Administrative Assistant, Hollywood Farmer's Market
- 1 month ago
- Employment type
- Los Angeles
- Closing date
About this organization
Founded in 1996, Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) is a leading Southern California nonprofit organization, connecting people to healthy food, promoting economic development, and building sustainable food systems. We operate the largest network of mission-driven farmers’ markets in Los Angeles as well as programs that provide nutrition education, food access, and opportunities for small regional farms and local food businesses to thrive.
Our programs include:
-Operating a network of community-based certified farmers’ markets in Los Angeles.
-Piloting and championing programs that stretch public nutrition benefits for the purchase of fresh, nutrient-rich food.
-Providing extensive nutrition education programs to low-income families and to children in underserved schools.
-Coordinating food relief for local families struggling with food insecurity
About this job
SEE-LA is seeking a part-time assistant to provide on-site and administrative support to the Hollywood Farmers’ Market. The Hollywood Farmers’ Market is SEE-LA’s oldest and largest market and operates every Sunday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This position requires working Sundays at the market (6:30 AM - 3 PM) and two office days between Monday – Wednesday.
Roles & responsibilities
Hollywood Farmers’ Market (Sundays 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM)
-Support Manager, Hollywood Farmers’ Market with the tasks related to the on-site operation of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market which include, but are not limited to:
-Physical set-up and take-down of the Information Booth
-Gather and organize market supplies
-Assist vendors with proper placement in stalls
-Enforce SEE-LA rules and other pertinent Regional, State, and Federal laws and regulations (Direct Marketing, California Retail Food Code, etc.)
-Communicate market policies, activities, and rules to all vendors
-Respond to complaints and requests from vendors, customers and community partners
-Maintain market grounds and assure the market site is clean once the market is closed and vendors have left
-Distribute Load Lists, market memos, and other market correspondence to market vendors
-Maintain market supply inventory and organizing market storage space
-Provide support for special events such as food demonstrations, cultural celebrations, book signings, etc.
-Operate information booth
-Sell market / SEE-LA merchandise periodically
Office (Two and a half days between Monday - Wednesday during office hours)
-Manage weekly market accounting and reconciling (in office required):
-Process all load lists from the previous market day.
-Apply vendor balances and credits to payments
-Reconcile and submit all forms of payment including cash, check, EBT, Market Match, and WIC.
-Complete all weekly market day sales reports and check requests for vendors.
-Organize cash back and balance due logs for market distribution
-Organize and replenish EBT / Market Match supplies.
-Create and prepare Market Money as needed
-Generate supply requests as needed and renew market supplies and organize items for upcoming market
-Coordinate preparation and pick up parking validation tickets at the Arclight as needed
-Pack for the market and take market bags to market as needed
-Research seasonal recipes for newsletter, information booth handouts, and social media as needed
-Prepare monthly Market Scrip for Volunteer Programs
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
-Fluency in Spanish
-Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry.
-Excellent organizational and time-management skills
-Exceptional writing ability and communication skill set
-Experience or interest in farmers’ markets, community health, nutrition, food assistance programs, and community outreach.
-Experience working collaboratively with and ability to community effectively with a wide variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations.
-Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, internet applications, email marketing, and social media)
-Comfortable handing cash
-Available Sundays, and two and a half office days between Monday - Wednesday
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
-Familiarity with the Hollywood Farmers’ Market or Hollywood community
-Experience working with underserved, low-income communities with awareness and integrity.
Please apply directly at https://smrtr.io/gDMn9