Executive Director

Position Details

Type Part Time
Offered By Manassas Battlefield Trust
Mannasas, Virginia
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Name: Maureen Finnerty




  • Provide dynamic and collaborative leadership for Manassas Battlefield Trust's (the Trust) mission, strategy, core program areas and operating departments consistent with the Trust’s strategic plan.
  • Provide vision and leadership to the strategic and day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Work with treasurer to maintain sound financial records and assist, as needed, for filing of tax returns; submit annual report for renewing charter to operate in the State of Virginia. Assist treasurer in preparing annual report under the Virginia Charitable Registration Act.
  • Act as office manager in all capacities.


  • Promote active and broad participation among volunteers in all areas of the organization.
  • Maintain open and constant communication with superintendent and volunteer coordinator to ensure a smooth working relationship.
  • Work closely with park administration to coordinate programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with park superintendent, president and directors to develop and reach strategic and annual work goals.
  • Create an active membership program to reach membership (number and financial) goals per the strategic plan in the first year of employment.
  • Represent the Trust while engaging in community outreach efforts with directors to plan special events in order to promote the park and the Trust.
  • Ensure monthly communication with directors to include the preparation and distribution of a minimum of four newsletters annually (first distribution expected two months after hire date) and update Facebook daily.
  • Support and work with directors in recruitment of new board members.
  • Work closely with the “mentor” from the National Park Foundation pending receipt of matching grant for Friends Development.


  • Establish relationships and identify grant opportunities from foundations, government agencies and other organizations with a goal of three grants in first year of employment.
  • Find innovative ways to increase giving from current and new donors.
  • Expand sponsorship program and other plans for major giving.

How to Apply

Salary is commensurate with experience Part-time position Reports directly to the President of Manassas Battlefield Trust Position is open until filled. If interested please submit resume and covering letter to: Maureen Finnerty Manassas Battlefield Trust 12521 Lee Hwy. Manassas, Virginia 20109 We do not discriminate in our hiring practices in regards to any of the protected classes.