Employment Opportunities

Market Manager

Part-Time Position

Start Date: Mid-July

The Forsyth Farmers Market is seeking a Market Manager for our Saturday Market.  The Saturday market in Forsyth Park host approximately 30 vendors each week as well as almost 2,000 customers.  The Market Manager is responsible for the organization, operations and management of the Saturday market. 

Responsibilities include:

·Assist ED in achieving market goals

·Update market forms and maintain vendor information annually
·Send weekly e-mail to vendors communicating pertinent information for the week

·Maintain accurate reports and ensure all materials needed for the market are in your possession.

·Maintain FFM booth professionally and interact with customers and neighbors appropriately

·Set up and tear down all signage, tables and displays and any other equipment for the market

·Serve as contact person for customers, vendors, community spotlights and volunteers

·Ensure all vendors are following rules set by the Forsyth Farmers Market as well as any pertinent local, state or federal laws.

·Promote FFM’s SNAP enrollment services and EBT doubling program

·Oversee all financial transactions at the market

·Other duties as assigned by Forsyth Farmers’ Market Manager or Board of Directors

Experience:

Candidates should have good organizational and social skills, as well as experience or knowledge of business management and/or retail experience.  Candidates should have a proven record in customer service.  They must be comfortable with physical work and able to lift 40 pounds. Experience with social media, fundraising/non-profits a plus! 

Requirements:

This job is  8-10 hours per week.  The Market Manager is required to be onsite from the start of setup till the last vendor leaves the market (generally 7-2).  There is also 1-2 hours of paperwork required from the market manager. This is an hourly position with no benefits included. 

To apply:
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and references to
forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com.