Job Opportunity: Policy Manager

By Preservation Maryland

Preservation Maryland seeks applicants for its Policy Manager position. This is a full-time, benefitted position based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Summary of Position

Reporting to the Vice President, the Policy Manager leads Advocacy efforts for Preservation Maryland, which includes direct lobbying efforts at the local, state, and federal levels as well as the Smart Growth Maryland program. Advocating for plans, legislation, programs, and policies that foster economically vibrant, socially equitable, and environmentally sustainable communities is the primary duty of the position.

Salary range: $50,000-$56,000


Skills and Experience

How to apply

Please send your resume and a cover letter summarizing your relevant work experience and qualifications for this position to with the subject line: Policy Manager. Please no calls or emails to accounts beyond Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and will the position will remain open until filled.

Preservation Maryland is an inclusive workplace that affirmatively values diversity in all its forms. We strongly encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

About the Organization

Founded in 1931, Preservation Maryland has been a leader in the preservation movement of the state and nation ever since. The organization’s mission is the preservation of Maryland’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes and archeological sites through outreach, funding, property redevelopment, advocacy and workforce development.

Preservation Maryland achieves its mission through an expanding group of core programs. The organization provides leadership to a large coalition of individuals and organizations at the state, county, city, and community level that advocate for critical causes. The organization’s podcast reaches tens of thousands of listeners annually and has produced over 250 episodes since its launch. Additionally, the organization hosts more than a dozen events, large and small, which provide training, award recognition, and professional development to historic communities and their leaders.

Preservation Maryland also leads Smart Growth Maryland, a dynamic program which advocates for state and local policy priorities that directs new public and private investment in keeping with the principles of smart growth. The organization partners with Maryland’s leading historic preservation, environmental conservation, and land preservation organizations to help achieve this mission.

The organization makes flexible grants to support the preservation of Maryland history and historic properties in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, community groups and churches. A historic property redevelopment program allows the organization to take direct action to protect threatened historic properties through acquisition, loans and partnerships.

The organization also serves as the charitable partner of the National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Training Center. This partnership, operating as a program called The Campaign for Historic Trades, allows the organization to support the advancement of historic trades training which can open pathways to successful careers for young adults and recent veterans.

Preservation Maryland

Preservation Maryland is Maryland’s first and largest organization dedicated to preserving the state’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes, and archaeological sites.

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