Farm Support & Services Development Manager

Heckfield Estates is looking for an experienced Cut Flower Grower to join its expanding growing team and support a luxury hotel, Heckfield Place.
17th August 2020
Market Gardener (biodynamic / organic growing) Heckfield Estates – Heckfield, Hampshire
8th July 2020

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, 24 months, renewable  – monthly attendance at Stroud office required Remuneration: FTE 0.4-0.6 post (based on 37.5hr week) at FTE £25,000-26,800 pa

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
  • FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

Applications close on 20.9.20: please send a CV and letter of interest to office@biodynamic.org.uk