Market Manager (year round)

Name of Position: 
Market Manager (year round)
Name of Farm: 
Lakefield Farmers Market
County where farm is located: 
Peterborough
Description of farm business: 
Entering its 7th season, the Lakefield Market runs from Mid May till Thanksgiving steps away from Isabel Morris Park (in the Lakefield-Smith Arena parking lot). A producers-only market, it features locally grown produce, baking and prepared meals, a variety of arts and crafts, buskers and a great community vibe.
CRAFT farm: 
no
Description of position: 
Hours: Winter: 5 to 10 hours per month. Summer: 8 to 13 hours per week. (Monthly board meetings, independently directed work, Thursdays from 7 to 3 during the market season) Renumeration: To be negotiated Start Date: April 2017 As manager of the Lakefield Farmer's Market, you will be responsible for various administrative and promotional tasks as well as being present at weekly markets. Administrative tasks include recruiting new vendors, accepting vendor applications and bringing them to the Board for review, keeping records of attendance and sales, collecting vendor fees, organizing the market stall layout, responding to inquiries, keeping vendors informed, and working with the board. You will also be required to attend 6 board meetings per year and to help organize the Annual General Meeting that generally happens in November. Promotional tasks include working with the Board on promotion and advertising strategies, helping to maintain the website and social media presence and helping to co-ordinate special events, buskers ect.
Duration of position: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
Contact: 
Name: 
kollene drummond
Phone: 
7058212032
Deadline for application: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018