Harvest Market seeks an Executive Director

11 Jan

Location: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Deadline is January 25, 2010

Harvest Market announces an exciting opportunity to oversee the operations of a start-up cooperative market in the beautiful Hudson Valley.  We value sustainable agriculture, supporting regional farms, and fostering the health and well-being of the greater community.The successful candidate will be responsible for managing daily operations of the Market, financial oversight, coordinating committee activities, developing and managing vendor relationships, communications with members and the public, management and supervision of working members, and development.  His or her qualifications will include excellent communication and inter-personal skills, familiarity with regional agricultural systems, competence in MS Word, and Excel, and a sincere alignment with the values of our cooperative.  A minimum of one year business or retail experience is required.

Harvest Market is the storefront business of the Cornwall Community Co-op, a unique start-up venture that has been in operation for a year. We are member-owned and staffed largely by volunteers.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to info (at) cornwallfoodcoop.com.

Be sure to mention in your cover letter that you found this listing on the Sustainable Food Jobs website!

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