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Posted: 09/26/2016

Maine Preservation

Maine Preservation (MP), founded in 1972, is the statewide historic preservation 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Its mission is: Maine Preservation promotes and preserves historic places, buildings, downtowns and neighborhoods, strengthening the cultural and economic vitality of Maine communities. MP's Field Service Program provides guidance on historic preservation projects statewide. MP's Protect and Sell Program resells significant properties to new owners who agree to rehabilitate them in accordance with a preservation easement. The organization successfully lobbied for the rehabilitation tax credit program in 2008 and 2011, and helps launch projects, and is an equity partner in 5 projects. Maine Preservation also publishes a Most Endangered List and hosts annual Honor Awards. The Executive Director and the Field Service Advisor work in conjunction with this position and each have advanced degrees in historic preservation and 35+ years of experience in real estate, tax credits and historic preservation work.

Real Estate Manager
Professional Opportunity
Yarmouth, ME
Commensurate with experience

The Real Estate Manager of Maine Preservation plans and executes the organizations real estate efforts with the ability, work ethic and positive attitude to meet the ever-changing project demands of a growing, dynamic statewide nonprofit organization. The position reports to the Executive Director.

The Real Estate Manager must be dependable, trustworthy, and entrepreneurial, work effectively as a team member as well as independently, effectively engage prospects and negotiate transactions, and manage and implement detailed work accurately and efficiently. The Real Estate Manager must communicate clearly, juggle multiple priorities, organize material, meet deadlines, take and understand direction and work well with other staff, trustees, volunteers and interns. Experience in real estate and an awareness of historic preservation are essential.

The employee must manage an active, effective Protect & Sell Program that meets program goals; manage the historic tax credit program including securing financing, assessing pro formas and negotiating transactions in historic rehab tax credit partnerships; annually develop a Most Endangered Historic Places list and Honor Awards ceremony, and oversee summer fellows who help on these and work on other projects.


A Bachelors degree is required, and either a graduate degree and/or work experience in historic preservation or a related real estate field. A relationship with or interest in Maine is a must. Competence and aptitude with Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential and a working knowledge of social media and other programs such as Adobe Suite and CAD is very helpful.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Send a cover letter and resume with the Subject line: Real Estate Manager.
Greg Paxton
Phone: 207.847.3577
233 West Main St.
Yarmouth, ME 04096

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