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Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards, LLC is looking for friendly and outgoing sales associates to join our team for the 2018 farmers’ market season. You will be running our farmers’ market booth each Saturday and/or Sunday.
Job Location: Anacortes Farmers Market (Saturday) and Everett (Sunday)
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Duties will include direct selling products in an open air environment, providing information and answering questions, setting up and tearing down display table, cash handling and recording information.
You might be a good fit for our team if you:
-Love interacting with customers and thrive in a sales role.
-Are excited by the opportunity to help grow the company.
-Love to work outdoors.
-Are a self-starter.
See Craigslist ad for full description and contact information
Girl Meets Dirt
Special Events, Farmers Markets, & Demos – Edison/Bow, Anacortes, Seattle and surrounding
Spring 2018 and beyond
Reports to: Jessica Moore Brinson, Marketing & Accounts
Classification: Independent contractor, potential for year-around, variable hours/week driven by events
Location: Seattle & surrounding
Pay range: $15-$17/hour, DOE, bonus potential, jam perks
Special events, demo and farmers market representatives showcase Girl Meets Dirt and sell our preserves at festivals, grocery stores, farmers markets and special events like festivals, fundraisers, and dinners. Reps are responsible for transporting all gear, setting up and breaking down, occasionally handling money and credit card transactions, sampling product, telling our story, educating employees, charming visitors and local shoppers, supporting heritage orchards, and ensuring each passer-by has a positive experience. An event schedule is typically 4-6 hours. Please view Farmers’ Market Seller position listed below for additional details.
Our ideal event representative candidates…
love good food and are passionate about island agriculture and/or fruit
will jump in with both feet to new environments, occasionally into the middle of a party
can talk cheese
manage inventory and handle payments/track transactions
show up to work on time and reliably with minimal direct oversight
provide excellent written communication to report on event successes
have their own car to transport all market supplies
have a good driving record
are available on-call (with advance notice)
enjoy interacting with the public and building a welcoming environment to invite people in to explore the products
have a knack for selling (and/or willing to learn)
are responsible, reliable and committed to what you do
can provide a long-term commitment and enjoy the subsequent increase in pay with increasing length of employment
are OUTGOING and occasionally a little loud
This is a physically-demanding position that will offer an opportunity to work on your biceps and cheese vocabulary at the same time. Repeated lifting of bins of 30-40 lbs is required (jam is heavy!) Time on your feet may range from 2-8 hours.
Excellent! Please send us your resume & short cover letter explaining why you’d like to work for us and why you think you’re a fit for this position. Email to Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: “SPECIAL EVENTS position”. Resumes without personal note or cover letter will not be reviewed.