Market Manager / Coordonnateur(trice) du Marché

Yellowknife Farmers Market
30 janvier, 2018
Job Type


Submission deadline: January 29, 2018

LOCATION: Yellowknife, NT

DURATION: February 15, 2018 to December 20, 2018


HOURS (approximate):

10 hours a week, February 15 to April 30;
20 hours a week from May 1 to September 30, including Tuesday markets from June 5th to September 18th from 3:30 to 7:30pm;
10 hours a week from October 1 to December 20, including the delivery of the YKFM Christmas Market on December 4, 2018.


CONTRACT AMOUNT: $20,000 (to be negotiated)


Background: Created in 2013, the Yellowknife Farmers Market (YKFM) wants to inspire and nurture a healthy community by building a local, sustainable and Northern food economy in a vibrant, diverse and inclusive market place.


Scope of Work*: In collaboration with the YKFM board of directors, the Market Manager supports all operations of the YKFM. The work includes, yet is not limited to:

  • Implementing the selection process of the 2018 vendors,
  • Communication (i.e. posting weekly on social media, monitoring the YKFM e-mail account, etc.),
  • Overseeing all aspects of the delivery of the markets (both Summer and Christmas Market).


Skills: Leader with strong social media, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.


Selection: The contractor will be selected on the basis of their ability to add value to the success of the YK Farmers Market.


Application Process:

Please send proposal to
Ensure contact name, e-mail and phone are included.
Those selected for an interview will be contacted by February 8, 2018.

*Please note: a full contract description can be provided upon request.

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