Massachusetts: Atlas Farm seeks Farmers Market Manager

26 May

Atlas Farm, an organic farm in Western Mass, seeks a Market Manager for our stand at Boston’s Copley Square Farmers Market. The Copley Market runs from 11am to 6pm every Tuesday and Friday from May 17th through November 22nd. The Manager is needed from 9am until 7pm every week for both markets.

Main duties include: unloading and loading the truck, setting up and breaking down the stand and working the check-out table. The market manager would also be responsible for working with FMFM market staff, hiring and co-ordinating market assistants, keeping the stand fully stocked, and creating a welcoming atmosphere for shoppers, as well as dealing with any market issues or customer needs as they arise.

We’re looking for friendly, outgoing and organized applicants who are knowledgeable and passionate about organic vegetables and agriculture and like working outside with people. Eye for detail and customer service experience a must. Applicants must have experience working at Farmers’ Markets or on organic farms, preference given to those with both.

Must be able to work long hours (rain or shine!) without a lot of breaks and be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly. Applicants should also be able to commit to working both days for the entire season. Preference given to those willing to commit to multiple seasons. Hourly wage commensurate with experience. For more information about Atlas Farm, visit www.atlasfarm.com

To apply please send a letter of interest and resume to Jess at farmersmarkets@atlasfarm.com.

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