The Buffalo, NY area and the surrounding region have both extraordinary architecture and distressed neighborhoods. We are seeking a leader who can build on our assets and address our challenges. The merger of two organizations, supported by foundation grants, has set the stage for a revitalization of historic preservation in Buffalo. We are seeking a leader knowledgeable in historic preservation and experienced in nonprofit management as our CEO to direct a four person staff, coordinate a strategic planning process, develop new programs, prepare and monitor an annual budget, work closely with a newly reorganized board, serve as the organization's spokesperson, establish relations with state and local organizations, plus Buffalo's governmental, neighborhood, civic and foundation leaders, be involved in preservation issues, direct growing tour and educational programs, continue fundraising efforts, expand membership, events and other revenue sources, and prepare Buffalo as a showcase for the National Trust's 2011 conference. A foundation grant will support the director's salary for three years.
Salary $60,000 - $65,000 plus benefits and some relocation assistance. A foundation grant will provide funds for this position for three years. We hope to have an executive director in place in January 2009.
How to Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com or mail to 617 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14201.
In Buffalo, two nonprofit preservation organizations have joined; the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier and the Preservation Coalition of Erie County. Supported by foundation grants, the vision of this 'new' organization is to create a more substantial, professional, multifaceted preservation organization.