The Providence Preservation Society, located in Providence, RI, is seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and passionate advocate to serve as our Director of Advocacy.
They will represent our preservation efforts within the City of Providence, advancing the organization’s strategic goals by developing and implementing advocacy efforts and, in collaboration with the Director of Education, educational programs. The Director of Advocacy will identify and cultivate allies in the public, private, non-profit, and media sectors and communicate PPS’ progressive values as embodied within the 2021 Strategic Plan and our legacy of citywide advocacy. They will provide a wide range of technical and advocacy assistance to further historic preservation in the City of Providence.
The Director of Advocacy will report directly to the Executive Director and will work collaboratively with staff, consultants, our Board of Trustees, and partner organizations. They are expected to be an engaged and highly visible member of the community, seeking partnering opportunities to help advance PPS’s objectives. They will participate collegially with neighborhood organizations; city planning, economic development, and regulatory agencies; and institutional partners. Given the community-facing nature of the position, a commitment to working regular evening and occasional weekend hours is required. Read the full job description here.
Compensation and Benefits
The starting annual full-time salary range is $45,000 to $55,000, commensurate with experience. Part-time, remote employment will be considered for a period of time if the candidate is in the process of completing a degree program or has other extenuating circumstances. Eventually, residency in the Providence metro area is required.
We offer a generous and comprehensive employee benefits package because it’s the right thing to do. Excellent benefits include health and dental options; Simple IRA retirement plan with 3% match; generous paid holidays and vacation; opportunities for training; and the opportunity for remote work. A relocation stipend is available.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.