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Chicago Green City Market Manager Job

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Chicago's Green City Market, the only sustainable Farmers' Market in Chicago that supports farmers who take care of the land in their agricultural practices, is looking for a part-time Market Manager to oversee operations at our Lincoln Park farmers' market every Wednesday and Saturday, May through December. Specifically, we are looking for a highly organized, committed person with excellent communication skills and some supervisory/management experience to perform the following duties:

1)Set-up and break-down each Market day, including overseeing vendor parking and set up;

2)Communicate with farmers, volunteers, chefs, and the public (in person, by phone and in writing);

3) Monitor quality and farmer compliance with Market standards and rules;

4) Troubleshoot and problem-solve as applicable;

5) Keep inventory of equipment and supplies and make purchases as necessary;

6) Keep detailed log and records of daily Market operations and report them to Market office.

7) Help organize and operate Winter Market in November and December.

Chicago's Green City Market is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports local farmers who take care of the land by providing a bustling marketplace for their locally raised, sustainable and certified organic products in the metropolitan Chicago area. The Market is driven by a serious mission: to improve the availability of a diverse range of high quality foods; to connect local producers and farmers to chefs, restaurateurs, food organizations and the public; and to support small family farms and to promote a healthier society through education and appreciation for local, fresh, sustainably raised produce and products.

For more information about the organization, please visit our web site at

Forward resumes/inquiries to:

Carolyn E. Zezima

Administrative Director

Chicago's Green City Market

820 Davis Street, Suite 134

Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (847) 424-2486

Fax: (847)866-1808


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