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Program Coordinator



Position: Program Coordinator

Location: New York, New York 

The Program Coordinator assists in the planning and execution of national lectures and events for Royal Oak members on topics directly and indirectly related to National Trust’s priorities, including British country houses and gardens, art and architecture, and British history.  The position reports to the Program Director.


  • Research and identify dynamic program speakers with a special emphasis on National Trust topics, properties, and Royal Oak/NT fundraising initiatives
  • Manage all aspects of program planning, including seasonal calendar development, contracts, venue scheduling, catering, rentals, speaker travel and accommodations, and program budgets
  • Manage onsite logistics for programs in NYC and cities throughout the U.S.: setup, registration, check-in, speaker introduction, attendee engagement, book sales, receptions, vendors
  • Work in close coordination with the Program Director and CFO on program-related budgets, payments, and receivables
  • Manage all aspects of promoting and marketing lectures, including developing brochures, newsletter content, postcards, online promotions, and eblasts; partner with membership department on special member outreach efforts
  • Assist with phone registrations for seasonal events
  • Serve as a primary liaison with new and continuing cosponsoring organizations; represent Royal Oak at relevant cultural events
  • Assist Executive Director and Development staff with engaging donors and prospective supporters; assist with development of related cultivation activities
  • Develop and arrange special access upper-level member and donor tours and receptions in coordination with the Executive Director, Development, and Membership staff
  • Perform other responsibilities, as needed


The ideal candidate for this position must possess the following:

  • Four or more years of professional experience in a cultural organization or equivalent;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to operate with a high level of discretion, maturity, and sensitivity;
  • Availability to travel and work evenings seasonally;
  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of art history and historic preservation preferred.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary history to