Greensgrow Farms


Posted

almost 6 years ago

Contact Info
2501 E. Cumberland Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
P: 215. 427. 2702
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W: http://www.greensgrow.org

Job ID #27


Title

Fresh Food / CSA Sales and Merchandising Supervisor

Description

Greensgrow Farms Fresh Food / CSA Sales and Merchandising Supervisor About Greensgrow Greensgrow Farms has been a leader in the urban agriculture movement since 1998. Along with our urban crop production, Greensgrow is a trailblazer for urban sustainability, a champion of demonstrating how city dwellers can green their urban space, making use of land once deemed useless. We run a Nursery, Summer CSA, Winter CSA, Farm Stands all year long, and operate a small retail space for refrigerated and non-perishable food adjacent to our Nursery. Greensgrow is a non-profit organization and also operates mobile food markets (via food trucks), a community kitchen that serves as an entrepreneurial incubator for the local food maker industry, and operates a SNAP specific CSA for 3 months in peak season. We strongly encourage all candidates to read about the depth and breadth of our programs online. Position Overview Greensgrow Farms is currently hiring a team member for our Fresh Food Department, specifically to serve as our Fresh Food & CSA Sales and Merchandising specialist. This individual will have a passion for the local food movement, and experience in a retail food environment. Experience with food service and an understanding of “the hustle” required to do such a job well is beneficial. This person will be an influential member of a small organization, responsible for making positive contributions to meeting expectations and sales goals, team morale, coaching seasonal staff and work shares, monitoring tasks and providing exemplary leadership. This person will also interface with all of our CSA members and farm stand shoppers; the right attitude and sense of urgency is extremely important to the success of the organization. The job consists of administrative, sales, marketing and merchandising tasks; and as a busy and multifaceted organization this person must be highly driven and well organized in order to succeed. Tasks outside of the “normal” may be requested at any time – after all, this IS a farm. This new team member will work closely with our General Manager and Buyer/Farmstand Supervisor to assist with the inventory procurement and management process, as well as farm stand and CSA setup, operations, and breakdown. And work with our Graphic Designer and cashier team for all required merchandising tasks. This person will also supervise fresh food staff members to ensure product is retail ready and displayed properly for sale. This is a year-round full time position. The hours required swing depending on the season. Responsibilities: Fresh Food Department Inventory Management:  Purchasing and replenishment for refrigerated and frozen product  Monitoring stock levels and refrigeration equipment via daily and weekly checklists. Oversee rotation and turnover of stock as necessary for quality control. Email cover letter and resume to: CSA@greensgrow.org

Sector

Food

Status

Full-time

Availability

Available

Start Date

February 01, 2013

Compensation

35K+ commensurate with experience

Posted

2012-12-14 04:25:56 UTC

Updated

2012-12-14 04:25:56 UTC