Market Manager Position Available

Hi Folks! I hope you are having a really good day. For the 2013 season, we are again seeking a candidate for the paid position of Market Manager. If you are interested, please submit your resumes by February 22, 2013 to with “Market Manager” in the subject line, or mail to PO Box 114, Marietta, PA 17547.
Thank you very much! We are excited for our fourth year!

Marietta Market is seeking a Market Manager. This will be a part-time paid position, approximately 8 – 10 hours/week from June 2 through the end of October, with some hours required during the rest of the year, primarily pre-season.

♪ Coordinates all tasks throughout the season, with particular focus on vendor issues
♪ Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills
♪ Responsible for set-up, maintenance, and tear-down on all market days; if unable to attend a market day, it is the Market Manager’s responsibility to schedule a substitute from within the Market Committee, and ensure a seamless and well-coordinated transition
♪ Checks in weekly with current vendors to establish and maintain clear communication between the Market Committee and vendors
♪ Collects all dues from vendors and keeps up-to-date records of fees paid and owed; updates Business Managers weekly of all transactions
♪ Responsible for communicating with vendors who violate the Vendor Agreement
♪ Updates Marietta Market website weekly regarding vendor products and attendance
♪ Works with the Events Coordinator to be fully aware of upcoming events and communicate them to vendors and shoppers via word-of-mouth and posting on the Market bulletin and chalk boards
♪ Communicates directly with the Business Managers if any business or Borough matters occur during Market hours
♪ Present a full report at each Committee Meeting of weekly Market activities and needs
♪ Attends all Market Committee and volunteer meetings
♪ Works with Vendor Recruiter to organize applications, Dept. of Ag certifications, scheduling, and contact information
♪ Maintains a contact list of all vendor information and provides updates to the Committee via hard copy and the Market gmail account
♪ Will create and maintain a phone tree of Vendors, Volunteers, and Committee members at the beginning of the season, to be utilized in the event of Market cancellation
♪ Responsible for making the final decision on whether Market will be canceled due to dangerous weather
♪ Responsible for timely updating of Market facebook page and website in the event of cancellation
♪ Point person for all Market suggestions / complaints
♪ Develop and maintain a system of recording daily market flow, health of financial transactions, and vendor attendance.