Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Saturday Market Team!
We are currently accepting applications for a new General Manager.

General Manager Job Description:

General Statement of Duties:

Has overall responsibility for the management and operations of the Saturday Market’s corporate affairs, insuring policies and other directives issued by the Board of Directors are carried out.

Specific Responsibilities:

Planning, Implementation and Evaluation

Designs, implements, and evaluates programs to accomplish goals and policies as established by the Board of Directors.

Provides information and assistance to the Board as requested in policy development. Creates as necessary and maintains in accordance with Board policy Administrative, Operations and Personnel Policy Manuals as well as other key organizational documents.

Financial Management:

Develops an annual budget in consultation with the Treasurer and the Board of Directors, in accordance with Market policies.

Reviews and approves all expenditures in accordance with approved budget and within reasonable limits of flexibility. Makes recommendations for budget amendments and revisions.

Responsible for collections and recording of member fees.

Ensures that all Market financial obligations are met in a timely manner, including payroll and tax liabilities.

Makes and interprets monthly financial reports to the Board.

Responsible for keeping the corporation adequately insured and for maintaining all required permits, and contracts.

Personnel Management:

Works effectively with existing staff, Board, committees and volunteers.

Recruits, selects, orients, trains, supervises and evaluates all staff.

Follows established personnel policies and makes recommendations for changes as needed.

Community Liaison:

Acts as agent of the corporation in relations and negotiations with public agencies, media, professional associations, businesses and the general public.

Establishes cooperative relationships with the City of Eugene and Lane County.

Board, Committee and Member Relationships

Attends monthly Board meetings, supervises the preparation of minutes, draft agendas and informational material for the Board.

Maintains communication with committees and task forces of the corporation and assigns and coordinates staff support to these groups, establishes and maintains a good working relationship with members of the corporation.

Market Site Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for the operations of the Market, with an emphasis on the weekly event day.


Professional knowledge of organizations and financial management practices.

Experience in office and personnel management.

Three years supervisory and administrative experience.

Experience in non-profit organizations and grant writing.

High level of computer literacy on a PC platform.

Proven oral and written communications skills. Spanish language fluency a plus.

Skill in dealing with persons from a variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Be able to take leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion issues.

Wage Range: $45,000 – $52,000

Benefits: Life insurance, Compensation insurance, Paid Time off, Health Insurance benefits will be negotiated in addition to base salary.

To Apply: 

Email a cover letter describing why you want to work for Eugene Saturday Market and the completed application to: GMApplication2022@gmail.com with GM Search Committee in the subject line. Please save the PDF with the file name as “Your-Name-GM-Application.pdf”. Stop by the Information Booth at Saturday Market or Holiday Market to pick up a paper copy.

You can drop off a printed copy or send via regular mail to:

Attn: GM Search Committee

Eugene Saturday Market

30 E. Broadway Suite 124

Eugene, OR 97401