Winthrop, MA (19,316 pop.), is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, and strong leader with excellent financial acumen as well as strong budgeting, economic development, project management, and communications skills. An understanding of coastal issues and coastal resiliency is a plus. Winthrop is a charming seaside community and has a nine-member Town Council, which serves as the legislative body of the town. It has an FY22 budget of approximately $69 million and an AA rating. Preferred candidates should have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), preferably in public administration or a related field and experience as a city/town manager or assistant city/town manager or equivalent. Candidates should have a proven record of leadership, be proactive and a strategic thinker, engender a positive working environment, and be able to build collaborative relationships. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $205K+/- DOQ.  EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit or contact John Petrin, Senior Associate, Community Paradigm Associates at Send résumé and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, by 3 p.m. EST, January 28, 2022, Subject: Winthrop Town Manager, to: