Seasonal Farmer’s Market Manager — Make it, Bake it, Grow it
Position: Farmers Market Manager
Organization: Corktown Underpass Park Farmers Market
Location: Underpass Park, Toronto, Ontario
The CRBA Farmer’s Market is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the creation and operation of a seasonal public market in Underpass Park, open May to October. Thursdays from 3-7 p.m.
We are seeking a Market Manager to oversee market operations throughout the season.
The Farmer’s Market Manager will be responsible for all aspects of market operations during the season. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people, including: customers, vendors, volunteers, health inspectors, police, city transportation as well as city staff.
The Manager’s general responsibilities include: managing vendor relationships, coordinating market set-up and break-down each Thursday, lead social media strategy and general outreach to promote the market, help activate and animate the park space, answer customer questions.
The Market Manager must be available during all market hours throughout the season, be willing and able to work outside in all weather conditions; and be able to safely lift and carry at least 30 pounds. The position requires the ability to work independently as well as inter-dependently with the team of volunteers etc.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic advocate of the local food movement and agriculture. The Market Manager must be reliable, self-motivated and have good communication and customer service skills.
Specific responsibilities will be determined by the needs of the customers, partners and the vendors at the market. Generally, the Market Manager is responsible for the following activities:
Outreach and Marketing:
This is a seasonal position and this full-time on Thursdays and part time during the week. We need someone who can commit 10-12 hours per week during market season.
Please apply to:
Attn: Philip Stoop
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 7 2019 ID: 51915