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hiringDNA’s Downtown Elgin Harvest Market is seeking a new Market Manager.  This is a part-time position. The person filling this position will need to have the following skills to successfully operate an urban farmers market including:

• Vendor recruitment and relations
• Market application process
• Volunteer recruitment and management
• Market promotion and outreach
• Collaboration with the city, businesses, and other organizations
• Market day logistics and execution
• Financial record keeping
• Understanding/operating EBT program

Please read the full job description, here.  To apply, please send resume, cover letter and three references to info@downtownelgin.com.

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9102550647_927325b234The Harvest Market is a seasonal and weekly, outdoor farmers market located at 200 North Grove Avenue in Downtown Elgin and organized by the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin and presented by AMITA Health. The market meets every Thursday from the first week of June through he first week of October, 9am – 2pm. In its seventeenth year, the market offers and encourages locally grown and sustainably produced food from area businesses who offer fresh, quality vegetables, fruits, bread, meat, baked goods, flowers, honey, olives and spices.

The market continually provides an outlet for educational opportunities on sustainable practices and healthy living from local community oriented organizations and businesses.

Additionally, the DNA’s Harvest Market supports local artists and cultivates a welcoming, accessible, family-friendly, dog-friendly and entertaining public space atmosphere to shop, learn and discover in Downtown Elgin.

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Quick Facts

Harvest Market Committee
Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin (DNA)
10 N. Spring, Elgin, IL 60120
Phone: 847.488.1456
Fax: 847.488.1449