Work With Us

Thank you for your interest in working with us! The Farmers Market Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to strengthening farmers markets across the United States so that they can serve as community assets while providing real income opportunities for farmers. The mission of FMC is “to strengthen farmers markets for the benefit of farmers, consumers, and communities.”

FMC consists of a small but mighty team passionate about supporting markets around the country and the farmers that sell at them. Because FMC is a remote organization, team members are based throughout the country, collaborating through video chat software and phone meetings often. Employees and interns may be located anywhere that they have sufficient access to internet and phone service, and must be self-motivated and comfortable working independently.

Open positions are listed below:

Grant Writing and Development Consultant

FMC is seeking a grant writing and development professional on a contract basis who will coordinate with FMC staff to build FMC’s fiscal sustainability, primarily through foundation grant proposal submissions. The contractor should have experience writing private foundation grant proposals and a proven track record. Experience with corporate sponsorships, and federal grants a plus.

Scope of Work Overview

The consultant will primarily draft proposals for private foundation grant opportunities in collaboration with FMC staff and under the broad direction of the Executive Director.

  • Complete and submit a minimum of 5 mid-large proposals and supporting documents for private foundation and corporate funding opportunities identified in collaboration with FMC development staff.
  • Coordinate with FMC management on appropriate language, deliverables, and priority areas.
  • Research and identify opportunities for funding especially within the areas of general operations , communications , advocacy , and staff development.

 

Review the full RFA here.

TO APPLY:

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Wordpress Design Contractor

Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) is seeking an independent consultant to design two WordPress mini-sites. Both sites are content-heavy and will require strong information design skills around organization and ease of user experience.  The highest priority will be around creating a searchable, well-organized resource library with a variety of resource media types (reports, videos, downloadables, etc.) including links to forms and to other sites.
Please submit a portfolio of your work, and two client references to apply.
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Curriculum Contractor

The Farm Direct Team of the Nutrition Incentive Hub, made up of Farmers Market Coalition, Ecology Center, and Michigan Farmers Market Association is in search of a Curriculum Consultant to help us compile, organize, and present a farm direct curriculum for nutrition incentive program administrators. We envision this curriculum using several methods of delivery including written text, video, audio, and hands on exercises. The Farm Direct Team will provide the content, while the Curriculum Consultant will help to organize it and place it in a user friendly online platform. 

We have presented three options for applicants to apply. Each option has a different set of responsibilities and qualifications. Option A focuses on gathering, organizing and tailoring content. Option B focuses on placing this content into an online learning platform. Option C will do both. Please clearly state which option you are applying for in your cover letter.

TO APPLY:

Submit resume/CV, cover letter, and portfolio of past curriculum work through the form below:

  • Please include two client references with name, company and contact information (email or phone)

Volunteers

Farmers Market Coalition is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers with an interest in helping farmers markets around the country thrive. Please send resume or qualifications and a brief statement of interest with subject line “FMC Volunteer” to info@farmersmarketcoalition.org.