HIRING: Beacon Farmers Market Coordinator

Love Farmers Markets, supporting local food systems, advocating for food justice, and community engagement? You’d have a great time hoping the management team of the Beacon Farmers Market as Beacon Farmers Market Coordinator.

Description

This part-time, year-round position runs on-site operations at the Market and supports the Market Manager in decision-making off-site. There is potential for this position to grow to support the Newburgh Market and manager in the spring. See full job description here.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about community engagement, the local economy, and food security; is energetic and physically capable of the physical labor of setting up and taking down a weekly market; and enjoys connecting with all community members.

Work Schedule: The position is part-time, 10 hours per week.

Compensation: Based on experience.

How To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to the market hiring committee at market@commongroundfarm.org. Application deadline is November 15th, 2019.

HIRING: Beacon Farmers Market Manager

Love Farmers Markets, supporting local food systems, advocating for food justice, and community engagement? You’d have a great time hoping the management team of the Beacon Farmers Market as Beacon Farmers Market Manager.

Description

This part-time, year-round position manages all aspects of the Beacon Farmers Market. The Market Manager is responsible for enrolling and supporting a diverse vendor community, orchestrating market operations including running the SNAP/EBT token system and the community-funded Greens4Greens program, planning special events at the Market, convening Farmers’ Market Committees in Beacon, working with local elected officials and local businesses, and planning the annual Soup4Greens Fundraiser.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about community engagement, the local economy, and food security; is energetic and physically capable of the physical labor of setting up and taking down a weekly market; and enjoys connecting with all community members.

Work Schedule: Approximately 8am to 4pm outdoor season / 8am to 3:30pm indoor season Beacon

How To Apply: Visit www.commongroundfarm.org/get-involved/job-opportunities to apply and read more about the position. Application deadline is November 15th, 2019.

HIRING: Front of House (Truck)/Cashier with Eat Church

Eat Church is looking for help running the front of house (truck) of Beacon's newest food truck. They are the sole vendor and partner of Industrial Arts Brewing Company's Beacon site. They need a cashier who loves engaging with people and knows customer service. Be a part of this exciting new opportunity!

Description

Ideal candidates are mature, accountable, flexible, and passionate about the food and drink of the Hudson Valley.

Work Schedule: Prep and service shifts available Thursday thru Sunday.

Pay Rate: Negotiable

How To Apply: Call Mark at (917) 364-0838

HIRING: Chef/Kitchen Help with Eat Church

Eat Church is looking for help running the kitchen of Beacon's newest food truck. They are more than your average food truck. They are the sole vendor and partner of Industrial Arts Brewing Company's Beacon site. Be a part of this exciting new opportunity!

Description

Ideal candidates are mature, accountable, flexible, and passionate about the food and drink of the Hudson Valley.

Work Schedule: Prep and service shifts available Thursday thru Sunday.

Pay Rate: Negotiable

How To Apply: Call Mark at (917) 364-0838

HIRING: Membership & Engagement Editor at Highlands Current

The Highlands Current is looking for a part-time Membership & Engagement Manager to develop a broader and deeper connection with their community in print, online and in person. This is a salaried position.

Responsibilities

Community Outreach

  • Organize and lead in-person events and activities that connect the staff to the community.

  • Establish and manage community partnerships.

  • Assist with engagement efforts of membership and fundraising programs.

  • Monitor analytics to measure effectiveness of outreach.

Social Media

  • Manage branded social media accounts for the newsroom.

  • Coach and oversee newsroom staff in use of social media.

  • Introduce new social tools and train the staff in their adoption.

  • Oversee gathering of social media metrics.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three years experience at a news organization, with emphasis on working in an “audience-building” capacity.

  • Strong organizational skills to plan and execute community events; ability to handle project oversight.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for work with staff and community.

  • Strong social media skills to oversee newsroom’s social media efforts.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Familiarity with newspaper membership and fundraising programs preferred.

Workweek: Negotiable (3 days expected)

Pay: Competitive

Send resume and clips, or links to clips, to Managing Editor Chip Rowe at editor@highlandscurrent.org.

HIRING: Senior Editor At Highlands Current

The Highlands Current is a growing nonprofit weekly newspaper and website that covers Cold Spring, Garrison and Beacon, New York. We are adding the position of Senior Editor to work closely with our Editor and are seeking a journalist eager to engage with our community in print, online and in person.

