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Employer: City of Haysville
Division: Haysville Historic District
Job Title: Hometown Market Manager
The Haysville Hometown Market Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Hometown Market from June through August. The ideal candidate will have an interest in local agriculture, food, community, and/or local economies. They must be reliable, personable, self-motivated and have access to a vehicle. This is a part-time, seasonal, hourly position and requires managing market operations on Saturdays plus an additional 4 – 6 hours during the week. He/She must attend and provide a report to the Haysville Historic Committee’s monthly meeting held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm. This position is funded by the Haysville Park Board and reports to the Haysville Historic Committee through the Historic Liaison.
The Haysville Hometown Market Manager position will also be responsible for the Christmas Market (pending vendor sign up) held the first two Saturdays in December. This specific market will take place during the evenings. Finalization of plans for this market will be available no later than August 31, 2019.
Market Operations Duties: During market business hours including, when the market is open to the public and the time available to vendors for load-in, load-out, the ideal candidate will work to ensure that all aspects of the market are managed appropriately.
Assist with load-in/load-out when necessary (must be able to lift 30 lbs.)
Facilities management including market appearance & cleanliness, good working condition of all equipment (lights, electrical outlets, signage, common areas, etc.)
Manage the market booth to include customer service, market bucks, customer counts, surveys, vendor sales information, and logistics of theme days (i.e. kids day, cooking demonstrations, educational programming, music or other cultural activities and special events to the market)
Host guest participants, non-profits
Vendor Relations: You will serve as a critical team member and represent the Haysville Historic Committee to current and prospective vendors.
You will be the on-site point person on market days where you will be asked to engage with vendors and their sales staff (where applicable).
You will play a key role in your capacity as market manager with business development capturing new vendor/business inquiries and working to help vet promising prospects.
Assist in vendor curation and selection and work as part of a team to optimize the market selling experience for everyone.
Marketing Duties: You will be responsible for developing and assisting in several aspects of marketing the Hometown Market across a variety of platforms together with City of Haysville staff. This includes but is not limited to the following areas:
o Participate in ideation with City of Haysville staff on themes and handling of logistics on-site.
o Content Creation – digital content (i.e. text and photos) for the City of Haysville website, social media, and other forms of media.
o Community Outreach – identification of, and outreach to, community partners and
potential partnering organizations.
o Facilitating Media Requests – assist in fielding requests and inquiries from media
outlets during weekend market hours and sharing with City staff.
Post Season: You will be responsible for maintaining records and gathering data throughout the season.
Evaluate the market season, including special events, sales, customer feedback, vendor
feedback, etc. and provide a written report to the Historic Liaison.
Host a season ending vendor meeting and thank you breakfast
The ideal candidate will serve as a critical team member and represent the Haysville Historic Committee,
Historic District, and the City of Haysville with current and prospective vendors.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Additional Qualifications: The ability to develop quality relationships with staff, vendors, and customers;
demonstrate strong customer service skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess
strong organization and problem-solving skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently; social
media skills; basic computer skills; and marketing skills are a plus.
$15.00/hr (part-time, seasonal, 8-10 hrs/week, June - September)
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:
Haysville Historic Liaison
200 W. Grand Ave.
Haysville, KS 67060
4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
4/21/2019 11:59:59 PM