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McEnroe Organic Farm: Executive Assistant

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chashama
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Dutchess County, NY
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Published 25 days ago

Executive Assistant

About our Farm:

McEnroe Organic Farm is a NOFA-NY LLC certified organic farm producing compost and soils, organically raised meats, greenhouse tomatoes, seasonal produce, and nursery transplants.

Our soils and compost are approved for organic production and have been used by farms, gardens, landscapers, and green roofers since 1987. A unique, bio-diverse farm, we adhere to organic principles of caring for the soil and being stewards of the earth. Our farm is over 1,000 acres located in Millerton, NY, in Northern Duchess county.

We strongly encourage BIPOC, AAPI, Hispanic/Latinx, LGBTQIA+ and all applicants of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds to apply. Chashama is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

About the Market: Local, Seasonal, and Organic Groceries

McEnroe Organic Market sells a diverse selection of local, seasonal, and organic groceries, including McEnroe’s own farm-raised meats, vegetables, fruits, and plant starts. We have prepared foods, regional dairy products, artisan bread, homemade baked goods, organic produce, nursery products and gardening supplies. Our products help customers maintain a healthful diet and a sustainable garden.

Year round we have a variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, honey, dairy products, soups, breads, baked goods, cereals, and much more. We take care to ensure that the food we sell is produced locally or certified organic.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an Executive Assistant to assist the Executive Director in all capacities including wholesale sales logistics, financial reporting, and social media promotion of our market, soils, meats, and produce.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Executive Support

· Support, schedule, take minutes & circulate materials for regular and special meetings

· Help prepare analyses of operations, financials, and equipment assets

· Work with senior management to prepare budgets and anticipate inventory needs

· Assist with preparation and interpretation of Farm operations reports

· Help prepare financial and programmatic materials for Board meetings and site visits

· Assist with research related to organic farming, composting, and sustainable practices

Marketing & Communications

· Communicate regularly with a diverse group of internal and external clients, including traveling to client locations (post-covid-19)

· Provide account support to existing clients, and for growing our client base

· Work with senior management to build a social media strategy by researching successful methods, identifying and organizing various audiences, and clarifying messaging

· Work with farm staff to create engaging and informative social media content

· Collect and review data on social media performance to identify the most effective strategies

· Monitor the farm’s social media accounts and coordinate with farm managers to maintain online relations with customers and partners

· Design promotional materials

Sales & Account Management

· Work with senior management to develop sales strategies

· Create and maintain efficient client tracking and support systems

· Interact with clients by telephone, e-mail, and in-person, and may represent the farm at conferences and trade shows

· Work with wholesale customers to sell McEnroe vegetables, meats, and soils

· Assist with development of sales routing and delivery logistics

Qualifications:

· High School Diploma, GED or Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution

· Effective oral and written communication required

· High attention to detail and managing execution

· Proven working experience in social media marketing & promotion

· Photo, video & text editing skills, Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred

· Familiarity with online platforms including Mailchimp, Instagram, Facebook

· Familiarity with Quickbooks

· Basic knowledge/familiarity with organic farming

· Previous retail experience preferred

· Previous experience with Point of Sale systems preferred

· Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel

· Ability to set priorities and maintain functional work environment

· Ability to work a flexible schedule

· Driver license and access to a car is required

· Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize workload to ensure highest value and best services are provided

· Multi-task, work independently when needed, and display a team-oriented approach

· Ability to adapt to changing situations and needs in a calm and diplomatic manner

Physical Demands:

· Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

· Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, kneel and squat

· Must be able to push, pull, and maneuver heavy loads

Compensation:

· $60,000 annual salary.

· 24/7 access to living quarters in Dutchess County, NY

· Benefits include paid time off

· The farm is not able to offer health insurance coverage at this time

Job Type:

· Full-time, 40 hours/week

· M-F, with some evenings and weekends as needed.

· Travel between New York City and Dutchess County, NY with remote work possibility

· Ability to work on-site at the farm 3 days a week during the busy season, 1-2 days otherwise

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to: jobs@chashama.org

Learn more about McEnroe Organic Farm:

· http://www.mcenroeorganicfarm.com

· www.facebook.com/mcenroeorganicfarm

· https://www.instagram.com/mcenroeorganicfarm

Executive Assistant

About our Farm:

McEnroe Organic Farm is a NOFA-NY LLC certified organic farm producing compost and soils, organically raised meats, greenhouse tomatoes, seasonal produce, and nursery transplants.

Our soils and compost…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    September 13, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

Up to USD 60,000

Benefits

· 24/7 access to living quarters in Dutchess County, NY

· Benefits include paid time off

· The farm is not able to offer health insurance coverage at this time

· 24/7 access to living quarters in Dutchess County, NY

· Benefits include paid time off

· The farm is not able to offer health insurance coverage at this time

Location

On-site
Dutchess County, NY, USA

How to Apply

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to: jobs@chashama.org

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to: jobs@chashama.org

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