Opportunity Going Forward
The President will have the opportunity to lead a well-established, highly respected, and nationally prominent state-wide preservation nonprofit committed to helping Vermont communities save and use historic places while promoting community building, economic development, and the revitalization of downtowns and village centers, ultimately with the goal of preserving the essential character of Vermont. Utilizing PTVs creative and flexible approach to preservation, high priorities for the President include:
· Managing effectively and efficiently the ongoing operations of a mission-driven, nonprofit with a $1.8 annual operating budget.
· Directing and empowering a team of highly skilled, experienced, and field-based preservation professionals, while also creating and implementing essential systems and processes to streamline their work and improve institution-wide efficiency.
· Building on the successful efforts to date by PTVs Interim President, continuing to transition long-held relationships from PTVs founding President and building new relationships with state-wide and local community leaders as well as funders to ensure PTV remains the foremost preservation organization in Vermont.
· Networking throughout Vermont to forge trusted partnerships and discovering and encouraging preservation and community revitalization projects for which PTV can provide support and guidance.
· Presenting to all constituencies as the articulate and passionate public spokesperson for PTV to raise awareness of and support for preservation as well as community revitalization and economic development.
· Sustaining PTVs robust fundraising program, while transitioning the program from one solely led by the former President to one that leverages the network, input, and participation of board members, other staff, and supporters.
· Improving and utilizing technology and digital media to create greater awareness of PTV.
· Determining how PTV should respond to the COVID pandemic and its impact on PTVs programs and earned income.
· Working collaboratively with the Board of Directors to determine and implement a strategy to stabilize PTVs ownership of the Marble Museum.
· Expanding the diversity of the Board of Directors.
Desired Credentials/Profile of the Ideal Candidate
· A minimum of five years of senior leadership, or equivalent experience
· Knowledge of, passion for and commitment to historic preservation, the built environment, community building and economic development