As a member-based association dedicated to advancing farmers markets to create thriving marketplaces for local food and farm products, communicating with key audiences is vital to achieving our mission. The Communications Manager for the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) will lead the organization in effectively communicating with our members, partners, funders and donors, sponsors, and farmers market shoppers. This is a full-time, 40-hour per week position with an annual salary of $35,000 and access to a full benefits package. The position will be based in East Lansing with some travel required.
Candidates should submit a complete application, cover letter explaining their desire for this position and why their skill set makes them a good candidate, resume including education and work experience, and the names and contact information of three references (indicate relationship) by Nov. 24, 2019. Materials should be uploaded as PDF files and submitted using the form below. Incomplete applications or those not following this process will not be reviewed. Interviews will be held in the MIFMA office in East Lansing the week of Dec. 2, 2019. Ideally, the selected candidate will start as soon as the week of December 9, 2019. The start date may be postponed for the ideal candidate.
Please direct all questions regarding the position or application process to MIFMA Operations Director Emily Syrja at firstname.lastname@example.org.