WATM seeks a hardworking self-starter with attention to detail and creativity in moving our market forward. This is a year-round, part time, position varying seasonally from 5 to 25 hours per week and supervised by the WATM Board of Directors. WATM intends to pay a living wage based on applicant experience and qualifications. Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. This announcement closes December 4 and we intend to fill the position by January 1.
WATM Executive Director Position Description
The Market Director shall:
● Work at the pleasure of the Board Director and Comanagers who are responsible for selecting, hiring, supervising, evaluating, and dismissing (if necessary).
● Keep a record of each hour worked and a general description of the benefit to the Market for time spent on behalf of the Market.
● Submit an electronic invoice to the Treasurer every two weeks with a copy provided to the comanagers. Checks are dispersed through the Market’s Bill Pay. The initial pay level is approximately $12.50/hr . The Coordinator is an independent contractor and no fringe benefits are offered or implied. The Market Coordinator position is subject to the availability of funds in the Market treasury to support the position as determined by the WATM Treasurer and Comanagers. The Director is responsible for all income reporting as required by law.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
● Attend the Market each week of the season to:
1. assist with the placement of the vendors and other market participants.
2. communicate to the Comanagers any tensions or issues that arise.
3. check to see that vendors comply with the market bylaws and rules.
4. oversee the setup and breakdown of the market lot.
5. operate the EBT/CC token program.
6. manage interns and volunteers.
● Coordinate each market, which includes sending a weekly email to vendors and market participants to announce the week’s layout and updates.
● Present the Membership Committee with vendor applicants and join the screening process.
● Facilitate four to six special events each market season, including market suppers
● Recruit sponsors, interns, volunteers, and day vendors to keep the market full.
● Respond to emails and phone calls during the week.
● Collect and deposit vendor fees.
● Promote the market.
● Manage the budge.