The search for a new executive director for the Downtown Organization of Santa Barbara, Inc. (DSB) is in full swing, DSB has announced. The executive director will be responsible for the overall operations and financial management of the organization.

For those applying for the postion, DSB said is important the application package show all relevant education, training, experience, knowledge, abilities and skills the applicant has that qualify him/her for the job.

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Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications, a resume of past employment history including salary history, and at least three professional references to:

Application deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. Point of contact for further information is Mike Jordan, chair, DO-ED search committee at or 805-881-3314.

Downtown Santa Barbara is a membership-driven, nonprofit organization whose goal is to maintain and enhance the business and cultural activity in the downtown area. Helping keep downtown Santa Barbara clean, attractive, safe and vibrant goes toward supporting this goal.

Presently, there are more than 1,400 members who benefit from this ongoing commitment to excellence.

Some programs and events sponsored by Downtown Santa Barbara are: Downtown Holiday Parade, Downtown Art & Wine Tour, State Street Flag Program, 1st Thursday and 1st Thursday: After Hours, Shop Spree SB, Downtown Safe Trick-or-Treat and Film Feast.

— Kate Schwab for Downtown Santa Barbara.