Spencer County Healthy Community Partnership is looking for a part-time Market Master. The Market Master's primary objectives are to support vendors, while ensuring compliance with market rules; to promote locally produced foods and products; and to encourage both vendor and customer participation. This is a year round position which includes pre- and post season planning in addition to in-season operations. The Market Master reports to the chair of the Healthy Community Partnership. Stipend provided. Responsibilities of the Market Master include: " Direct operations for the summer and holiday (if applicable) farmers markets including: ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local rules and regulations; conduct farm visits; recruit and select vendors, be present at markets and maintain records; select and schedule market musicians, childrens crafts/entertainers, and special guests. " Maintain and document farmers market policies and procedures " Organize, analyze and manage information, vendors and volunteers " Create and manage farmers market related programming " Develop and enhance outreach efforts to businesses, vendors, volunteers, customers, the Farmington Valley and Connecticut local foods community " Publicize and promote the market. " Create a marketplace that is safe and welcoming to customers and vendors. " Ability to easily move around the Farmer's Market and perform occasional light lifting " Coordinate Vendor relationships Desired Qualifications: " Passion for local foods and connections with the regional local foods community " Ability to attend and apply training provided at local and state level. " Strong administrative skills. " Ability to organize information and events " Strong communication skills - face-to-face, phone and online " Ability to work with committees as part of a team " Ability to work independently and problem solve " Solid writing skills and public speaking ability " Proficient at Microsoft Word & Excel " Ability to work on evenings and weekends as necessary and to travel to vendors Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest to email@example.com and put "Market Master Position" in the subject line.