ASSISTANT MARKET MANAGER
Starting Hourly Rate: $13.33
Nature of Work: Assist market manager in the operation of the Wednesday and Saturday Markets assignment of stalls:
Includes walkout, placement of yearly vendors, and assignment of stalls to daily producers and artisans in the allotted time before market opens. Help keep the office and restrooms clean and neat, answer all questions, and answer the phone. Write out daily rent receipts for vendors, collect fees for the day, and other related administrative tasks.
Collect basic data regarding sales and customer dynamics at the market. Aid Market Manager in coordinating volunteers and organizing and managing special events at market. Oversee daily market operations in the absence of Market Manager.
Administer the EBT program at the Saturday and Wednesday market. Tasks related to this may include, but are not limited to, managing a credit card terminal that transmits EBT transactions, promoting the use of Food Assistance Dollars at the market, completing daily post-market reconciliations of EBT and credit card transactions. May exert up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Must have strong communication skills, knowledge of office procedures, pleasant personality, ability to get along with vendors and the public.
Ability to learn and adapt to hectic surroundings and assignments. Ability to work with minimum supervision, and use most office equipment. Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather, standing and walking for long periods of time. CPR/AED and First Aid certification required by start of employment.
Experience in the area of farmer's markets and/or knowledge of local food systems and issues.
Work Schedule: 8-15 hours per week. Must be available to work Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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