Job Opportunity: Co-ordinator, Portobello Organic Market

This is an excit­ing oppor­tun­ity to play a key role in grow­ing the loc­al food and craft eco­nomy in Portobello by over­see­ing the pro­mo­tion of Portobello’s monthly mar­ket, and ensur­ing it’s growth and sus­tain­ab­il­ity into the future.  The role is var­ied in nature and would suit someone with skills and exper­i­ence in mar­ket­ing, retail, basic book-keep­ing, admin­is­tra­tion and work­ing with volun­teers. Candidates should also have a pas­sion for loc­al / organ­ic food and sus­tain­able devel­op­ment.

The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate will be con­trac­ted on a self-employed basis.

Hours of work: 14 hours per month

Wage: £100 (gross) per month on a self-employed basis, plus 15% share of profits (after run­ning costs) paid monthly.

Download the job descrip­tion with per­son spe­cific­a­tion below:

PEDAL Market Coordinator

To be con­sidered for this con­tract, please sub­mit your CV and a cov­er­ing let­ter explain­ing why you want this role and what skills and exper­i­ence you would bring to it, to:

Neil Woodward
Company Secretary
PEDAL – Portobello Transition Town
23A Bath Street
EH14 1TJ

Alternatively you can send them by e-mail to

Applications should be received no later than 5pm on Thursday 22ndDecember.

You should be avail­able for inter­view on Friday 13th January 2012 and able to start work imme­di­ately in order to co-ordin­ate the mar­ket on Saturday 4thFebruary 2012.

One response to “Job Opportunity: Co-ordinator, Portobello Organic Market

  1. Judi & Don Campbell

    We are try­ing to find the Transition Town in Scotland which estab­lished a Pub. We want to do that here and would like some advice.

    Please write us at:

    Don and Judi

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