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Farmers Market Manager

Farmers Market Manager

 

Reporting Status: Position reports directly to the Executive Director

Compensation & Hours: 32-40 hours per week year-round, full time benefits, $28,000-35,000 salary based on experience and desired hours worked per week to be negotiated upon hire. Due to the frequent weekend hours required to perform this job, this position will be offered a flexible schedule.

Description: The Farmers Market Manager will be responsible for all aspects of coordinating the Saturday Farmers Market and the Winter Farmers Market for Downtown Green Bay, Inc. They will work directly with vendors, sponsors, nonprofits, and entertainers to provide the best farmers market experience for attendees. This position will also assist the Events Manager with coordinating other events for Downtown Green Bay, Inc. and Olde Main Street, Inc.

 

Market & Special Event Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan all Saturday Farmers Market and Winter Farmers Market details including sponsor partnerships, venue relationships, event logistics, supplies, rentals, entertainment bookings, licensure, insurance, and permits.
  • On site management of at least 12 of the 23 Saturday Farmers Markets which run from the last Saturday in May through October as well as at least 3 of the 5 Winter Farmers Markets which run on various Saturdays December-February.
  • Manage all vendor applications, communications, scheduling, farm inspections, and reporting.
  • Create, execute, and report results of Farmers Market budgets.
  • Recruit, train, schedule, and manage 10+ event crew personnel and volunteers together with the Event Manager.
  • Develop evaluations to assess the strengths of the farmers markets and to identify areas of improvement.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to ensure event sponsorship deliverables are met.
  • Promote Farmers Markets through preparation of editorial content for Marketing Manager and other promotional material, social media, and communication platforms.
  • Assist the Events Manager and Marketing Manager with the Events and Marketing Committee.
  • Assist the Events Manager in designing and producing events that activate venues and encourage visitors throughout both districts.
  • Help develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization.

Desired Skills & Characteristics:

  • A genuine love for farmers markets and the products and experiences they offer.
  • Strong written, oral, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Proven leadership experience including providing staff oversight, mentoring, and development, and establishing department goals and objectives.
  • Experience with event execution and familiarity with basic equipment and logistics.
  • Ability to lift 25-30 pounds.
  • Must possess valid driver's license.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Self-directed but able to work collectively as a team player.
  • Capable of overseeing a project from start to finish or jumping in mid-stream.
  • Willingness to work in the elements (heat, rain, cold, temperatures, etc.).
  • Ability to work irregular and long hours as needed, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Able to assertively and respectfully enforce rules as needed.
  • Must be able to professionally represent Downtown Green Bay, Inc. and Olde Main Street, Inc. to the public, municipal authorities, and sponsors.
  • Knowledge of mission, objectives, policies, programs, and procedures of the principles and practices of nonprofit organizations.

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How To Apply
Please send your resume with cover letter to info@downtowngreenbay.com by Noon on July 26, 2019.
Big Brothers Big Sisters / Fund Development + Special Events Assistant

This is an internship in which the individual serves as a support to the Director of Development to assist with maximizing fund development potential for Big Brothers Big Sisters in the Northeast Wisconsin region through research and administrative support.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Build and develop relationships with community and corporate leaders to cultivate and engage new and lapsed donors.
a. Research civic groups and community organizations
b. Assist with scheduling presentations
c. Occasionally, attend networking events with Director of Development
d. Support recruitment of Bigs

2. Coordinate meaningful donor recognition and stewardship, to develop a stronger relationship with the donor and to regularly communicate to deepen the relationship.
a. Help with researching and compiling successful donor engagement strategies
b. Help write thank you cards and other administrative tasks for stewardship
c. Help make phone calls and follow up with donors

3. Coordination of special events, small socials and outreach activities developed and supported by the Fundraising Committee.
a. Help build alumni/friends of the organization program
b. Assist with administrative tasks associated with the special event
c. Attend and participate in committee meetings
d. Call prospective sponsors and help with in-kind donation solicitation
e. Help with volunteer recruitment
f. Attend events and help with day-of event needs

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Seeking a degree in Public Administration, Nonprofit, Management, Business, or Communications preferred – or those seeking to gain experience in the nonprofit sector.
2. Excellent written & spoken communication and is willing to make phone calls.
3. Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
4. Positive, professional attitude and demeanor.
5. Superb organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
6. Valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation. Occasional travel is required and is almost entirely local in nature.
7. Preferred Skills/Background:
a. Demonstrated volunteer experience or campus involvement
b. Familiarity with Fund Development through experience, or coursework
c. Ability to present in front of others with passion and enthusiasm

Questions? Contact Brehanna Skaletski brehannas@bbbsnew.org if interested.


How To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to brehannas@bbbsnew.org