Center for an Agricultural Economy

Farm Connex Business Manager | Full Time

Category: Agriculture Products/Services

Location: 140 Junction Road PO BOX 422

Are you interested in local agriculture, economy, and food?
Do you enjoy complex problem-solving and thrive in a fast-paced work environment?
Do you want to work with other passionate people and an organization who appreciates you? 

The Center for an Agricultural Economy seeks a Farm Connex Business Manager, with interests and/or experience in logistics, data and relationship management. Working in collaboration with our seasoned Operations Management team in a dynamic work environment, this position will provide direct support to Farm Connex personnel, our producers and customers, manage administration and financial responsibilities, and participate in strategic planning and co-leadership of Farm Connex. This work includes:

  • Support of customer relationships, program outreach and communications
  • Development & operationalization of annual program budget, business & marketing plan
  • Co-manage and support program compliance requirements and deadlines

Position: Farm Connex Business Manager
Reports to: Deputy Director
Schedule: 40-45 hours/week (primarily on-site)
Compensation: Salary range is $55,000-$65,000 (exempt) depending on experience
Benefits: Generous paid time off, SIMPLE IRA, Qualified Small Employer HRA, Employer-paid short-term disability and life insurance, professional development compensation 

CAE is a food systems hub in Hardwick, VT whose reach extends statewide and beyond. Our work touches all aspects of the food system in support of rural food businesses, farms, and communities. We work alongside our neighbors and partners to cultivate interdependence, take risks, and initiate change. We invite you to participate in our work to create a rural food system in which everyone has agency, support, and access to local food.

Deadline: February 6, 2023 12:00 am

To Apply:

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To apply, email with your resume, letter of interest, and include Business Manager in your email subject line. We’re interested to hear your thoughts on any life or work experience as it relates to this position. Applicants who go on to interview with us will also be asked to provide references. Our application deadline is February 6, 2023. Initial interviews will begin by February 13, 2023. Let us know if you have any questions!