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Find a job at ASAP! Our staff is a fun, creative, and passionate team—from farmers to educators. Join us in helping local farms thrive, linking farmers to markets and supporters, and building healthy communities through connections to local food. Don’t see a job that is right for you? Consider volunteering. Are you a student or early in your career? ASAP offers seasonal, part-time internships that can be tailored to fit your goals.

Jobs

Graphic Design Coordinator

posted October 12, 2022

Work collaboratively to coordinate the organization’s graphic design needs. Primary activities include designing and producing digital and print materials for ASAP’s programs, including the annual Local Food Guide publication, Appalachian Grown branding program, farmers market promotions, and support materials for events such as the Business of Farming Conference and Farm Tour. This is a full time position, Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm with periodic Saturday and/or after hours work required (typically once a month). Find a full description of the position and application instructions. Applications accepted only by email. Please do not call or come by the office.

Produce Prescription Assistant

posted October 5, 2022

Provide operational and promotional support within ASAP’s Local Food Campaign with a special focus on the Farm Fresh Produce Prescription program (FFPP). Primary activities include: leading prescription participant intake and enrollment; supporting the onboarding of new physicians and providers; providing ongoing program support to participants, health care providers, farmers market
managers, and farmers; creating and coordinating nutrition resources and engagement activities at farmers markets; and more. This is a full time position, Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm with periodic Saturday and/or after hours work required (typically once a month). Find a full description of the position and application instructions. Applications accepted only by email. Please do not call or come by the office.

Internships

Help grow the local food movement with an internship at ASAP. Gain a deeper understanding of how local food systems work. Develop skills in marketing, communications, event coordination, photography, education, and research. Internships are paid at a rate of $10/hour. Most internships have flexible start and end dates.

How to apply: Email your résumé and cover letter to intern coordinator Madeleine O’Toole at motoole@asapconnections.org.

Local Food Engagement Intern

10 hours per week, mid-January to May

The Local Food and Farms Engagement Intern will support the operations of ASAP’s Local Food Campaign and events. Projects will focus around seasonal training, resources, and events including ASAP’s annual Business of Farming Conference,  annual Local Food Guide data and updates, editing videos of farm narratives, Asheville City Market’s opening day on April 1, CSA promotions, and planning new engagement activities for farmers markets. 

Qualifications required:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; creative communicator
  • Enthusiasm for customer engagement
  • Comfortable talking with the public and on the phone
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace (G Suite)
  • Photography skills, social media skills, and event planning experience are a plus

Responsibilities may include: 

  • Calling local farms and businesses for our Local Food Guide
  • Promoting the Business of Farming Conference 
  • Assisting with prep-work for the Business of Farming Conference, including some set-up help on Feb 10th
  • Research, Administration and Data Entry Activities
  • Tabling at ASAP community events (Including occasional Saturday morning markets)
  • Assisting in planning engagement activities for Asheville City Market’s regular season
  • Assisting in planning Asheville City Market’s Opening Day events on April 1, 2023
  • Preparing and assembling farmer and program materials
  • Being present at the Business of Farming Conference (Feb 11) and assisting with catering coordination at this event
  • Supporting the staff in planning and executing promotional activities and special events.
  • CSA Fair and promotions support
  • Editing existing videography of farm narratives
  • Other Local Food Campaign and Asheville City Market activities as necessary

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