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Posted: 06/10/2013

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

Director of East Village and Special Projects
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY

GVSHP seeks a highly-organized, detail-oriented, self-starter to coordinate diverse preservation, education, outreach, research, and advocacy projects.

Duties include:

  • Special research and writing projects on the architecture and cultural history of our neighborhoods and historic sites

  • Event and program planning

  • Producing special reports and studies regarding preservation and development issues

  • Media outreach regarding organizations activities and accomplishments

  • Coordinating East Village preservation efforts, such as:

    • 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

    • Tracking status and condition of buildings in area

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, experience with digital video and video editing, database applications, and document layout programs, and familiarity with GIS, Wordpress, and Sage, are especially helpful.  Familiarity with the East Village a plus.  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 for position includes full medical benefits, vacation, etc.

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

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