April 27, 2018

Assistant Market Manager

The Community Market is seeking a qualified Assistant Market Manager to assist the Market Manager in overseeing the operations of the Market. The normal working hours for this position is Tuesday through Friday 9 AM – 5 PM, and Saturday 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Duties include:

  • Provides oversight for the day to day management of the market;
  • Provides assistance to the Market Manager;
  • Assists in the Development and implementation of business strategies to increase revenue collections;
  • Assists in the enforcement of market policy;
  • Manages the leasing of market space;
  • Oversees the administrative functions of the market;
  • Assists vendors, ensuring good and clear communications;
  • Analyzes policy and rental rates, making recommendations for change;
  • Develops and manages the market’s website;
  • Works closely with the Parks and Recreation Development and Marketing Coordinator to develop and coordinate departmental marketing strategies;
  • Develops and organizes promotional and marketing strategies and materials;
  • Assembles and distributes information for newspaper advertising, the hospitality industry, contractors, potential exhibitors/vendors, and other media, such as television, radio and magazines;
  • Prepares media presentation and advertising layout;
  • Works with Parks and Recreation Support Services to manage the annual market budget;
  • Develops and manages the market’s website;
  • Works closely with the Parks and Recreation Development and Marketing Coordinator to develop and coordinate departmental marketing strategies;
  • Assists with citizen engagement and community meetings;
  • Manages routine customer and employee problems;
  • Analyzes situations and uses judgement within complex established procedures, practices or past precedents;
  • Takes independent action and calculated risks;
  • Manages, coordinates, develops and leads small projects independently beyond individual job area;
  • Develops innovative approaches and ideas;
  • Coordinates with diverse groups;
  • Routinely provides training, facilitates meetings and/or makes presentations to groups;
  • Prepares correspondence, reports, policies, procedures and other written materials independently, using appropriate grammar and spelling and a variety of formats;
  • Reads, interprets and applies policies, procedures, etc.;
  • Uses analysis and interpretation to make decisions requiring selection of the best options among alternatives;
  • Develops improved methods, procedures and techniques related to the job;
  • Displays original thinking and creativity in making complex decisions;
  • Represents department on cross functional teams/workgroups;
  • Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth;
  • Develops strategies to achieve organization goals;
  • May be required to work outside of normal work hours, to report to work during inclement or unusual weather or other conditions or respond in other abnormal situations

 

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university, with major work in marketing or a business related field, and considerable experience in wholesale and/or retail marketing operation, along with supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with public markets is preferred. As a City of Lynchburg (COL) employee, the successful candidate will be expected to meet all COL personnel requirements.

Learn more and apply online by clicking here.

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