JOIN THE FARMERS MARKET TEAM-WE ARE HIRING!

Friends of the Market,

Not only can you shop the On-line this fall and winter, you can help run it!  We are hiring a part-time On-line Market Coordinator.  Here are the details:

Independence Farmers Market — Online Market Coordinator Position

This is a part time position requiring approximately 10 hours per week for a total of up to 520 hours per year with a potential for growth. He/she must have a flexible schedule to be able to work irregular hours and be available via phone and email. The Online Market Coordinator is the person that facilitates the farmer’s product postings and customer orders on the year round online market, arranges delivery and pick-up schedules, and collects and disburses payments.  The candidate must be trustworthy, personable and courteous, have knowledge of agriculture and food production and should be passionate about the community and local agriculture. The successful candidate must be computer literate, own a computer and have access to broadband internet from their home; have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation (mileage for pick-up and deliveries is reimbursable); adept communication, creative conflict and problem solving, and strong administrative and interpersonal skills. He/she must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. This is a contract position paying $12.50/hr with a stipend for benefits. The Online Market Coordinator reports to the Independence Farmers Market Manager and Steering Committee.

The duties of the Farmers Market Online Coordinator include but are not limited to:

Operating the Online Market (opening/closing the market, approving new accounts, assistance with postings, etc)

  • Arranging for delivery and pick-up of products, handling sales and invoices, disbursing payments to farmers
  • Promoting the market through online blogs, facebook, and other online social media venues.
  • Maintaining the Farmers Market Promotion Program Grant reporting/financial requirements

Email Applications (resume, cover letter and references) due by Friday, November 20th to: independencefarmersmarket@gmail.com

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