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  • Farmers' Market Coordinator

    Batavia MainStreet
    Job Description

    Farmers’ Market Coordinator

    Job Qualifications and Description



    ¨      Proficiency in Excel, Word and Dropbox

    ¨      Outgoing, creative, with leadership skills

    ¨      Available via email and phone to help recruit and retain market vendors for the market season (4 months prior to season start)

    ¨      Summer Season: Available Saturdays from June to October

    ¨      Ability to lift 50 lbs.


    Job Description

    Administrative Duties:

    ¨      Preseason – arrange and organize all approved vendors on a street map / location map to ensure all spots are filled and all vendors are in convenient locations for their direct needs.

    ¨      Key holder for the storage location.

    ¨      Review/update Farmer’s Market Handbook to include any revised policy, procedure, schedule

    ¨      Maintain established database of farmers/vendors

    ¨      Handle additional correspondence between Batavia MainStreet and the farmers/vendors

    ¨      Be an administrator on the Farmers’ Market Facebook Page to promote market vendors

    ¨      Recruit new farmers/vendors to fill the available slots at the market

    ¨      Work with volunteers to insure adequate supervision of the market

    ¨      Create and/or market new ideas to bring in more customers and vendors

    o   Restaurant demonstrations

    o   Cooking demonstrations

    o   Children’s activities

    o   Other educational demonstrations

    ¨      Manage SNAP Machine & processing weekly

    ¨      Assist with promotions of SNAP program


    Market Duties:

    ¨      Mark spaces at the market to insure each vendor is in the correct space

    ¨      Supervise the set-up and take-down of the market

    o   Summer Season: 6:30-8:00am and 12:00-1:00pm

    ¨      Handle issues arising at the market



    ¨      Summer Season: $100 per market attended


    Send resume or letter of interest and names of two references to Jamie@downtownbatavia.com or mail to:

    Batavia MainStreet

    4 ½ West Wilson St.

    Batavia, IL   60510

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