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 historic preservation organization. The position reports to the Executive Director.
The Real Estate Manager must administer an active, effective Protect & Sell Program, negotiating, marketing, selling and closing historic properties transactions; 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, and oversee summer fellows who help on these and on other projects.
The employee must be dependable, trustworthy, and entrepreneurial, work effectively as a team member as well as independently, effectively engage prospects and manage business relationships, 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 responsibility, and work well with other staff, trustees, volunteers and interns. Experience in real estate and an awareness or training in historic preservation are essential.
A Bachelors degree is required, and either a graduate degree and/or work experience in historic preservation or a related real estate field. Desire to work with experienced mentors and ability to be entrepreneurial. 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 Access, Adobe Suite and CAD is very helpful. Salary is commensurate with experience and Maine Preservation and statewide nonprofit pay rates.