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Assistant Director, Camlann Medieval Village

  • 17 Nov 2022 2:35 PM
    Message # 12993243

    King County, Washington State


     Position opens: January 1st, 2023

    Camlann Medieval Village is seeking a career minded, outgoing, motivated staff person to work with our Executive Director in preparation for a future Directorship. 

    Compensation:  $50,400 per yr ($2,400/mo. salary, plus a 1 bed apartment and utilities valued at $1,800/mo.). 

    This position will require 40-50 hrs per week (Wednesday through Sunday) including some weekend evenings.

    Camlann village is an independent living history museum, founded in1984, dedicated to the portrayal of daily life, old world crafts, and visual/performing arts in rural 14th century England, reflecting their significance in today’s post industrial, high-tech society.

    Position Requirements:  Our ideal candidate has:

    Two or more years of work experience or equivalent in historical interpretation and management

    Business management experience (budgets, payroll, publicity, fundraising, etc.)

    A strong interest in medieval culture based upon formal or informal education

    First person interpretive skills that could support portrayal of a 14th century person’s life experiences

    Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate collaborative research, creative debate, and interaction with staff, volunteers, and visitors

    An appetite for learning new skills, and the ability to undertake physical as well as creative jobs


     Administrative (depending on experience) duties will include some combination of the following:

    Office management, computer skills, program planning, publicity

    Payroll, budget development, fundraising, grant writing

    Research, writing, seminar and workshop presentations

    Collections acquisition, inventory, and preservation

    Interpreter participation, training, coordination and support

    Animal care and feeding (we have two sheep).

     Bors Hede (restaurant) duties will include occasional feast serving, food prep, cooking, and cleanup.

    Villager Activities that you may help coordinate:

    Textiles: shearing, spinning, weaving, clothing construction and maintenance

    Hand crafts: pottery, baskets, woodworking, calligraphy and art, candle making

    Light site maintenance: historical gardens, leaf raking, wattle fencing

    Construction: timber-frame buildings, wattle and daub construction and repairs

    Performances: early music, dancing, poetry, storytelling, drama

     To Apply: 

    Call Roger Shell, Executive Director: (425) 788-1945

    Send an introductory letter and résumé to: camlannvillage@gmail.com

    or mail to:  Camlann Medieval Association

    10320  Kelly Road NE   Carnation,  WA   98014

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