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Executive Director, South End Historical Society, Boston, MA

Founded in 1966, the South End Historical Society is dedicated to historic preservation and education in Boston's historic South End. Since the 1960s, the historical society has worked continuously to retain the Victorian integrity of the South End. The South End Historical Society seeks an innovative and enthusiastic leader to serve as its next Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for organizing and directing all operational, administrative, fundraising and programming aspects of the organization.

The job's role is multidimensional, requiring interaction with the Board of Directors, SEHS members, volunteers and the South End community. The ideal candidate will have exceptional management, strategic thinking, and communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree in History, Public History, Archives, or equivalent; excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently a must; experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, PastPerfect, and WordPress preferred; experience working at a non-profit organization a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES: organize programs and events; work with the board of directors; oversee archives and collections; basic bookkeeping with QuickBooks; membership outreach; manage SEHS website and social media accounts; oversee ongoing internship program; organize annual fundraiser; create SEHS newsletter.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Lauren Prescott,

No phone calls, please.

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