WATM seeks a hardworking self-starter with attention to detail and creativity for moving our market forward.  

This is a part-time position during the market season for about 8-10 hours per week, and supervised by the WATM Executive Director.

WATM intends to pay a living wage based on applicant experience and qualifications.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


● Attend the WATM each week of the season, responsibilities include:


>> Setup and break down of the market, including tents, tables, signs, etc.

>> Schedule, organize or lead weekly programs for the 'Kids Tent'

>> Operate the EBT/Credit Card machine and sell WATM merchandise

>> Provide excellent customer service to the WATM customers

>> Communicate to the Market Director any issues or problems that arise

>> Check to see that vendors comply with the market bylaws and rules

>> Help to manage interns and volunteers



● Help to facilitate 4-6 special events each market season, including market suppers, festivals, and collaborations with local businesses to raise awareness about the market and its mission.


●  Help to find and manage market sponsors for the 2018 season.  Track sponsor benefit fulfillment and sponsor relations.


●  Respond to market-related emails and phone calls during the week.


● Promote the market by fliering for special events, posting on social media, and contributing to the WATM newsletter & blog


● Attend bi-annual board meetings and keep notes as the board discusses market issues, events, plans for growth etc.  




Qualifications for the Assistant Market Manager Position


>> Applicant should:

  • Be self-­motivated, reliable, and available to attend Tuesday markets without conflict

  • Feel comfortable communicating with a variety of people

  • Provide excellent customer service, and have strong problem-solving skills

  • Hold a strong interest in community outreach, grassroots marketing, and feel passionate about improving the local food system

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills for writing market content and corresponding with market sponsors and partners


>> Experience preferred

  • Retail sales or customer service

  • Digital marketing, promotions, or outreach

  • Working with youth or leading activities

  • Knowledge of the local food system





>> Please submit a cover letter and resume to 

>> This announcement closes February 21 and we intend to fill the position by mid-March






Market Director: Quinn Asteak


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718 Haywood Road

Asheville, NC



Open Tuesdays

April - December

3:30 - 6:30pm​

2020 DATES


April 7 - Nov. 24


Holiday Market

December 1, 8, 15, 22