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Farmers Market Manager

Red Dog Farm | http://www.reddogfarm.net | office@reddogfarm.net

Posted on: 11/11/2020 11:27 am

Dates: April through December


Above: Our 2019 crew.

Full Time: 40 hours per week (Part Time option available)

Seasonal: April- December

Schedule: April- May: Tuesday- Saturday; June- October: Friday- Monday, November- December: Tuesday- Saturday

Description: We are looking for a friendly, professional individual to run our twice weekly farmers market booths- at Port Townsend Saturday and Chimacum Sunday markets. The ideal applicant would have excellent customer service skills, be adept at multi-tasking, be able to train and lead co-workers in all market tasks, possess produce handling skills, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If full time work is desired, position would include harvesting and a variety of other field work.

Responsibilities
• Operate two weekly fast-paced farmers markets- managing product, staff and sales
• Lead loading, transportation, delivery, and set up of the market booths
• Manage a constantly changing, aesthetically beautiful produce display
• Provide excellent customer service
• Handle cash in a fast-paced environment
• Maintain sales record sheets and be accountable for till reckoning
• Train and manage the work of two other farmers market staff
• Communicate regularly with the farm owner and farm manager
• Make deliveries to accounts, ensuring orders are complete

Background and Skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience working with a team and managing a group effectively
• Experience with retail produce display
• Ability to do mental math, without use of a calculator
• Ability to operate high volume farmers market booths
• Must have a clean drivers license and be comfortable driving large trucks
• Must be capable of handling physically demanding work for extended periods of time
• Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
• Flexibility to adapt to changing situations

Compensation: $15 per hour. Housing is not included. Employees who return for multiple seasons will receive an annual performance-based raise.

To Apply: Complete the Farmers Market Manager Application for Employment on our website: reddogfarm.net/staff. Submit along with your resume to: Red Dog Farm, PO Box 402, Chimacum, WA 98325 or office@reddogfarm.net.

Number of interns needed: 1

Kids Okay: No.

Pets Okay: No.

Car Required: No.

Work Hours: Part Time.

Housing: No.

Paid: Yes.