The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (The Landmark Trust) was established in 1991 to carry on historic preservation work in America according to the model established by the Landmark Trust UK. The Landmark Trust identifies neglected properties of architectural and historical merit and restores them using traditional skills and methods. The restoration provides opportunities to teach these traditional skills to local craftspeople. Rescued buildings are then sustained as “living history” by making them available year-round as vacation rentals for those seeking inspiring places to stay. The hope is that giving customers a one-on-one experience with history will make them appreciate and support historic preservation.
The Landmark Trust now owns five properties built between 1800 and the 1930’s, all of which have been authentically restored and fully furnished with period pieces, and with modern, well-equipped kitchens and bathrooms. The properties selected for restoration are submitted to an evaluation process that investigates and ascertains historical importance, structural integrity, market appeal, cultural relevance and durability. Once cleared through that process, a financial analysis determines the viability of adding the property to the existing Landmark Trust mix, and then finally a business plan is developed that will drive the success of the investments.
Desired Credentials/Profile of the Ideal Candidate
*A minimum of five years of senior leadership, or equivalent experience
*Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
*Knowledge of historic preservation and interest in sustainable agriculture desired
Skills and Experience
Experienced and Strategic Administrator
Networker and Relationship Builder
Skilled Communicator and Marketer
Experienced and Enthusiastic Fundraiser
Empowering Teambuilder and Team Player