About Beacon Hill Village:

Founded in 2002, Beacon Hill Village (BHV) is a members-led non-profit organization that empowers adults age 50 and over, to age safely and independently in their chosen homes through the support of social activities, wellness and enrichment programs, information and resources, supportive services, and collaborative partnerships with other community-serving organizations. BHV serves the neighborhoods of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown, Downtown, Fenway, Kenmore, North End, South End, Waterfront, and West End.


BHV is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Program Manager. This individual will assume the lead role in fulfilling one of BHV’s core objectives to provide a robust and compelling menu of cultural, educational, social, and wellness programs and events that nourish the mind, body, and soul of its older adult members. Programs are an essential component of BHV’s offerings and a key reason why many of its members join.

The Program Manager is responsible for designing, planning, executing, and promoting BHV programs and events for its members and prospective members. This position works collaboratively with BHV committees and members on program and communication planning.

Full-time, 40 hours per week, variable/hybrid hours. Some evenings and weekends are required.

Reports to:  Executive Director

Core Duties:

  • Research new ideas for member programs, activities, and events with the aim of providing fresh and dynamic programming that addresses the full range of member needs and interests.
  • Plan the logistics, scheduling, promotion, and budget for each program in consultation with the Executive Director and Programs Committee. Consideration and communication of accessibility for all members is a key component of every program.
  • Prepare monthly calendar of events and work closely with a graphic designer to produce the calendar.
  • Accompany members (or arrange for a volunteer host) for most in-person programs, outings, and trips, including museum and garden visits, walks, concerts, lunches, speakers series, tours, ferry excursions, and much more. Other Village events for which this position is responsible for planning and executing include member celebrations, and community outreach and fundraising events.
  • Assist with the coordination of member-led programs, such as affinity groups, book and movie discussions, and collaborative games.
  • Responsible for writing and editing Village publications, including a quarterly newsletter, weekly announcements, news articles for media outlets, and other communications as needed.
  • Prepares analyses and reports for the Executive Director to present to the Board of Directors and BHV committees that demonstrate the effectiveness of Village programs in meeting member needs and the organization’s goals.
  • Support office operations and perform other duties as required. We are a small nonprofit!

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 2-4 years’ experience in program and event planning, communications, or other related field. Or any equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience working with older adults, working in a nonprofit organization, and/or working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and constituents.
  • Critical and creative thinking and problem solving with the ability to take an idea and turn it into reality with the aim of creating interesting programs and activities that will engage older adults of different abilities and interests.
  • Skill in relationship building with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for members at programs and events. Awareness of physical, mental, and emotional accessibility concerns that may hamper members’ ability to participate in programming and willingness to make accommodations to provide inclusive programming.
  • Comfort with public speaking in small, medium, and large groups.
  • Ability to work in a busy open office environment.
  • Team player who can collaborate with staff, members, and committees and also work independently as the position requires.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in managing projects, multi-tasking, and meeting deadlines.
  • Familiarity with preparing and managing program budgets.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point); competency using the Internet for research and data management systems.


Generous paid time off and health reimbursement options. Hybrid work available. Salary commensurate with experience. Salary range $48,000-$55,000.


To apply, email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to info@beaconhillvillage.org. Include “PROGRAM MANAGER POSTING” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.