Food Hub Officer

Heifer International

Heifer Worldwide is an equal alternative employer. All certified candidates will obtain consideration for employment with out regard to race, faith, shade, nationwide origin, gender, gender id, sexual orientation, age, standing as a protected veteran, amongst different issues, or standing as a certified particular person with incapacity.


The operate of this place is to assist the mission of Heifer USA by participating with and coordinating livestock producers and connecting them with native, regional and nationwide markets to assist small-mid scale limited-resource farmers, and their communities.


The perfect candidate for this place will need to have a background in interacting with companions that make up the native meals chain in Mississippi. Have to be comfy interacting with numerous people from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Should be capable of handle financials, monitor projected revenue and loss and have a progress mindset. Moreover, should be acquainted with regenerative farming practices for pastured pork or be keen to be skilled within the required information wanted to observe farms engaged in regenerative agricultural practices.


A. Producer Coordination (35%)

  • Work with accomplice farms to make sure implementation of agreed manufacturing practices
  • Guarantee well timed and correct aggregation
  • Schedule processing dates to satisfy demand
  • Coordinate and schedule feed deliveries
  • Work with farms to assist product high quality and traceability
  • Set up orders and file data on present and future stock.
  • Monitor farms and storage amenities for compliance.
  • Preserve documentation of farm visits, together with timing of pasture rotation, animal weights/progress charges and mortality charges.

B. Gross sales and Advertising and marketing (40%)

  • Conduct market analysis to determine client tendencies, competitor choices, and potential goal markets.
  • Analyze knowledge to find out client preferences and buying conduct associated to meals merchandise.
  • Develop and execute advertising and marketing methods and campaigns.
  • Create advertising and marketing supplies, together with commercials, brochures, social media content material, and e mail campaigns.
  • Decide pricing methods and promotional techniques to maximise product profitability.
  • Lead outreach and training relating to the advantages of regenerative agricultural merchandise with prospects, and group.
  • Establish and goal potential shoppers, distributors, and retailers for meals merchandise.
  • Set up and keep relationships with present and potential wholesale and retail shoppers.
  • Negotiate contracts, pricing, and distribution agreements.
  • Present distinctive customer support to shoppers by addressing inquiries, resolving points, and making certain consumer satisfaction.
  • Accumulate suggestions from prospects to enhance services and products.

C. Operations/Administrative Duties (20%)

  • Doc and keep information of gross sales exercise and distribution/stock of merchandise.
  • Confidence working with numerous software program methods (MS Workplace, social media, Salesforce CRM, Excel database, provide chain administration instruments, Quickbooks)
  • Doc areas for enhancements within the pastured pork worth chain
  • Help in main and establishing the MS Pastured Meats stakeholder conferences and actions

D. Could carry out different job-related duties as assigned. (5%)

Minimal Necessities:

Should have a university diploma in Enterprise, Advertising and marketing, Agriculture, or associated areas and 3-5 years of expertise in advertising and marketing throughout the meals trade.

Most well-liked Necessities:

  • Glorious communication and negotiation talents.
  • Proficiency in digital advertising and marketing instruments and platforms.
  • Data of meals security and regulatory necessities is a plus.
  • Means to work independently and as a part of a crew.
  • Artistic pondering and problem-solving abilities.
  • Adaptability to altering market situations and client preferences.

Most Vital Proficiencies:

  • Should perceive elements of a worth chain for livestock and be capable of work together with producers and distributors.
  • Livestock administration information expertise with proficiency in swine administration or pastured pork manufacturing.
  • Should pay attention to and or be keen to be taught and implement regenerative agriculture practices.
  • Data of finest practices for pastured pork manufacturing and ongoing wants of underserved farmers.

Important Job Capabilities and Bodily Calls for:

  • Job will embody journey to present and new farms in Mississippi and to Heifer Ranch in Perryville, AR.
  • Some bodily duties can be included in the midst of farm work. Have to be keen and capable of work in all climate situations and carry 50 lbs.
  • Report conserving and frequent communication with supervision can be required.
  • Means to work with delicate data and keep confidentiality.
  • Should have present drivers’ license.
  • Should reside within the state of Mississippi.

Wage Info:

The anticipated base wage vary for this place is $55,000 to $65,000 USD yearly. Placement throughout the vary can be based mostly on the expertise and competency stage of the candidate.

What we provide:

  • Heifer Worldwide provides a wide range of advantages for U.S. based mostly workers working 30 or extra hours per week.
  • Well being and wellness advantages together with Versatile Spending Account and/or Well being Saving Account
  • Worker help program
  • 403(b) retirement plan (match 1% worker to 2% employer as much as a most of 4% match +3% employer discretionary contribution no matter worker contribution)
  • 22 trip days along with 12 statutory and discretionary holidays, and 10 sick days per yr
  • Employer-paid life insurance coverage and unintentional loss of life & dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Skilled growth and annual advantage improve alternatives
  • Elective important sickness insurance coverage, authorized help plan and pet safety
  • And extra!

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