General Manager

Website Longer Table Farm

Organic farm growing mixed vegetables and cut flowers

We are seeking a passionate and experienced General Manager to join our team at Longer Table Farm. The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing a farm business and field operations, and will be passionate about organic farming. We are looking for a highly organized individual with strong leadership and communication skills who can help the farm reach its growth and sustainability goals. This position will work closely with ownership and the existing crew to oversee all aspects of the farm while focusing on sales, operations, food safety and finances. The General Manager will spend much of their time in the office. The remainder of their time will be spent in the field working alongside our crews. This role will require the ability wear several hats on a daily basis while keeping an eye on big picture goals.

We are more than willing to train the right applicant into this role over time. This is a new role at the farm and we are therefore still figuring out the details. The exact role will be finalized with the chosen applicant based on their qualifications and personality. We are looking for an individual that is interested committing to the farm long-term. We are looking to expand Longer Table Farm substantially in the coming years so there is the opportunity for this role to evolve with that growth.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Work closely with ownership to develop and execute daily and weekly work plans.
  • Communicate and provide clear delegation of tasks to the team.
  • Oversee sales managed by other lead positions.
  • Manage wholesale vegetable sales and communications with distributors.
  • Work with other managers and leads to maintain records/logs, create annual crop plans, implement our food safety plan, and create and implement systems of efficiency.
  • Generate and analyze sales reports.
  • Research and pursue grants.

 

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 4+ years commercial farm experience, organic systems preferred
  • previous management/leadership experience
  • proficiency in Excel, Quickbooks, word processing, etc.
  • familiarity with organic vegetable and flower production
  • ability to be on-call (rotating basis) for farmer’s markets
  • invested in the long term viability of the farm and wellbeing of our team
  • self-motivated and organized
  • a humble attitude and willingness to do even the most menial tasks
  • ability to think strategically with an efficiency and systems-based perspective; a constant “How can this be improved?” lens
  • strong communication skills
  • comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • familiarity with basic farm equipment and operations
  • basic Spanish required
  • grant writing experience is a plus

For a fully qualified applicant this will be salaried position ($67k) with paid time off, sick pay, free produce, education stipend and more.

An applicant that needs to train into the position will start between $25-$29/hr for the first season, and reassessed in spring of 2025.

To apply, please send your resume to info@longertablefarm.com AND complete our brief application.

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