DohaTemporaryA Qatar-based initiative, Torba Market is a unique platform. We offer locally grown produce and artisanal goods from Qatar and abroad year-round through our online shop, and seasonally through our Farmers Market.
We aim to be a gateway toward sustainable and healthy living, supporting mindful Qataris and residents on our health and wellness journeys, and building a community of like-minded people who believe in preserving our planet now and for the future.
We are hiring a Event Co-ordinator for 5 months (till 30th April 2020)JOB DESCRIPTIONEvent Co-ordinatorMid Level PositionWorking days 6 days a week, Monday to SaturdayThis is a seasonal position that is full-time during the market season from 1st October, 2019 through 30th April, 2020.
A Torba market Event co-ordinator has A friendly personality, 3 + years experience, a love of working in a team, people person skills.
Someone who enjoys being part of a vibrant community. Great leaderships skill, initiative and is a go- getter!Duties & Responsibilities : MARKET OPERATIONS- Arrive at market before opening to coordinate market set-up and stays at market untilall vendors have left and to supervise set up and closing- Must have logistics experience to be able to lead a logistics team- Assume supervising role of all staff on ground- Ensure transport is arranged for all staff and equipment- Train all ground staff to conduct themselves in a professional manner- Co-ordinate with logistics to ensure safety of market- Ensure Torba eco friendly policies are implemented- Organise, recruit and train volunteers for spaces- Supervise hygiene and proper waste management processes that is in line with our zero waste vision- Ensure vendors are in the correct space and have completed necessary payments- Ensure all booths are maintained- Operate the market information desk providing information to customers, vendors, and partners- Co-ordinate the smooth set up and flow of the workshops and kids activations be available for on-site visits- Organise PA set up and system for workshops and or / music concerts- Making sure a variety of music is played throughout the market weekendCan work independently and within a team.
Comfortable liasing with customers, vendors, volunteers, health inspectors, management staff as well as Torba staff.- Places directional signs promoting the market around the community at key locations prior to opening on each market day and removes those signs at the close of market.
Represent the Market to maintain our reputation of a great community space.- Mould vendors by providing support with set up to fit in with market philosophy, aesthetic of booths, menu design, packaging and displays of goods that supports no plastic.
GENERAL MARKET SUPPORT- Lead market staff team meetings before event- Assist with activation of market events including educational programming, workshops, showcases,musical performances and other miscellaneous events- Assists vendors, community representatives and customers by providing market-related information,conflict resolution and general aid as appropriate- Enforce market rules- Assist the Torba team and our partners to promote the market through social media- Educate customers about the market philosophy and understand what sustainability means andadhering to those principles.Job Type : Temporary