Apply by September 12, 2014.

The program manager oversees Historic New England’s adult and family programs. The position serves as the headquarters liaison to all program planners at Historic New England, ensuring that all programs are well planned and fulfill institutional goals for historical appropriateness, audience development, attendance, and revenue.


The program manager develops, implements, and manages Historic New England’s program planning and review process working with program planners throughout the institution; works with marketing staff in the promotion of more than 100 public programs; is responsible for managing Historic New England’s web-based public program calendar and on-line program registration process. The program manager initiates, develops, implements and evaluates innovative interpretive and educational public programs throughout the year; works with program and retail coordinator to plan and execute three large-scale annual festivals; works with development staff to identify and secure local funding to support public programming. The program manager works with the administration team to plan and implement governance meetings. The program manager collects, analyzes, and reports on monthly visitation for Historic New England. S/he directly supervises the program and retail coordinator.

Location: Otis House, Beacon Hill, Boston, Mass; The position will move in 2015 to Milton, Mass.


Requires a bachelor’s degree and four years of job-related experience. The employee in this position must be extremely organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting while maintaining precise attention to priorities, formats, procedures, details, and quality. Requires excellent internal and external customer service skills. Required computer skills include advanced word processing, excel spreadsheets, and the ability to learn and troubleshoot complicated retail management software. A valid driver’s license and means of transportation is required.

How To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to, or mail to Historic New England, 151 Essex Street, Haverhill, Mass., 01832, Attn: Human Resources.

Apply by:
September 12, 2014

About this Organization:
Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional heritage organization in the nation. It was founded in 1910 to preserve and present the cultural and architectural heritage of New England, from historic properties to humble necessities, from art and artifacts to gardens and furniture. For more information, visit online at