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Get your calenders ready!
***Market’s first day is June 2nd and will run to the end of October. Market will be held each Sunday from 9-2. We can’t wait!!
***Our Steering Committee will meet this Sunday the 10th from 1-3 pm at McCleary’s here in Marietta. All our welcome to attend.
***If you are able to attend the town’s borough meeting Tuesday the 12th at 7:00 pm, we would appreciate a showing of support while we ask the council for a shed in Flanagan Park!
Market Manager Position Available
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.