Employment Opportunities

D. R. Horne & Company periodically seeks creative, motivated individuals to join the team. Available job opportunities will be posted on this website.

D. R. Horne & Company is seeking a Project Coordinator who will play an instrumental role in documenting, organizing, and advancing projects.  The Project Coordinator will work closely with DRH principals, project managers, and project associates based primarily in Portsmouth, NH and Princeton, NJ, with support from a network of colleagues and consultants nationwide.  This position will be based in downtown Portsmouth, NH with the potential for travel to various project sites.

Expected responsibilities include:

Documenting and reporting all aspects and stages of a project’s life cycle, including:

  • Project inception and vision setting
  • Master Planning and design development
  • Project implementation and construction
  • Budget and invoice tracking
  • Sub-consultant (architects, landscape architects, engineers, designers, etc.) and contractor management
  • General progress updates

Regular communication with managers and team members in person and via telephone, web conference, and remote file sharing applications.

Preparation of a range of written and visual materials for presentation to clients, as well as regular communication and interaction with clients.

Office administrative duties including:

  • Assembling reports, presentations, maps, and other computer-generated graphics
  • Providing technical support to project managers
  • Client correspondence
  • Scheduling meetings and travel
  • Managing local mail correspondence

Desired Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong interest in the basic tenets of physical design, real estate development and a demonstrated curiosity about natural systems, cultural institutions, and the built environment.
  • Work, internship, or other relevant experience across a broad range of project types including but not limited to: land planning, real estate development, architecture and design, land conservation, historic preservation, construction management, non-profit and arts administration, and client relationship management.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to work and learn independently as part of a geographically dispersed team; as well as a willingness to perform a broad range of necessary internal functions as part of a small business team.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with a customer service driven orientation and the ability to confidently interact with a range of audiences, including clients, designers, and consultants.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to track nuanced project details and financial data.
  • A healthy dose of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to enable candidate to connect with staff at all levels, as well as with DRH professionals and clients.
  • Excellent computer and technology skills. The successful candidate should have experience using or be interested in learning to proficiently use the following applications: Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, and ESRI ArcGIS, as well as a range of remote office applications.
  • Experience traveling or working in a range of geographic locations preferred.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree with a strong foundation in the liberal arts. Relevant areas of study may include, but are not limited to: regional and city planning, environmental and natural resource management, architecture, landscape architecture, art history, historic preservation, or business administration.  Candidates with a graduate degree in a related field will also be considered.
  • Work experience in an office setting, preferably in a field related to the above-mentioned disciplines, or with client facing responsibilities.

Compensation

This position will be full-time (40 hours per week).  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Contact

For consideration, please forward a cover letter and resume electronically to Colleen Wolfe, Project Manager, at cwolfe@drhorne.com. For questions or inquiries regarding this position, please contact Colleen Wolfe as noted above.