Join Our Team: Special Projects Associate

By Dana Cohen

Preservation Maryland seeks applicants for our Special Projects Associate for The Campaign for Historic Trades position.

Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s irreplaceable heritage while creating a more equitable & sustainable future. Through strategic programming we use the best of our past to solve some of today’s biggest issues, including climate change, affordable housing, & workforce development. From hands-on work out in the field to our professional expertise, Preservation Maryland’s team is passionate about creating real change for our communities.

Want to join us or know someone who may be a good fit? See below for this positions and how to apply. 


The Special Projects Associate will support team members and a host of special projects in The Campaign for Historic Trades (CHT) by assisting with project management, supporting grant administration, overseeing special events and assisting the program director with projects, scheduling, and travel arrangements. The Special Projects Associate will coordinate The Campaign’s programmatic work with Preservation Maryland, working in parallel with the broader organization and staff. This is a full-time exempt, one-year term position that requires prior professional experience. Demonstrated practical experience in project management or non-profit administration is preferred. Experience or interest in historic preservation, trades, or workforce development is a plus. Salary range is $45,000 – $52,000 commensurate with experience.


  • Support The Campaign’s daily work and interactions with key staff and partners.
  • Participate in CHT meetings, prepare agendas, take notes, and follow up on assignedtasks.
  • Support and help arrange program director’s travel, meetings, and scheduling, asnecessary.
  • Support programmatic grant reporting and administration.
  • Manage special, unique projects – including (but not limited to) planning of specialevents, tours of active projects sites, coordination around apprenticeship registration,grant-funded purchases of equipment, publication creation, etc.
  • Research related to current and prospective corporate and foundation partners.

View the full job description and how to apply:


Dana Cohen · Director of Communications

As an award-winning communications professional who creates and manages strategic campaigns, Dana works with our team and partners to tell the stories about our important preservation work and highlight what makes Maryland’s historic buildings, communities, and landscapes special.

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