Find a job at ASAP! Our staff is a fun, creative, and passionate team—from farmers to educators. Join us in helping local farms thrive, linking farmers to markets and supporters, and building healthy communities through connections to local food. Don’t see a job that is right for you? Consider volunteering. Are you a student or early in your career? ASAP offers seasonal, part-time internships that can be tailored to fit your goals.
Market and Events Coordinator
The Market and Events Coordinator is responsible for the management, operations, and promotion of the downtown Asheville City Market. This position also manages ASAP program and fundraising events and ASAP’s volunteer and intern initiatives. This is a full time, exempt position. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9am to 5pm and Saturdays, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. View the full job description and application instructions here. This posting will remain open until filled. Applications only accepted by email. Please do not call or come by the office.
Help grow the local food movement with an internship at ASAP. Gain a deeper understanding of how local food systems work. Develop skills in marketing, communications, event coordination, photography, education, and research. All internships with ASAP are unpaid but can be applied toward academic credit. Most internships have flexible start and end dates.
How to apply: Email your résumé, cover letter, and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note which internship(s) you are applying for. You may apply for more than one position. We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Farmers Market Intern
8 hours weekly (spring, summer, fall, winter)
Support the Asheville City Market. Responsibilities may include running the market information booth, assisting in setup and breakdown (which requires heavy lifting), planning and supporting promotional activities, and creating content (photos and text) for social media and newsletters. Internship run 8 to 10 weeks. One absence per term is permitted. A typical week will consist of five hours on Saturday mornings, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and an additional flexible three hours to help with special events, market promotions, and social media posts.
- Comfortable in a fast-paced, bustling market scene
- Have strong communication and writing skills
- Be self-motivated and organized
- Feel passionate about the community and local agriculture
- Retail or customer service experience is a plus