Hazel Village LLC
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Position Title: Holiday Market Coordinator
Part-Time, Seasonal, October-December 2019
About Hazel Village:
Hazel Village makes organic cotton woodland animals, dolls, doll clothes and matching children’s clothes to inspire hours of immersive, low-tech play. The company and the animals have the same core values: we are resourceful, clever, jolly, diligent, and gentle.
About the Position:
The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the design, build out, merchandising and inventory needs of our two holiday markets at Union Square and Grand Central Station. S/he must be an artistic and handy person - comfortable painting a backdrop, installing shelving, and keeping products arranged for maximum customer appeal. The Coordinator will work closely with the Creative Director to execute her booth design and with the Inventory Manager to keep the booths stocked.
Build Out and Design
Point person for the build out of market booths at Union Square and Grand Central.
Coordinate with the contractors who will build the bones of the booth.
Procure, make, and install fixtures such as baskets, lighting, signage, and other props.
Prime walls and paint murals under the direction of the Creative Director.
Merchandising and Restocking
Transport product from our Brooklyn workshop and/or storage units to Manhattan. Will occasionally require renting a U Haul.
Arrange products in the booths for opening day.
Do regular checks of the booths to ensure the displays are in good condition. Rearrange or do repair work as necessary.
Coordinate with contractors to deconstruct the booths and arrange for storage of the parts for next year.
Remove product and all reusable fixtures from the booths.
Transport components to storage or to our Brooklyn headquarters, as applicable.
October 9 - November 1 :
Weekly meetings at headquarters + prep done remotely.
Meet with Creative Director to review the plans for the booths.
Build or procure fixtures, supplies, props etc.
Communicate with contractors to prepare for load in.
November 4-8 :
Daily check ins and trips between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Meet with Inventory Manager to collect product and move it to our Manhattan storage space.
Review supply needs and procure any last minute items.
November 9-14 :
Load In and Opening Days.
Must be available to work full time during these days to transport, build, and merchandize the booths for their opening day.
November 15 - December 23 :
Visit booths to refresh displays and make restock trips 2-3 times per week as needed.
December 24 :
Must be available from 4-8 PM to disassemble the booth and return products to storage.
Comfortable doing basic home improvements/repairs/art projects.
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Excellent attention to detail.
Punctual and reliable.
No job description of a position can possibly include all duties. Applicants should be aware that the job may change on a temporary or regular basis according to the needs of the business without it being specifically included in the job description.
October 9, 2019 - December 26, 2019