Hiring: Job Associate – DAISA Enterprises

Job Posting: ASSOCIATE–a skilled self-starter to assist with special projects and program management tasks in a flexible part-time position.

About DAISA Enterprises, LLC:

DAISA Enterprises is a growing consulting and tech development firm bringing entrepreneurial passion and agility to a diverse range of clients making communities healthier with projects at the nexus of food, agriculture, culture, and economic development. DAISA specializes in innovative and community-based approaches to strategy consulting, program design and management, and impact evaluation.

The Associate Position

This position provides a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and impactful consulting firm working with regional and national foundations, government agencies and local non-profits to improve community health, and innovate new programs and technologies.

Must have experience with food systems projects and/or businesses, and a deep commitment to social justice and community development. The Associate will be immersed in exciting projects working with a small team of passionate colleagues and will have an opportunity for growth in responsibilities. Tasks and responsibilities will vary and could include designing presentations; graphic design; preparing and executing meetings, trainings and events; designing and conducting stakeholder surveys and interviews and more.

This position is perfect for an individual seeking flexible working arrangements as tasks can be completed remotely on a flexible schedule. However, a significant proportion of hours must be within the 9am-5pm working week with some ability for occasional travel.

The successful candidate will be organized and detail-oriented, able to complete tasks assigned.

The candidate will also be encouraged to take a proactive and creative approach to project coordination, and will be asked to fully participate in, and contribute ideas to the team.

Skills & Required Experience

  • Experience with food systems projects and/or businesses
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, keen attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a telecommuting environment/ remote team
  • A willing team player, problem solver attitude, pro-active and keen to contribute ideas, while also listening to different stakeholders
  • Fluency with workplace technology –Office suite, social media, websites
  • Preferred skills -event management experience, graphic design
  • Location preference: Massachusetts

Hours & Compensation

  • 10-20 hours per week (10 hours to start, up to 20 hours in busier periods)
  • Hourly rate commensurate with experience
  • Some paid travel required


Please send resume and cover letter to


July 31, 2017

Find It Locally

Search CISA’s online guide to local farms, food, and more!

Find Local Food