Job Posting 84091

Special Events Coordinator
Sainte-Anne Farmers' Market
Montreal Metro area
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
closed 2 days ago (Fri, 24 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $16/hr 30 hrs/week for 8 weeks (can be extended)

The Sainteā€Anne de Bellevue Farmers' Market is looking for a person to organize and coordinate the market's special events, namely the Garlic Festival held at the end of August. The market is open every Saturday, from 9 am to 2 pm. 

 

Responsibilities

The Special Events Coordinator will organize and coordinate the special events such as the Garlic Festival, the Harvest Fest, Honey Fest, etc. They must work with the vendors, the Market Coordinator, the Social Network Officer and the Board of Directors. 

 

Tasks

  1.     Garlic Festival
  • Create a bilingual application form online with Google Sheets, follow-up the applications and contact participants from years past.
  • Work with the Market Coordinator to collect and follow-up on application fees. 
  • Create and develop the visual for the promotional items and the website page.
  • Work with the Social Network Agent for all social media needed to promote the event.
  • Recruit volunteers for the event day.
  • Organize workshops and contests linked to the event, as needed.
  • On the day of the event, arrive onsite before the vendors and work with the Market Coordinator and support staff to set up the kiosks and the proper signage.
  1.   Other events

The other special events of the farmers' market do not require additional participants and serve to promote the actual market vendors when their products are in season. The main tasks are linked to the promotion, the workshops and contests offered to visitors.

Required skills 

Bilingual, organized, resourceful, communication and people management skills, knowledge of Word, Excel, Google Drive and its applications and email tools.

Other requirements

  1. This position is funded by Summer Canada Jobs and the selected candidate:
    is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  2. is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  3. is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

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