The Deputy Director is a full-time (40 hours per week), remote, salaried exempt position reporting to and working closely in partnership with the Executive Director. The Deputy Director leads the internal operations of the organization to ensure the resources and infrastructure are in place to achieve the mission primarily operations, administration,  finance, and human resources. The Deputy Director also plays a central role in the implementation of FMC’s Strategic Plan and Anti-Racism goals. To apply please visit our website: https://farmersmarketcoalition.org/joinus/employment/

Responsibilities:

Administration and Operations
● Optimizes, compiles and implements operational systems, processes, and policies, including the
employee handbook, operations manual, and finance manual
● In collaboration with ED, guide staff to achieve implementation of strategic plan goals.
● Oversee operational aspects of FMC’s Membership program including tracking and reporting
through constituent management system
● Implement appropriate software systems and information technology to facilitate
organizational effectiveness
● Oversee the timely and accurate completion of contracts and grant deliverables, reporting and
administration
● Identify best practices and improve internal systems with an eye toward future needs and
budget realities.

Financial
● Leads the organizational financial planning and tracking including the development of FMC’s
annual budget and the creation of financial reports and projects budgets as required in
collaboration with Executive Director
● Ensures that payroll, payables, receivables and other financials are processed in a timely
manner in coordination with bookkeeper

Human Resources
● Lead the development and implementation of FMC’s internal Anti-Racist strategy
● Oversees recruiting, staffing, performance management, and professional development to
ensure that FMC has well qualified staff.
● Lead the continued development of an organizational culture that promotes employee wellness,
satisfaction, and retention

Position Outcomes:
● Improve the effectiveness of operational, financial and human resource systems
● Build an organizational culture that supports our staff as individuals and a cohesive group
● Ensure compliance with applicable HR and nonprofit laws and regulations
● Partner with ED to ensure FMC has adequate resources and systems to achieve our mission

Qualifications:
● 4+ years of experience in finance, operations, and human resources, or advanced degree in
business or nonprofit administration plus 2+ years experience
● Experience with government or foundation grants, contract management and reporting
● Demonstrable track record of excellence in organizational leadership
● Experience with antiracism and/or DEI initiatives, preferable including lived experience
● Ability to work on multiple projects while keeping focused on top organizational priorities.
● Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
● Skilled and creative problem solver
● Ability to remain focused under pressure and in the face of deadlines
● Familiarity with Quickbooks, Google Suite

Ideal Candidate Should Also Have:
● Knowledge of and experience with farmers markets
● Familiarity with Neon or other CRM database systems
● Experience working successfully and independently in a remote workplace

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