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Farm Support & Services Development Manager

Biodynamic Association
Open House GL5 1QG

Posted: 25/08/2020

Deadline: 20/09/2020

Compensation: £25,000 - £26,800 per annum FTE

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Fixed term / contract Remote working


Job description

Biodynamic Association is seeking a passionate biodynamic communicator with suitable farming, coordination and management skills to develop a range of services and support for biodynamic farmers in the UK. 

Biodynamic Farm Services is the Biodynamic Association’s new venture to develop and support a range of services for biodynamic and farming professionals. Its ambitious target clientele are existing biodynamic farmers and growers, as well as bringing on board organic, agroecological, permaculture and others in the alternative farming movements, and conventional farmers and growers.

Position: Part-time position for 24 months, renewable - monthly attendance at Stroud office required Remuneration: FTE 0.4-0.6 post (based on 37.5hr week) at £25,000-26,800 per annum FTE

Objectives of the position

  • Research, consult, and create a cohesive business development strategy:
    • To support farms/farmers and growers – in viticulture, mixed farming, horticulture etc
    • To enable conversion planning and process
    • To become a financially self-supporting consultancy/advisory enterprise by the end of the 2 year period
    • Implement the strategy as part of the Biodynamic Association’s work with farmers

Application information

Applications close on 20th September 2020. Please send a CV and letter of interest to office@biodynamic.org.uk

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About Biodynamic Association

Where Health and Vitality Matters! UK charity championing biodynamic food, wine, farming, gardening and true sustainability.