apply, please send your resume to info@milltowncapital.com or attach your resume on the form below:

Landscaping / Snow Removal

Blueprint Property Group is a Mill Town company. Blueprint provides property management services throughout Berkshire County. 



Mill Town is a community investment group based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshires. We focus on improving our region through impactful business investments, visible real estate projects, and broad community development efforts. Our Mission: To expand and improve the quality of life in the Berkshires. We work collaboratively to improve our community and region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations.

Job Overview:

Blueprint Property Group is seeking an experienced Landscaping / Snow Removal team member to help or property management team. The right candidate will be experienced in all aspects of commercial landscaping. Experience in other phases of construction is a plus. In addition, the right candidate will be punctual, dependable, work well as a team or independently. This is a full-time, year-round position with medical, dental and PTO.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high quality care of all properties managed
  • Assist in upkeep and maintenance on all equipment
  • Mowing, gardening, trimming and cleanups
  • Snow removal
Requirements:
  • At least 1-2 years commercial landscape and snow removal experience
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record
  • Flexible schedule, on-call is required during the winter
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
To apply, please send your resume to rebecca@blueprintproperty.group or attach your resume on the form below: