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Preservation Policy Associate, The Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport, RI)
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - Preservation Policy
Contributed By: Vicki Miller
Email The Author: vmiller@newportmansions.org
Website: http://www.newportmansions.org

Preservation Policy Associate, The Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport, RI)
PRESERVATION POLICY ASSOCIATE
The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks a full-time Preservation Policy Associate to support the organization’s advocacy and outreach efforts. The Preservation Policy staff comprises a small team that works in close alignment with the Preservation Society’s Board of Trustees, Preservation Policy Committee, CEO and Executive Director, and Chief of Staff.  Evening and weekend hours may be required.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 
Reporting to the Preservation Policy Manager, the Preservation Policy Associate will help the Preservation Society continue to strengthen its impact locally, with a particular focus on positively enhancing quality of life by advocating for the preservation of architecture, landscapes, and the scenic character of Newport County.
 
To that end, the Preservation Policy Associate contributes to the ongoing development of strategic partnerships, analytical data, and research in key policy areas related to the Preservation Society and its mission, including:
  • Preservation, Architecture, Landscape and Planning
  • Scenic Conservation and Environmental Resources
  • Transportation
  • Economic Development
  • Legislative, Civic, and Political Engagement

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in historic preservation, architectural history, or a closely related discipline.
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience, including historical and architectural research, writing, editing, and photographic documentation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with spatial data visualization and mapping platforms is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel), Access, Adobe Photoshop, and social media tools.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, establish priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Hands-on experience with successful inter-organizational collaborative projects/initiatives is preferred.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal preservation policy and regulation is preferred
  • Successful applicants will be creative, detail-oriented, and able to manage complex and sensitive projects with discretion.
  • Familiarity with Rhode Island’s cultural heritage is a plus.
  • The ability to create, edit, and manage a website is a plus. 
Please email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references to humanresources@newportmansions.org or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Additionally, you may apply thru our website at www.newportmansions.org under the employment section.


Keywords: Preservation Policy

Posted: July 11, 2017
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