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Friends of the High Line Newsletter

FRIENDS OF THE HIGH LINE
February 10, 2010

FHL Now Hiring for Six Positions

Friends of the High Line is now hiring for six new positions. To apply for a position, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@thehighline.org.

Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

VISITOR SERVICES MANAGER
The Visitor Services Manager will take a lead role in expanding FHL's existing Visitor Services resources as well as creating and implementing new forms of outreach and support for High Line patrons. Reporting to the Director of Horticulture & Operations, the primary objective of the Visitor Services Manager will be to ensure the highest level of visitor safety, enjoyment, and experience on the High Line.

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MANAGER OF HIGH LINE CONCESSIONS
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Concessions Manager is responsible for all aspects of planning for and executing food concessions and event rentals on the High Line, including the development of an overall vision, strategy, and business plan, with a focus on sustainability, affordability, and nutrition. Potential concessions strategies will include an FHL-managed concession as well as management by outside vendors.

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
The Deputy Director of Communications and Marketing is responsible for developing and maintaining the organizational brand, managing the production of all external materials and publications, developing and pitching story ideas, and serving as organizational and project spokesperson to the media and the public. The Deputy Director will report to the Co-Founder and oversees staff in the Communications department.

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GRANT WRITER
The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate FHL's mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development and the Manager of Institutional Giving, the Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

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WEEKEND SUPERVISOR
The Weekend Supervisor will serve as point person for staff, volunteers, and High Line personnel during periods of increased visitation on the High Line from Thursdays through Sundays. The primary objective of the Weekend Supervisor will be to support initiatives in crowd control, programming, membership, operations, concessions, and volunteerism through the direct supervision and coordination of all High Line personnel reporting to work on the weekends.

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MANAGER OF PARK OPERATIONS
The Manager of Park Operations is a critical member of FHL's Park Operations team. Under the supervision of FHL's Director of Horticulture & Park Operations, the Manager of Park Operations will take the lead role in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing the High Line's unique systems and infrastructural elements, including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, irrigation, and security functions. The Manager of Park Operations will work interactively with a team of maintainers, custodians, and horticulturists as well as FHL administration.

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Friends of the High Line is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


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