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Gideon Porth

635 River Rd.
Deerfield, MA 01342
Website:atlasfarm.com
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience DEERFIELD, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeSales/Retail
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Preferred
2+
Preference: Required
Description:
Atlas Farm is a 95-acre, certified organic vegetable farm located in Deerfield, MA. We grow and market produce year-round through wholesale accounts, farmers' markets and our own retail farm store. We are seeking a qualified candidate to join the management team. The farm store manager is a full-time, year-round position with the primary responsibility of overseeing activities at our South Deerfield retail farm store. Specific duties include but are not limited to: managing a staff of 8-10 including clerks, assistant managers, buyer and marketing specialists; analyzing retail sales and trends; daily retail store operations; creating work schedules; merchandising and product displays; sourcing new products for sale; overseeing marketing and advertising; organizing quarterly and seasonal events; and coordinating activities between production and farm store staff. We are a mission based company and seek an individual for this position that shares our mission of sustainable food production and strengthening the local food economy (read more at www.atlasfarm.com). This is a very important position in our farm's management team with much potential for long-term growth and development. To apply, please submit a detailed resume and cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position. We will contact you if an interview will be requested. Please be aware that we normally receive a lot of responses to internet job postings and will not be able to respond to unqualified applicants. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Requirements:
Applicants should have a very strong background in retail management, familiarity with fresh produce, familiarity with organic vegetable production, marketing and creative experience, strong computer skills, and excellent communication skills.


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