Job alert@ #Manchester Veg People recruiting part-time sales bod

We are recruiting for a Part-time Customer Service and Sales Worker

Want to help bring the freshest, most local organic produce to Manchester? Do you have a passion for good food, a friendly and outgoing personality and want to support local farmers? Then Manchester Veg People may be for you.

We are a unique co-operative of local organic growers and food businesses working together to provide fresh, seasonal food of the highest possible quality and we are recruiting for a part time Customer Service & Sales Worker.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about local food, and able to enthuse others about the benefits of buying local and organic.  This is a great opportunity to be part of an expanding team that is growing the take-up of local, sustainable food across Manchester and supporting local farmers.  The job will involve working with both existing and new customers so you’ll need to be an excellent communicator.  You’ll be helping with customer service and direct sales to current customers, and researching and recruiting potential customers.

The role is part-time (working 15 hours per week), starting in June 2014, and is a 10 month contract (with the possibility of being extended).  Working days will be Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am-5pm.  The salary is £6,240 per annum (£15,600 pro rata).

Download the job description and person specification at the bottom of this page.  Deadline for completed applications is 9am on Monday 21st April 2014 with interviews taking place on Thursday 1st May.

To apply:

Please send us your CV (with referees), along with a letter of application outlining why you are interested in this post, and how your experience meets the requirements of this post.  Please relate this to each of the points set out in the person specification.

Timetable:

Closing date is Monday 21st April at 9am.

Interviews will be on Thursday 1st May.  (We will notify you if you have an interview on Tuesday 22nd April)

We will notify interviewees of the outcome on the 2nd May.

Start date: Tuesday 3rd June

Please email your application to: sales@vegpeople.org.uk and mark it ‘MVP Recruitment’

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