Part time help needed at Harlow's Vermont Farmstand

Posting ID : A1068512746
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality

Harlow's Vermont Farmstand at the Boston Public Market is looking for customer focused staff interested in Vermont produce, cheese, and high quality foods to operate our new year-round retail farm stand at the Boston Public Market. The ideal candidate would have previous retail experience and have an interest in displays and customer engagement.

We have part time roles available to assist us with the following:
Customer engagement and sales assistance
Preparing fresh produce for retail store display
Maintaining a clean and sharp looking display and store appearance
Maintaining inventory and selecting product for the store shelves

Prior experience in retail environments is a must. Retail experience working with perishables, such as produce and dairy, especially cheese, would be preferred. Must be personable and outgoing, willing to engage and educate an audience on the products for sale within the store.
A willingness and interest in learning more about fresh produce, cheese, and other Vermont products anticipated to be sold through the store.
Experience in setting up store displays with an emphasis on fresh produce sales would be highly desirable.

Staff Duties include
Provide outstanding customer service by making our customer's shopping experience enjoyable and fun-filled.
Maintains a safe and clean store environment that meets relevant health and food safety, and occupational safety standards. Includes sweeping, mopping, and carrying out setup and cleanup activities.
Promotes sales by demonstrating merchandise and products to customers. Assists customers by providing information; answering questions; obtaining merchandise requested; completing payment transactions.

High School and/or Associates Degree plus relevant experience in retail
Must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds.
Store operates five days a week. Wed-Sunday. Expected to be available the days of operation.

Part time position (16-24 hours), $13-15 per hour based on experience

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