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We are growing our team and now interviewing for our Business Program Contractor and Farmland Program Contractor positions. To apply for either position, please send your resume to info@kisstheground.com

Kiss the Ground Farmland Program Contractor Position
Contract Job
We are seeking a part-time contractor to create and coordinate a project under our Farmland program. This project will run from Feb-July 2018 and then will be evaluated based on performance at the end of July.

THE PROJECT:
Work with interested chefs/restaurants in the Los Angeles area to create one menu item that is partially sourced from farms building healthy soils and charge an extra $1 for this menu item. The extra $1 from each item sold will go into a fund for farmer training scholarships. The goal is to have 10 restaurants successfully participating in the program in 2018. We tested this project in November with 7 Café Gratitude restaurants and it raised over $5,000 for farmer training. We’re excited to expand the program this year.

PROJECT TASKS:
+ Meet with local Los Angeles and surrounding areas restaurants to secure participation in the program
+ Help identify sources for the menu item
+ Develop marketing materials in partnership with Kiss the Ground’s Storytelling team
+ Organize the creation of the scholarship fund and formalize the application process for farmers

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS:
+ Knowledge of regenerative agriculture/soil health
+ Familiarization with Los Angeles/surrounding areas farmers/foodshed/restaurants
+ Strong written communication skills
+ Strong verbal communication skills

COMPENSATION:
This is a part-time contract, rate depends on experience.

APPLY NOW:
Please email resume to info@kisstheground.com

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Kiss the Ground Business Program Contractor
Contract Job
We are seeking a part-time contractor to work with our leadership team as coordinator of our Business program.

THE PROJECT:
Work with our leadership team to maintain, deepen, and develop relationships with businesses (mostly large corporations). Our goal for the program is for businesses to understand the benefits of investing in soil health in their supply chains and as a result, make soil health commitments. Additionally, the contractor will work with Kiss the Ground and a natural food product brand to develop a line of products that are sourced from farms building healthy soil. This line of products will become a long-term fundraising stream for the organization.

PROJECT TASKS:
+ Develop presentations
+ Attend conferences and networking events
+ Present to companies
+ Maintain relationships with farmer trainers, farm design consultants, supply chain consultants, and businesses
+ Speak publically

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS:
+ Knowledge of regenerative agriculture/soil health
+ Experience working in for-profit industries
+ Public speaking experience
+ Deck/PowerPoint presentation experience
+ Strong written communication skills
+ Strong verbal communication skills

COMPENSATION:
This is a part-time contract and rate depends on experience. This contract will be for three months with an option to evaluate and renew at the end of the three months.

APPLY NOW:
Please send resume to info@kisstheground.com

Kiss The Ground is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Our mission is to inspire participation in the global movement to restore soils.