Current Staff Openings

Social Enterprise Director

Posted: November 2, 2015
Posting end date : December 1st, 2015
Rural Action is seeking a highly organized individual with great business sense to act as its Social Enterprise Director in 2016, a position funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission under the 2015 POWER Initiative. This one-year position will provide tremendous networking opportunities in Appalachian Ohio and across Central Appalachia. The person hired will have a passion to grow social enterprises and support local entrepreneurs in three main sectors – wood products, food systems, and zero waste. He or she will bring creativity, professionalism, and cooperation to the job. The person in this position will work closely with Rural Action program directors and staff to provide business analysis and support to two main social enterprises at Rural Action: Zero Waste Event Productions and the Chesterhill Produce Auction. He or she will also assist small businesses to find their place within local value chains, assess financial feasibility, identify markets, and create business models for growth and stability.

For more information click here to review the job description.

Rural Action is an equal opportunity employer with full and part-time employment opportunities in Administration, Development, Communications, Agriculture, Forestry, Watershed, Environmental Education and other programming. We strive to offer competitive compensation and benefits to our employees committed to sustainable development philosophies and the nonprofit sector.

Our benefits package includes: group health insurance, vision and dental coverage, group life insurance, sick leave, vacation, mileage for work related travel and participation in a simple IRA plan.

Rural Action also has a vibrant volunteer and internship program for those wishing to be involved with our work on a more limited basis. If you are interested in volunteering contact info@ruralaction.org

For more information about employment  contact: Deb Moreland, Human Resources Manager at deb@ruralaction.org or call 740-797-2783.