Work at the Market


About the Organization:

German American Events, LLC, a subsidiary of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, organizes the Christkindlmarket Chicago, the annual Holiday market held at Daley Plaza in the Loop and for the past two years also a suburban market.

Job Description for Temporary/Seasonal Employment

Foodservice and Customer Service Associate at the Christkindlmarket


Foodservice and Customer Service Associate supports the Christkindlmarket staff on site at the Christkindlmarket. This person will work with vendors and the table reservation team to ensure the safe and sanitary handling of foodservice operations. The position will also support the full time staff with customer relations, sales, and event operations.


  • Support the Table Reservation team with service, event setup, operations, and customer questions
  • Perform checks and maintain records of vendor cleanliness
  • Provide excellent customer service and information to visitors who approach the Christkindlmarket information window
  • Facilitate sales of mugs and other souvenirs as part of information window service
  • Help to maintain a clean and organized office space and ensure event is running smoothly

Qualifications and Skills

  • City of Chicago Foodservice Manager Certificate advantageous
  • Experience in a customer service or foodservice field
  • Foodservice experience
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Physical demands – this position involves regular walking, standing, and lifting of boxes
  • Knowledge of the German language is not a requirement but would be helpful

This position is seasonal from November 18 through December 24.

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