8/9/17: General Manager (Byfield, MA)

What are you looking for?
General Manager
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross
Where is the job site located?
Byfield, MA
What do you want this person to do?
The General Manager (GM) is responsible for and in charge of the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center, its staff, and its peripheral operations as well as ensuring the successful accomplishment of duties and obligations directly associated with the Society. This responsibility includes both a year-round staff and a seasonal summer (May-September) staff that supports both SCHC and Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center.

In concert with the Aims of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross (SCHC or The Society) the General Manager Collaborates with the leadership of the Society to develop and carry out the organizational vision, mission, and goals of the Society.

This position requires a thorough knowledge of property management, operations, programming, and accounting, financial development, budget planning, and human resources. Financial reporting, both written and verbal, as well as a working knowledge of not-for-profit accounting is also requisite.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Hospitality, or equivelent knowledge.

Three to five years staff management experience, including hiring, training and supervising staff.

Prior experience in the hospitality or public assembly industry preferred.

A thorough knowledge of, and proven record in, property management, operations, program and budget execution, and financial development.

Ability to positively interact with employees, Companions, volunteers, guests, vendors, and the general public.

Time management and leadership skills with abilty to schedule projects and help staff manage their time effectively.

Possesses excellent organizational, interpersonal, and listening skills.

Proficient in the use of wordprocessing, spreadsheet, presentation, and specialized data base software as well as email, social media, accessing the internal and external SCHC websites, and performing research and work-related tasks.

Strong verbal and written communications skills, and ability to work collabortively with all constituencies.

Ability to work a non-standard work week.

Possesses a valid, current driver’s license; must be bondable; must maintain Safe Church certification.

Interested candidates should include cover letter and resume.

The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
Veterans are encouraged to apply.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
What is the application process?
Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume katherineparadise@gmail.com
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