Position: Vegetable Box Coordinator

Vegetable box

We’re after a Vegetable Box Coordinator! With Amy’s due date 🤰 almost here, we’re looking for a new team member to lead our vegetable box program. With all of our other changes, this expected to be a long term position.

Working with about 20 organic farms from across the Mornington Peninsula, the successful candidate requires a high level of organisation, ability to adapt and excellent customer service.

Primary responsibilities for this role include:

  • Curating weekly vegetable boxes
  • Working with Heritage Farm team members and farmers
  • Customer service including phone calls and emails and social media
  • Using technology including WordPress, Google Docs, logistics software and more
  • Driving a van and/or packing boxes

The successful candidate must be passionate about seasonal food, be honest and reliable, willing to learn and a good fit for our team.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A passion for locally grown, seasonal and organic produce
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisation
  • Great customer service skills
  • Reasonably fit (to move 10kg of produce at a time)
  • Able to drive a manual vehicle

All applications should include a resume and a cover letter with answers to the following:

  • Responses to Key Selection Criteria above, and include relevant training and experience (if any).
  • What are you good at? Not so good at? Tell us about your interests and what you want to achieve.
  • Confirmation that you can work the required days and have some flexibility (see below), are physically fit and can drive a manual vehicle.
  • At least two references.

This role requires some flexibility in work hours each week, with most hours required on Tuesdays and Fridays – all other work can be completed from home. Total hours are approximately 10-16 hours each week and the successful candidate would get a say in how the program continues to run moving forward.

Remuneration is a casual rate of $30 per hour plus superannuation, with the entire team sharing in the success of the box program.

Applications should be emailed to info  @  heritagefarm.com.au and include ‘Application – Vegetable Box Coordinator’ in the subject line.

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