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Market Manager

Start Date: Immediately / 20 to 25 Hours Per Week during the market season (every Saturday)

Overview: Provide coordination for all aspects of vendor operations all year, as well as some pre-busy season administrative duties. Oversees the vendor application process and vendor selection, managing vendor relationships and communication.

Job Accountabilities

  • Ensure that there are a minimum number of vendors at events weekly.

  • Assists with pre-season administrative duties by overseeing the application process and management of vendor selection, vendor permitting, and overall permitting and licenses.

  • Communicates all critical information to vendors and event participants on a daily to weekly basis.

  • Develops and maintains vendor map placing each vendor in proper location at the market and communicating and logistical information needed for the day.

  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with client staff, vendors, sponsors, partners, customers and community members.

  • Work with the Unseen Heroes team and vendors to maximize marketing opportunities.

  • Educates vendors about the mission and brand of Unseen Heroes events and markets.

  • Collect and track vendor payments received at events and markets and manage financial tracking sheet.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


  • Must be enthusiastic advocate of the local food and creative movement in Sacramento.
  • Must be reliable, self-motivated and have good communication and customer service skills
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess ability to present oneself as well as the company in a professional manner
  • Must pay attention to detail
  • Must possess interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Must be able to coordinate meetings and events
  • Must be able to gather, draft, input, and edit routine correspondence
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with the team of volunteers, interns and staff members.

 Physical Demands

  • Occasionally required to sit.

  • Occasionally required to walk.

  • Occasionally required to use hands.

  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

  • Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb.

  • Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).

  • Hand coordination required.

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus.

 Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or the equivalent combination of education
  • Experience: 1-3 years of experience preferred

Unseen Heroes is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your resume and cover letter to

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