Farmers' Market Promotions Assistant
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We are looking for a lively enthusiastic volunteer to assist with promoting the Wallington Farmers' Market. Wallington Farmers' Market is a community based initiative, which seeks to promote quality affordable local food in the local area. This volunteer role will suit anyone interested in local food production, marketing and promotions and is an early riser. It will involve both office based work at the EcoLocal Offices and work at the Market itself.
Office based tasks include:
Development of competitions and promotional events
Creating promotional signs and other competition materials
Organising resources for competitions etc as appropriate
Collecting and organising information resources
Market Based tasks include:
Running competitions and other promotional events
Handing out information and promotional materials
Liaising with stallholders and interacting with the general public
Wallington Farmers' Market is held outside the old town hall in Wallinton.
Our office is at: The Old School House, Mill Lane, Carshalton, SM5 2JY
Short walk from Carshalton Station
Close to bus routes 157 and 127
Basic IT skills - internet & email,Organising & Planning
We are looking for individuals who are lively and friendly, keen to work with the general public and with good communication skills, both face to face, telephone and written.
They should be reliable, good timekeepers (and early risers) and able to work in a team.
Volunteers should be computer literate, familiar with Word and Publisher and general office tasks (photocopying and laminating). They should be organised and self-motivated.
An interest in marketing and promotions and experience of computer based promotions (eg. web listings) would be an advantage
Ideally potential volunteers should also be interested in local food and its environmental benefits, and working with local producers.
Fundraising,Marketing, PR & Media,Environmental,Events & Stewarding,Advice, Information & Support,Community Work,IT, Technology & Websites
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