Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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.