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Posted: 07/26/2010

Employer
Trust for Architectural Easements

The Trust for Architectural Easements® is one of the largest preservation easement holding organization in the nation. The Trust raises awareness about the need for historic preservation by providing grants to preservation organizations and community groups. And, through education initiatives directed at all ages, fosters greater appreciation for the historic structures that contribute to the beauty of our cities and towns.


Position
Stewardship Manager
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Washington, DC
Details
$35,000-$42,000
 

Position Summary

The individual in this position must demonstrate strong communication and organization skills. S/he maintains hardcopy and softcopy files, prepares correspondence and answers phone inquiries. S/he performs basic administrative functions such as reviewing documentation for completeness, entering data into the online tracking system, and communicating with donors, area managers, operations managers and external contacts. S/he conducts initial reviews of owner requests to alter properties encumbered by easements in accordance with the Secretary of the Interiorís Standards. S/he coordinates the annual monitoring of 800+ properties, primarily along the eastern seaboard north of Washington, which includes scheduling appointments and accommodations. S/he maintains the Trust website, and performs outreach duties that include writing and submitting press releases online and writing and editing Reduce, Reuse, Rehab, a quarterly newsletter. The position will require overnight travel and occasional evening and weekend hours. The individual in this position is a member of a team and reports to the Director of Operations and Stewardship.

Position Accountabilities

1. Performs recurring processes and maintenance of critical, donation information in accordance with Trust policy.

2. Executes current policies and procedures in compliance with existing laws and regulations, and understands and adheres to internal controls.

3. Communicates (by letter, electronically, and orally) timely and effectively with property owners, area managers, and external contacts, as necessary.

4. Executes projects of appropriate complexity within time and/or other constraints.

5. Updates donation files in accordance with Trust policies; understands the documentation included within the file, as well as the relationship among the documents.

6. Identifies issues and/or areas for improvement in work environment and recurring production processes; researches issues to their source and effectively summarizes findings.

7. Understands and effectively uses the easement tracking system.

8. Writes and edits press releases and a quarterly e-newsletter.

9. Maintains the Trustís website using an online content management system.

10. Possesses familiarity with Adobe Design Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop.

Education, Experience and Technical Skills

Masters degree in architectural history or historic preservation or equivalent experience. Two to three years of successful experience in historic preservation work. Communication skills, including oral and written reports that are relevant, meaningful and concise in addition to being grammatically correct and mathematically accurate. Familiarity with preservation easements and the Secretary of the Interiorís Standards. Ability to perform basic computer functions, including data entry and using standard software applications (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, etc.), and understand and execute processes in online tracking software. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Email or mail cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample to Heather Bratland. Please put Stewardship Manager in the subject line of an email submission. No phone calls please.
Heather Bratland
ADDRESS
Trust for Architectural Easements
1906 R Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

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