[sust-mar] Farmers Market Manager, Sackville Farmers Market, Sackville, New Brunswick
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Market Manager Job Description 2017
Position: Farmers Market Manager
Organization: Sackville Farmers Market
Location: Sackville, New Brunswick
Position overview: Oversees the Sackville Farmers' Market Saturday operations as the 'go-to' person for both vendors and customers. Duties during non-market hours are also required for tasks including but not limited to administrative duties and outreach.
Report to the Sackville Farmers' Market Board of Directors
Oversee market operations, including set-up, break-down, and liaison with Town and business partners. Present to Town Council on the markets operations as needed.
Act as liaison with Public Health department and relay relevant information to vendors
Develop promotions, marketing, and programming for the Sackville Farmers Market
Collect, record, and deposit vendor fees. Report to the markets Treasurer and bookkeeper.
Be visible and accessible to vendors and customers during Farmers' Market hours
Interpret and enforce market Rules and Regulations in a consistent and fair manner, address complaints and/or disputes as necessary
Act as emergency contact person and manage situation in event of emergency
Coordinate communications including newsletter, Sackville Farmers' Market website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. Respond to phone, email, and Facebook inquiries in a timely manner
Organize and keep accurate vendor profile information
Recruit and orient new vendors
Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers.
Draft applications for funding or licensing and ensure any contracts of the Sackville Farmers Market are renewed and kept current
Seek out best practices of other markets, consider cost-effectiveness and methods to continually grow the potential of the Market and bring forward information in this regard to the Board.
Establish and manage a schedule and log hours worked
Essential to be on-site Saturdays 7am-2pm throughout the year
Interest in and knowledge of local food, artisan, and market community
Reliable, friendly, self-motivated, organized
Good communication and interpersonal skills, conflict resolution experience an asset
Strong leadership skills
Able to work with a volunteer board and non-profit organization
Competence with computer programs such as Excel, email and social media
Available for phone and email contact throughout the week (phone and computer will be provided)
Physical capabilities to set up and move tables, work outside in the wintertime, walk between indoor and outdoor market location repeatedly.
Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset
Posession of a provincially or nationally recognized safe food handling certificate is an asset
20 hours per week at $15/hour with potential for increased hours. Potential wage and bonus incentives for growth of market in line with the markets mission and strategic plan.
Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume to the Hiring Committee by email to:
sackvillemarket at G MAIL dotcom
Deadline for applications is Saturday, February 25 at Noon.
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