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This job expired on March 13, 2022

Media & Communications Assistant Apricot Lane Farms

  • Date Posted January 12, 2022
  • Location Moorpark, CA
  • Category Agriculture / Media
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Apricot Lane Farms is a 214-acre organic and biodynamic farm located 40 miles north of Los Angeles and 20 miles east of Ventura in Moorpark, CA. Our team has been charged with the mission of creating a well-balanced ecosystem and rich soils that produce nutrient-dense foods while treating the environment and the animals with respect. Job description

Apricot Lane Farms is a 214-acre Organic and Biodynamic farm located 40 miles north of Los Angeles and 20 miles east of Ventura in Moorpark, CA. We are seeking a talented and experienced Media & Communications Assistant. The on-farm Media & Communications Assistant plays an integral role in Apricot Lane Farms Media & Communications Department, supporting the team in propelling the farm’s story into the world in a meaningful way. The ideal candidate is highly organized, naturally curious, and eager to learn, and well-versed in social media platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedule all posting on all social media channels—ALF & BLF accounts (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, TikTok)
  • Support content creation and campaigns as needed under the guidance of Communications Manager and Communications Director for social media, email marketing, website content, customer communications and special projects
  • Create and maintain organization of content database, editorial calendar, and metrics reports
  • Runs community management of all social platforms, responding to comments, DMs, and performing daily outreach
  • Performs general administrative duties to support the department, including materials and equipment orders, expense report coding, receipt wrangling, file organization, spreadsheet creation and organization, basic IT troubleshooting, and release tracking
  • Maintain/organize farm photo library (under guidance of On-Farm Photographer) and social media asset library
  • Assist farm photographer on photo shoots
  • Field and coordinate archival media licensing inquiries & delivery for both ALF & BLF
  • Handles website updates and changes as needed in WordPress and liaise with developer for everything outside of basic WordPress knowledge & duties
  • Actively contribute creative content ideas by staying attuned to farm activities and knowledgeable of social media best practices
  • Assist in the creation of marketing graphics using Canva and ideally InDesign & Photoshop, as well


  • Interest and enthusiasm around the topics of regenerative farming, agroecology, biodiversity & food. If not already versed, a willingness to deep dive on those subjects.
  • Fluency in social media platforms, tools, and analytics
  • 2+ years managing social media business accounts
  • Skilled proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom, Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign), WordPress, Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, and social media publishing tools
  • A self-starter with a go-getter spirit - you’re not afraid to take initiative, jump in and get your hands dirty
  • Highly organized, thorough, and incredibly detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • BS degree ideal
  • Excellent Benefits Package (Medical, Dental and Vision), Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, 401K & 401K Matching, Employee Assistance Program, Employee discounts plus more...


Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Application instructions
This job expired on March 13, 2022
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