Part-time 6 hours ago Full Job Description Date posted 9/1/22 Down to Earth Markets manages farmers markets in Westchester County and New York City. The company was founded in 1991 to provide economic opportunity to New York area farmers and artisan food makers to bring delicious local foods to communities in New York City and its suburbs. In 2014 Down to Earth Markets became a Certified B Corp, formalizing its mission and committing to use business as a power for making positive change in the world. Job Description Farmers Market Fill-In Manager/Host Part-time, $18/hour positions available at our Farmers Markets in NYC and Westchester. We are looking for an enthusiastic, personable candidate with the ability to fill-in at one or more seasonal farmers markets and assist with market promotion within those communities. The Farmers Market Manager should cultivate a sense of ownership of their Farmer’s Market through: Supervising daily operations to assure a smooth and safe running market Enforcing market rules and regulations Collecting and reporting market data and success metrics Setting up and breaking down the market manager tent and market signage Selling farmers market goods Serving as a market host to welcome and engage shoppers, promoting good relations between vendors, our company, and the shoppers as a representative of Down to Earth Markets. Engaging with shoppers and vendors to report successes, concerns and opportunities to Down to Earth Markets. Requirements: Must attend 4 days of training including 2 workwiths and 2 shadowing dates before filling-in at a market. Must be available to occasionally represent the farmers market at local chamber of commerce meetings, community board meetings, fairs, volunteer opportunities or other community events. Must be available to distribute flyers in the farmers market community several times throughout the season. Must be punctual Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs Must have access to a computer and smart phone for emailing, social media posting, submitting and receiving reports Must commit to work for the entire market season An interest in and ability to articulately communicate about local food and sustainable agriculture is a plus! English/Spanish speakers also a plus! Available to begin immediately If you’re interested in one of the above opportunities, email your cover letter and r sum to jobs@downtoearthmarkets. com. . Estimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications.