85,000 to 95,000, negotiable, with competitive benefits USD / Year
March 1, 2024
Job Summary: Executive Director of local preservation education and advocacy non-profit. See https://visitahc.org/jobs-opportunities
Desired attributes, skills, and experience include:
– Commitment to and passion for preservation of both architecturally significant and culturally important historic buildings and places;
– Financial management, budgeting and forecasting;
– Proven ability in donor relations, fundraising, and grant management;
– Proven ability to work with a small staff and community/member volunteers;
– Effective engagement in advocacy including public speaking and relationship building;
– Familiarity with Portland and Oregon context and issues relating to historic landmarks, districts, preservation, and related land use, and;
– Post-graduate degree in, equivalent experience/education in, or demonstrated commitment to, historic preservation or preservation-related public policy, advocacy and publicity, urban planning, community organization, non-profit management, exhibit management, or other related areas.
How to Apply:
For consideration, please send credentials, including resume, references and compensation expectations addressed to BMF Selection Committee, at the Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214 or by e-mail to email@example.com by March 1, 2024.
Job benefits: Health
Physical Demands / Work Environment: Small office, option to work from home at times. Requires sitting, standing, walking, speaking, hearing. Extensive computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse use. Occasionally lift 25 lb.
Contact Name: Peggy Moretti
Application Address: Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Architectural Heritage Center (AHC) is in Portland, OR and owned and operated by the Bosco-Milligan Foundation, a 501c3 organization. Our goal is to empower people to discover and preserve Portland’s historic and culturally significant places. We envision that, through our programs and advocacy, people across the Portland Metro Area will embrace preservation and reuse as a key component in creating equitable, livable, and sustainable communities.
Our work includes:
• Exhibits on our city’s architecture and history.
• Walking tours of our city’s historic neighborhoods.
• Telling the full story of our city’s built history.
• Talks and workshops on Portland history, architecture, and appropriate restoration.
• Advocacy with local and state leaders.
• Tools and a Resource Guide for saving historic places.
• Maps to explore Portland’s architecture and history.
AHC operates an educational center, exhibition gallery, archives, and offices in a restored historic building.
The Executive Director will lead and manage all BMF/AHC functions, including historic preservation policy advocacy campaigns, fundraising, donor and grantor relations, educational and community building programs and events, technical preservation assistance, and conservation and exhibition of BMF’s collections and the AHC building. The Executive Director will be an active public speaker.
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