Hiring: Farmers’ Market Manager- Holyoke Farmers’ Market

Reporting Status: Position reports directly to the Executive Director of the Greater Holyoke Chamber.
Compensation & Hours: 30 hours a week, year-round. $20 per hour. Flexible schedule with weekend
commitments. Must be able to attend all Saturday markets. Position begins immediately.

Description: The Farmers Market Manager will be responsible for all aspects of coordinating the Summer and Winter Markets. They will work directly with vendors, sponsors, nonprofits, and entertainers to provide the best market experience for all patrons. Market Manager will actively work towards increasing food access in the Holyoke community through market decisions.

❖ Plan all Summer and Winter Farmers Market details including partnerships, venue relations, event
logistics, supplies, rentals, entertainment bookings, licensure, insurance, and permits
❖ On site management of every market, from start to finish.
❖ Manage all vendor applications, communications, scheduling, and reporting
❖ Maintain relations with local programs which assist in grant finding, increasing food access, and
community development
❖ Advertise the market through flyering, social media, radio shows, and other promotion material
❖ Help develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization toward food
justice and food access

❖ Passion for farmers markets and food security encompassing the elements which come with a
farmers market
❖ Strong written, oral, organization, and communication skills.
❖ Spanish proficiency or fluency extremely preferred
❖ Proven leadership experience including providing staff oversight, mentoring and developments, and
establishing department goals and objectives
❖ Ability to lift 25-30lbs
❖ Must have a valid driver’s license
❖ Self-directed worker with ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects
❖ Ability to work flexible work hours and be responsive in a timely manner
❖ Motivation to increase market productivity and growth
❖ Knowledge of marketing techniques and ability to use different media platforms

Interested Applicants: Please email your cover letter and resume to Jordan Hart, Executive Director, at Please use ‘Market Manager’ in the subject line.

Find It Locally

Search CISA’s online guide to local farms, food, and more!

Find Local Food