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Job Detail: Administrative Assistant


   Do you enjoy creating order and clarity out of a river of details? Down to Earth Market is looking for an experienced administrator who will report to the President. You will be responsible for running our accounts receivable process, compiling and generating business reports, supporting the administration of several food benefit programs, facilitating market equipment and materials management, HR tasks and various record keeping and reporting activities Help make local food strong. Work in a creative, entrepreneurial setting with a major regional developer of grower-producer farmers markets. Down to Earth Market has been creating and managing farmers' markets for almost 30 years. We're based in Westchester County, NY and manage farmers markets in Westchester County and New York City. We are a small, mission-driven company and Certified B Corp. that believes real food and committed people can make a
difference. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in the creation of a sustainable, local food system by working directly with farmers and artisan food makers.

Position Requirements: 

  • Focused, highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent follow-through.
  • Collaborative and pro-active in anticipating and completing assignments to
    meet company goals.
  • Able to keep accurate materials and equipment inventories and coordinate
    maintenance, ordering, distribution, and collection of the equipment.
  • Able to coordinate and execute tasks according to plans, solve problems as
    they arise and respond effectively to changes and challenges.
  • Knowledgeable about business processes and reporting, especially
    administrative management, accounts receivable, and basic HR.
  • Familiar with accounts receivable practices, Quickbooks and MS Excel
    including pivot tables and functions. Able to quickly grasp other software
    applications as needed.
  • Able to produce clear and timely reports.
  • This is a permanent full-time position with hourly compensation and benefit.

To Apply: 

Apply by emailing your resume to . Be sure to include a cover letter telling us something interesting and relevant about yourself and your experience that is not reflected in your resume. No phone calls please.

About the job

Location Ossining, NY
Field Administrative
Time Full-time
Date 16 February 2020

About the company

Company name Down to Earth Markets
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