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🔗Project Manager, Study Center for Preservation & Collections Care

  • Full Time
  • Haverhill, MA
  • 70,000 USD / Year
  • December 1, 2022
  • Job Summary: Historic New England’s Study Center for Preservation and Collections Care seeks an innovative and engaging Project Manager to serve as our liaison to the Haverhill community.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., historic preservation, public affairs, public relations) and four years of relevant professional work experience; or an Associate’s degree and five years of relevant professional work experience. Non-accredited training with combined experience may be considered in place of degree.
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple and complex tasks and projects.
    • Superior interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills; and the ability to interact professionally, tactfully, and discretely with diverse communities. Spanish language skills desirable.
    • Proven track record engaging individuals and target audiences with diverse cultural programming.
    • Ability to enthusiastically articulate Historic New England’s mission, vision, priorities, and programs.
    • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.
    • Fully competent computer skills, including advanced working knowledge of MS Office suite, internet research, and e-mail management.
    • 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.
  • How to Apply:

    Please send cover letter and resume to

  • Application Email:
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Website Historic New England

Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation. We engage diverse audiences in developing a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England home life by being the national leader in collecting, preserving, and using significant buildings, landscapes, archives, stories, and objects from the past to today. We save and share New England’s past to engage and inform present and future generations.

Classification: Full-time; Exempt; Term-limited 36 months

Location: New England residency required; Partial-remote work possible

Working in partnership with key collaborators, the Project Manager gives voice to the vision behind our initiative to optimize Historic New England’s Haverhill facility as a vibrant community centerpiece for revitalization and discovery.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develops strategic partnerships across cultural, arts, civic, and historic preservation nonprofits and academic institutions in Haverhill and beyond.
  • Shares goals to develop new approaches to interpreting and accessing Historic New England’s collection, enhance neighborhood vitality, encourage preservation of historic resources, and improve community livability.
  • Collaboratively designs and delivers inclusive, innovative public programs and pilot projects, in support of institutional priorities.
  • Serves as Historic New England’s liaison to Haverhill community stakeholders, including local and state government, civic and cultural organizations, businesses, and institutions.
  • Works in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure that Historic New England is developing a coordinated approach and leveraging organizational assets in the most impactful way.
  • Represents Historic New England at community meetings and events, and on Haverhill community preservation advocacy issues, working closely with the team leader for preservation services.
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