Summer Farmers Market Manager

Posted: 03/08/2020

Lander Valley Farmer’s Market Market Manager Position
Please read Full Job Description at: www.landervalleyfarmersmarket.com/about

Description:  The Market Manager is responsible for the successful planning and managing of the weekly Lander Valley Farmers Market on Saturday mornings from June through early October. Position is open until filled.

Experience: The Manager must be passionate about the Lander Valley Farmers Market, have excellent communication and organizational skills, be highly self-motivated, and be able to assist with conflict resolution. Must be able to set up market booth equipment and be on your feet during the market. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Hours and Compensation: Manager must be able to attend most (at least 14) Saturday markets, June - October, from 7:30 am – 11:30 am. The position begins with training in April, and averages about 12 hours/week during market season. Pay is $15/hr during training; Weekly stipend June-October dependent on experience; potential incentives/seasonal bonuses available. 

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  1. Communicate with vendors, musicians, board of directors, and volunteers to plan the market each week.

  2. Each Saturday, setup and take down market manager booth, coordinate volunteers, and help vendors and customers as needed. 

  3. Collect and enter data for market fees, customers attendance, and vendor income.

  4. Assist with market advertising and planning special events.

  5. Attend training and monthly Board of Directors meetings April - October.

 

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume, three references, and a letter of interest to: landervalleyfarmersmarket@gmail.com