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Farmers' Market Manager SEE-LA +1 more

  • Date Posted October 19, 2019
  • Location Los Angeles, CA
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description
SEE‐LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles) is the largest mission‐driven operator of farmers’ markets in Southern California and a leader in nutrition education and improving food access.
Job description

TITLE: Central Avenue Farmers’ Market Manager

STATUS: Part-time Non-Exempt

COMPENSATION:   $18.00/hr

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Farmers’ Market Operations

Description

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) is the largest mission-driven operator of farmers’ markets in Southern California and a leader in improving food access and nutrition education.   SEE-LA is seeking a part-time Farmers’ Market Manager to manage the operation of the Central Avenue Farmers’ Market on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, located at the 9th City Council District Field Office (4301 S. Central Ave.), established in 2002. Under the direction of SEE-LA’s Senior Manager, Farmers’ Market Operations, the Farmers’ Market Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the market, recruitment and retention of farmers/vendors, communications with community organizations, market vendors, volunteers and other SEE-LA managers/staff, organization of market activities and programs This position requires working Thursdays at the market (7:30 AM - 4 PM) and two (2), eight (8) hour days at SEE-LA’s office near Downtown LA.

Qualifications: 

  • Experience or interest in Certified Farmers’ Markets, nutrition, food assistance programs, and community outreach
  • Experience working collaboratively and communicating effectively with a wide variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations, including farmers, vendors, government inspectors, market partners, and community members
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Suite, internet applications, email marketing, social media)
  • Comfortable handling cash with, basic accounting skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work Thursdays and Tuesdays, flexible work schedule
  • Positive and cooperative attitude required
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

 

Responsibilities:

Central Avenue Farmers’ Market: Thursdays (8:00 am-5:00 pm)

  • Responsible for oversight of the physical set-up and take-down of the market, including market events, as needed
  • Responsible for assigning vendor spaces, enforcing market rules and other pertinent laws and regulations
  • Effectively facilitate vendor check out
  • Ensure all vendors and market site are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Interface with community, customers, and vendors in a professional manner
  • Process CalFresh/EBT/WIC & Market Match transactions, per guidelines of programs
  • Resolve emergencies, complaints, and requests from vendors, customers and community partners
  • Ability to lift/carry 30 lbs.

 

SEE-LA Office – Two Weekdays
  • Manage weekly market accounting and reconciling:
    • Process all load lists from the previous market day
    • Reconcile and submit all forms of payment including cash, check, EBT, Market Match, and WIC
    • Complete weekly market day sales reports
    • Organize and replenish EBT / Market Match supplies
  • Communicate with vendors and market stakeholders regarding market policies, activities, and rules
  • Maintain vendor files and other administrative tasks as needed
  • Work with SEE-LA’s Manager, Farmers’ Market Operations to secure all necessary permits for operation of a Certified Farmers’ Market
  • Collaborate with state and federal agencies to ensure vendor compliance as needed
  • Develop digital and print promotional materials
  • Promote the farmers’ market within the community, including presentations to schools, local businesses, churches, and other community-based organizations.
  • Coordinate community events to be held at the market such as book signings, food demos, etc.
  • Interface with community leaders, elected officials, and community stakeholders
  • Attend SEE-LA staff meetings Tuesday afternoons and training as required
  • Organize and attend farm, kitchen and studio visits as needed

 

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to: employment@see-la.org
(Subject Line: Central Avenue Farmers’ Market Manager). Email submissions only. No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

Opportunity is open until filled.

SEE-LA is an equal opportunity employer.

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