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Job Detail: Executive Director

Position Summary:

The Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for F2M Texas’ staff, programs, expansion and mission execution. This role serves as a cohesive force behind a small team of employees working from home and represents the organization in person at most markets. The Executive Director directly supervises the Director of Operations and Deputy Director.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Executes the organization’s strategic plan, aims, and deliverables, with guidance from the Board of Directors.
  • Develops and maintains organization budget and forecasting.
  • Maintains and builds a healthy organizational culture that values and supports staff and all stakeholders.
  • Maintains communication the Board of Directors and generates quarterly reports.
  • Serves as lead for vendor relations and advisory committee elections.
  • Maintains and monitors organization financial health with support from CPA and Bookkeeper.
  • Leads and develops grant strategy, implementation, and reporting.
  • Manages Human Resources with external support.
  • Manages vendor applications.
  • Represent Texas Farmers Markets at public facing events including conferences, events, and other engagements.
  • Mediate vendor and stakeholder issues as they arise.
  • Ensure the organization is complying with, and annually updates, TFM Market Rules.


Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • 5 years experience in a relevant field, preferably Farmers Markets or nonprofit organizations
  • 3 years experience in a management role.
  • Passion for local food systems and farmers markets.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit organization practices and procedures.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Knowledge and experience budgeting; experience with QuickBooks preferred.
  • Ability to work remotely and manage a team who works from home.
  • Ability to regularly attend markets on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines.


Compensation and Benefits:

Texas Farmers Markets provides employees with generous benefits, paid time off, and a flexible and supportive work environment. $60,000 – $65,000 annual salary, depending on experience. This position is available starting as of 12/10/2019.


To Apply:

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume with subject line Executive Director to

About the job

Location Cedar Park, Texas
Field Administrative
Time Full-time
Date 13 December 2019

About the company

Company name Texas Farmers Market
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