Operations Coordinator - Barossa Farmers Market

Nathan Little
Manager, Communications & Programs
June 7, 2024

Do you love food and farmers markets, are social media savvy, and enjoy working in a bustling, lively environment? Would you enjoy interacting with customers, stallholders, and community, as part of a small team of staff and volunteers? Then the position of Operations Coordinator at the Barossa Farmers Market may be for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the operations of the weekly Saturday morning market under the direction of the General Manager.
  • Liaise closely with the Market’s stallholders, including recording stallholder attendance and invoicing stallholder fees.
  • Update the website and create content for social media platforms.
  • Supervise a small team of coffee station staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinate the Market information booth as required.

Position Details:

  • This is a casual position, with varying hours up to 16 hours per week.
  • Work includes a mix of WFH along with Friday and Saturday mornings on-site, including early morning starts on market day.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience within a busy hospitality, event, or retail setting.
  • A demonstrated commitment to delivering a high standard of customer service.
  • A passion for the food industry and the Barossa region.
  • Working knowledge of WHS within the workplace.

Essential Skills:

  • A proven ability to coordinate on-site and office operations.
  • Enthusiasm for developing and maintaining relationships with stallholders, staff, volunteers, and members of the public.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organisation and time-management skills.
  • Ability to understand basic financial transactions.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office and socials via the Meta Business Suite.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and learn new systems.
  • Capable of working unsupervised and prioritising workload under pressure.

Employer Questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you have customer service experience?

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