An active forty-three-year-old non-profit historic preservation organization seeks a strong leader and manager. The organization operates an Endangered Historic Properties Program, advocates for, defends, protects and promotes the extensive historic architectural resources of one of Americas most desirable small cities.
The successful candidate will have an unwavering preservation ethic, and background, interest, experience and ability that enables them to perform a wide range of demanding tasks, including fund raising, public advocacy, historic property management, organizational and events management and successful grant writing.
The Executive Director works with a small permanent staff, an active and dedicated board, several committees and volunteers, neighborhood groups, other affinity organizations, the municipalitys managers and a broad public preservation program. The person chosen must be able to work well with individuals and groups.
The Executive Director must be a self-starter who is well organized, sales oriented, creative, able to work alone at times, possess excellent communication skills: written and verbal, must be able to understand, implement and manage budgets, have an understanding of the real estate market, have well-developed skills and full knowledge of all Microsoft office products and Internet social networking tools.
The successful candidate is expected to relocate to Salisbury and become an active member of the community.
Minimum requirements include substantial experience in historic preservation or a related field, a Bachelors Degree or above is preferred.