Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: November 25, 2013
The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is a statewide, member-based association that works to create a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products. MIFMA is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide leadership in membership recruitment and administrative membership support. The individual must be able to working independently and collaboratively in a demanding, fast-paced environment. A successful candidate will have attention to detail, experience with Microsoft Access, a positive and friendly attitude, and a commitment to providing great customer service.
This is a temporary (six month), part-time contract position for the months of November 2013 through April 2014. The compensation for this position is $12/hour based on 10 hours/week.
Recruit a minimum of five new farmers market and five new farmer/vendor members per month
Follow-up with past MIFMA members in an effort to increase membership retention rates
Attend conferences and events to promote MIFMA and recruit new MIFMA members
Evaluate and enhance membership benefits in coordination with MIFMA’s Membership Committee
Respond to membership and materials requests
Assist Administrative Assistant in maintaining and updating the membership database of contacts and members
Update membership information and other materials
Create and distribute renewal letters and donation acknowledgements
Assist with special events
Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, bilingual a plus
Ability to multi-task, set and met deadlines
Experience in working collaboratively
Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, Google Drive and mail, and customerMrelationship management software and databases
Candidates should send a cover letter explaining their desire for this position and why their skill set makes them a successful candidate along with their resume and names of three references (indicate relationship) by November 24, 2013. Complete applications (cover letter, resume, and references) should be addressed to Sonia Viera, MIFMA Administrative Assistant, and e-mailed to Sonia@mifma.org with “Membership Recruitment Coordinator” in the subject line.
It is the policy of the Michigan Farmers Market Association to practice nondiscrimination based on age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. MIFMA does not approve, nor will it condone, any action or behavior that would result in harassment or discrimination in any of these areas.