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The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is a nonprofit organization that preserves, cultivates, and promotes the natural and cultural heritage of 25 Western North Carolina counties and the Qualla Boundary to benefit current and future generations. As a leader in cultivating and sustaining the vitality of one of the most biologically and culturally diverse regions in the world, The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is the only nonprofit organization serving this 25-county region and the Qualla Boundary that preserves, cultivates, and promotes five nationally significant heritage resources, including agriculture, Cherokee, craft, music, and natural heritage.

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is based in Asheville, North Carolina, but our work takes place in all parts of the region. We are dedicated to transparency and quality in all we do, ensuring every program reflects the distinct character, traditions, and culture for present and future generations. Our organization is committed to equity and fair representation, and we seek to cultivate a welcoming environment where everyone feels valued, heard, and has a sense of belonging and mutual understanding.

Current Job Postings

Fundraising Coordinator – Independent Contractor

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (BRNHA) is seeking an independent contractor to fill the role of Fundraising Coordinator from June through December 2024. We’re excited to find the right candidate to help us advance our fundraising efforts, strengthen donor connections, and begin our organization’s journey as we migrate to a new customer management system.

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Program Manager – Full-Time Position

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is hiring a full-time Program Manager. We are seeking the right candidate to advance BRNHA’s significant program offerings including its cultural trails, web and digital content, events, and partnerships.

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