Fossil Creek Farms hiring Farmers’ Market/CSA Manager

Fort Collins, Colorado

Fossil Creek Farms Hiring Farmers’ Market / CSA Manager

Fossil Creek Farms is a family owned and operated certified organic vegetable farm located in Fort Collins, Colorado.  We grow a wide variety of produce that is marketed to both retail and wholesale outlets including local restaurants, school districts, farmers’ markets and grocery stores.  We have a successful history of customer satisfaction and the ability to sell all we can grow.  For the size of our farm, we are highly mechanized including a vacuum planter, a seasonal high tunnel, multiple tractors, several cultivators, a mulch layer, and a transplanter along with three types of irrigation systems.

Job Description:

Full-Time Farmers’ Market / CSA Manager Position available from April through October. The successful applicant will be their own boss and will profit share in all retail sales from Farmers’ Markets and CSA’s. We are seeking an individual with prior vegetable production/sales experience. The successful applicant will have excellent customer relation skills, sales ability, and communication skills. In addition, the applicant must be honest, responsible, creative, self motivated, well organized, and able to do physical labor. This is not a salaried or hourly position. The position requires managing ALL aspects of CSA shares and Farmers’ Markets. For the Farmers’ Markets, the successful applicant will plan, harvest, wash, pack, price, promote, display, and SELL produce at weekly Farmers’ Markets. For the CSA’s the successful applicant will manage and communicate weekly with all CSA members including setting up and promoting special events. In addition, the successful applicant will manage and schedule working share CSA’s. The successful applicant will also promote and advertise the CSA program through social media, CSA fairs, and other agreed upon promotions. The successful applicant will plan, harvest, wash, pack, and distribute the CSA boxes each week. If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to stevenmaitland@yahoo.com.

 

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