Farmers Market Manager

October 26, 2017 12:00 PM | Anonymous member

Organization: City of Fairfield, Ohio

The Fairfield Farmers Market is held every Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 pm all year long--May through October at Village Green Park and during the cold months in the Fairfield Community Arts Center. We are currently seeking an organized, energetic self-starter for the part-time positions of Market Manager. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the farmers market, including on-site presence during all market hours, as well as off-site work during non-market hours. In addition, the manager will serve as primary contact for vendors, providing guidance for compliance with market rules and regulations. The manager will also seek out additional activities to offer during market hours such as cooking demonstrations, educational programming, music and other cultural activities and special events.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of and experience with the local agriculture, food, communities and economies. Must be reliable, friendly and self-motivated. We are looking for someone with effective oral and written communications skills as well as leadership and managerial skills. This position requires the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with vendors, local businesses and the surrounding community. Must also have experience with project management, program coordination, event planning, and community building as well as a valid Driver’s License.

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