Greater Portland Landmarks

Executive Director

Formed in 1964, our mission is to preserve and revitalize greater Portland's remarkable legacy of historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes and parks. Current executive director, Hilary Bassett, is retiring in June 2019 after 18 years leading the preservation movement in the region. We are now seeking energetic candidates for the position of Executive Director to lead the organization in its next chapter—I wanted to be sure you knew about this exciting opportunity!

Ideal candidates for the executive director position will have a passionate commitment to all aspects of historic preservation; experience and success as a leader and fundraiser; and the ability to engage, educate, and establish effective relationships with members, public officials, developers, and diverse community stakeholders.

Might you be, or know of, a potential candidate who fits this profile and would like to apply? Please feel free to forward this email along to those in your network and encourage them to consider applying.

Please visit for more information about Greater Portland Landmarks and this position, including the position description and how to apply. We’re accepting applications from January 3, 2019-January 30, 2019.

The Board of Trustees look forward to hiring a dynamic executive director who will lead Landmarks by example, setting a standard of integrity, high energy, clear vision, sound decision-making, and passionate commitment to preserving and revitalizing Greater Portland’s remarkable legacy of historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes, and parks.

Jeannette Schram