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Position: Summer Market Sales Associate
Type: summer job / contract
Organization: First Fish Distribution
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Hourly Wage: $18/hour
Contract Length: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (4-months)
Eligibility: Currently attending a postsecondary institution (Required)


Are you looking to gain sales experience, work outdoors, and support Indigenous communities?

Apply for our Summer Sales Associate position where you will have the opportunity to interact with local community leaders, meet new people and develop professional skills! This position is fully on-site and involves working both in our offices located at 478 Queen St E and at various markets around Toronto.

*Weekend availability is a requirement*

About Us!

First Fish is a non-profit organization in Toronto working with Indigenous communities in Nunavut to bring Wild-Caught Arctic Char and Turbot to the rest of Canada!

At First Fish, we've made it our mission to provide our customers with the most responsibly sourced and unpolluted seafood products available while giving back to the communities it came from. All of our fish is caught using local, traditional, and sustainable fishing methods by Inuit fishermen.

Who You Are

  • Outgoing and energetic!
  • Always ready to chat with new people
  • Thrives in a team-based environment
  • Passionate about the environment, indigenous rights and clean foods!


  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of First Fish products
  • Attend weekly meetings to discuss sales targets and develop skills
  • Organize and pack products for sales trips
  • Create and update documents related to sales
  • Provide information to new and existing customers to promote products
  • Set-up and tear down sales booths at weekly markets
  • Create marketing content on-site of markets and experience
  • Provide feedback to improve customer experience
  • Develop market reports related to sales


  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle (Required)
  • Currently attending a postsecondary institution (Required)
  • Able to lift 30lbs (Required)
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and sales skills
  • Previous sales or customer service experience is an asset


  • Gas Compensation
  • Casual Dress
  • Monthly team lunches/activities!
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Discounted or free fish!

We are working to create a more diverse and inclusive work environment and welcome applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people living with disabilities and people identifying as LGBTQ2S+


To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
subject: Summer Market Sales Associate

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 7 2024    ID: 70190