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(DC) Land Preservation Associate 

20 days ago

Deadline: July 31, 2019 
Offered by: : American Battlefield Trust
Location: Washington, D.C. 
Type: Full-Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Organizational websitewww.battlefields.org

The American Battlefield Trust, America's largest non-profit battlefield preservation organization, is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for protecting historic open space. The position of Land Preservation Associate in the Trust’s Real Estate Department is immensely satisfying, as he/she will support the Trust’s efforts to preserve in perpetuity historically important sites associated with the Civil War, Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.

The Land Preservation Associate will be primarily responsible for office support activities for the Real Estate Department, including filing (electronically and physically); updating and reviewing various spreadsheets; organizing transactional documents relating to acquisitions, dispositions, conservation easements and grants; conducting research related to historic land use and land preservation projects, including but not limited to zoning and comprehensive plans; responding to inquiries regarding land transactions; and handling other administrative tasks.  Additional responsibilities for this position may include providing support for the preparation and submission of Federal, State and Local government grant applications; land stewardship activities; and other special projects.

The candidate must be detail-oriented and must possess strong knowledge of MS Office programs, strong organization and communication skills, and strong problem-solving and research abilities. A B.A./B.S. degree and at least three (3) years’ relevant professional experience are required. Land preservation experience is a plus. A passion for saving American history is essential. Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Please forward a cover letter and resume via e-mail to Thomas M. Gilmore, Chief Real Estate Officer at realestateresumes@battlefields.org or by mail to:

American Battlefield Trust
ATTN: Thomas M. Gilmore
1156 15th Street, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

[No phone calls, please.]


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