SEPTEMBER 2018 NOW HIRING FULL TIME POSITION
'Event / Operations Coordinator'
About the Job
Can you say yes to these questions? Are you’re organised? Do you love
events? And do you love the idea of being part of an independent food business?
Three yes’s then let’s move forward to the next stage.
Key areas of work:
The business is an established retail food market company who pride themselves
on providing outstanding farmers markets and street food markets around London. We continually push and drive for results for their markets and traders and
most importantly we place a high value on their staff via support and
relevant training. Find out more here www.lfm.org.uk
Working from the head office in London’s Bloomsbury office the role will see
you playing an important role with a number of significant responsibilities
because you will be central to the liaison and communication between the market
Managers, key personnel at all of the company’s venues within the capital, the
business’s landlords through Head Office. Other work will include audit
management of markets and management of relationships of the company’s venue
partners. In addition to this you will have the option to support the delivery
of small to medium sized weekend food events and recruitment of casual staff. You will be expected to work at
least one weekend per month.
You will have an excellent level of written and verbal communication, you’re
detailed, proactive and you enjoy working in busy environments and you are an
excellent planner within the event production process. You are knowledgeable
about event production and operations and you have had some experience
producing your own events. You enjoy working in a small team but can work on
your own and troubleshoot where required sometime dealing with difficult
situations. You have the character to develop relationships with colleagues,
clients and business partners and this is supported by a get things done
mentality. A driving licence may help but is not essential. Experience of the following
may be useful:
In return you will have an excellent basic pay in relation to your experience
£21-£23,000, 20 days holiday (exclusive of public holidays) a great selection
of benefits and the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of a
respected organisation. How do you find out more? Easy simply apply now with
your full CV for information and consideration and a letter telling us a bit
about why we should invite you in to meet the team. [email protected]
Application Process: Successful applicants will need to be prepared for a
short telephone interview to get onto the final shortlist and for some office
administration exercises at interview.
OTHER PART TIME WORK
If you want to get more involved with local food and farmers' markets, why not work with us?
We quite often require managers or stand by managers for our markets. If there is a market close to where you live, it's quite possible that we need a manager to work there or to cover the existing manager when they are away. We also look for people to help with promotional tasks and administration in our office. All work is paid on a self employed basis and is very part time.
If you are organised, efficient, and enthusiastic, and enjoy working with people then you should enjoy the work. But you must be prepared to get up early as some markets start at 7 am. Some of the work is quite physical so you must be prepared to lift and move equipment. Working outside all the time means you must be prepared to get wet and cold as well as enjoying the warm sunny days.
Please contact us telling us a little about yourself and why you're interested in what we do.
Typical managers day below:
It's not quite Autumn but there's definitely a nip in the air! Whether
it's sunshine or showers, produce is plentiful, colourful and very early
We're opening a new farmers market in Ladbroke Grove, from 8th September
Marylebone farmers market has moved but you won't have far to go....
If you're lucky and first to market in the morning you may be able to find the last few cherries of the season. Alongside them we have juice greengages, plums, blackberries and the first Discovery apples of the season.