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Preservation Associate

Job Title

Preservation Associate

Job Qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide advice and resources to partners on preservation planning, outreach, partnership development and best practices
• Develop management plans for garden partners
• In consultation with the director of preservation, research and write white papers on a range of preservation topics
• Steward conservation easements, including monitoring and production of baseline documentation reports
• Provide support for implementation of the Preservation Symposium, Garden Conservancy Northwest Network and Preservation Virtual Coffee Hours
• Support the director in furthering the documentation program and managing restoration projects
• Research advocacy issues and collaborate with the directors of preservation and communications on positions that will be recommended to the Advocacy Task Force and Board
• In consultation with the director, compose newsletter pieces, content for brochures and board materials, and draft narratives as needed for the development department
• Analyze reports, provide timelines for projects, update records in Raiser’s Edge
• Participate in professional development opportunities
• Regional and national travel is required

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university in a related field, and 2+ years of experience and training in the following fields: public gardens, historic preservation, preservation organizations, or conservation organizations. A degree in historic preservation is preferred.

Position Application

TO APPLY Please send your resume, letter of interest, and salary requirements to:

Mention “Preservation Associate” in the subject line.