Market Co-Manager, Riverdale Y Sunday Market

Job Summary:​ The Riverdale Y is offering a unique opportunity for an experienced market
manager or community organizer, who is familiar with the sustainable agriculture movement, to
work closely with the current manager in continuing to develop a thriving outdoor Market.
Overview: ​The Riverdale Y Sunday Market provides fresh, high quality food grown or produced
locally to within 100 miles and supports sustainable agricultural practices. This family friendly
seasonal market is a community building and gathering place for shopping and socializing,
providing activities for children and parents. The market also fosters a direct connection
between local shoppers and the small scale farmers and food producers whom the market
champions.

Job Responsibilities
Collaborate with Manager to:
● Manage the overall operations of the Market 2-3 Sundays per month
● Research and recruit local farmers and vendors to participate in the Market
● Oversee placement of vendors and manage onsite issues as needed
● Order, organize, and arrange for transport (to and from) of all Market materials
● Oversee sales and financial records of Y cafe at the market
● Work closely with market manager to manage financial and programming aspects of Market
● Work closely with the Y marketing team to promote the Market

Job Qualifications:
● Warm, welcoming personality, customer service oriented, relating well to children and adults
● Calm under pressure, flexible, and possessing a good sense of humor
● Strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Highly Organized with attention to detail and follow through
● Self starter with entrepreneurial approach
● Ability to work collaboratively as part of the Riverdale Y team
● Experience supervising support staff and volunteers
● Experience in managing markets or similar operations
● Excellent computer skills and experience using social media for marketing and communication
● Community building/organizing experience within the Bronx and/or Yonkers
● Familiarity with Jewish holidays, traditions and culture a plus
● Experience working with the Jewish community a plus

 

Required time commitment:

This position is seasonal
May through November: 7-9 on-site market hours and/or 2-4 office hours per week

Compensation: $15-20 per hour, dependent upon experience

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