Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Employment Opportunity with Heritage Preservation

Position Announcement
Administrative Assistant, Heritage Preservation

Heritage Preservation seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant. In addition to general office administration, responsibilities include coordinating Heritage Preservation membership, managing databases, processing publications orders, marketing, and planning meetings. This position serves as the primary point of contact with the public for Heritage Preservation.

The Administrative Assistant will possess excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and FileMaker Pro or a similar database program. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities, and willingness to take on a variety of assignments are essential to this position. The ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s degree in Historic Preservation, History, Art History, Museum Studies, or a related field. This position is well suited for a recent college graduate. Congenial staff and interesting work make this a great opportunity.

Heritage Preservation is a national nonprofit organization based in downtown Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of the United States. By identifying risks, developing innovative programs, and providing broad public access to expert advice, Heritage Preservation assists museums, libraries, archives, historic preservation, and other organizations, as well as individuals, in caring for our endangered heritage. Heritage Preservation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information visit www.heritagepreservation.org.

Salary is in the low $30,000s with a comprehensive benefits package that includes a public transit allocation. Heritage Preservation will not cover relocation expenses.

To apply, please send a resume with cover letter describing relevant skills, experience, and interest to: Kristen Laise at jobs@heritagepreservation.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until Friday, March 15, 2013.

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