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Berkshire Landscapes Winter 2022, Photo by Ben Garver

Mill Town percolates energy in community

If you’ve shared a hot plate of empanadas with a friend at La Fogata, or come across spoken word and music at Kellogg Park … if you’re walking up North Street in the sun and stop to look at the warm colors in a photo mural … if you’re listening to Whiskey Treaty Roadshow playing roots music live at Bousquet’s Mountain Day, then you’re encountering Mill Town.

Our Sustainable Investment Model Brings Municipalities Back to Life

Every city has unique revitalization needs and valuable character to protect. A sustainable investment model that blends traditional, impact and philanthropic investment can guide investors and empower them to play critical roles in understanding renewal needs and financing revitalization projects.

Mill Town Capital Aims To Make An Impact In Pittsfield

Real-estate development can be a profitable business. In fact, it’s safe to say that’s the key driver for most players in this sector. For the team at Mill Town Capital, it’s about impact — on more than the bottom line.

BusinessTalk With Mill Town Capital CEO Tim Burke

We are excited to announce that BusinessWest has launched a new podcast series, BusinessTalk. Each episode will feature in-depth interviews and discussions with local industry leaders, providing thoughtful perspectives on the Western Massachuetts economy and the many business ventures that keep it running during these challenging times.

“FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS: From Start-up to Sale” webinar now available to stream

Webinar explores all stages of business financing. BY EDGE STAFF POSTED ON NOVEMBER 20, 2023 On November 15, 2023, The Berkshire Edge recorded a webinar on FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS: From Start-up to Sale. This video is now available for you to watch.  Click on the link below.  

1Berkshire’s Celebrate the Berkshires and Trendsetter Awards Ceremony Returns

Berkshire County, MA  – 9/14/2023  –  After a three-year hiatus 1Berkshire was excited to bring back their signature Celebrate the Berkshires event which was hosted at Berkshire Theater Group’s Colonial Theatre this evening. There were over 200 people present as 1Berkshire honored Mill Town for Putting the Berkshires on the Map and presented the highly coveted 2023 Berkshire Trendsetter Awards.

1Berkshire presents Trendsetter Awards at Celebrate the Berkshire event

PITTSFIELD — 1Berkshire presented its 2023 Trendsetter Awards recently and honored Mill Town for its contributions to the local community at its Celebrate the Berkshires event at The Colonial Theatre.

I’d heard Pittsfield was experiencing a rebirth. So I went and saw for myself.

PITTSFIELD — For nearly all of the late aughts, I had spent every other winter weekend at Nonna’s house in Pittsfield. Nonna was my friend Eric’s maternal grandmother, but I knew her by no other name. If you’d asked me in 2008 how to spend a weekend in Pittsfield, I’d have suggested Friday-night lasagna at Nonna’s, or a warm bowl of Saturday morning tortellini soup before a ski session at Jiminy Peak, a few towns over.

A $3 million state grant will help redevelop Site 9, William Stanley Business Park's largest parcel

PITTSFIELD — The William Stanley Business Park’s largest building lot remains empty, but a new state grant has renewed hopes it will some day have a tenant.The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority, which is responsible for the 52-acre business park’s development…

$10 Million Site 9 Redevelopment Now Fully Funded

PITTSFIELD — Shovels will soon be in the ground of a parcel commonly referred to as a “moonscape” and “scar.” The project will go out to bid in the spring with an expectation of construction beginning over the summer. Substantial completion could be seen in 2024.
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Director of Marketing

Mill Town is a community investment platform 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 make the Berkshires a better place to live, by expanding and improving the quality and quantity of opportunities to live, work, and play in the region. We work collaboratively to improve our community and region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations.

Mill Town is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to join our team as a Director of Marketing. In this role, you will collaborate closely with the CEO, Brand Marketing Manager, operating GM’s, and business-unit marketing teams and agencies. As a key team member, you will play a vital role in executing marketing strategies in line with business objectives. This role will primarily focus on the marketing and revenue growth of our wholly-owned operating businesses, including Bousquet Mountain, Bousquet Sport, Camp Arrow Wood, The Gateways Inn, The Central Inn & Suites, and Blueprint Property Group. Our ideal candidate has an extensive marketing background and work experience managing a variety of engagements and projects end-to-end, including digital marketing, PR, events, and paid advertising.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate marketing strategies, tactics, collateral, and prior campaigns for effectiveness and ROI
  • Create and expand marketing strategies and plans for operating businesses including Bousquet Mountain, Bousquet Sport, Gateways Inn, Camp Arrow Wood, Blueprint Property Group, and The Central Inn & Suites
  • Design, plan, and execute effective marketing campaigns in line with the plan
  • Determine and implement key reporting metrics to measure campaign effectiveness.
  • Build brand awareness and generate innovative ideas to promote brands/products.
  • Create content strategies based on business objectives, category focus, and audience segments across all channels (online/offline/social)
  • Design and coordinate promotional campaigns, PR, and other marketing efforts across print & digital channels
  • Maintain a consistent view of marketing ROI and KPIs
  • Develop a marketing strategy for Mill Town Capital and Mill Town Foundation
  • Manage and review the marketing budget for all entities
  • Keep updated on market trends & competitor strategies
  • Provide oversight, guidance, support, and collaboration to Brand Marketing Manager
  • Support programming creation and marketing at the business unit level

Qualifications:

  • You have a degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • You have prior experience in a similar role.
  • You have deep knowledge of marketing, including brand marketing, PR, content management, digital marketing & performance marketing, and marketing analytics
  • You have excellent written & verbal communication skills and are comfortable dealing with the media.
  • Knowledge of SEO and digital marketing strategies and analytics
  • You are adept at building relationships, liaising with multiple stakeholders, and thrive in matrix environments.
  • You are a strong leader who has built, scaled, and led high-performing marketing teams.
  • You are a strategic thinker & problem solver with the ability to be hands-on.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and leading efforts with minimal direction

Compensation and benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

Candidates can submit resumes to info@milltowncapital.com

Candidates can submit resumes to info@milltowncapital.com