Market Manager Vacancies

Hampshire Farmers’ Markets are recruiting a Market Manager to cover our Southsea monthly weekend markets.

The Market Manager acts as the on-site manager for the market to ensure that the market operates in compliance with the law and HFM objectives and standards/policies.

These main areas of responsibility include:

  • Overseeing the setting-up, breaking-down and site tidiness of the market on market days, including allocation of spaces etc.
  • If required facilitating the set for the use of electricity by stallholders
  • Distributing of market publicity material to stallholders
  • Completing market reports relating to the day including a footfall counts, on occasions collecting payments from stallholders, issuing receipts,
  • Working with stallholders, customers and others on market days to answer queries, foster good relations and generally promote the activity of the market
  • Managing stalls as and when necessary, e.g.  stallholders require comfort breaks etc.
  • Undertake a risk-assessment of operations and preparing a report post market.
  • Prepare a market report following each market to be submitted to the HFM Market Office.

Key Skills

  • Enthusiastic and efficient
  • Well-developed people skills
  • Good computing skills
  • A good organiser

If you are interested in managing one or more or of our markets, or require additional information, please contact Valerie Nicel on 01420 588671 or email

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