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One Africa One Nation Marketplace - Vendor Coordinator

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N2U Volunteer Brigade

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Position Title:One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace Vendor Coordinator


Summary of Qualifications: Under the supervision of the OAON Marketplace Coordinator the Vendor Coordinator is responsible for registering the vendors ahead of the markets and for placing and coordinating them at each market.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for:
    • Creating the registration and regulations forms before each season
    • Send vendors an email and/or snail mail communication to let them know the dates for the upcoming season and when vendor registration opens
    • Create and upkeep the vendor database, and communicate with them as needed
    • Make sure the new vendors email is uploaded to the e-list for emails after each market
    • Create the maps and vendor lists for each market
    • Lay out the park or venue the day before the market with spaces for the vendors marked off
    • Trains new volunteers on how to "mark the park" or market venue, and how to assist vendors on the day of the market
    • On the day of the market:
      * Sets up vendor registration booth
  • Makes sure that all members of the vendor team have their lists and maps and knows how to show vendors to their spaces
  • Communicates with vendors who are spreading out beyond their space
  • Takes "security walks" around the market periodically to look for any "renegade" vendors setting up without registering or other security issues. If there are renegade vendors, the Vendor Coordinator lets them know who APEDF is, the purpose of the markets, and that they can comply by registering to vend with the market. If they refuse to do that, they are asked to leave.
  • If the VC needs assistance from the Overall Coordinator or others, they should be called on to help resolve the situation.
  • Any medical emergency should be raised to the Overall Coord and professional medical assistance called immediately.
  • Responsible for making sure vendors clean-up after themselves when the market is over.
  • Cleans up the park with the break-down team
  • Follow-Up:
  • Completes the report on each market, noting any outstanding issues with vendors to be noted
  • Files the vendor registration forms, maps and lists
  • Works with financial coordinator if there are any refunds due to vendors and to complete the financial vendor report.

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:

  • Ability to work in excel, google drive or other program for vendor database, lists
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with the public and be personable with all vendors
  • Ability to uphold the policies and procedures of OAON Markets in a firm, non-liberal but flexible way
  • Works collaboratively, team player

Qualifications

  • Access to a personal vehicle a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Includes but are not limited to walking and standing for long periods of time in different weather conditions.

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About N2U Volunteer Brigade

Location:

832 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Mission Statement

The African People's Education & Defense Fund (APEDF) develops and institutionalizes programs to defend the human and civil rights of the African community, and to address the grave disparities in education, health, healthcare, and economic development faced by African people.

Description

APEDF is a black community-led non-profit that addresses the needs and interests of African people. African communities in the U.S. experience the highest rates of poverty, homelessness, unemployment and curable diseases. The African community faces the shortest life expectancy, attends under-resourced schools and lives in substandard housing.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19102

(39.95562,-75.16475)
 

SKILLS

  • Sales Process
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hours weekly

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