Employment at Lake Champlain Chocolates
Want to Work at Lake Champlain Chocolates?
Thank you for your interest in working with us! Having found this page, you must love chocolate and be curious about what it’s like to work at a chocolate factory in Vermont. Well, in one word, sweet!
At Lake Champlain Chocolates you will find exciting challenges and opportunities within a fun atmosphere of mutual respect and teamwork. On a daily basis, we work together to:
- Amaze our customers.
- Value and encourage each other's excellence and well-being.
- Care for our communities and environment.
- Grow profitably through innovative leadership.
Each employee contributes to the quality and excellence of our product, workplace and community through collaboration, innovation, honesty, respect and enthusiasm.
If this is the kind of work environment you are looking for and believe you can make positive contributions, please consider applying.
We hire seasonally in late summer/early fall for manufacturing, packaging and shipping positions; late spring for retail positions. We accept applications throughout the year and keep them on file for six months should appropriate positions become available.
In addition to excellent medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, life and 401K benefits, we offer paid days off for health & wellness, product tastings & educational workshops, seasonal celebrations, discounted ski passes and tickets to entertainment events. Oh yes - and chocolate!
Our work environment consists of three retail stores located at 65 Church St, Burlington, 750 Pine Street, Burlington; and Rte 100, Waterbury Center, VT. Company headquarters and production facilities are located at 750 Pine Street, Burlington, VT. Our warehouse and shipping facilities are located at 290 Boyer Circle, Williston, VT.
At Lake Champlain Chocolates we blend fresh ingredients with fresh ideas, tempting our customers with luxurious chocolates and gifts.
By matching the quality of our people and our brand with the high quality of our chocolates, we continue to grow in new markets.
Our mission is to make chocolate lovers everywhere as fanatical about Lake Champlain Chocolates as we are.
A Vermont Family Company since 1983. Vermont is more than an address for Lake Champlain Chocolates. It's home — where we live, who we are, and how we do business. It's also where we make our chocolates — right here in Burlington by the shores of Lake Champlain. And from the first truffle in 1983 up to the present day, Vermont has inspired us to take a craftsman’s approach to chocolate: creativity, patience, and mastery.
Our products are sold nationally in over 1,800 specialty food retailers in 49 states, including Whole Foods Markets.
We love what we do, do you?
Current Openings - Lake Champlain Chocolates
- SEASONAL MANUFACTURING, PACKAGING & SHIPPING
- ECOMMERCE SPECIALIST
Full-time, seasonal jobs available in our Manufacturing, Packaging and Shipping departments. Qualified candidates will have a strong work ethic, the ability to follow directions, attention to detail, and a can-do attitude. The work is physical and the rewards are sweet: stand on your feet for long periods of time, lift up to 30 lbs., produce, hand-package, and ship our products with care and detail! Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3pm (7:30am-4pm for shipping positions). Must have reliable transportation. Manufacturing experience, a plus.
We have a dynamic career opportunity for an experienced eCommerce professional who is motivated to maximize online sales and the overall brand experience. Working in close collaboration with our Direct Marketing Manager, you will assist in maintaining the consumer website, including inventory, content, merchandising, and promotions. In addition, you will be responsible for e-mail marketing, Amazon, and other programs designed to acquire and retain direct consumers.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE • Bachelor’s Degree • 3+ years of eCommerce experience in consumer goods industry • Proven experience in maximizing online sales and achieving revenue goals • Experience with email marketing, e-commerce technology, and identifying market trends
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES • Thorough working knowledge of email marketing and web analytics • Excellent writing, mathematical, analytical, and project management skills • Exhibit a growth mindset and can-do attitude • Chocolate enthusiast! • Honest with a high degree of integrity • Strong attention to detail • Proficiency with MS Office, Web, HTML, Photoshop, and Google Analytics
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