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Farmers/Makers Market Coordinator

Junction City Main Street
129 West 7th Street, Junction City, KS 66441
$15 an hour - Part-time

Location

129 West 7th Street, Junction City, KS 66441

Full job description

Market Coordinator (April - December)

Junction City, Kansas

Geary Community Farmers Market, 1025 S. Washington Street, Thursday 1:30p-7:30p (6hr)

Junction City Main Street Market, 117 W. 8th Street, Saturday 6:00a-2:00p (8hr)

We are so excited to be joining forces between Junction City Main Street Market and Geary County Farmers Market by utilizing the same staff for both markets! The Market Coordinator is responsible for day of activities and reports to the Junction City Main Street and Geary Community Farmers Market Manager. Focus of the market coordinator is to promote a great shopping experience for market customers and build relationships with vendors by executing all day-of tasks of each of the Markets.

Responsibilities

  • Lead Setup and breakdown of information booth and safety equipment
  • Assure the market sites are left clean
  • Direct vendors to their designated stalls
  • Collect vendor fees as needed
  • Conduct nutrition incentive transactions following market procedures
  • Keep records of nutrition incentive transactions
  • Coordinate volunteer tasks, recruit volunteers as needed
  • Remain available to answer customer questions
  • Promote market availability day of event using social media
  • Collaborate with Farmers Market Manager to complete reports and additional tasks
  • Use of personal vehicle/transportation

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to lift, stand and walk for long hours
  • Strong customer service & communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technology
  • Attention to detail for purposes of creating an inviting information booth
  • Ability to work in a group or individually
  • Proficient in Kansas Farmers Market Food Safety Guidelines

Pay Information

  • Must be available to work during market operations
  • 15 hours per week, running from April to December
  • Pay starting at $15.00 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 15 per week

Work Location: In person