Cully Farmers Market 2018
Market Manager - Scope of Work
The 2018 Market Manager will be an independent contractor, reporting to Our 42nd Avenue, with guidance & support from the Cully Farmers Market Steering Committee.
Compensation & Contract Duration:
This contract is 25 weeks long, intended to begin May 8th and conclude October 31st. The contractor will receive $9,500 in total, paid in 6 monthly installments. This is equivalent to 20 hours of work per week, for 25 weeks at a rate of $19 / hour.
Scope of Work / Position description:
In collaboration with the Cully Farmers Market Steering Committee, the Market Manager will be responsible for the following:
Financial management & budgeting
Vendor relationships & contracts
Direct volunteer program
Oversee day-of market operations
Manage communications, market promotion and community engagement initiatives
Direct food access programming, including SNAP matching and vouchers
Oversee the coordination of entertainment and activities
Support the Market Steering Committee
Conduct year-end market evaluation and reporting
Build relationships and partnerships with local businesses, organizations, and other key contacts in the neighborhood to forward the mission and goals of the market
If time allows, explore/pursue additional initiatives to further the mission, with approval from the steering committee.
Assist with other market duties as assigned
Financial management skills
Proven skills in project management & administration
Volunteer management experience
Ability to forge collaborative partnerships and build strong relationships
Previous experience working at a farmers’ market (or experience coordinating large events of similar nature)
Experience and/or strong interest in sustainable agriculture, food access programming, and/or food systems work
Excellent communication skills
Experience providing top-notch, friendly customer service
Proven time management skills, and the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities at once
Ability to lift 25+ pounds
Willingness and ability to work outside on your feet for 6 hours straight, regardless of weather
Must be available by cell phone on market day, and for regular e-mail contact for the duration of the contract. The contractor is expected to provide their phone and computer.
Event marketing and promotion experience
Familiarly with the community surrounding 4 Ave
Ability to communicate in Spanish and/or other languages common in the Cully neighborhood
Experience working with steering committees or boards
Experience coordinating entertainment or activities for events or markets
Graphic design skills for creating promotional materials
Experience with program evaluation & reporting
A critical understanding of food systems and equity issues
Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter to Katy Kolker at firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday, April 21st.