Equity Parner/Plant Nursery Manager/Seed Collector- New York
Organization: Society of Wetland Scientists
Position Title: Equity Partner/Plant Nursery Manager/Seed Collector
Location: Hudson Valley, NY
Hours and Compensation: -Partnership model. Equity and sales based.
-Second job okay for short term to make ends meet.
-Benefits not currently available but will be as revenue develops.
Application Deadline: open until filled
New Hudson Valley Plant Nursery start-up seeking equity partner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equity_partner).
Nursery will produce materials for ecological restoration and agroforestry uses. Serves bioregions in Hudson, Upper Susquahanna and Long Island Sound watersheds.
Located on 5 acres within an organic farm. 2 hour drive from NYC.
This is an opportunity for a self-starter seeking ownership and control in the formation of a new business whose goal is to regenerate ecological function through plant propagation. No sales skills requirement.
Plant Nursery is a part of a vertically integrated set of ecological restoration and construction company (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertical_integration).
“The boss needs you, you don’t need the boss.”
-Knowledge of horticultural science.
-Desire to build a team over several years to run a profitable business.
-Green thumb (not literally).
-Seed collection and propagation.
-Big picture perspective.
-Ability to multi-task.
-Interest in business operations including HR, insurance, etc.
-Seasonal work and very long hours during certain times of year.
-Ability to work long hours, repeatedly lift heavy weights, and endure seasonal weather.
-Math and basic accounting.
-Regional travel to collect seed and deliver material.
-Manual transmission (or willingness to learn) for use on farm equipment.
-Excellent network and references.
How to Apply
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