Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets Announces Job Fair for 90-100 Positions in Mt. Prospect, Ill.

Mt. Prospect, Ill. (February 20, 2014)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets, a new specialty grocer featuring healthy and organic value-priced offerings, will be hosting a job fair on March 1 and March 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST at the Holiday Inn, 200 E. Rand Rd., in Mt. Prospect. Fresh Thyme seeks to staff 90 to 100 positions, including management-level, for their first store, which is scheduled to open in Mt. Prospect this spring. The Mt. Prospect location will be followed by eight more grand openings across the Midwest this year.

“Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets is passionate about making ‘local’ a focus of our markets, from the products and produce that we stock to the people that work in our stores,” stated Chris Sherrell, President and CEO Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets. “It’s a very exciting time right now as we’re preparing to open 60 stores in next five years. This fast company growth will provide opportunities for rapid career advancement.”

Interviews at the job fair will be available on a walk-in basis with no appointments needed. Candidates are encouraged to bring a resume.

“Above and beyond experience, we seek out charismatic, friendly people to join the Fresh Thyme team,” Sherrell said. “Whether you’re a student looking for your first job or an experienced retail manager looking for a new career path, we would love to meet with you to discuss potential opportunities.”

Fresh Thyme also has a store in Deerfield scheduled to open this summer and invites individuals interested in working at that location to attend the Mt. Prospect job fair.

 

About Fresh Thyme                   

Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets is a new full-service specialty retailer focusing on fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings, all at amazing values. The stores’ signature offering is an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables. In addition, Fresh Thyme’s full-service offerings include a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, natural and organic groceries, dairy and frozen, as well as vitamins and body care products. Fresh Thyme will offer a NEW shopping experience to the Midwest, starting with the first store in Mount Prospect, Ill., opening spring of 2014, followed by 59 additional stores by 2019. You can learn more by visiting freshthyme.com, and be sure to keep in touch by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.