New Year, New Market!

The Downtown Hershey Association is happy to announce it is seeking applications for an independent contractor to serve as the paid director of the weekly Market on Chocolate for the 2018 season. Market on Chocolate runs every Saturday from June through September, mid morning through afternoon. By bringing together local artisans, food vendors, and other purveyors of excellent products, the Market provides an opportunity for businesses that may not have a storefront presence to interact with the public.

The Market on Chocolate Director will have responsibility for managing volunteers, overseeing schedules and layout, and coordinating vendor payment either on a structured scale or pay-as-you-go schedule. The Director will also work with committee members to schedule fitness classes, live music, and other entertainment in order to increase the sense of community at Market. If interested, click here for the full position description and instructions on how to apply.

The Downtown Hershey Association is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit corporation comprised of volunteers that include Derry Township residents, business owners, local organizations, and government officials. The association aims to improve life downtown for residents and visitors alike by attracting new businesses and beautifying the downtown area. Additionally, the group produces an annual Life on Chocolate event series including Music on Chocolate, Choctoberfest, Culturefest, Downtown Hershey’s Holiday Celebration, and of course, Market on Chocolate.