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Sales and Greenhouse Operations at Friends of Holly Hill Farm, Inc. - 14737

Job Title: 
Sales and Greenhouse Operations
Friends of Holly Hill Farm, Inc.
236 Jerusalem Road
02025 Cohasset , MA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

The major responsibility of this position is the management of all aspects of the farm’s certified
organic vegetable and flower growing operations. Due to the breadth of this position the major
responsibilities are shared between two farm managers - the Sales and Greenhouse Operations
manager has the primary responsibility for all aspects of seedling propagation, post harvest
management, direct to consumer sales at the plant sale, farm stand, and farmers market. In this
position the sales and greenhouse manager must make decisions that uphold the mission of
Holly Hill Farm including but not limited to a commitment to regenerative agriculture, our
community, and our environment

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Management of all plant propagation activities including seeding and care of plants for
the farm, education department and annual plant sale
● Responsible for planning and execution of the annual plant sale
● Management of farm sales including on and offsite markets and wholesale accounts
● Management of on site farmstand including merchandising, procurement of produce and
pantry items from other vendors, inventory records, and pricing.
● Responsible for weekly vegetable, flower and herb harvest including selection and post
harvest handling.
These areas are shared with the Field Operations Manager:
● Responsible for seasonal farm chores including snow removal, watering, and
greenhouse temperature management
● Participation in maintenance of driveways, barns and sheds, fields, woods and trails
including plowing and shoveling of snow for winter access to buildings and animals
● Coordination with co-manager to create and implement a yearly crop plan and
greenhouse schedule as well as the weekly development of activities and schedules
● Participation in the farm’s community including planning meetings and events as well as
coordination of weekly farm activities with Farm Owner, Farm Director, Educational
Director, Farm Co-Manager, and Staff
● Management of the recruitment, training, and supervision of other full or part-time and/or
seasonal employees and/or volunteers
● Participation in the farm’s administration including data collecting, record-keeping, and
reporting required to maintain organic certification and assisting in the keeping of
financial records, making of budgets, handling of receipts, etc.
● Participation in long term strategic planning activities working towards the goals of
sustainability and conservation practices of the farm

Education & Experience: 

Education level: High School Diploma
Experience: 3-5 years of on farm employment
Specific skills:
● Familiar with the operation, maintenance and repair of basic farm machinery such as
mechanized gardening equipment and tractors.
● Skilled in all major organic and sustainable farming practices including greenhouse
management and the successful growing of an extensive variety of vegetables and
flowers
● Expertise with post harvest handling of vegetables, flowers, and herbs
● Experience with marketing of vegetables, flowers and seedlings at farm stands, farmers’
markets and restaurants
● Skilled in dealing with clients and the general public
● Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Google Suite, and the ability to adapt to new
technologies
● Supportive of and able to contribute actively to the owners’ goals of utilizing the farm for
educational and community purposes
● Capable of supervising and training other employees and volunteers and organizing their

Application Instructions: 

Send cover letter and resume to Meredith@hollyhillfarm.org

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture