The Trustees

200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110


Date Posted:
December 13, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Senior Project Manager, Buildings and Structures - Statewide (year-round, full-time)


The Opportunity

Play a strategic role in managing key capital projects that are focused on the capital renewal, deferred maintenance, as well as aspirational capital improvements associated with our building portfolio.

In This Role You Will

  • Collaborate across program leadership to assemble a team of consultants and contractors to develop an implementation strategy for site developments

  • Manage permitting processes across town and state regulations

  • Ensure compliance with building codes

  • Work closely with Property Directors to support community outreach and communication associated with permitting

  • Work closely with stewardship staff on site logistics, and post-project stewardship requirements

  • Work closely with finance staff to track budget needs and contracts

  • Work closely with development staff to support donor communication and updates

  • Manage tracking and internal communications regarding performance against goals for pipeline and project budget

  • Provide regular updates and quarterly reports on project status and achievements

  • Conduct ongoing resource assessments identifying and prioritizing stewardship needs and develop cost projections for repairs

  • 5-6 years of professional experience

  • Proven experience managing and facilitating communications on large scale, multi-year projects

  • Demonstrated experience using project management tools and best practices

  • Experience working with design process and managing consultants throughout a project

  • Experience managing permitting for large scale projects.

  • Problem-solving skills and experience developing systems for data analysis associated with programs or initiatives

  • Proven knowledge and experience in managing building systems and familiarity with the various building trades

  • Experience in cost estimating

  • Experience in initiating and oversite of construction contracts

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills for both internal and external audiences

  • Familiarity with the principles and practices of historic preservation

  • Familiarity with the Trustees mission and properties

  • Experience working with grant-funded projects or non-profit organizations is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to competitive pay, The Trustees offers the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across New England who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

In support of our staff and their families, we provide comprehensive top-notch benefits and an array of special perks. Full-time, year-round staff can enjoy:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance with employer premium contributions ranging from 75%-85%

  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) plan with 5% employer match after one year of employment

  • Employer-paid life and disability plans

  • Paid vacation, sick and personal time; thirteen paid holidays; eight early release Fridays

  • Day of Service to travel to another site to work in a division and location other than your own in a fun group project such as reinforcing beach shorebird fences, planting seedlings or bulbs, organizing archival documents, or making phone calls to thank donors

  • Day of Wonder to explore the wonders of any of our Trustees properties

  • Complimentary Member-level access and discounts and 50% discount for Trustees summer camps

  • Reciprocity program offering free and discounted admissions and memberships to more than 50 Massachusetts museums and cultural institutions

  • And much more!

About The Trustees

The Trustees of Reservations is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care. We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.

The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

How To Apply:
Please apply online via The Trustees' website linked here
Apply by:
February 07, 2020
About this Organization:

About The Trustees:

The Trustees places are open to all, and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891 by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. We aim to protect special places for future generations to enjoy in perpetuity. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 27,000+ acres on more than 120 reservations that are open to the public. We are a non-profit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and our 100,000 Member households.

Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places. Every season brings an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties. Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

The Trustees offers competitive compensation, as well as the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors and the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

The Trustees is a proud equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any protected status including, but not limited to, age, race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, nation of origin, religion, or disability status and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ applicants. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts, who are at the core of our mission.

Our commitment to advancing the organization’s vision for this work may be found here: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity