Winchendon, MA (10,300 pop.), is seeking an experienced and collaborative municipal leader with exceptional skills in finance, economic development, and personnel management to serve as its next Town Manager. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, strong overall management skills, and experience in grant acquisition and grant administration. Winchendon is located in north-central Massachusetts and has an FY21 operating budget of $30.8M. Winchendon’s local government is led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, has an open Town Meeting form of government, and an A+ rating. Candidates must be able to analyze data and clearly and concisely present the results. Candidates must be approachable, team-oriented, and have the ability to build strong relationships. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), preferably in public administration or related field. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package, including health and retirement plans, and an annual salary of $135K+/- DOQ. Winchendon is an AA/EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at Send resume and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, by 3 p.m. EST, March 8, Subject: Winchendon Town Manager, to: