WORK WITH ME

As Foraged By Fern grows, I'll be looking for passionate, proactive and highly driven people to join my team! 

I've got lots of exciting projects on the horizon this year and I'll need a range of people with varying skill sets to help me execute them. Specifically, I'm on the hunt for a tech-savvy assistant to help me with my admin and building my brand. Later on in the year, I'll also be looking for a chef with expertise in cooking over a fire and a videographer to help me build my social media channels.

If you feel like you'd be well suited for any of those roles, please feel free to send me an email on foragedbyfern@gmail.com or take a look at current positions below! 

current positions

Virtual Assistant & Online Marketing Support - Part-Time

Overview

Part-time Virtual Assistance, 5-10 hours/week to start, with the potential to grow from there.


Location: Remote. The company is based in Sussex, UK and works on British Time


Experience and proficiency in: Organising and systemising a small business, digital marketing for brand growth (including blogging and social media), using WIX website builder, email marketing management, customer support, accounting admin preferable.


This role is for an all-rounder involving most aspects of the business, with digital marketing as a focus.

If you are:

  • Lit up by the idea of helping to inspire thousands of people about nature and foraging worldwide.

  • Highly fluent and experienced with online marketing platforms such as MailChimp, Wix, WordPress, Facebook ads, Instagram ads, TikTok etc. with knowledge of ActiveCampaign, Leadpages, and Ontraport preferred but not required.

  • Proficient in Ecommerce tools such as Shopify, Etsy - or the ability to learn.

  • Skilled in Excel, Word, Google Drive, Dropbox and other cloud-based tools.

  • Capable of managing basic accounting tasks to maintain financial documentation, as well as filing tax forms.

  • Excellent at organising, planning and posting content and actioning social media strategy from the business owner.

  • Knowledgeable in SEO basics, and blogging.

  • Experienced in managing and growing email lists using the above technology.

  • A passionate, intuitive and upbeat person, excited to help grow a small, sustainable business...

  • Then this role could be meant for you!

What to expect:

You’ll work closely with the founder of the company for guidance and vision, however, you will have creative input in finding innovative new ways to organise, systemise and grow the business. We will be a virtual team, so following directions plus being highly organized and self-motivated is important.

Responsibilities Include...

  • Replying to customer queries in a timely manner via email, DM and social platform comments.

  • Posting content on social media platforms as provided by the business owner.

  • Website maintenance (adding new workshops / updating blog / SEO).

  • Managing and growing the email list.

  • Taking copy and creating newsletters to update the email list community (sharing about workshops / new offerings / building community).

  • Managing the diary (organising bookings / responding to PR and collaboration requests / workshop dates).

  • Finances - maintaining financial records and basic accounting, including completion of tax forms etc.

  • Flexibility to adapt work schedule to align with peak periods and changing nature of the business.

About Foraged by Fern

Foraged by Fern is a small business whose aim is to share a love of foraging to promote joy, inner peace and a passion for protecting the natural world. Through online and real-world educational experiences, we are passionate about bringing people closer to nature and to their communities.

Foraged by Fern is now in its second year of business and offers regular guided foraging walks, both on and offline. The range of workshops offered, as well as the brand in general, is steadily growing. Aims for the upcoming year include focusing on building a community of engaged foragers, expanding and organising our online offering and continuing to host exciting workshops that bring joy and connect people to nature. 

How to Apply

Please fill out this Google Form to apply for this position. 

 

It should take around 10 minutes to complete and will ask you for a PDF resume upload. 

Application policy & process

Due to a large number of applications, I can only respond to submissions Ithat seem to be a good fit. All questions about the details of the position and compensation can be answered after we reach out to you to discuss your application.

I look forward to hearing from you!