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Operations Manager

Job Description
Organization: 
Boulder County Farmers Markets
Organization Type: 
501(c)(4)
Job Location: 
Ft.Collins/Greeley, Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Programs/Services
Job Description: 

Want to be a part of the local food system, working with a fun, intelligent team and making a difference in the community? The Operations Manager oversees and completes a wide variety of operational, administrative, managerial and some marketing functions for the Boulder County Farmers Markets, which operates 3 - 4 markets in Boulder County and Denver, Colorado. The Operations Manager contributes to meeting organizational strategic goals by overseeing and ensuring BCFM markets are functioning at high standards and meeting their goals. The Operations Manager maintains positive vendor relations, performs administrative tasks, hires and supervises the market coordinators. They may participate in marketing efforts on our social media channels with direction from our marketing director.  Typical work week is five days a week which includes a weekend day during the market season. Flexibility is important.

 

Areas of Responsibility

Leadership; Community Relations; Vendor Relations;  Financial Responsibility - adhering to budgets; Staff Management - hires and oversees market managers; Asset Management - tracks inventory for resale; Compliance - local regulations; Marketing - assist with some social media; Food Access - understanding of our programs.

 

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent people management skills & experience
  • Attentive to details and strong organizational skills a must
  • Strong customer service skills; displays enthusiastic, outgoing, positive, helpful behavior
  • Team oriented as well as self-motivated
  • Good analytical skills; able to creatively problem solve
  • Aptitude for prioritizing tasks and showcasing flexibility in the event of a change
  • Model ethical and professional integrity
  • Comfortable working with numbers, basic accounting and POS technologies
  • Strong skills in MS Office, Google Suite and web-based applications
  • Willingness to learn and expand job skills
  • Typical work week includes a weekend day during market season. Flexibility is important.
  • 3+ years work experience in relevant operations management work; farmers’ markets a plus.
  • 3+ years work experience in people management preferred.
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

$44,000 - $48,000 per year.

Benefits: 

Earned PTO of 10 days per year; 7 paid holidays, health insurance - 65% of the silver plan paid by the company; dental and vision available at discounted group rates, discount on our online market orders.

How To Apply

Please send your resume and a cover letter to finance@bcfm.org. We look forward to hearing from you! Thank you and have a wonderful day. :) 

 

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