The Nampa Farmers Market is Currently Accepting Applications for the Position of:
The ideal candidate will become the market manager starting in the 2018 season, and will train as assistant manager for the remainder of the 2017 season. Candidates should be great at public relations, problem solving, and dealing with various situations quickly and efficiently.
Candidates need to be detail minded, self motivated, and have exceptional organizational skills. Great communication skills are a must.
If you are selected, you are a leader, and love working with the public. You will need to be committed to the market, be a fast learner, and have a passion for local, fresh food and direct marketing of locally produced goods. You also must have the time to commit fully to the job.
You do not need to know everything about local crops or food production practices.
The key trait for the successful candidate will be that you are willing to learn and grow to transition into the
manager role - bringing your own personal abilities and touch.
Some lifting and moving of market equipment is involved.
6:30 AM to approximately 2:30 PM on Saturdays from the end of April through the end of October.
Compensation for Assistant Manager is $80 per market day. Compensation for Market Manager starts at $5200.00 per year and is a year round position. Bonus compensation and pay raises will be awarded dependent on performance.
Applications may be submitted by post-mail or by e-mail but must be received by July 15, 2017.
POST-MAIL TO :
Nampa Farmers' Market
Attn: Employment Committee
PO Box 332
Nampa, ID 83653
E-MAIL TO : MarketManager@NampaFarmersMarket.com
Approximate listing of Assistant Manager duties (subject to change) :
Market Days :
Help with setting up various market booth areas (i.e. chef booth, manager's booth, kid area, etc.)
Assist setup and teardown helpers as needed.
Backup the booth helper with selling tokens and operating the credit card machine.
Answer customer questions.
Help with special guests.
Provide paperwork to potential vendors.
Watch over the market area and be aware of people and events that are out-of-place.
Collect money from vendors at the end of the day.
Be able to assume the market-day duties of the manager when the manager is not at the market.
Non Market Days :
Attend board meetings as you transition into the manager role.
Help with tasks and activities that support the market.
Download Application HERE