Landmark Illinois Seeks New President

REPORTING TO: Board of Directors
LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois
THE COMPANY: Landmarks Illinois

Position Summary:
Landmarks Illinois is seeking a President who will be highly visible and the public face of the statewide organization. He/she will build on the organization’s past successes, expand reach and influence statewide and broaden support for the organization and its programs. Based in Chicago, the President, reports to the Board of Directors through the Chair. Landmarks Illinois has a 15-member Executive Committee and a total Board of approximately 33 prominent business and community leaders from throughout the state. The President will oversee a $1 million operating budget, including over $600,000 in annual fundraising from events, individual membership, and contributions and major gifts. In addition, grant monies represent over $212,000 annually. The remainder of the budget is generated by investment income and the easements program.

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With an annual budget of approximately $1 million and a full-time staff of 5 plus part-time staff and interns, Landmarks Illinois is the most respected voice of preservation in Chicago and all of Illinois. Landmark Illinois has established a variety of programs to save buildings by facilitating, educating and promoting historic preservation:

Facilitate: Saving Buildings, Grant Making, Endangered Properties List, Preservation Easement Program

Educate: Lectures, Tours and Workshops, Radio, Restoration Resources Guide

Promote: Advocacy, Marketing Preservation, Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards, Surveys and Studies


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