After 4 years of wonderful work as Farmers Market Manager, Melissa Branks is moving on. We will miss her. We are now looking for her replacement.
Job Opening: The SustainFloyd Foundation is now accepting applications to fill the position of Farmers market manager for the Floyd farmers market. Applicants can apply on-line, by mail or by hand delivery. To apply, please send a letter of interest together with a resume of experience to the SustainFloyd Foundation. On-line; send to firstname.lastname@example.org By mail; to SustainFloyd, 203 So Locust St. Suite H, Floyd Va 24091, or hand-delivery: by placing your paperwork in the drop box outside our office door. Deadline for receiving applications is Sunday, October 24th.
- This is a year-round part-time position involving 25-30 hours a week during the harvest season, (May through November), 10 to 15 hours a week for the winter market (December and January), a few hours a week (February-April). Much of this work can be done from home.
- The position involves set-up and breakdown, organizing weekly market activities, assisting and managing vendors, customer service, coordinating volunteers, marketing and promotion, working with sponsors and being the public face of the Floyd farmers market. This position is funded and managed by the SustainFloyd Foundation. A farmers market steering committee helps provide support and direction for the manager. A full job description is available upon request.
- Applicant should have good customer service skills, computer and social media skills, ability to manage people, the ability to produce a weekly on-line newsletter, the ability to undertake moderately strenuous physical tasks. Some agricultural/gardening experience would be helpful.
- Compensation: $13-16/hour depending on qualifications.