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Farmers Market Stand Managers
North Spore Mushroom Co. is looking for fungi-fanatics to manage our Farmers Market stands in Maine and Boston starting immediately through Late November. North Spore is an urban farm in Westbrook, ME producing fresh mushrooms, mushroom spawn, and medicinal mushroom products. We’re looking for candidates who are enthusiastic about local food, able to communicate our company’s values, and excited to get more people interested in mushrooms.
-Setup and breakdown market stand. Arranging signage and products in an orderly and attractive fashion
-Welcome and engage potential customers
-Manage inventory and accurately handle money transactions.
-Be a resource for customers interested in learning more about cooking or cultivating mushrooms
-Access to a working vehicle with storage capacity
-A smartphone (for “Square” transactions)
-Work weekends (rain or shine) from early morning to mid-afternoon. Preference given to candidates who can work both days.
-Strong people skills and the ability to comfortably communicate with a wide variety of customers
-Preference given to candidates with a working knowledge of mushrooms
-Compensation: $11/hr and 10% commission plus a stipend to cover vehicle costs. Average earnings from one market is $150
-Work within the local food scene and interact with people who value sustainable agriculture.
-A dynamic, outdoor job during the summer and fall!
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to info(at)northspore.com