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San Francisco Produce Association at The SF Market Part-time Consultant

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The SF Market
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 13 days ago

San Francisco Produce Association 

The San Francisco Produce Association (SFPA) is the trade association for the 26 independent merchants at The SF Market. This is an independent consultant position and is anticipated to be for approximately 6-12 hours per month. This hands-on, multi-tasking role is a great way to experience working with a team that plays a critical role in the food system.

Primary Responsibilities

Substantive

  • Collaborate with the Merchant Board to develop and prioritize the organization’s goals.
  • Develop a work plan for the priority of these goals.
  • Serve as primary contact between merchants and the SF Market staff to ensure that merchant issues are being addressed.
  • Liaise with outside counsel on behalf of the Merchant Board.

Administrative

  • Develop an effective written communication plan that outlines best practices when communicating between the SFPA Board (Merchant Board) and merchants, as well as between the Merchant Board and the San Francisco Market Corporation Board.
  • Set meeting schedules and agendas for the Merchant Board and ensure that meetings are properly noticed and documented.
  • Ensure that merchants receive any/all relevant documents on their issues of concern or interest.
  • Coordinate any/all administrative matters for the Merchant Board (e.g. outside contracts, bank issues, record keeping, minute keeping etc.).

The SF Market

We make things grow – for farmers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, restaurants, and communities. Home to 26 merchants in a single vibrant San Francisco marketplace, our diverse range of produce businesses supply the widest, best-tasting selection of fresh produce available in Northern California. The SF Market is a platform for critical access and scale – providing the food infrastructure, programs, and relationships that help hundreds of farmers, Bay Area food businesses, and communities across California thrive. As a non-profit, the SF Market’s focus on growth extends to the entire food system – with high-impact programs directed toward food recovery, food insecurity, educational tours, local farmer partnerships, and healthy retail policy. 

San Francisco Produce Association 

The San Francisco Produce Association (SFPA) is the trade association for the 26 independent merchants at The SF Market. This is an independent consultant position and is anticipated to be for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 1, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent English. Spanish or Cantonese a plus.

Fluent English. Spanish or Cantonese a plus.

Location

On-site
2095 Jerrold Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA
Suite 212

How to Apply

●     Submit a cover letter describing your experience and why you are a fit for this opportunity, along with a resume via email to jobs@thesfmarket.org

●     Submit a cover letter describing your experience and why you are a fit for this opportunity, along with a resume via email to jobs@thesfmarket.org

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