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Hardwick Farmers Market - Market Manager (Contract Position)

OPEN IMMEDIATELY: Hardwick Farmers Market - Market Manager

The Hardwick Farmers Market (HFM) and the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) are looking for the right mix of market vision and enthusiasm, management and communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of audiences. If you have marketing skills, strong leadership qualities, and an active interest in our local food system, farms and community, we’d love to hear from you!

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The Hardwick Farmers Market is a community market, supported by the CAE, community members, vendors, and local businesses. The market provides access to locally grown and raised vegetables, meat, and other farm products and artisan wares while enhancing the sense of community within Hardwick and the NEK. 
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Market Manager Position

The Market Manager is a part-time contract position with its primary responsibility being the day-to-day operation of the farmers market and pre-season planning. This position requires an average of 12 hours a week for 21 weeks during the market season, which is comprised of on-site presence during all market hours, inclusive of set-up and breakdown, as well as off-site work during non-market hours, plus an average of 20 hours per month in the off-season. In addition, the manager will represent the market to the market’s vendors, their customers, and the larger community. The Market Manager will work in close coordination with the CAE staff supervisor.

The compensation for this role is $20/hour with an average of 12 hours a week for 21 weeks during the market season, plus an average of 20 hours per month in the off-season.

Please send your resume and a letter of interest to Lotty at jobs@hardwickagriculture.org with Farmers Market Manager as the subject. Position finalists will be asked to provide three professional references.

View the full job description below.

Hardwick Farmers Market Manager Job Description