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Farm Office Manager - Claude Moore Colonial Farm - McLean, VA

  • 08 Feb 2018 1:05 PM
    Message # 5727958

    Position: Farm Office Manager

    Claude Moore Colonial Farm

    McLean, VA

    The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run is a living history museum that portrays family life on a small, low-income farm just prior to the Revolutionary War. This privately funded and operated National Park site, located in McLean, Virginia, has served more than 2 million visitors since it opened in 1973.

    Description: Our living history museum needs a reliable, well-organized Farm Office Manager to oversee day-to-day administrative operations with a focus on efficiency and time management. The Farm Office Manager will support the staff by developing and streamlining administrative procedures, and ensure that all office equipment is functioning properly.


        Publish the bi-monthly newsletter and the weekly information e-mail message

    •       Update social media daily
    •       Maintain the farm’s website.
    •       Maintain activities and maintenance calendars 
    •       Organize mailings
    •       Provide administrative support for Fundraising events
    •       Help with receiving and organizing donations
    •       Supervise volunteers working in or around the office.
    •       Keep track of and order office supply inventory
    •       Fill retail orders that come through the website or phone
    •       Help with colonial Market Fair, including set up/take down
    •       Provide assistance to the GateHouse/Greenhouse/Colonial Farm
    •       Provide assistance to the Farm Skills educational program
    •       Other duties as assigned


    •       The ability to think ahead, pre-plan, organize and complete tasks despite interruptions while meeting deadlines are paramount to this position

    ·         Efficiency, self-motivation and the ability to work independently with good judgment while working under minimal supervision are imperative

    ·         Experience in Office Management, preferred

    ·         Familiarity with Microsoft Office products

    ·         Good people and teamwork skills with the ability to work well with the public, staff and volunteers

    ·         As we are a working farm, all applicants should be prepared and able to work in a variety of weather and less than conventional working conditions

    ·         This position requires occasional weekend and evening work

    To Apply:

    Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to

    Daniel Gray at dgray@1771.org or by mail to:

    Claude Moore Colonial Farm

    Attn: Daniel Gray

    Farm Site Manager

    6310 Georgetown Pike

    McLean, VA 22101

    Compensation: $27,000; federal holidays observance, casual work environment, three weeks of vacation, and free parking. Please note there will be a 3-month probationary period beginning on hire date.

    Last modified: 08 Feb 2018 1:08 PM | Anonymous

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