Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to Victorian food and producers, regional food cultures, seasonal produce, biodiversity, sustainable farming practices and strengthening relationships between the consumer and the producer.
We operate seven (…and counting) vibrant farmers’ markets across Melbourne.
We are embarking on many exciting projects for 2018 and as a result, we are looking to expand the MFM team!
If you have a strong interest in local food & farming, experience in event management and want to get involved in the farmers’ markets sector in Melbourne – please read further…
MARKET DAY MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLE
In a nutshell: Casual part-time position, equivalent to two days (approx. 18hrs) per week. Consisting of one week day in the office (Alphington) and one day managing a market (location yet to be determined).
Start Date: Immediate
Applications close: Thursday 25 January, 5pm.
If you have any queries about the position available, please contact Prue at the office on 03 9419 0826.
VOLUNTEER POSITION AVAILABLE
Are you a social media aficionado? Love a good meme? Consider yourself punny? Hashtag and filter like a pro? Have a keen photographic eye and like to keep up to date with the latest food trends? Keep reading as we have a great opportunity for you….
MFM is seeking an enthusiastic, creative volunteer who is looking to demonstration and hone their social media and communication skills.
The volunteer position will primarily work with the MFM Communications Coordinator with tasks including but not limited to: generating social media content including our weekly & monthly subscriber e-news, live & scheduled social media posting, phone calls to stallholders to find out about market day specials, farming & production stories, and the generation of news articles and blog posts for the website.
Preferred experience: sound experience with social media platforms and relevant apps; Facebook for business, Instagram, Twitter, Mailchimp, WordPress, Canva, Later etc
Time Commitment: between 4 -8 hours / week, preferably including some weekend market visits
Starting Date: Immediately!
What we provide: experience working with Melbourne Farmers Markets, a not-for-profit social enterprise with a mission to connect Victorian farmers with urban communities. We work with 300+ farming & food businesses, providing you with the opportunity to connect, network and possible source further opportunities with organisations and groups in the local food sector.
*If you’re a student studying a Marketing or Communications degree and interested in an internship that will go towards subject credits or necessary work experience, please contact us as we are willing to tailor a suitable program for the right person!
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