Farmers Market Sales Associates
We are looking to hire Farmers Market Sales Associates for the upcoming 2017 summer season! If you live in the Southern NH area, are enthusiastic about pasta, and looking for a fun and rewarding summer job keep reading...
Farmers Market Sales Associates are self-starters. The right candidate will be friendly and outgoing, able to engage with customers to promote our products, answer questions, and offer product serving suggestions. This position requires not only motivation to make sales, but also physical strength. This position involves moving heavy and large equipment including: freezers on wheels, coolers, table, pop-up tent, sand bags, generator, etc. A farmers market can last anywhere from 8 - 12 hours a day so this position typically takes up an entire day, out doors, in rain or shine.
Farmers Market Sales Associates will use our company van and equipment and drive to a farmers market, at a specified location, and promote and sell our products. The person filling this position is required to lift a minimum of 60lbs. - this is really important! Since this candidate will be required to drive our van and travel to and from our farm and the farmers market, a valid drivers license and clean driving records is required. Typical travel time ranges between 30min to an hour from our farm to a market and most markets are in the greater Boston area. Starting pay for this position is $11/hr + commission.
The dates and times of farmers markets vary so it is important that you give us your availability when filling out the application form at the bottom of this page so we can see if you're availability matches our needs. If hired, your schedule will have a fixed start and end date between May/June through October/November.
- 2+ years Sales experience
- Food service industry preferred (ServSafe a plus!)
- Marketing/Communications/Hospitality education preferred, but not required
- Must be 18 years or older
- Ability to lift, push, and pull 60 lbs.
- Ability to stand 8+ hours
- Must have valid drivers license with a clean driving record
- Must be available to work assigned market - from start to end date