Ohio: Farmers Market Manager sought in Cincinnati

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The Corporation for Findlay Market (CFFM) is hiring a Farmers and Outdoor Markets Manager.  CFFM is the non-profit management company for Cincinnati’s 158 year old historic public market.  The public market operates year round and is home to about three dozen full-time businesses.  The public market also hosts seasonal farmers markets on Saturdays, Sundays, and Tuesdays and a vibrant street market.  Seventy-five farmers, crafters, and local food producers participated in Findlay Market’s farmers markets and sixty-nine vendors participated in its street market during 2010.

The Farmers and Outdoor Markets Manager is a full-time, year round position with benefits.  It has direct responsibility for managing all part-time and seasonal vending at Findlay Market, including day lease, outdoor market, and farmers market merchants and operations. The position assists the Operations Director with increasing the size, quality, and profitability of Findlay Market’s outdoor and farmers markets by recruiting new vendors, expanding the mix and quality of products available, and improving market operations to assure a positive shopping experience for customers and a financially rewarding experience for part-time and seasonal merchants.

Position Requirements include supervisory or management experience, strong verbal communications skills, PC skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office, knowledge of food and farm products, the ability to work weekends and occasional evenings, and a valid drivers license.  The candidate hired must pass a pre-employment drug test.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

The Corporation for Findlay Market
P.O. Box 14727
Cincinnati, OH  45250-0727

or to info@findlaymarket.org