We are proud that the Florida Trust is a great place to come to work. As a growing nonprofit with a big mission, we tackle important projects that make a difference to people around the state. We have built a team environment of trust and collaboration, where your thoughts and experience matters. We are seeking creative people and solutions to protect Florida's extraordinary historic places. Join Us!

The Florida Trust is an equal opportunity employer committed to racial justice, equity and an inclusive workplace.

Please see our current job openings below:

Business & Communication Manager

Job Responsibilities

Financial Security (25% of time)

  • Manage daily bookkeeping functions including recording donations and memberships, paying invoices, processing deposits, etc. Collaborate with financial support services on monthly and annual reports

  • Assure all reporting documents are collected and appropriately shared

  • Point of contact for off-site accountant to process payroll


Organizational Excellence (50% of time)

  • Assure Florida Trust House is well maintained and the office running smoothly with inventory of supplies and printed materials maintained

  • Monitor employee benefits, including administration of plans and monitoring/tracking employee leave time. Maintain employee files

  • Maintain weekly staff work grid, track achievements.

  • Assist with member/donor data base as needed

  • Maintain office calendar, schedule staff meetings, coordinate office events. Assure accurate and complete file management (physical and electronic)

  • Manage and help plan Preservation on Main Street Conference as well as other educational events as needed

  • Assure accurate board records are maintained and shared. Plan quarterly board meetings

  • Manage travel for and assist CEO as necessary


Communications (25% of time)

  • Share the Florida Trust mission and its stories through managing messaging across platforms

  • Assist in creating and managing communication plans

  • Serve as lead on communication campaigns covering all communication channels

  • Manage content for Preservationist magazine distributed twice yearly

  • Responsible for website updates, including posting blogs and monthly enews distribution

  • Assist with execution of social media strategy, helping to monitor social platforms and scheduling content

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, communications or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of professional experience

  • Self motivated with strong organizational and time management skills, including an ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment

  • The ideal candidate will have an understanding and experience in historic preservation and working in a nonprofit environment

  • Experience with basic bookkeeping and office management practices

  • Experience in communications, including social media management

  • Excellent writing and editing skills with a key eye for details

  • Technical skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks experience with Photoshop or other design programs experience, social and web design platforms a plus

Position Details

  • Job type: Full time, salaried, health insurance, 401(k) with company match, PTO

  • Salary: $48,000 to $55,000

  • Reporting to CEO & President

  • Schedule: Monday to Friday, with some travel/events during evenings and weekends

  • Location: In-office position at the Florida Trust House in Tallahassee

To Apply

Interested applications should send the following to to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Three professional references (applicants will be notified before references are contacted)

  • Two writing samples that best showcase writing and communication skills