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This job expired on May 15, 2023

Asst Market Manager/Produce Lead Sweet Roots Farm

  • Date Posted March 16, 2023
  • Location Charlotte, VT
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Summer Job
Company description Sweet Roots Farm is a diverse Organic vegetable and berry farm in Charlotte, VT. The farm has been in operation for almost 40 years as the Charlotte Berry Farm. We have 5 acres of blueberries, a few acres of blackberries and black raspberries and about 2 acres of Organic vegetables, flowers and herbs. We are open for pick-your-own blueberries seasonally and have a retail Market at the farm where we feature our farm grown crops, items from local creators, growers and producers and products we simply love. Job description

Sweet Roots is searching for a full-time, seasonal Assistant Market Manager/Produce Coordinator to help in daily operations of our on-farm, retail Market and work in the field.  

Retail Responsibilities

  • Create beautiful, seasonal, dynamic displays (in/outside) featuring market goods including a array of fresh produce
  • Complete transactions quickly and efficiently using POS system 
  • Welcome community for seasonal Pick Your Own blueberries and sunflowers
  • Receive deliveries of inventory - price, merchandise and restock 
  • Open and close register and Market independently
  • Maintain a clean and welcoming environment inside and outside of the Market
  • Maintain a sanitary and food safe environment on the market floor and in storage areas
  • Strive to build personal and employee knowledge of all products in the Market
  • Help educate customers on seasonality and impact of supporting local businesses

Leadership/Produce Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the farm owners, Harvest Manager and other leadership staff
  • Assist in creating and using systems
  • Assist with social media and other marketing campaigns
  • Delegate responsibilities to other employees as needed
  • Prioritize quality control of all fresh produce especially Sweet Roots grown items
  • Educate Market employees regarding Sweet Roots grown products, quality control and availability
  • Create communication tools to inform Market employees of Sweet Roots grown products and all fresh produce in the Market - storage needs, availability, quality control etc
  • Assist in ordering off-farm produce to compliment on farm offerings
  • Provide feedback to farm owners/Harvest Manager of  Sweet Roots grown items to influence production
  • Send weekly sales reports of Sweet Roots grown to Harvest Manager, owner and Market Manager
  • Work 1+ day in the field (seasonal fluctuation & based on need in either Market of Field)


  • Customer service experience; Leadership or management experience preferred but not required 
  • Experience & knowledge handling produce, foods, plants, and beverages
  • Knowledge and experience of local food system, agriculture, and food seasonality
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate others 
  • Desire to interact with the public and create relationships
  • Ability to manage time efficiently  
  • Positive attitude, excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficient computer skills such as spreadsheets, Google documents, electronic communications. 
  • Ability to move quickly during peak hours; flexible and adaptable to quickly evolving systems  
  • Attention and passion for details and aesthetic  
  • Required to work one weekend day
Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $15.00 - $18.00 Application instructions
This job expired on May 15, 2023
DeadlineMarch 31, 2023

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