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Market Site Manager - position currently OPEN
Position Description:
The MARKET SITE MANAGER ensures the smooth operation of all weekly markets hosted by the Rogue Valley Growers &
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 breakdown 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 policies 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 breakdown market operations equipment and signage
• Provide outstanding customer service at the information booth
• Monitor Market safety (including COVID-19 safety precautions for vendors & customers)
• Maintain Market cleanliness
• Participate in mapping of markets in partnership with the Executive Director
• Prepare day-end reports (incident, reconciliation, 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, zero waste initiatives 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
Working Hours:
Schedule: Up to 25-30 per week from now through November 2020
• Tuesdays in Ashland (6:15a - 3:00p) 8.75 hrs - May- through November
• Thursdays in Medford (6:15a - 3:00p) 8.75 hrs - May - through November
• Saturdays in Ashland (6:30a - 2:00p) 7.5 hrs - May - through October
• Plus a possibility of up to 2-3 hours per week for day-end reports, email communications and staff meetings.
You are expected to maintain standard Market hours on Market days and to work additional hours from home and
attend meetings as required. From time to time additional hours may be required to meet deadlines, or to support other
company initiatives.
Remuneration:
• Part-time - $15/hour, paid semi-monthly.
• All payments are subject to statutory and required deductions and withholdings.

Please email your resume to executive director, Daria Land at daria@rvgrowersmarket.com

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