Employment Opportunity: Farm Business Planner

October 2, 2019

The Center for an Agricultural Economy seeks a Business Planner to join our small and dynamic team at a food-system-focused nonprofit in Hardwick, Vermont. The Farm Business Planner serves as the primary provider of services for new and beginning farmers as well as the coordinator for educational workshops and trainings for the farm services clientele. They are responsible for outreach, marketing and education activities related to the farm business services that the Center for an Agricultural Economy provides.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit and enroll farmer and food business participants
  • Lead business plan development with farm clients
  • Provide one-on-one coaching & resources to farm focused businesses
  • Coordinate consultants of technical assistance for a broad range of client needs
  • Plan workshops and support them with presenter recruitment, client registration, staff presence and feedback from attendees
  • Participate in technical service provider networks and help advance Vermont’s goal of a strong farm and food economy
  • Contribute to a highly productive, collaborative and positive work environment

To learn more and apply, please see full Job Description.