Grower Relations Manager

Remote · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States · Procurement

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Our Vision, Mission & Growth

At The Common Market, we envision a nation composed of vibrant regional food systems- where interdependent urban and rural communities thrive through relationships that build the health and wealth of all people. Our mission is to strengthen regional farms while making the local bounty accessible to communities and the institutions that serve them. We strive to improve food security, farm viability, and community and ecological health.


We are currently serving New York City, Greater Philadelphia, Baltimore, Greater Washington, DC, Houston, Birmingham and Atlanta.


The Common Market seeks a Grower Relations Manager that will identify, on-board and manage our grower- producer relationships.

We are looking for an individual with deep agriculture or produce industry knowledge and account management experience with farms. Developed relationship network within the meat, dairy, seafood, egg, and produce segments highly valued in this role.

This position will require extensive travel to farms to work hand-in-hand with growers to identify opportunities for partnership with the Common Market. The ideal candidate is a systems thinker and possesses the professionalism to organize and negotiate terms with vendors. Success in this position requires an extremely organized individual who is able to work independently with a sense of urgency and great attention to detail.


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