Nella Pasta is hiring! Read below for more information…
Description: Nella Pasta is seeking highly motivated and responsible self-starters to represent our brand at local Farmers Markets in and around Boston.
We seek individuals who are skilled in customer relations, have a positive demeanor and are enthusiastic about food. The potential applicant should have sales experience as well as a passion for sustainable agriculture and local food.
Driver’s License and a vehicle a MUST (SUV a plus)
The job requires long hours, some heavy lifting and standing for 6+ hours at a time.
The position requires a minimum commitment of 3-4 days per week, and 1 weekend day
A workday averages 8-10 hours including driving.
Position times currently run from May through the end of October
Initially, this is a part time position but could evolve into a full time position.
Hourly wage, based on experience
Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
· Drive from our kitchen to market and back during scheduled market days
· Be responsible for all packing, loading and unloading of products and supplies
· Set-up and break down of the stall at the market (tent, table, cooler, accessories)
· Coordinate and facilitate farmers’ market sales
· General sales of our ravioli, linguine & olive oil products
· Represent the company by having a strong knowledge of the history of the business, products, and mission
· Ensure quality standards and health safety
All applicants must:
Be well organized
Possess a positive, diligent work ethic
Have a love of the outdoors and be prepared to work in all weather conditions (wind, rain, heat, you name it!)
Be friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable
Be willing to learn about our product and undergo intense training, which will include studying and testing to ensure adequate product knowledge
Present a professional, clean, and approachable appearance
Have excellent communication skills
Be capable of lifting 50lbs repeatedly throughout the day’s work: loading and unloading product and supplies (and when necessary, be able to ask for help)
Be extremely honest and have a strong attention to details when handling cash and recording market details
Be familiar with sustainable agriculture topics and local food matters
Ability to interact with customers to increase sales and engage local chefs and other interested supporters
Have some management experience preferably in customer service and/or sales
Come join the Nella team, spend some time outdoors and represent a great brand dedicated to supporting the local food movement!
If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with cover letter and resume