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Executive Assistant / Food Ways Manager
Camlann Medieval Village
King County, Washington State
Camlann Medieval Association is seeking a career minded, flexible, motivated staff person to work with our CEO on program management and development. 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 opens: October 1st, 2018
Compensation: $32,400 annual to start, including $1,200 per month (tax free) on-site housing and utilities.
Position Requirements: Our ideal candidate has:
A passion for historical cooking, foods, open hearth demonstrations, dinners and banquet coordination.
A strong interest in medieval culture based upon relevant formal or informal education.
First person interpretive skills needed to portray a 14th century woman’s life experiences
Two or more years of work experience in historical interpretation and program development
Attention to thoroughness, details, and seeing tasks through to completion
An appetite for learning new skills, and a readiness for undertaking physical as well as creative jobs
Excellent interpersonal skills with participants and visitors
Duties & Responsibilities will involve weekends and some evening hours. Depending on your skills and experience, your diverse activities could involve:
Administrative and organizational:
Office systems: computer skills, communications, bulk mail programs
Publicity: press coordination, advertising, social media
Fundraising, grant writing, budgeting, accounting
Staff Development, human resources, volunteer training and coordination
Crafts & education:
Foodways research and presentation
First person interpretation, character development
Research, writing, class and workshop presentations
Textiles: shearing, spinning, weaving, clothing construction and maintenance
Hand crafts: pottery, baskets, woodworking, calligraphy and art, candle making, soap making, etc.
Performance skills: early music, dancing, poetry, storytelling, puppetry, knightly arts, drama
Site Development & management:
Animal care (we currently have 2 sheep)
Garden / landscape planning and maintenance
Timber-frame, wattle and daub construction of buildings and fencing
Collections acquisition, inventory and upkeep
Call Roger Shell, CEO: (425) 788-1945
Send your résumé and any attachments to:
Camlann Medieval Association
10320 Kelly Road NE Carnation, WA 98014
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