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🔗Senior Preservation Services Manager

  • Full Time
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • 60000 (annually) USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Preservation Services
  • Job Summary: Responsible for preservation outreach and community engagement programs throughout the region. Goal-driven and innovative, cultivates a robust and growing network of external preservation stakeholders.
  • Job Qualifications:
    • New England residency required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Historic Preservation or a closely related field (e.g. architecture, urban planning, public history) and six years of relevant professional work experience; or an associate’s degree and eight years of relevant professional work experience; Equivalent relevant professional training may be considered in place of education.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of New England architectural history and the application of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
    • Demonstrated experience planning and executing public programs or events.
    • Exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work closely with donors, professional colleagues, and the general public.
    • Ability to operate effectively in a team environment, where communication within and among a regionally dispersed team is essential to success.
    • Fully competent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office programs.
    • A valid driver’s license and means of transportation.
    • Verification of full COVID-19 vaccination status or exemption approved by Historic New England prior to the start date of employment
    • Commitment to the values of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion

    Additional Preferred Qualifications

    Experience in project management and an advanced degree and network in historic preservation are preferable.

  • How to Apply:

    Please send cover letter and resume to

  • Job benefits: Variety of benefits are summarized at
  • Application URL:

Website Historic New England

Why Historic New England? At Historic New England, we celebrate the region’s diverse stories and rich cultural heritage. As we work externally reexamining our shared past to build a better future, internally we place focus on cultivating a powerful, inclusive, and diverse team experience. We are a team that prioritizes taking the time to celebrate our successes — both big and small — as we grow together and learn from one another.

The Senior Preservation Services Manager is responsible for the following primary functions and other duties as assigned:

  • Delivers creative, goal-driven live and virtual public programs that advance strategic priorities and expand Historic New England’s network and impact throughout the region and beyond.
  • Manages program development for the Historic New England Summit and related outreach work including researching, evaluating, and refining themes and topics, and developing novel and creative formats for content delivery. Acts as a key point of contact in recruiting high-level professional speakers from initial invitation through to confirmation and participation at programs.
  • Drives content development including managing project team materials and work plans, and communicating with program stakeholders to ensure effective, efficient coordination between content development and other aspects of program production. Assesses the effectiveness of programs to refine strategy for future convenings.
  • Manages engagement with members and community stakeholders including researching and responding to public and internal preservation inquiries related to architectural history, building maintenance, and historic preservation advocacy issues.
  • Manages assigned properties in Historic New England’s Preservation Easement Program including completing site visits, reviewing requests for approval of repairs and alterations to easement properties, and monitoring insurance requirements.

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