FARMcurious is Hiring!

Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | By Alycia Lang |
Booth WorkerHave you ever dreamed of working for a growing little startup company, seeing what it takes to build a business from the ground? We're currently seeking an Administrative/Marketing Coordinator to help the Founder with day-to-day execution of tasks related to the retail operation of urban homesteading products, events and classes. The ideal candidate will be extremely flexible and enjoy a constantly changing environment in a small, growing company where priorities may shift from day to day. Key Responsibilities Administrative
  • Help track FARMcurious inventory and re-order when necessary
  • Organize receipts, expenses and invoices using Quickbooks
  • Extra points if you have bookkeeping experience
Class AssistantsProduct Research
  • Locate and research new products for the FARMcurious online store
  • Contact wholesalers and manufacturers regarding purchasing new products
  • Test products by using them
  • Upload descriptions and photos of new products to our Wordpress website
Social Media & Marketing
  • Help build & maintain monthly social media plan and marketing campaigns
  • Post, engage and answer followers on Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Seek blog and website partners for guest blog posts, giveaways and events
  • Format and write monthly newsletters using Constant Contact
  • Write blog posts for
Events and Workshops
  • Help design booth or display space and signage
  • Coordinate logistics such as load-in times, volunteer schedules & demo times
  • Attend events to help “hold down the fort” and organize volunteers
 Required Skills/Experience
  • Must exhibit honesty, integrity and be a team player, willing to roll-up your sleeves and do whatever is required to get the job done.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, blogging experience a plus
  • Strong ability to plan and manage projects, organize work and manage time
  • Understand and use social media, preferably to promote a brand. Proven history required
  • Strong computer skills including experience doing online research via Google
  • Comfortable using MS Office, Google Drive, Word Press, Constant Contact and Photoshop - Mac experience preferred
  • Genuine interest in urban homesteading, DIY food projects, etc preferred
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Creativity and design experience a plus!
FARMcurious is a fast-growing start-up providing education, inspiration and equipment for makers, urban farmers and kitchen crafters. This is a great opportunity for a creative fast-learner and multi-tasker to see what it takes to build a business from the ground up, learn about DIY products and projects, and connect to the maker community.