Part Time

Wholesale Market Operations Associate at Farmer Foodshare

Fields: food justice, agriculture, social enterprise, cooperatives, community development

Location: Durham, North Carolina

About the Organization: Farmer Foodshare is a Durham, NC based non-profit whose mission is to connect people who grow food with people who need food. The Wholesale Market is a food aggregation and distribution program that connects mission-driven organizations, businesses, community groups, and individuals with fresh food purchased from NC family farms. The program aims to strengthen the local farm economy and to ensure that everyone has access to fresh, healthy, top-quality food.

About the Position: Farmer Foodshare seeks a part-time (15-20 hours per week) Wholesale Market Operations Associate to provide efficient administrative support for all aspects of Farmer Foodshare’s Wholesale Market. For the right candidate this position could become fulltime. This position requires flexibility in scheduling and reports to the Wholesale Market Operations Coordinator. The Wholesale Market Operations Associate is expected to be a high-integrity, high-energy team player, dedicated to operational excellence and business growth inside Farmer Foodshare. Flexibility, willingness to go the extra mile for the team, and a strong work ethic are critical success factors. [see link for specific duties]

Special Requirements/Qualifications: • Flexible, both in hours of availability and in willingness to work within a dynamic program
• A willingness and ability to learn new software as necessary. Must be tech-savvy and comfortable with Microsoft Excel and Word; Local Food Marketplace and Quickbooks a plus
• Detail oriented with creative problem-solving skills, initiative, and the ability to make smart decisions on your feet
• Farm or produce handling experience preferred
• An ability to communicate with tact and respect to people from all walks of life
• A passion for building a social enterprise that connects people who grow food with people and agencies that want healthy fresh food
• An upbeat, positive team player who will go the extra mile and contribute to growing Farmer Foodshare overall, as well as the Wholesale Market program
• Basic math skills
• An ability to lift 50 pounds

Estimated Salary: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour

Deadline: NA

Apply Here: Farmer Foodshare

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