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Career Oppportunites

Are you passionate about

local food in your

community?

Join our team!

Position Title: Farmer's Market Assistant Manager

Location: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Duration: Summer 2024 (Temporary, Full-Time)

Hours: 30 hours per week

Compensation: $16.55 per hour + 4% vacation pay

Contract Length: 8 weeks, with the possibility of extension

Start Date: As soon as possible

Canada Summer Jobs Eligibility:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Overview:

Join our vibrant community market this summer! We are seeking a motivated and energetic individual to take on the role of Farmer's Market Assistant Manager. This position plays a key role in facilitating the smooth operation of our weekly markets, ensuring a welcoming and efficient environment for both vendors and visitors.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the setup and take down of market facilities each market day, including arranging tables, signage, and assisting vendors with unloading their vehicles.

  • Thoroughly clean market facilities, ensuring all public spaces are maintained to high standards of cleanliness before, during, and after market operations.

  • Act as the Market Manager in the absence of the Manager, overseeing market activities, handling vendor queries, and ensuring compliance with market rules and regulations.

  • Support the Market Manager in administrative tasks and vendor coordination.

  • Engage with vendors and customers to foster a supportive and friendly market atmosphere.

  • Handle and resolve onsite issues promptly by providing practical solutions.

  • Assist in social media and marketing for the GSMA by taking high quality photos and engaging with vendors to create social media content.

  • Assist with directing and training of volunteers.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; current post-secondary students are encouraged to apply.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work early mornings and on weekends, as required by the market schedule.

  • Experience in customer service or event management is preferred, but not required.

  • A positive attitude and the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

  • Bi-lingual is an asset.

Benefits:

  • Gain invaluable experience in event management and community engagement.

  • Work in a dynamic, supportive, and energetic environment.

  • Opportunities to connect with local businesses and community members.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the role to info@sudburymarket.ca by July 1st, 2024.

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those from diverse backgrounds.

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