This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
If you're anything like us, you spend your time thinking about food, restaurants and chefs. Lucky you - the greatest job just turned up!
StarChefs.com, an online magazine for the culinary industry, is now accepting applications for a creative, innovative, FOOD LOVING, and - most importantly - customer service -savvy entry-level employee.
The Culinary Relations Rep will be the engine for StarChefs.com customer service efforts, managing its JobFinder, our customer lists and writing our JobFinder newsletters (Jobseeker, Employer, Pastry, Culinary Schools, and Top Ten Jobs)
You will support our current and new JobFinder customers which are leading restaurants, hotels, resorts, and multi-unit operators among others, introducing our JobFinder to new properties just opening their doors. Help our clients who are sometimes not web savvy draft effective job ads and post their job ads on the web.
You will also work on StarChefs.com events, including four Rising Stars Revue events per year and the StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress. You can check out past events and learn more about us here: http://www.starchefs.com/chefs/risingstars
In addition to our four Rising Stars events, you will have the distinction of coordinating our JobFinder presence at the third 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 that you can read about here: http://www.starchefs.com/events/icc/
The best candidate will be both left and right brained, love to write AND feel very comfortable on the phone plus have some experience working in restaurants. He or she should have prior experience working in customer service and excel at satisfying the needs of customers. You must be extremely computer savvy and a survey junkie. And if you have managed to work in human resources all the better!
Besides the above characteristics, 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. Please let us know what it is about food that you love!
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 an "in-box" of paperwork and memos on your desk, this is not the position for you, but if your dream is to please others, write catchy newsletters, and work with the top chefs around the country, then we'd love to meet you!
Pay: Upper 20K's, lower 30Ks'
Please include why you are the best candidate for this position and your salary history in cover letter.