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🔗Project Associate (Writing/Research)

  • Full Time
  • Washington D.C., DC
  • 55000 USD / Year
  • Job Qualifications:

    Preparation and Knowledge:

    • An educational background in landscape architecture
    • Strong writing and verbal skills
    • The ability to cull information from a variety of texts and sources
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred
    • Skills in managing website content (specifics to be taught on the job)
    • Excellent attention to detail
  • How to Apply:

    A cover letter, resume, and writing sample (e.g., a relatively brief paper or essay about a designed landscape or a landscape architect) are required. Please send application materials as PDF attachments using the subject line “Project Associate – Your Name”, to allan@tclf.org.

  • Contact Name: Allan Greller
  • Application Email: allan@tclf.org
  • Application URL: https://www.tclf.org/project-associate-writingresearch-0

Website The Cultural Landscape Foundation

A non-profit established in 1998, The Cultural Landscape Foundation® (TCLF) connects people to places. TCLF educates and engages the public to make our shared landscape heritage more visible, identify its value, and empower its stewards. TCLF achieves this mission through the ongoing development of its four core programs: What’s Out There®, North America’s largest and most exhaustive database of cultural landscapes; Pioneers of American Landscape Design®, an in-depth multimedia library, inclusive of video oral histories, chronicling the lives of significant landscape architects and educators; Landslide®, an ongoing collection of important landscapes and landscape features that are threatened and at-risk; The Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize®, a biennial global honor that like the Pritzker in architecture includes a $100,000 award.

Working from the foundation’s offices in Washington, D.C., the successful candidate will support TCLF’s various programs, including What’s Out There®, Landslide®, and Pioneers of American Landscape Design®. Specific tasks include writing texts, conducting research, website content management, basic graphic design and photo editing, and some event planning. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and a demonstrated interest in all aspects of the history, theory, and practice of landscape architecture are essential.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Writing historical and biographical essays
  • Researching topics related to landscape history, using printed and online sources
  • Maintaining and managing website content, both textual and graphic
  • Other duties as assigned