Down to Earth Markets
Farmers Market Manager
Help make local food strong. Work in creative, innovative setting with a major regional developer of seasonal farmers markets. Down to Earth Market has been creating and managing farmers markets for over 25 years. Were based in Westchester County, NY and manage 15 markets in Westchester & Rockland Counties and NYC as well. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in the creation of a sustainable, local food system. We are a small, mission driven company that believes real food and committed people can make a difference. We work hard to make it happen.
Farmers Market Managers
Part-time hourly position available Chelsea, Manhattan
The Chelsea Farmers Market is looking for an enthusiastic person with great people skills to manage one or more seasonal farmers markets and assist with market promotion within the community.
The Farmers Market Manager oversees and supervises daily operations of a farmers market to assure a smooth and safe running market; serve as a market host, welcome and engage shoppers; and promote good relations between vendors, our company, and the shoppers. The Farmers Market Manager cultivates dialogue between shoppers and Down to Earth Markets, helping to ensure that the market meets the needs of the shoppers and their communities.
Market Managers help to promote one or more markets in a region with on-the-ground community outreach, encouraging attendance at the markets through a variety of approaches that may include social media, flyering, and meeting with community groups to explain the benefits of eating locally grown and produced foods.
Candidates must have reliable transportation (including subway), be able to lift and carry 50 lbs, have access to a computer for social networking and emailing reports, be available for the entire season (most markets run from May into December once a week) and must have an interest in and be able to articulately communicate about local food and sustainable agriculture.
Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to
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Down to Earth Markets