Central Avenue Farmers’ Market – Market Manager

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Salary range dependent upon experience.




4301 S. Central Ave.
Los Angeles

United States


Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles is the largest mission-driven operator of farmers’ markets in Southern California and a leader in improving food access and nutrition education.  SEE-LA is seeking a dynamic individual to manage the operation of the Central Avenue Farmers’ Market, on Thursdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm, located at the 9th City Council District Field Office (4301 S. Central Ave.), established in 2002. The Market Manager communicates with community organizations, farmers, volunteers and other SEE-LA site managers for the operation and promotion of the Market, as well as Market activities and programs under the direction of SEE-LA’s Executive Director.


  • Experience or interest in Certified Farmers’ Markets, health and wellness, nutrition, food assistance programs and community outreach.
  • Experience working collaboratively with a wide variety of individuals, businesses & organizations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with farmers, vendors, government inspectors, market partners and community members.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Suite, internet applications, email marketing & social media)
  • Comfortable handling cash and adept at basic math skills.
  • Must be able to work Thursdays and have a flexible work schedule.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.


Central Avenue Farmers’ Market: Thursdays 10:00am-3:00pm

  • Responsible for oversight of the physical set-up and take-down of market.
  • Responsible for assigning vendor spaces, enforcing market rules and other pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Collect and confirm vendor fees and load lists.
  • Ensure all vendors and market site are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Interface with community, customers and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Process CalFresh/EBT/WIC & Market Match transactions, per guidelines of programs.
  • Able to handle emergencies, complaints, and customer requests.
  • Day of coordination for market events, as needed.
  • Ability to lift/carry 30 lbs.

SEE-LA Office: 2 Weekdays (8:30am-5:00pm)

  • Prepare weekly Market Day Sales Reports.
  • Contact vendors, maintain vendor files and other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Work with SEE-LA management and administrative staff to secure all necessary permits for operation of certified farmers’ market.
  • Develop monthly promotional materials and update marketing packet.
  • Promote the health and wellness of the market within the community including presentations to schools, housing developments, and churches, and other organizations.
  • Coordinate monthly events to be held at the market.
  • Recruit vendors and products based on the needs of the community.
  • Interface with community leaders, elected officials, and community stakeholders.
  • Facilitate monthly Watts Healthy Farmers’ Market Collaborative Meetings.
  • Coordinate institutional buying including invoicing and purchasing.
  • Attend community health fairs and support other health initiatives in the community as needed.
  • Maintain Market Match program logs and update regularly.
  • Attend SEE-LA staff meetings and trainings as required.

Application Instructions:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to: employment@see-la.org (Subject Line: Central Avenue Farmers’ Market Manager). Email submissions only. No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

Salary range dependent upon experience. Opportunity is open until filled.

SEE-LA is an equal opportunity employer.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Please submit cover letter and resume via email to: employment@see-la.org (Subject Line: Central Avenue Farmers’ Market Manager). Email submissions only. No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

Opportunity is open until filled.