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.
At Lake Champlain Chocolates, 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 workplace you are looking for and you have the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences required for the following positions, please consider applying.
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Regional Sales Representative
Positions available in the following areas: Mid-Atlantic (Philly/DC Area); Eastern MA & Rhode Island
Seeking enthusiastic and passionate professionals who can grow chocolate sales and provide amazing service. Work independently in your assigned territory, develop & generate new sales, while managing an existing base of Whole Foods Markets and other independent natural and specialty stores.
Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in business, sales & marketing, retail and/or an equivalent combination of 1-3 years of experience & training. Excellent communication skills, a commitment to high-impact customer service, and proficiency in MS Office, required. This position requires use of your own car and work from your home office.
Retail Sales Associates & Tour Guides
Seeking passionate chocolate lovers to join our dynamic retail team and help us to amaze our customers! Must enjoy working with the public and care about providing customers with an exceptional experience. Prior retail, barista and food service experience a plus.
Seasonal Manufacturing, Packaging & Shipping
Full-time, seasonal jobs available from late August - March in our Manufacturing, Packaging and Shipping departments. Qualified candidates will have a strong work ethic, ability to follow directions, attention to detail, and a can-do attitude. Must love physical work: 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.
The South End Kitchen at Lake Champlain Chocolates
SEK Cook & Prep Cook
Help us create delicious, high-quality food for our guests. HS diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years prep/line cook experience. Cooking knowledge, knife handling , safety & food handling skills, required. Serve Safe a plus. Successful candidates will be reliable and hard-working with the ability to maintain a positive attitude in a very fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
SEK Café Associates
Help us to amaze our customers! Wow us with your passion for chocolate, good food and coffee! Seeking friendly, detail-oriented customer service professionals who enjoy working in a fast-paced, food service environment. Assist café customers and prepare specialty drinks. Successful candidates will be energetic, self-motivated, personable, and adaptable to changing needs. Prior Aloha, food service, and barista experience a plus.