Director, Heritage Organics

Posted by on May 20, 2005

[posted 5/5/2005]

(full-time opportunity)

Responsible for overall operational, strategic and fiscal responsibility for Heritage Organics, an agricultural for-profit earned income venture of Heritage Conservancy, a non-profit regional land trust located in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Heritage Organics? objective is to be a contributing force in a regional agricultural renaissance. Its primary focus is sustainable agricultural (economic and environmental), with a significant emphasis on farmland preservation through its relationship with the conservancy. Heritage Organics has a corporate board of directors and three core tracks: 1) an operating farm capable of production, demonstrations and training; 2) one-stop consulting services, and; 3) centralized marketing and distribution.

Candidates should have a minimum of five to seven years senior-level experience in agricultural businesses. Extensive experience with contemporary and economically sustainable agricultural practices including organics. A strong business, sales and marketing background. Hands-on expertise growingdiversified specialty crops. Proven track record running successful agricultural businesses, securing financing and interfacing with shareholders, clients, staff and board members. Excellent written and oral communications and organizational skills.

Send letter of interest including salary requirements with resume to: Heritage Conservancy, c/o Human Resources, 85 Old Dublin Pike, Doylestown, PA 18901-2489.

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