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WTBR-FM's 'Morning Drive'

5/13/2021

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.
Financial 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 of our efforts, with
a goal of improving our region with a focus on sustainability.

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

Overall Responsibilities:

Assist Mill Town’s finance team with the financial management of business operations and projects across Mill Town’s
portfolio, including analysis and reporting as well as performing key control processes to ensure the accuracy and
completeness of the financial statements and safe guarding of assets.

Responsibilities:

  • Track monthly performance of various entities including revenue, operating expense, cash flow, and payment
    processing and assist in the periodic reporting to management
  • Assist with the management of activity in the accounting software including bookkeeping where applicable
  • Assist with periodic regulatory filings such as Sales and Use tax filings, Room and Occupancy Tax filings, among
    others
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and other financial control processes to ensure the accuracy and
    completeness of the financial statements
  • Provide analytic and value-added insight on a variety of business operations and project support as needed
  • Assist in monthly real estate portfolio reporting preparation and updates

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a finance, accounting, or business role with a demonstrated analytical
    ability
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and experience with concepts such as budget to actual
    reporting 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:

President, Bousquet Enterprises

This position offers a unique opportunity to help craft a vision for the design and performance of a growing set of operating businesses. This position will lead the development and management of key iconic assets in the hospitality and recreation sector. This is an entrepreneurial role with an opportunity to shape the future direction of the businesses.

Job Vision: This role is for an entrepreneurial leader who is comfortable with developing new business models. This position will have operations, P&L, and management responsibility for a portfolio of recreational businesses, including Bousquet Mountain, Bousquet Sport (formerly Berkshire West Athletic Club), The Camp by Bousquet, and various food & beverage operations. In addition, this role (and the extended team developed to support it) will be responsible for launching new and innovative recreation, hospitality, culinary, and product concepts in the Berkshires and beyond. There is ample growth opportunity to pursue new acquisitions and business development, along with the geographic expansion of successful business models.

Job Duties: Oversee the operations of a variety of operating businesses Create and evolve business plans and fi nancial targets for the businesses Support the pursuit and analysis of new businesses and product lines to acquire and operate Develop scalable models to expand to other areas Lead a team of on-site managers and operators. Develop staffi ng plans and lead talent to maximize the potential of the operation. Oversee the operation of Bousquet Mountain Ski Area, Bousquet Sport, and The Camp by Bousquet Lead the business plan development of a new base area to include year-round operations Create fi nancial and operational targets, and produce reporting packages measuring results. Develop staffi ng plan for the year-round success of the business, and oversee leadership team and functional expertise Balance providing a detailed knowledge of the operational performance while delegating the day-to-day operating aspects of the business Oversee the operation of food & beverage operations Oversee promotional strategy and drive effective marketing and social media synergies across properties Work with the Design Director to establish innovative design concepts that are recognized broadly Provide data driven performance assessment and analysis across all projects and businesses Help to identify and have management responsibility for new businesses, products, and services Develop expansion plans for successful business models Work closely with the Mill Town functional team (Management, Finance, Property Mgmt., Construction, Design) to leverage internal skill sets to support business development Develop a strategic plan to include staffi ng needs, branding, technology, and opportunities to derive revenue generation through 3rd party management Test concepts through pop-ups or other quick market validation techniques.

Qualifications: An entrepreneurial background with demonstrated success in assessing business models and developing sustainable plans 10-15 years’ experience in recreational operations, hospitality management, food and beverage operations, or other applicable consumer-facing equivalent Extensive P&L management experience, with expertise identifying business drivers and reporting on KPI’s Management experience overseeing large, diverse teams across functions and / or businesses Understanding of business model drivers and key metrics of hospitality operations Bachelor’s Degree MBA or equivalent work experience Key Characteristics: Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent verbal and written communication skills Entrepreneurial mindset while being data-driven Self-starter with an ability to work independently in areas of ambiguity Demonstrated professional integrity Great attitude, fun, team player Not satisfi ed with status-quo – a creative thinker Desire to make an impact.