Hiring: Mobile Market Manager – Powisset Farm

The Mobile Market Manager develops and maintains community partnerships and manages all aspects of produce distribution in Boston through a 250-member HIP CSA, mobile market sites, and a 50-member home delivery share. This is a high-energy position, with retail and community engagement components. We seek someone who is passionate about and has experience with food access initiatives, has excellent people skills, has some retail experience, and is comfortable multi-tasking and juggling multiple responsibilities. This position starts full-time in the beginning of August. Interested candidates may potentially start part-time in June as the Assistant Manager, until the Manger position starts in August.

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Essential Functions:

  • Initiate and develop relationships with community partners in Boston.

  • Receive, store and pack produce at Powisset Farm in Dover, MA.

  • Receive and/or pick-up weekly produce orders.

  • Regularly transport produce from Powisset Farm in Dover, to CSA/market locations in Boston.

  • Manage all aspects of a 250 member HIP CSA share distributes across 9 partner locations.

  • Manage all aspects of mobile market locations in Chelsea, Revere and East Boston

  • Work with East Boston Medical Center to identify 50 shareholders for a home delivery program.

  • Conduct basic evaluation with customers and partners.

  • Supervise a seasonal Assistant Manager and volunteers.

  • Work with Department of Transitional Assistance to manage new customer agreements and cancellations as well as track revenue from SNAP and HIP.

  • Track monthly revenue and expenses to ensure they are aligned with the budget.

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation


  • Ability to safely lift 50 pounds repeatedly.

  • Language skills a plus (particularly Spanish, Haitian Creole, and Cape Verdean Creole).

  • Knowledge of Boston neighborhoods and communities a plus.

  • Retail and/or customer service experience, including experience with inventory management and a POS system.

  • Experience/comfort driving a mid-size van and small box truck

  • Knowledge of local food and farming in New England.

  • Experience with community engagement and food access initiatives

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and experience/comfort driving larger vans/trucks.

  • Satisfactory CORI (criminal background check).

  • DOT physical exam for driving

  • This is a full-time, year-round position with a seasonably variable work schedule. Saturday hours are required as are some additional weekend and evening hours.

Work environment—This position requires working outside in all types of weather.

Physical demands—This position requires regular repeated lifting and moving of up to 50 lbs and time seated while driving and completing office work.

Full-time, 40 hours/week, benefits-eligible position.

About The Trustees:

The Trustees places are open to all, and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891 by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. We aim to protect special places for future generations to enjoy in perpetuity. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 27,000+ acres on more than 120 reservations that are open to the public. We are a non-profit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and our 100,000 Member households

The Trustees offers competitive compensation, as well as the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors and the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

The Trustees is a proud equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any protected status including, but not limited to, age, race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, nation of origin, religion, or disability status and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ applicants. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts, who are at the core of our mission.

Our commitment to advancing the organization’s vision for this work may be found here: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity

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