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We are a Vermont based family-run farm founded in 2018. We have this career page looking for people that want to gain experience working on the farm and be a part of our exciting team.

Sugar Feather Farm is a farm operating in West Berlin (Central), Vermont since 2018 We are a unique farm in that we raise rare, heritage and unique breeds of fowl for consumers as hatching eggs, babies and teenagers. Our family farm takes a wholistic approach, animals are allowed to express their natural behavior – reducing stress and resulting in healthier, higher quality products. Our mission is to save and maintain these breeds so they simply don’t become a memory.  We work closely with Poultry Scientists and top Fowl Nutritionists in the Industry to provide the latest information to our consumers. We are not just your typical seller, we care about each bird here and our customers. Each customer is part of the family and is provided help with their birds for life! Our staff is also part of our farm family. We make many in-house value-added products like honey, fowl feed and other items. We sell our fowl locally and all over the USA and strive to build meaningful relationships with our customers, our fellow farmers, and our community. Farm work with integrity gives meaning and importance to all that we do, even the little details. We are a team of dedicated, hard-working individuals who support, teach, and learn from each other every day. We hope you will apply to join us this coming season and take part in fulfilling our mission to our animals, our environment, and our community!

Current Openings

Farm Crew

Fowl Assistant

We are seeking a part-time person who loves to work with fowl of all kinds. You will work closely with management and take special care of the different kinds of fowl we have here on the farm. Some duties could include:

  • general duties- feeding, watering, cleaning, egg collecting, housing management.
  • Light record keeping for individual breeds
  • Supplement and nutrition management (basic)
  • Assist with the babies and hatching eggs area.
  • Spending time with each breed to assess behaviors, interactions and possible issues. This is fun because you get to just hang out and mingle. This builds strong bonds with the birds and trust.

All training provided and you are guaranteed to learn!

Hours: Flexible on hours per week.

Shift: AM and/or PM shift available open 7 days a week

Type of Position: Contract and Internship opportunities

Marketing Intern

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Terms of Employment: Unpaid intern
Term: Feb, 2021 – August, 2021 (with potential extension)
Position Location: Remote

Description
Sugar-Feather Farm is looking for a Social Media Marketing Intern for multiple projects.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
Deliberate planning, strategy, and goal setting
Development of brand awareness and online reputation
Reputation management

Position Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in social media and marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on a distributed team.
  • Ability to take direction, but also to find solutions independently.
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization.

Benefits

  • Gain expertise in marketing under one roof.
  • Collaborate with and learn from experts.
  • Set your own hours and work from home.
  • Convert internship into course credit hours??

Customer Service Specialist

Sugar Feather farm is a local Vermont farm that specializes in rare and endangered birds. AS a result of high demand, we need for a Customer Service Representative. Sugar Feather Farm is looking for a candidate to join our Customer Service Department and be a part of a team that that bring in a positive customer experience. We thrive on building lasting relationships, which is why we have trained our customer service team to represent our clients with transparency and dependability. The Customer Service Representative works closely on performance-driven consumer outreach campaigns, providing innovative and strategic ideas to help drive revenue for our paramount client accounts, making this Customer Service position the most significant of any entry role that we offer. The right candidate for the Customer Service Representative role can expect growth opportunities that reflect their unmatched work ethic and dedication. Basic Customer Service Representative Responsibilities:

-Answer emails with questions that customers have

-Provide information for customers that chat on freshdesk

-Communicating ideas and problem solving effectively in a fast-paced environment.

-Providing thoughtful solutions to inquiries and easing client and customer concerns.

-Monitoring personal feedback as a customer service representative and working towards continuous improvement in your scores

-Working efficiently with a team as well as on your own, in order to reach a goal. Qualities of a Customer Service Representative Candidate:

-Advanced communication skills, written and verbal

-Self-driven, motivated personality

-The ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.

-Goal-oriented with the ability to plan and execute

How To Apply

To Apply

Send your resume, a letter of interest, and one reference to Contact@sugar-feather.com.Subject “Sugar Feather Internship/Career”

 or “Farm Assistant”

Please answer the following questions:  

1. Tell us about yourself and why you want to farm.
2. Why did you seek out  Sugar Feather Farm?
3. What are your skills that would be useful for us to know applicable to farm work
4. Your availability – start and end dates.   

We will accept applications until positions are filled. We will require an in person interview at our farm as part of the application process for the Farm Assistant, remote for the non-onsite positions.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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