The Associate Director will report to the Board of Directors, with duties to include:
§ Office management of day-to-day operations - Respond to requests for information, liaison with bookkeeper, maintain archives and record files, provide Board support
§ Fundraising and development - Provide leadership to build organizational capacity. Oversee membership database, mailings, fundraising appeals, grant sourcing and writing, donor cultivation, and coordination of special events
§ Public relations and publicity Represent Historic Hudson in community and professional forums and programs; build awareness of the organization on a local and national level; write press releases, feature articles, and propose papers for professional forums
§ Program development Assist with mission-based planning and implementation of exhibitions, lecture programs, annual house tour, and collaborative events for state-wide and city-wide cultural and tourism programs
§ Project management Assist in management of restoration of the Dr. Oliver Bronson House, including liaison with historic preservation and historic landscape architects, archeologists, contractors, and State Historic Preservation Office personnel
§ Strategic planning Work with Board to set budgets and goals, and develop collaborative relationships with organizations invested in furthering the mission of Historic Hudson to achieve measurable outcomes.
§ Bachelor's degree in related field, with advanced degree or background in historic preservation preferred.
§ Well organized, conceptual and analytical thinker, able to work independently.
§ Excellent oral and written communication skills with polished public speaking and proven technical grant writing capabilities.
§ Advanced capability in Microsoft Office, file transfer, and social media. Graphic capability a plus.
§ Demonstrated skill in seeking innovative opportunities to expand organizational reach.