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Posted: 02/02/2011

Greenwich Village Society For Historic Preservation

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation was founded in 1980 to preserve the architectural heritage and cultural history of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo. GVSHP is a leader in protecting the sense of place and human scale that define the Village’s unique community.

East Village Preservation Project Director
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
Open Until
Until Filled

GVSHP seeks a leader for its East Village Preservation Project; a highly-organized, detail-oriented, energetic self-starter with strong problem-solving skills to coordinate preservation, education, outreach, and advocacy efforts in the East Village.

Duties include:

  • Outreach to community groups and leaders, government officials, preservation organizations and other interest groups regarding East Village preservation and education efforts
  • Formulating and executing events to engage the public in East Village preservation effort
  • Helping to coordinate on-line, web-based, and social media outreach to assist with East Village preservation effort
  • Helping to generate media interest in East Village preservation effort and issues
  • Applicant should have at least a BA, experience with community outreach around preservation and/or planning issues (preferably in New York City), experience with designing and executing events and web-based educational materials, and a strong interest in the educational, research, programming, preservation, and advocacy work of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. Strong writing and computer skills are a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver or other web design programs, familiarity with GIS, Wordpress, and Sage, and experience with digital video, database applications, and document layout programs are especially helpful. Strong organizational skills and a proven track record of managing and completing projects in a fast-paced work environment are a must. Ability to juggle multiple tasks and maintain flexibility is key. 40+ hrs./week, with occasional weekend and evening work. Compensation package includes full medical benefits, vacation, etc.

    How to apply
    Send resume and cover letter to GVSHP, 232 East 11th Street, NY NY 10003. E-mailed and faxed resumes will NOT be accepted.

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