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Open positions at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute

Current Open Positions

Position Title: Development Assistant

FLSA Status & Schedule: Non-Exempt, Hourly- Part-time 20 hours per week tbd during business hours (9am-4pm) Monday-Friday, with an occasional weekend or evening for events.

Duration: The position is currently funded through 2023, with the renewal dependent on 2024 budget allocation.

Department Name: Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute

Supervisor’s Title: Development and Communications Director

Starting Salary: $20-$25/hour

To Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and three references to: Position open until filled.


The Institute is the non-profit sister organization to the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. The Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute’s mission is to advocate for farmers, ranchers, and other land-based producers; provide equitable access to fresh, local food; own and operate a year-round venue for the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market; and manage programs to help sustain a profitable, locally based agricultural community.


The Development Assistant is a part-time position supporting the essential fundraising functions of the nonprofit Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute.


  • Implement the production and mailing of fundraising campaign letters, including acknowledgement letters.
  • Update donor data base with new clients, addresses, and status.
  • Maintain donor and grant files.
  • Support fundraising event production, including interacting with vendors and guests.
  • Serve as receptionist during scheduled office hours on an as-needed basis.


  • Proficient in use of eTapestry database software or comfortable learning.
  • Conversant in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Appreciate and safeguard the confidentiality of donor information.
  • Detail-oriented, both in project execution and also in file maintenance.
  • Interact respectfully with a broad population, including major donors, event vendors, and guests.
  • Advanced verbal communication skills, both on the telephone and in person.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • New Mexico Driver’s License and use of a vehicle on occasion
  • Ability to lift 30lbs


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in an office environment

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute building. Photo: Daniel Quat Photography

Position Title: Part-time Facilities Manager Assistant

Description: The Institute’s long-time Building Manager seeks a Part-Time Assistant to help with general building upkeep tasks. Know someone who might be interested? Contact James directly at

Department Name: Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute

Supervisor’s Title: Building Manager

Details: For more information, please read the job posting on Craigslist Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Open Positions

Position Title: Farmer’s Market Manager

FLSA Status & Schedule: Part-Time (20-25 hours per week)

Supervisor’s Title: CEO

Starting Salary: DOE

Purpose: To maintain and expand a series of well-organized, well-attended, and financially successful farmers’ markets.

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Job page.