Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Employment Opportunity: Heritage Preservation

Full-time Position

Heritage Preservation, a national nonprofit organization in Washington, DC, seeks an intelligent, energetic assistant for program work on emergency initiatives. Responsibilities include maintaining communications with members of the Heritage Emergency National Task Force ( and Heritage Preservation’s affiliated organizations; tracking media coverage of projects, publications, and major disasters; coordinating marketing activities for key publications and resources; providing research support for reports and funding proposals; handling logistics for meetings and travel; organizing and maintaining program files; and other duties as assigned in support of Emergency Programs and Heritage Preservation operations. The Program Assistant reports to the Vice President of Emergency Programs.

The ideal candidate is well organized and detail oriented with excellent communication and computer skills. Previous office experience, knowledge of FileMaker or a similar database program, and excellent writing ability are preferred. Experience with meeting management, marketing, or social media is a plus.

Benefits are excellent and include a monthly transit allocation. Heritage Preservation will not cover relocation costs.

Congenial staff, interesting work, and a convenient downtown location make this a great opportunity. More information on Heritage Preservation is available at

To apply, please send your résumé, a cover letter, and a one-page writing sample to Lori Foley, Vice President of Emergency Programs, at Preference will be given to applications that are received by June 13. This position is available due to an internal promotion and will be filled in timely manner.

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