Positions Available: 5

Location: Canada & USA

Department: Marketing

Status: Seasonal; Summer 2018

Reports To: Director of Marketing

Job Details

Outlined but not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the daily operations of the GEC including and not limited to:
    • Research event sites prior to arrival; site set up & tear down of GEC, area clean up
    • Promotional material distribution; conduct product demonstrations
    • Collect consumer data; create competitor reports for every tour stop
  • Engage regularly with customers of all ages; be able to provide on target content in relation to how greenhouse produce is grown
  • Maintain Daily Reports to summarize your activities
  • Engage on GEC social media channels to promote the #GreenInTheCity Tour
  • Write blogs that capture your experiences on the road – these will be featured on the NatureFresh™ Farms website
  • Participate in weekly team meetings with the NatureFresh™ Marketing Team to evaluate the tour on an ongoing basis
  • Other duties, tasks, or special projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Valid Passport and ability to travel throughout Canada and the USA.
  • Valid G license.
  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an accredited College or University in Canada studying in the fields of Agriculture, Sustainable Agriculture, Agri-Science, Agri-Business, Marketing Communications or related field of study.
  • An outgoing individual who can engage with the public to educate them about how greenhouse produce is grown
  • Must be a team player that can also work independently
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate an idea is essential
  • Socially connected and digitally savvy with an ability to create conversation
  • Strong MS Office & social media skills with previous customer service employment experience is an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Outdoors where weather may be hot, humid, cold, or rain conditions
  • Standing or walking within the parameters of the GEC for long periods.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs if required.
  • Engaging with consumers throughout the day.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

NatureFresh™ Farms is on a mission to increase fresh produce consumption across North America, and we need like-minded people to join our team to promote our message. Using a simple icebreaker of “Do you know where your produce comes from and how it is grown,” your role as a Greenhouse Education Center (GEC) Team Member would be to show the average consumer how we grow at NatureFresh™ Farms.  The Greenhouse Education Center, a mobile greenhouse unit, is designed to help change people’s perceptions of how greenhouse produce is grown.  It will be your responsibility to walk consumers through its various parts and explain greenhouse growing in an accessible, exciting way.  Spend 5 minutes with a customer and you can create a connection that lasts a lifetime.

Interested? Apply Now.



Please tell us why you care about the future of fresh and why you would make a great addition to our Greenhouse Education Center team this summer!