Pybus Market is Hiring an Event & Artisan Development Manager!

 

Pybus Market is looking for a new team member! Join this dynamic and passionate team who manages Pybus Market, the LocalTel Event Center, and puts on community events.

Pybus Public Market is a destination where people gather to experience quality food, goods and services from local businesses. We offer a platform for farmers, artisans and nonprofit organizations. We honor history, promote growth and provide an outlet for community arts, education and charities.

 

TITLE: Event & Artisan Development Manager

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three (3) or more years work experience in a similar position.
  • Relevant work experience in sales, marketing and events.
  • Sales, marketing and business acumen

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Arrives on time at appointed work site every day as scheduled.
  • Regular, positive interactions with tenants, event organizers, customers of the market, and the media – all in a highly skilled manner.
  • Serves as Secretary to the Board Artisan Vendor Committee and attends all meetings.
  • Offers strategic input on the direction of Pybus Market and on the annual budget. Be an active participant in weekly staff meetings
  • Proactively identifies revenue opportunities and expense savings.
  • Team Support – Works events as scheduled
  • Event Sales
    • Develop inbound and outbound marketing strategies to ensure annual event sales budget is achieved.
    • Manage Gather software including:
    • Following new leads
      • Booking events
      • Invoicing events
      • Collecting deposits and final payments
    • Ensure event organizers and attendees are in compliance with all Market and all federal, state and local rules and regulations and that visitors have an enjoyable and safe experience.
    • Coordinates seamless handoff to the Marketing & Events Manager.
  • Artisan Vendors
    • Management of the Pybus Market “day table” program for revenue and operational efficiency.
    • Research and recruit new Artisans with products that are congruent to Pybus Public Market.
    • Manages mix of products to offer a wide variety to the PPM guest
    • Provides artisan content to the Marketing & Events Manager for marketing and promotional activities.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Fluently speak, read, and write English.
  • Strong business and marketing acumen and superb interpersonal skills
  • Attitude and effort – consistently demonstrates positive attitude and 100% effort
  • Prior experience in multiple facets of sales, marketing and events.
  • Fast and efficient work habits.
  • Strong sense of ownership.
  • Sales, Marketing and Events Curiosity – what can we do better?
  • Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to Consumers, Board Members, Tenants, other employees.
  • Strong communication skills; builds consensus up and down.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to consistently solve customer, tenant problems, meeting deadlines.

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Self-starter, focus on getting the work completed each day, vs. focus on number of hours worked.
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Organized, detail oriented; catches errors early – strives for excellence
  • Reliable
  • Passionate
  • Highly creative
  • Sense of urgency
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to see and understand the “big picture”.
  • Pybus Public Market loyalty & respect – customer-and solution-driven. Consistently strives to exceed expectations.
  • Multi-tasker. Efficient. Tenacious.
  • Works well in team environment.
  • Ability to work well with little or no supervision. Self-directed.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively on the telephone or in person.
  • Possess the drive, commitment and ambition to assume greater responsibility to support the growth of the organization.

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To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Executive Director Leslie Freytag at leslie@pybusmarket.org