Open Position: Market Manager
The Bremerton Farmers Market (BFM) is a nonprofit organization, operated by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of vendors and community members. The mission of BFM is to operate a community supported farmers market that provides: viable economic outlets for farmers and producers, access to locally crafted and farm fresh products, quality food access for low income families, and education concerning food and sustainable agriculture.
BFM operates a Thursday farmers market at Evergreen Park in Bremerton, from 4:00pm – 7:00pm, May through October. On occasion, BFM also has managed special markets around Bremerton, including pop-up markets in the City parks, farmers markets at Harrison Medical Center, and a Fall market at Naval Avenue Elementary School in collaboration with the Bremerton School District and WSU Food$ense.
The BFM Market Manager is responsible for daily operations of the market year-round. The Market Manager is the organization’s primary staff person and is charged with operating the market and representing the organization to its members and to the public. As this position is responsible for the broad array of Market operations and activities, strong self-initiative, effective personal time management, and the ability to work with diverse individuals and shifting priorities are essential qualities of a successful Market Manager.
This position is year-round and part-time: up to 20 hours / week during the market season (April – October), and a maximum of 10-15 hours / week during the off-season (November – March). Special Note: Qualified candidate may be considered for up to an additional 18-20 hours / week year-round as BFM Grant Program Coordinator.
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