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Greensgrow Farms

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This position is available 5/19. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to jobs@greensgrow.org with “Fresh Food Market Coordinator” in the Subject line.

Fresh Food Market Coordinator

Philadelphia, PA

Posted May 3, 2018

Overview: As a member of Greensgrow’s Fresh Food Team, the Fresh Food Market Coordinator will coordinate all logistics of running offsite events and the Mobile Markets program. This includes operating the market vehicle and managing all market sales. This individual will contribute to setting and adhering to budget goals and developing new retail outlets. They will also support the Fresh Food Team’s efforts in operating the Farmstand and Farm Share programs.

Successful candidates should have a genuine interest in supporting food access efforts, some knowledge or willingness to learn about local produce availability, farm practices and merchandising and comfort in dealing with members of the public.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Operate the mobile market 3-5 days a week making stops at seniors centers, health centers, pop up events, weekly offsite events and our Farm Share offsite locations across the city.
• Work closely with the Produce Buyer to order produce for the mobile market and track produce loss
• Work closely with the Produce Buyer and Community Kitchen Manager on purchasing and processing “second-chance” produce from local growers
• Speak knowledgeably about all forms of payment we accept, including SNAP benefits, FMNP checks and Philly Food Bucks
• Experience operating or willingness to learn how to operate a wireless point-of-sale terminal
• Interest in building partnerships and developing new business opportunities
• Provide an exemplary customer experience and maintain a genuine interest in creating a culture of health and success in the communities we serve

Qualifications:
• Valid driver’s license
• Comfort driving larger vans/trucks
• Able to safely lift 30 pounds or more
• Must be able to work evenings and weekends
• We don’t require degrees for any position — experience counts!

Compensation:
This is a seasonal (June-November) 32-40 hours per week position paid biweekly at $14/hour with the potential to go year-round depending on funding. This position is eligible for commensurate staff benefits, including a farm share, acupuncture and paid time-off.

 
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