Director of Brand & Business Development

Vermont Food Hub Collaborative Published: April 14, 2021
Location
Brattleboro, Vermont
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Farm / Organics / Sales & Marketing /
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Description

We are looking for a Director of Brand and Business Development. Is it you?

Seeking a born leader to roll up their sleeves and shape the future success of the Vermont Food Hub Collaborative’s (VFHC) new brand, Vermont Way Foods™, Food with a Compass™, in Vermont and throughout the northeast. Check out our website to learn more about us. 

About Us

The VFHC supports Vermont’s hardworking farmers and makers of awesome food. Our goal is to sell more of the bounty of Vermont outside of our small state, so our farmers and makers thrive. If crafting a hard-driving business strategy, shaping an irresistible selling story, and breathing life into marketing a brand with unlimited potential lights you up…Let’s talk!

About You

The Vermont Food Hub Collaborative, L3C,* is seeking a Director of Brand and Business Development to drive this demand creation through strategic leadership, sales savvy and marketing knowhow. If you have these talents, a passion for great food and for doing right by farmers and food makers, we’d love to hear from you. 

* Member hubs include Food ConnectsIntervale CenterCenter for an Agricultural Economy, and Green Mountain Farm Direct

Position Summary:

  • This role will successfully introduce Vermont Way Foods to customers and consumers, developing a clear sales strategy to drive incremental market growth that supports the brand mission. Concurrently, consumer demand will be built by sharing the rich brand story of Vermont Way Foods.
  • Strategic leadership will be needed to set a 3-year business plan and a vision for the marketing, sales and operation teams to match demand needs.
  • Clear proactive communication and reporting to the Food Hubs will be essential as policy is shaped, budgeting needs anticipated, and market intelligence is shared back from the market to help farmers fine tune their offerings.

The Vermont Food Hub Collaborative, L3C, (dba Vermont Way Foods™) is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of experience and perspective to enrich our work. For the full job description and compensation, go to bethgilpin.com/current openings.

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