We are hiring a MARKET MANAGER for 2015!

Northeast Farmers’ Market is seeking a part-time Market Manager to oversee the week-to-week operations of the market.

Duties

  • Setting up and tearing down market tables and tents
  • Staffing information table, redeeming SNAP vouchers, conducting Debit card transactions
  • Communicating weekly with vendors and market developer about trends and any issues
  • Working with market developer to publicize the market
  • Enforcing market guidelines
  • Keep track of market data (e.g. number of customers each week, vendor sales, weather conditions, customer surveys, SNAP data, etc.)
  • Directing volunteers
  • Putting out and collecting signage before and after market
  • Collecting vendor fees

Hours

Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and 3 additional hours each week (flexible), from May 25 to October 9.

Location

3001 Independence Ave, Kansas City, MO 64124

Compensation

$15/hour, 8 hours per week for 20 weeks ($2400 total for the whole season)

Qualifications

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working with diverse group of vendors and customers
  • Commitment to local food and expanding healthy food access in Northeast KCMO
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred

Please send resume and cover letter to NortheastFarmersMarket@gmail.com by May 10, 2015.

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