Market & Event Attendant Jobs in Vancouver, BC at Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse

Title: Market & Event Attendant

Company: Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse

Location: Vancouver, BC

We are seeking a SALES & EVENTS star to join our team! Do you enjoy meeting people and the vibe of local, artisan markets? Would you love to be part of a dedicated team of cider enthusiasts? Then we’d love to hear from you!*Sea Cider is a cider-centric, community-minded business rooted in farming that exists to create exceptional cider experiences while supporting local food security, providing a safe and fulfilling work environment for staff, and operating as a value-driven business.Our work culture embodies many values. We have a sense of humour and a positive outlook; we are kind, conscientious and reliable; we enjoy collaborating and learning from one another; and we are tenacious in our efforts to consistently produce award-winning cider and positive customer experiences. Other values include:a respectful, service-oriented approach to everyone;transparency, integrity and honesty; anda desire for meaning and earning more than a pay cheque.As someone on our team you live and work by these values too.**Our Market & Events Associates are responsible for selling & sampling our cider at artisan and farmers markets & events in Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. The work is part time, year round, and involves picking up supplies, setting up and taking down our event stall before and after each market or event, serving samples, explaining our ciders to attendees, processing payments, keeping track of bottles poured and cash received, and acting as a Sea Cider brand ambassador.This position is suited to someone new to sales who is keen to grow their skills and experience and work for a community-minded, local farming business. It requires a positive self-starter who loves people and the atmosphere of local markets. Others describe you as a conscientious individual with a keen desire to learn. In addition, the position requires:Education: High school diploma – required. Serving It Right and Food Safe certification – required. Some post secondary education – preferred.Vocation experience: experience in sales – preferred.Industry experience: food & beverage, retail or hospitality experience – preferred.Communication skills: strong. Social media marketing experience – an asset.Equipment: Experience using point of sale systems – preferred – and a willingness to learn new skills.Personal aptitude: a high degree of professionalism, organizational skills, and personal accountability for achieving targets. Curiosity, great listening skills and an openness to feedback. A willingness to “roll up your sleeves” to get the job done.Work week flexibility: A willingness to work two to four markets per week, year round.A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle which can securely store/transport cases of cider and market equipment.Ability to lift and carry cases of cider frequently through the day, and to work on your feet standing up for hours at a time outside, rain or shine.COVID vaccination: up-to-date full vaccination – required.A desire to work for a business that is seeking to continually improve.**Compensation: a target compensation of $25 per hour (wage plus commission)**Schedule: day time Saturdays and Sundays, Some weekday eveningsWork remotely: yesBenefits:Casual dressCell phone allowanceCompany eventsDiscounted or free food and beveragesExpense budget for mileageStore discountCider Allowance*COVID-19 policies: Sea Cider follows all recommended COVID-19 safety protocols. The COVID vaccination status of all employees must be up to date.Apply in confidence with a resume plus a cover letter that describes how you meet the requirements for the position no later than Friday May 6, 2022.We thank all applicants for applying; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.**Job Type: Part-timePart-time hours: 10 per weekSalary: $25.00 per hourBenefits:Casual dressCompany eventsDiscounted or free foodFlexible scheduleStore discountSchedule:Day shiftWeekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:COVID-19 policies: Sea Cider follows all recommended COVID-19 safety protocols. The COVID vaccination status of all employees must be up to date.Ability to commute/relocate:Vancouver, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)Experience:Customer service: 1 year (preferred)Application deadline: 2022-05-06Expected start date: 2022-05-12

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