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FARMERS MARKET TEAM MEMBER

Job Description

Are you a passionate about coffee with a love for connecting with customers and and the coffee producers? Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your talents and contribute to a thriving farmers market with Specialty Gourmet Coffee and the Family who produces it? If so, we have the perfect role for you! Del Cid Coffee is seeking a friendly, creative, and smart individual to join our team as a Farmers Market Sales Associate, specializing in coffee. Join our Specialty Coffee family! 

 

  • Location City of Hawthorne and San Pedro ( Will require your own transportation and valid drivers license) 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Build strong customer relationships with diverse costumers encountered.

  • Sell our own fresh coffee directly from our coffee farms at outdoor markets

  • Promote Del Cid Coffee; fresh coffee from our family farms

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Bilingual English and Spanish

  • Experience with or knowledge of farmers’ markets, food security and nutrition issues preferred.

  • Understanding of American currency

  • Able to work well with others in a fast paced environment

  • Knowledge of coffee; ex. brewing techniques and specialty coffee

  • Have a flexible work schedule

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - comfortable communicating with the public.

  • Retail or farmers’ market experience is highly desired.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Experience with data collection desired.

  • Introductory level knowledge and/or experience working with Excel sheets.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This role involves physical activities to effectively support the necessary functions at Farmers' Markets. Candidates should be capable of performing the following tasks:

  • Standing and Sitting: The employee will be required to stand for extended periods during market hours, interacting with customers and vendors. Additionally, sitting may be necessary for administrative tasks.

  • Use of Hot Water:  The role requires preparing pour over coffee with hot water through airpots

  • Communication and Dexterity: Effective communication is crucial as the role involves interacting with customers and vendors. Using hands and fingers to operate a tablet and telephone keyboard is essential for administration of clerical work.

  • Lifting and Setup: The role entails lifting tasks such as lifting boxes, setting up tents, and arranging tables. The ability to lift up to 50lbs is required for these tasks.

  • Stooping, Kneeling, and Squatting: The employee should be able to perform tasks that require stooping, kneeling, or squatting, such as arranging equipment and handling inventory.

  • Outdoor Work: Most of the work will take place outside, potentially in various weather conditions, including rain, heat, or cold. Candidates should be prepared to work comfortably in these conditions.

All your information will be kept confidential.

Perks and Benefits:

  •  Opportunity to contribute to a growing market demand Specialty Coffee.

  •  Gain knowledge about coffee from soilroa to roast

  •  Competitive pay and potential for growth within the organization.

  • Enjoy the satisfaction of promoting environmentally friendly, sustainable coffee direct from the coffee farmers

  • Employee discount

If you are passionate about coffee and  with a passion for customer service and connecting to coffee, please submit your resume, and a brief cover letter highlighting your enthusiasm for coffee and farmers markets. We can't wait to meet you and welcome you to our Specialty Coffee Family! Email your resume to delcidcoffee@gmail.com

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Del Cid Coffee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Del Cid Coffee is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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