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Urban Farm Designer at Farmscape - 3890

Job Title: 
Urban Farm Designer
Farmscape
5619 Monte Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Farmscape is seeking a full-time urban farm designer for their office in Los Angeles.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Farm Design, Estimation and Project Management:

• Speak with prospective clients by phone, explain Farmscape process, assess project scope, and schedule preliminary site visits.
• Conduct initial site visits, assess potential garden locations for suitability, and gather feedback from client regarding desired production goals and design elements.
• Create urban farm proposals, including farm layouts and corresponding budgets, for client approval.
• Once approved, coordinate with client and installation crew to schedule garden installation.
• Assist, as needed, with procuring materials for new projects.
• Upon completion of garden installation, introduce client to the farmer who will be doing weekly visits at the site.

Lead Generation and Marketing:
• Attend professional networking events, as needed.
• Assist with photography of garden sites, and post periodically to social media.
• Conduct targeted research and outreach for new projects.

Education & Experience: 

• Experience with organic vegetable cultivation and a basic understanding of best practices
• Customer service and/or sales experience highly recommended
• Experience in landscape architecture or related field is preferred
• Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
• Highly-motivated, self-starter who can effectively execute responsibilities autonomously
• Willingness to drive regularly for client meetings and to visit job sites

Application Instructions: 

Please send a resume and cover letter to urbanfarmdesigner@farmscapegardens.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture
Horticulture/Gardening
Marketing/Communications