PO Box 8110

Kodiak, Alaska 99615    

kodiakharvest@gmail.com

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We are Hiring!

Position Description: Sales and Outreach Coordinator
Supervision by: Kodiak Harvest Food Cooperative Board of Directors
Compensation Level: $20.00/hour + bonuses based on work performance
Hours: 25 hours/week (part-time contract) with work on the weekends and week nights
Effective Date: 4/25/19, Application Due Date: Open until filled
Dates: 5-month contract (mid-May 2019 to October 2019)


PURPOSE
The mission of Kodiak Harvest Food Cooperative (KHFC or Co-op) is to provide Kodiak communities with quality food choices that are locally sourced, economically sustainable, and environmentally responsible while promoting education and engagement. We are seeking a Sales and Outreach Coordinator to assist the KHFC Board of Directors in the Co-op’s membership growth and produce stand operations. This includes educating stakeholders about the Co-op and our vision, and being an ambassador for KHFC at community events, farmer’s markets, and pop-up produce stands. A formal contract with the Sales and Outreach Coordinator will be established through a Professional Services Agreement (PSA).


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific responsibilities will be developed by the Sales and Outreach Coordinator and KHFC Board of Directors. General duties and responsibilities will include:
Produce Stand Administration and Operations

  • Manage vendor relationships, coordinate product orders, shipping logistics, pickup, food storage and packaging, market set-up and break-down; managing inventory, sales products, and all financial transactions through Square; answer customer questions; and assist with special events

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with customers, vendors, volunteers, and community members

  • Work with the Board of Directors Support Committee to devise strategies and propose creative solutions to expand market business by identifying customer needs

  • Prepare reports on sales, popular items, and trends for the market to KHFC Board of Directors monthly

  • Member Recruitment, Outreach and Marketing

  • Create and implement membership building and owner engagement strategies

  • Utilize social media and general outreach to promote the produce stand and Co-op (including weekly email newsletters and promotion throughout the community)

  • Assist with development and coordination of special events, including educational programming, harvest festivals, fundraisers, and musical performances

  • Recruit, coordinate, train, and supervise volunteers to assist with co-op activities

  • Assist with canned salmon project support/pre-orders; and orders and distribution

  • Inventory maintenance of KHFC swag

  • Submit weekly progress reports to Board of Directors, including hours worked and achievements made

  • Attend monthly KHFC board meetings with project updates

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be available during all market hours throughout the season (generally Wednesday evening and Saturday mornings)

  • Lift and carry up 50 pounds and be willing and able to work outside in all weather conditions

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team with the Board of Directors, volunteers, and other stakeholders

  • Must be reliable, self-motivated, have strong interpersonal and communication and customer service skills

  • Must have excellent organization and time management skills

  • Ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic advocate of the local food movement

TO APPLY
Please email requested information in one PDF document to kodiakharvest@gmail.com.

 

In your email, please include a cover letter explaining the interest in the position, current resume, contact information for three references, and include the subject line “Sales and Outreach Coordinator”.