Want to work for a local, beloved organization and make a difference in your community?
We are hiring for just that position, to start no later than March 1! The Longmont Market Manager is a part time position, (approximately 25 hours a
week) through early December, with potential to work part time year round. The Longmont Market Manager handles planning and day-to-day operations associated with the Longmont Farmers Market on Saturdays. The Market Manager is the on- site, day-to-day manager of their staff, interacting with customers in a positive manner and holding appropriate boundaries with market vendors. They hire, train and manage their staff and any volunteers, organize materials and currencies prior to the market (including food access and other currencies), create weekly market maps with vendor placement, set up and break down the BCFM booth before/after the markets, conduct all opening and closing activities, enforce market rules and regulations, provide a positive, fun and safe environment for customers, ensuring a great customer experience!
Additionally, they work with our Marketing Manager to create interesting social media posts weekly. We run all weather, outdoor markets April through November and one indoor market the first weekend of December.
Initiative – Proactively identifies opportunities and issues, and acts to engage or resolve.
Interpersonal Skills – Great interpersonal skills, holds boundaries, builds relationships and receives constructive feedback well.
Communication Skills – Communicates professionally and productively both in written, over the phone and in person communication.
Judgement & Decision Making – Assesses situations and is appropriately strategic and prioritized in response.
Organized and Detailed Oriented – Manages multiple tasks in a systematic way, and prioritizes work.
Critical & Strategic Thinking – Takes problems and looks at them critically, and applies strategic thinking to develop viable solutions.
Leadership & Management – Leads and supervises an effective team with encouragement and clear expectations and has staff take accountability for outcomes Knowledge and ability to work with maps, spreadsheets and Google Suite Apps.
Knowledge of Food Systems & Agriculture a plus!!
Compensation: $16 – $18 per hour, 25 hours per week, with earned PTO. To apply, send resume and cover letter to email@example.com