FamilyFarmed is a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.
There currently is one open position, described below. Qualified applicants may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Full-time, permanent, salaried, exempt employee. Compensation is nonprofit competitive and commensurate with experience and skill-level.
Summary + Objective
The Market Development Manager partners with FamilyFarmed’s CEO, Development and Marketing + Communications teams to develop and execute integrated strategic sales and partnership initiatives. This position requires extensive experience creating market development strategies, project management, strong presentation skills, an established network and the ability to deliver both short-term and long-term results while working independently and with others.
The Market Development Manager will build relationships with trade buyers and regional Good Food Producers to educate stakeholders and increase Good Food product sales in the Midwest. As a result of these relationships, buyers and sellers of Good Food will be active in the Good Food EXPO, Good Food Financing and Innovation Conference, Good Food Accelerator, and other FamilyFarmed programs (including government grant-funded projects).
The Market Development Manager is responsible for planning and implementing sponsorship sales and procuring partners for FamilyFarmed special events.
The Market Development Manager is responsible for collaborating with other FamilyFarmed staff to ensure mission and funding alignment of market development activities.
Competencies + Skill Sets
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Typical hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 40 hours per week.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
It is FamilyFarmed’s policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions or opportunities of employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or parental status.
FamilyFarmed will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or parental status. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, job classification, upgrading, promotion, demotion or transfer, recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for and quality of training.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Qualified applicants may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.