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We are currently in search of a dependable Market Site Manager for our three markets. Our season runs from March through November. Please read the job description below and if your qualifications meet our needs, please send your resume to daria@rvgrowersmarket.com. In addition to your resume; 1. Tell us about a goal or a challenge you’ve had in your life that required hard work and perseverance to accomplish. How did it turn out and what did you learn in the process? 2. Why do you want to work specifically for Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market and what makes you a good fit for our organization? Thank you for your interest!

Job Title: Market Site Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Schedule: Up to 25-30 per week from March through November, 2019

  • Tuesdays in Ashland (6:15a - 3:00p) 8.75 hrs - March - through November
  • Thursdays in Medford (6:15a - 3:00p) 8.75 hrs - March - through November
  • Saturdays in Ashland (6:30a - 2:00p) 7.5 hrs - April - through October
  • Plus a possibility of 2-3 hours per week for day-end reports, email communications and staff meetings

Position Description:

The Market Site Manager ensures the smooth operation of all weekly markets hosted by the Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market (RVGCM). The Market Site Manager works closely with and reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all day-of-market activities, set-up and break-down at Market sites, along with interaction with vendors and patrons on Market days and building public relations. The Market Site Manager is expected to be familiar with and understand the bylaws, guidelines and handbooks of the organization and help enforce the policies therein.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (but are not limited to the following):

  • Detail oriented
  • Punctuality
  • Set-up and break-down market operations equipment and signage
  • Provide outstanding customer service at the information booth
  • Monitor Market safety
  • Maintain Market cleanliness
  • Prepare day-end reports (incident, vendor attendance, etc.) for Executive Director
  • Enforce Market policies and guidelines and perform a once a month compliance check during the market day in collaboration with         Executive Director
  • Address market day problems and conflicts with professional skill and seek guidance from Executive Director if necessary
  • Manage and oversee market day assistant, volunteers, performers and events in collaboration with the
          Executive Director
  • Participate in development of annual event calendar in partnership with the Executive Director
  • Participate in scheduled management team meetings
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with a high level of physical activity (lifting up to 50 pounds) and range of weather conditions
  • Haul Market trailer
  • Enthusiastic, pacesetter, leader, sense of humor, and ability to go with the flow

Requirements:

  • Ability to take direction as well as work independently
  • Excellent organizational and time management, positive conflict resolution/mediation skills including working with all types of                 individuals with different personalities and objectives
  • Ability to do mathematical calculations, cashing handling and run EBT equipment (with training)
  • Flexible, positive, professional attitude and ability to handle a fast changing, sometimes stressful environment
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds and standing for long periods
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License with a good driving record and proof of insurance
  • Reliable/consistent transportation capable of towing the market trailer
  • CPR Certification (can be acquired after hiring)
  • Complete bimonthly time sheet

    Status:
    Seasonal , part-time, hourly position

    Non-exempt: $15.00 per hour, average 25-30 hours a week (seasonal variation)

VOLUNTEERS

Thanks for your interest in becoming a volunteer for RVGCM! We're a richly woven tapestry of farmers, ranchers, crafters, food processors, board and staff dedicated to the land at-large and our beautiful valley community in particular. If you are interested in contributing to the texture of our success, we welcome your efforts wholeheartedly. Please fill out the Volunteer Application and we will be in touch to discuss. Thank you!

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