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If you're anything like us, you spend your time thinking about food, restaurants and chefs. Lucky you - the greatest job just turned up! Be the Junior Publicist for the most exciting food and wine magazine on-line, working with the hottest chefs around.
StarChefs.com, an online magazine for the culinary industry, is now accepting applications for a food-savvy, hardworking, and - most importantly - detailed Junior Publicist to work three days a week with the possibility to work full time. We are seeking a dynamic and energetic self-starter with strong organizational and writing skills. This is a perfect opportunity for someone that wants to learn the food industry, make high level contacts and grow with a company that is going places.
Responsibilities include: +Write frequent press releases +Draft correspondence +Manage press databases +Research media +Coordinate press interviews for company CEO +Assemble press kits
The Jr. Publicist will work with the editorial department, marketing and events managers to plan, organize, and oversee, press activity for StarChefs.com website material and events, including four Rising Stars Revue events per year and the StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress.
In addition to publicizing the editorial content of StarChefs.com, you will work on our four Rising Stars events, and our annual International Chef's Congress. This world-class culinary symposium will take place over three days in September in New York and feature seminars, a product fair, chef demonstrations and exclusive dinners.
The ideal candidate will have a high level of energy and work well both independently and as a part of a small, dedicated culinary magazine team. Knowledge and obsession of fine-dining restaurants, food and wine a real plus - more of a requirement really.
StarChefs.com is a focused yet relaxed, non-corporate company with a high-energy office dynamic and a food-centric office culture. If you're they type of person who needs and "in-box" of paperwork and memos on your desk, this is not the position for you, but if your dream is to be on the forefront of the culinary scene working with chefs around the country, then we'd love to meet you!
DON'T just send us your resume. Check out our online magazine and tell us why you are the best candidate for the job. Please include salary requirements in cover letter. No applicant will be considered without a detailed cover letter.
Company Profile: StarChefs.com is both a backstage pass to the celebrity chef world for food and wine-savvy consumers and an essential information resource for aspiring professional chefs. Launched in 1995, StarChefs.com has since become the leading online destination for original, chef-focused culinary content, with 25,000 published pages and monthly traffic of over 20 million hits, 10 million page views and 600,000 unique visitors. StarChefs.com has won Best of the Web awards from, among others, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, Brill's Content, and Lycos. Its Board of Advisors is made up of 20 of the country's most influential chefs, including Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud, Norman Van Aken, Todd English, and Marcus Samuelsson. StarChefs JobFinder features cutting edge, interactive, classifieds technology and has become the leading niche job board for the hospitality industry.
StarChefs.com', the magazine for culinary insiders, has been serving the restaurant industry since 1995. StarChefs.com's original culinary content is driven by in-person tastings and interviews across the world. Its mission is to catalyze culinary professionals' success and give them the tools they need to overcome their specific challenges. In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, StarChefs.com's Culinary JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs.com features more than 30,000 published pages of original, chef-focused culinary content and generates traffic of over 30 million hits a month and was nominated for Best Web Site for Food and Nutrition by the James Beard Foundation. StarChefs also offers hospitality companies powerful marketing opportunities such as market research, campaign development, site advertising, product sampling through event sponsorship, lead generation, and contextually relevant sponsorship placements.
In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, the StarChefs.com JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs produces 5 events per year including the International Chefs Congress (www.starchefs.com/icc) and its young chef awards, The Rising Stars Revue (www.starchefs.com/risingstars) and has published its first book StarChefs.com Chefs to Know (www.starchefs.com/chefs-to-know).
StarChefs has doubled its revenues in the last 5 years. We are growing our staff and are looking for exceptional talent to join our team.