Hiring: Big E Booth Manager – New England Apple Association

New England Apple Association

Booth Manager

Massachusetts Building

Eastern States Exposition (“The Big E”), West Springfield, Mass.

17-day fair (2022 dates: Friday, September 17 through Sunday, October 2)

Building hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

Starting date: July 2022

Salary: to be determined

Work with current booth manager to:

  • Act as liaison with Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)

Complete and file booth application (March-April); attend required meetings; obtain insurance; obtain West Springfield board of health certificate; coordinate booth fee; obtain tickets and parking pass credentials for booth personnel; arrange for refrigerator and freezer trucks

  • Hire vendors and arrange for deliveries

Fresh apples from Massachusetts orchards; apple pies; apple crisp; apple squares; apple cider; cider donuts; water; ice cream

  • Staff booth

Hire paid staff; recruit volunteers; create and manage staffing schedule

  • Supply booth

Paper goods; cleaning supplies

  • Finances

Maintain daily record of revenue; make bank deposits; pay vendors and staff

Clean and set up during the week prior to fair opening (Sept. 9-15, 2022)

Empty and clean booth day after fair closing (October 3, 2022)

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