Position: Farmers Market Manager
Organization: Haney Farmers Market Society
Location: Port Coquitlam and Maple Ridge, Greater Vancouver, BC
Looking to work with a great team in a fun and fast paced environment? We’re hiring a Farmers Market Manager for our markets in Port Coquitlam and Maple Ridge!
The Haney Farmers Market Society encourages a healthy community by providing the public with direct access to food producers. The Markets serves to stimulate and support the local economies in Port Coquitlam and Maple Ridge, to provide opportunities to inform and entertain and to support and strongly encourage environmental sustainability.
Reporting directly to the Haney Farmers Market Society’s Executive Director, the Farmers Market Manager is responsible for the logistical and administrative management of a weekly market from May to October which also includes any special market event days.
Duties and Responsibilities
The position requires candidates to:
This position is a seasonal contract position based on 20 hours a week with the term commencing April 13, 2020 (for Maple Ridge) or May 4, 2020 (for Port Coquitlam) and ending either in October or November depending on which market you manage. This position can be merged into one full time job if the candidate would so prefer.
Approximately 8 to 10 hours will be spent on market day with the rest of the time to be allocated to administrative work and meetings which are to be worked from your home office.
Compensation is $17 per hour with the addition of 4% holiday pay.
Training and professional development opportunities may be provided as needed.
How to Apply:
E-mail a short cover letter (500 words) and resume (in one document) to the Executive Director at:
with your name and the name of the job position in the subject.
Your cover letter should address the following:
Why you are interested in the position.
If you are interested in working in Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge or both.
Experiences you have that support your application (i.e. event management, non-profit work or volunteer experience).
Qualities that make you a strong candidate.
Applications must be received no later than February 15. Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately upon reception. We regret that due to the high volume of applicants only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Haney Farmers Market Society hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 4 2020 ID: 55923