Why We Exist

Fat is good. "Vegetable" oils are bad. Bad for us. Bad for the planet. How bad?

Vegetable oils are terrible for human health. Regular consumption is shown to increase the risk of death by 62%, more than moderate smoking. They're also killing the planet. Four of the top five greenhouse gas emitting crops are industrially produced seed oils. And they are hidden everywhere. The average American consumes a staggering 20% of their calories from vegetable oils.

We're on a mission to replace these "vegetable" oils in the food system. We believe they are the biggest problem when it comes to both rising rates of chronic disease and agricultural impact on climate change and ecosystem destruction. We're using the ancient art of fermentation to make healthier and more sustainable oils and fats. We need your help! Read below to see if your skills can help us make this a movement that changes the world.

About Us

We’re a team of food lovers, nutrition believers, innovators, doctors, PhD’s, and problem solvers. We believe in taking care of our health and our planet’s health without sacrificing the foods we love. We started Zero Acre Farms out of concern for what we’re all involuntarily putting into our bodies and the profound effect it’s having on our health and the natural world.

Zero Acre Farms is backed by an incredible group of investors, including mission-driven VC’s, celebrities, influencers, and change makers.

The Role

Zero Acre Farms is seeking a Head of Organic Social to help us obsess over the people who care about the world and health. A bit broad huh? Let’s get a bit more specific: You will develop and oversee the creation of social strategies, social playbooks, activations / campaign ideas - all with channel specificity and close attention to detail.

As our first in-house organic social expert, you will partner with our Head of Partnerships/Influencers to obsess over how Zero Acre Farms shows up in peoples’ feeds. Help us determine where our people live, and give them more of what they want from us beautifully, seamlessly, and consistently.

You don’t have to be a channel expert in EVERYTHING. That’s unrealistic! Duh. But, you do have to be good at 1) sourcing creator talent 2) setting vision and social strategy 3) managing creative(s) 4) owning organic social for Zero Acre Farms all up.

About You

  • 5+ years of experience in fast-paced, high-growth e-commerce company or agency crew
    • Places customer at center of every experience
    • Basic photoshop skills are a plus
    • Advanced understanding of social platforms, audiences and behaviors, and the ability to develop a clear point-of-view based on that knowledge
    • You have a strong understanding of how brands grow in the Social Age

        Responsibilities

        • Determine best-in-class, and suitable for phase-of-growth social stack (Sprout year one okay? Sprinklr eventually? WYT?)
        • Develop and maintain our social media strategy and playbook
        • Identify need for and help source social creatives - talent, freelancers, videographers, creators, etc - by channel need
        • Keep it real. Do we need to be everywhere? Help us focus & prioritize
        • You have a commitment to only putting out beautiful and/or service-led content (aka, it looks good, or it does good, ideally both!)
        • Obsession with latest and greatest from platforms. You keep up to date with new products & features, and you stay abreast of industry news because, well, there’s an obsession
        • You own the content calendar
        • You'll have one direct report (CX/CM)

        What We Offer

        • The excitement and purpose of a mission-driven startup and the stability of a well-funded company with experienced founders and executives at the helm
        • Empowered team members with minimal bureaucracy
        • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
        • Flexible vacation time (minimum 2 weeks)
        • Focus on uninterrupted deep work time every day
        • Medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life coverage, health and dependent care FSA (flexible spending account), 401k
        • Additional perks like Audible membership and free books
        • Fun and engaging community. Work with driven, ambitious, health-conscious people who care about their work

        A Note From Our Founders

        The majority of Americans are sick. Let that sink in. More people have a chronic disease than not in this country! 6 out of 10. And a hundred years ago, almost no one had a chronic disease. Our healthy life expectancy is decreasing for the first time in recorded history. Our solution so far has been more prescription drugs (in 2018, the average American filled eighteen prescriptions).

        Our planet is also being destroyed by the day. The Amazon loses about 2 football fields of rainforest every minute, mostly to grow industrial monocrops like seed oils that make us sick. Species extinction is at an all time high. Some projections say we only have 60 harvests left before our soil doesn't support any more life.

        The real issue? These problems are interconnected. We're destroying the planet to grow food that makes us sick.

        How is this not one of the most important, urgent, and talked about issues of our generation? We want to change that. We want to slow down and ideally reverse the skyrocketing rates of chronic disease and environmental impact caused by what we eat. We truly believe that we can save millions of lives, as well as millions of acres of rainforest, if we are successful in our mission of replacing destructive vegetable oils in our food supply.

        That’s what drives us, and we hope you’ll join us.

        Apply

        If you are interested in applying, please include a brief cover letter, and tell us about your relevant experience, why you're interested in this role, and what you do in your own life to improve your health and the health of the planet!