Farmers Market Manager

Adelaide Showground Farmers Market is a not for profit Incorporated Association with a paid member base made up of over 2000 stallholders and community members. The food markets are held every Sunday from 9am until 1pm, fifty weeks of the year. It specialises in offering fresh, regional and seasonal food produced in SA and sold by the people who produce it.

The organisation is seeking to appoint a new Market Manager to oversee all operational aspects of the weekly market. This is a four-day-a-week position that requires the manager to work at least three Sundays per month. A comprehensive knowledge and a real passion for SA’s food industry is essential.

The position requires a high level of customer service skills, excellent communication skills and an ability to follow through on the fine detail that is required to run a successful weekly food-based event.

The ideal candidate will have experience in event management, staff and volunteer management, human resources and training. This position is supported by the CEO, the financial manager, market day staff and volunteers.

This is a dynamic, demanding and rewarding role ideal for someone who would like to work for a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting food security and sustainability. It is expected that the successful applicant will be able to commence as soon as possible.

Location: Adelaide, SA.
Salary: Part-time, 4 days a week, Approx $60,000.
Applications close: Friday 4 November, 2011.
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