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Farm Administrator Brookwood Community Farm

  • Date Posted November 08, 2022
  • Location Canton, MA
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Brookwood Community Farm is a non-profit (often female and/or non-binary run) production-focused farm with robust CSA, market, and donations outlets. To us, sustainability means on-going improvements to our systems so we can maximize production without stressing our land or the staff. We also provide a space for our staff to learn farm-specific technical and mechanical skills, which is often hard to find! We are production-focused in order to provide the most food to our community.

The farm cultivates five acres using organic practices, and we are located just south of Boston's Blue Hills in Canton/Milton, MA on traditional Massachusett/Wampanoag land owned by Mass DCR and Trustees of Reservations. 

 

Folks of diverse and marginalized identities and communities are welcomed and encouraged to apply. We value respect, dignity, and inclusivity, and work to be an affirming workplace for LGBTQ and BIPOC people. If you need accommodations or have questions about accessibility in this role, please do not hesitate to ask

Job description

The Farm Administrator will be responsible for managing Brookwood’s 225-member CSA and Farmstand distribution, bookend events, and duties such as processing paperwork, marketing, community engagement, social media, and grant writing. Additional responsibilities will be delegated depending on needs and abilities. Brookwood’s CSA and Farmstand run for 26 weeks between May-November, with pickups 3x per week. Our annual Seedling Sale runs for one weekend in May and our End of Season Sale occurs the Sunday before Thanksgiving.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Streamline and maintain CSA member and farmstand administrative tracking for budgetary and production needs
  • Streamline and maintain communications with members, workshares, and vendors 
  • Supply inventorying and ordering
  • Planning and overseeing annual Seedling Sale and End of Season Sale, as well as other events as needed
  • Volunteer management

This position is 10-20 hours per week depending on time of year; the position would be a hybrid of on site and WFH and reports to both the Farm Manager and Board President. The Farm Administrator will work closely with Farm Manager, but most of the day-to-day tasks will be performed solo. 

Ideal candidates would have a strong background in Excel, Square, Squarespace or other CRM platforms or similar apps and over all data sets.  A person with great interpersonal skills and background in social media is important.  Organization and attention to detail are vital to this role. Farming background is preferred as well as commitment to BCF's mission and purpose. The position would not require field work. 

Compensation includes an hourly rate of $18-20/hour DOE, accrued PTO, free farm produce, and discounts on bought-in products. 

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