Responsibilities

  • Works with the editor to execute editorial strategy, planning content for digital and print platforms.

  • Oversees assigning and editing of projects and special reports in cooperation with the editor; reports/writes as assigned.

  • Edits stories for both print edition and online, ensuring highest journalistic standards in all mediums.

  • Oversees production, content creation and managerial duties to meet publishing deadlines when the editor is away.

  • Helps direct and support social-media strategy.

  • Performs administrative, research, oversight and other duties as assigned by managing editor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum five years’ news reporting and editing experience.

  • Experience in packaging content ideally for both print and digital platforms.

  • Experience in overseeing in-depth projects and performing insightful content editing.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Social media skills strongly preferred.

Workweek:  Full-time

Pay: Competitive

Send resume and clips, or links to clips to Managing Editor Chip Rowe at editor@highlandscurrent.org.

COMMITTEE MEMBER OPENING: Beacon Farmers Market Committee Members

The Beacon Farmers Market is seeking new Market Committee Members. Here’s your chance to support the Market and advocate for the change you would like to see. The mission of the Beacon Farmers Market is to feed and engage the Beacon community, support local farms and businesses and create a more just food system. The Market Committee is a group of volunteers who steer the Market and advise the Market Manager year-round.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Every Member is expected to attend 4 meetings a year to plan for the Indoor and Outdoor Market seasons and to officially select vendors for each season.

  • In addition, Members must join at least one Sub-Committee which allows individuals to tailor their involvement to their interests and specific skills. The Sub-committees focuses are:

    STEERING COMMITTEE
    Focused on larger partnerships, agenda-setting for Full Committee Meetings, lease agreements, permits and liability compliance, and additional concerns as decided by the Committee.

    FARMING & AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE
    Broadly responsible for looking out for the interests of the Farm Vendors, go on Farm Visits with the Market Manager, work on Farm recruitment each season, and additional concerns as decided by the Committee.

    FOOD JUSTICE COMMITTEE
    Focused on fulfilling the Food Justice component of the Market's Mission including coordination with partner organizations, looking out for the interests of Food Benefit users, and additional concerns as decided by the Committee.

    EDUCATION + ENTERTAINMENT
    Supporting the Market Manager in programming educational events and additional entertainment at the Market, engaging with related communities, and additional concerns as decided by the Committee.

    MARKETING + VISITOR SERVICES
    Take on expanding the customer base for the Market through marketing campaigns, at-market initiatives, engaging with the broader community, and additional concerns as decided by the Committee.

INTERESTED?

Looking for candidates who:

  • Live in, work in, or have an otherwise demonstrably deep connection to Beacon, NY.

  • Are regular attendees at the Beacon Farmers Market.

  • Have skills or expertise related to one of the subcommittees described above.

  • Can commit to 10+ in-person meetings a year.

  • Can commit to volunteering at a minimum of 2 Markets per/year to help with special projects as determined by the Committee.

    Please just fill out this Survey and Application Form linked here.

    Additional questions? Reach out to Market Manager, Paloma Wake at market@commongroundfarm.org

HIRING: OPTOMETRIST at Luxe Optique

Luxe Optique is searching for an Optometrist to join our growing team and recently expanded practice. We are a well established full-service optical practice in Beacon, NY providing the best eyewear and eyecare experience to our flourishing clientele.

As a member of the Luxe Optique team, you will have the opportunity to work in a supportive, exciting and team oriented atmosphere in the reimagined city of Beacon. The dynamic city is just an hour train ride on the metro north, nestled between the Hudson River and Mount Beacon, creating the perfect city escape.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform routine comprehensive eye exams and vision care procedures

  • Provide extreme attention to detail and thorough examinations

  • Administer special testing as needed

  • Customize patient treatment based on individual needs in order to improve or correct vision

  • Assess the need for a 3rd party referral

  • Contact lens evaluation/insertion & removal

  • Tend to eye emergencies as needed

  • Coordinate patient care with in-house providers and Opticians

  • Strictly comply with HIPAA standards and regulations in handling patient information

  • Effectively perform a variety of other projects as may be required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • License to practice Optometry in New York State

  • Must have a passion for providing excellent patient care

  • Knowledge and confidence working with pediatric and adult patients

  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records software is helpful

Competitive Compensation

This position is available immediately, please send resumes to info@luxeoptique.com.