Farmers Market of the Ozarks Seeks Motivated, Flexible, Self-Starter

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FMO seeks highly motivated professionals who welcome new challenges, a creative environment and the ability to make a greater impact on the community. The Farmers Market of the Ozarks (FMO) is a growing organization that services the Ozarks region with fresh, local foods from farmers, artisans and other food-based businesses. FMO operates a vibrant farmers market that contributes to the success of local food growers and producers, strengthens the local food economy and serves as a community gathering place for the Ozarks region. The market was ranked as the number 6th market in the country in 2015 and has also been named the best farmers market in Missouri.

Market Values

Sustainability: Our market operates focusing on social, ecological and economic sustainability. Excellence: Through combining innovation and business we create a beautiful, functional and exciting farmers market for the community.
Fostering Relationships: We strive to promote positive connections between local producers, and the community members who support them.
Nourishment: Local food is at the heart of the market and community, therefore we strive to provide access to fresh and nutritious food throughout the region.
Education: Our market believes it is our duty to educate the community about the value of locally produced products.

Qualifications

Applicant should have experience in daily market operations, vendor training/ education and be able to demonstrate positive conflict resolution skills. Building solid member relations while promoting the FMO brand throughout the region via social media marketing will be critical. Applicant should also have a working knowledge of general accounting practices/record keeping.

Applicants are expected to have strong communication and leadership skills as well as proven success in event planning. This is an exceptional opportunity for an entrepreneurial, creative leader to affect change for local foods on a regional scale throughout the Ozarks.

How to Apply

Farmer’s Market of the Ozarks is looking for a driven, tenacious, friendly, independent, collaborative, communicative, self-motivated person who is dedicated to our mission! Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter to Lane@loveyourfarmer.com no later than midnight September 30th (please share with people who may be interested).

In your cover letter please let us know what you can contribute to the continued and growing success of the Farmer’s Market of the Ozarks! Due to volume (we are a small but dedicated team) we will only contact candidates that are shortlisted for interview. We sincerely appreciate your interest and thank you for your continued Farmer’s Market support. Questions please email Lane@loveyourfarmer.com or call 417-766- 8711.

 

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