Market Development Assistant
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|Posted On:||Friday, 1st June 2018|
225 W. Hubbard St., Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60654
FamilyFarmed is a nonprofit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food to enhance the social, economic and environmental health of our communities. Our goal is to increase local and sustainable/organic food sales in the region to create new jobs, sustainable economic development and rural revitalization through our primary function areas: Good Food EXPO, Farmer Training Program, Good Food Accelerator and Market Development.JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Description: The Market Development Assistant assists the Director of Market Development and the Farmer Training Program Manager in maintaining current relationships within our network and building new relationships with buyers and regional Good Food producers to educate and ultimately increase Good Food sales in the Midwest. The position contributes to the execution of training programs and food safety workshops developed for farmers and collaborates with consultants and volunteers to carry out the goals and objectives of the Market Development and Farmer Training Programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Farmer Training Program (50%)
Market Development (40%)
Skills & Experience:
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume with Farmer Training Program Manager in the subject line that details why you are the best candidate for this position to: employment@FamilyFarmed.org.
It is FamilyFarmed’s policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions or opportunities of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, veteran status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
FamilyFarmed will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, veteran status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. 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.