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Sales and Marketing Manager

Good Small Farms Ltd
Stroud, Gloucestershire

Posted: 17 Jan 2023

Deadline: 17 Feb 2023

Compensation: Negotiable based on experience

Paid Part-time Flexible hours

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Job description

AT A GLANCE: 

  • 100 acre regenerative, chemical-free farm outside Stroud, Gloucestershire
  • Sales and marketing person responsible for direct sales of all produce (veg, fruit, meat
  • etc) and marketing
  • Part-time, flexible position 2-3 days per week
  • Salary based on experience

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Good Small Farms took over the management of Hammonds Farm in July 2021. The 100 acre farm is situated in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, just outside Stroud. We are developing the farm as a mixed, regenerative farm that will include various farming enterprises focused on local food and fibre supply using agro-ecological approaches. So far we have established a market garden, fruit and nut agfroforesry, We are in conversion to Organic and Pasture for Life certified.

We are looking for a motivated, hardworking and flexible person to join the team at Good Small Farms. The role will involve taking responsibility for all sales channels which currently include wholesale and a veg bag scheme but may evolve to include larger wholesale customers and market stalls. We sell direct and so a key part of the role is marketing a clear message of what we stand for and being consistent across all channels.

This role is initially part time (2-3 days) and will be supported by other members of the farm team. There is scope for this role to expand to full time as the scale of activity and sales increases.

Responsibilities

  • Developing new customers for our fruit, vegetables, meats and other products
  • Managing the marketing messages across all channels
  • Coordinating pricing and availability with the team
  • Developing new products
  • Seeking collaborations with other producers and processors

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of food direct sales is essential
  • Financial competence
  • Eloquent copy writing
  • Digital marketing
  • Good communication and team-working skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A love of the land and our core beliefs
  • A sense of humour
  • Full UK driving licence

Application information

Please contact Eric on eric@goodsmallfarms.co.uk to apply or find out more.

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About Good Small Farms Ltd

We are a mixed regenerative 100 acre farm in our first year of organic conversion and PFL certified. We grow vegetables which we sell through our box scheme and have pigs, goats and cows for meat.