Executive Director Search

The Farmory—a growing nonprofit serving communities in and around Green Bay, Wisconsin — is seeking an Executive Director to advance our mission and exemplify our values. We are a team dedicated to sustainable agriculture, with a focus on aquaculture and aquaponics. The Farmory aims to:

  • Invigorate and lead the Aquaculture industry in Wisconsin
  • Become self-sustaining via our indoor commercial fish hatchery and aquaponics system
  • Promote education and offer workforce development to community members through
    our FarmoryWorks programs

Type of Job: Full-time, including standard benefits
Supervisors: The Farmory Board of Directors’ Executive Committee
Key Responsibilities:

  • Support, model and always maintain the values and culture of the organization, along with The Farmory’s philosophy and goals
  • Evaluate and identify innovative ways to utilize limited revenue to support and grow operations and programming
  • Acknowledge the potential of The Farmory staff by providing professional development and leadership
  • Create a team environment that is welcoming, communicative, productive, and allows for personal growth
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with team members, including the Board of Directors and Committee Chairs
  • Remain organized, and balance the various initiatives of The Farmory
  • Establish resource development strategies, research and develop local, state, and national funding opportunities
  • Nurture and engage with current and prospective donors and contacts to promote The Farmory

Preferred Qualifications:

Non-profit leadership experience

  • Community networking
  • Goal-orientated mindset
  • Public speaking
  • Proficient in use of technology for research, communications, database management, financial analysis, planning, and budgeting

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and carry up to 30 pounds
  • Frequent standing and sitting
  • Ability to focus for long periods of time
  • Ability to reach, stoop, and lift

For interested candidates, please send following document to thefarmory@nwgreenbay.org

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Review of well-qualified applicants are in effect immediately until position is filled.

Located in the heart of Green Bay, The Farmory is a 501c3 nonprofit indoor aquaponics farm and fish hatchery. We engage children and adults of all ages in our education, outreach, and service-learning programs. Through our partnerships with local educational institutes, we encourage students of all ages to consider the wide range of career and professional opportunities in sustainable agriculture.

To learn more about The Farmory visit our website: www.farmory.org

Office Location:
NeighborWorks Green Bay
437 S. Jackson St.
Green Bay, WI 54301
(920) 593-3708

Farm Location:
815 Chicago St.
Green Bay, WI 54301