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Posted: 06/30/2017

Historic Savannah Foundation

Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) is a stable and successful non-profit preservation organization that saves buildings, places and stories that define Savannah’s past, present and future. As the voice for preservation, planning and good design in Savannah and Chatham County, HSF uses advocacy, educational programs, a revolving fund, and a museum to fulfill its mission. HSF has a staff of eight, a board of 22, and hundreds of members and volunteers who collaborate to achieve goals outlined in its strategic plan.

Preservation & Education Coordinator
Professional Opportunity
Savannah, GA
$35,000 + benefits

The full-time position reports directly to the President & CEO.  The Preservation & Education Coordinator plans and executes HSF programs that fulfill the organization's missionparticularly in the areas of architectural design review, communication to members and constituents via printed and electronic newsletters, overseeing the awards program, managing lectures and workshops, delivering the Hands On History program to local schools, and supervising interns.  The person in this position also provides technical assistance via in-person meetings, phone and e-mail.  He or she delivers written and oral comments/reports to public officials and HSF Board of Trustees. 

Requirements of the ideal candidate has excellent skills in these areas: organization, writing, public speaking, negotiation, and information technology; he or she must be able to meet multiple, overlapping deadlines, and have a strong working knowledge of architecture and preservation policies at the local, state, and national levels. Required education is a graduate degree in a related field. The character of applicants must be professional, polished, energetic, organized, patient, and self-motivated. Desired qualifications include the ability to read architectural plans, work well with public officials and private citizens, and be a loyal teammate when HSF is producing events.  This position requires a commitment to working occasional evenings and weekends.


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How to apply
Send a cover letter, current resume, and writing sample to the e-mail address below or mail to HSF's physical address.
Phone: 9122337787
Fax: 9122337787
321 E. York Street
Savannah, GA 31401

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