Posted on September 18, 2018

We’re hiring!

The St. John’s Farmers’ Market Cooperative (which operates the St. John’s Farmers’ Market and manages the St. John’s Community Market facility) is hiring! Now is the chance to join a dynamic team and have a hand in running one of St. John’s favourite places.

We’re currently looking to fill 2 new positions and expand our team of day staff.

Events Manager

The Events Manager makes the magic happen in the Community Market building – they’ll be the one booking rentals of our community room, community kitchen, and market hall and scheduling our great team of day staff and volunteers for events and Markets. With a little bit of social media wizardry thrown in, this is a great place for someone passionate about community space.

Duties:

  • Rental space bookings
  • Scheduling Market Day staff, event staff, and volunteers
  • Managing event inquiries (emails, site tours, etc)
  • Ensuring staff are site during events and rentals
  • Scheduling cafe staff and managing cafe inventory
  • Maintaining SJFM social media accounts and posting to website

Working Hours:

Regular hours): Tuesday 9-5, Wednesday 12-8, Thursday 9-5, Friday 9-5 , Saturday 7-3. These hours may change during weeks with events to accommodate event supervision. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with event planning and management
  • Experience managing and scheduling staff
  • Own vehicle access
  • Excellent customer communication skills
  • Team player
  • Criminal record check
  • Experience in food-service industry an asset
  • Social media skills an asset

Compensation:

$37,000-$42,000 annually, commensurate with experience

To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter with the subject line “Events Manager” to jobs@sjfm.ca

Facility and Maintenance Coordinator

The Facility and Maintenance Coordinator will get to know the Community Market building better than anyone! Helping out with load-in, take-down, and maintenance, you’ll work closely with our amazing community of vendors. This job is physical labour – taking down from Markets, organizing storage spaces, and helping out with waste management are all on the menu. This is a part-time position (24 hours/week) with the potential to grow as the Market does.

Duties:

  • Assistance with take-down and cleanup on market days
  • On-site maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Keyholding and assistance with load-in operations
  • Market setup and supervision of vendor load-in on Tuesdays and Fridays, 1-9 PM

Working Hours:

Regular hours:Tuesday 1-9, Wednesday 6-10, Friday 1-9, Saturday 2-6

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with physical labour
  • Own vehicle access
  • Criminal record check
  • Enjoys interacting with vendors and customers

Compensation:

$15/hour

To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter with the subject line “Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator” to jobs@sjfm.ca

Day & Event Staff 

The Market is looking to grow its team of part-time day staff – this team staffs our on-site coffeeshop, runs the dishwashing area, helps out with setup/takedown/maintenance on Market days, and provides staffing for events. Hours are flexible – schedules are produced in advance and can accommodate people who want to take on more or less hours.

Duties:

  • Staffing the Market Cafe (making coffee, serving drinks and snacks, operating the cash register)
  • Operating the dishwashing area
  • Assisting with cleaning, setup, and maintenance on Market Days
  • Event setup and support

Working Hours:

Variable and flexible according to availability.

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with fast-paced environments and customer service
  • Teamwork skills
  • Willingness to take on a wide range of tasks
  • Experience with food service an asset

Compensation:

Team leads and keyholders: $13/hour

Team members: $12/hour

To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter with the subject line “Day Staff” to jobs@sjfm.ca

 

 

 

 

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