Jobs with PCFMA
The mission of the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association (PCFMA) is to establish and operate community-supported certified farmers' markets and other direct marketing outlets that provide: viable economic opportunities for California farmers and food producers, local access to farm fresh products, support for local businesses and community organizations, and education concerning food, nutrition and the sustainability of California agriculture.
All employees of PCFMA are expected to be supportive of this mission and contribute their talents and energy towards the accomplishment of that mission.
- Market Manager
The Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association (PCFMA) is seeking to hire one or more persons as Market Managers to oversee one or more Certified Farmers' Markets operated around the Bay Area. This position requires work both in one or more farmers' markets around the Bay Area and in PCFMA's Concord office.
A Certified Farmers' Market is an area designated by a county Agriculture inspector in which California farmers may sell crops of their own production directly to the public without a middleman or wholesaler. Certified Farmers' Markets are the only place - other than their farm - where farmers can sell directly to consumers. PCFMA, as the market's operator, coordinates with the farmers and the customers to create a positive and successful retail experience.
The Market Manager ensures the farmers' markets operate in compliance with state law, health codes and organizational rules. The Market Manager also completes office duties related to planning, record-keeping and correspondence for the market. The manager performs community outreach to promote the market and assists with in-market events and promotions.Applications for this position are due by close of business on May 24, 2013.
- Promotions Coordinator
The Promotion Coordinators with the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association, working under the direction of the Marketing & Promotions Manager, develop and manage advertising, promotional, and community outreach activities to promote PCFMA’s operations, including its Certified Farmers’ Markets. Advertising may include paid advertising in multiple media formats as well as free advertising through press releases, social media, and public service announcements. Promotional activities may include cooking or product demonstrations, contests, or children’s activities in certified farmers’ markets or other community events. Community outreach may include grassroots outreach efforts and community education activities.Applications for this position are due by close of business on May 31, 2013.