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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 to present day, Vermont has inspired us to take a craftsman’s approach to chocolate: creativity, patience, and mastery.

Lake Champlain Chocolates uses business as a force for good. We listen, learn, and adapt to ensure that we provide an equitable and inclusive work environment where all people experience belonging, opportunity, respect, and dignity. We seek team members who want to join us in that effort!

Join us in our pursuit of extraordinary chocolate moments!

Current Openings at Lake Champlain Chocolates:

  • DIRECTOR OF SALES (WHOLESALE)
  • SANITATION MANAGER

  • DIRECTOR OF SALES (WHOLESALE)

    Please note: To view the entire job description for the Director role, and/or apply, please visit https://bethgilpin.com/current-openings.

    Confidential candidates seeking additional insights before applying for the Director of Sales position are encouraged to contact our search partner, Beth Gilpin Consulting, at beth@bethgilpin.com.

    Reporting to the President, the Director of Sales leads, directs, and develops the B2B sales team to achieve short and long-range strategic objectives through successful planning and execution of sales strategies for all channels. This role is responsible for the entire range of sales planning and development, sales promotion, and new business development activities.

    As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director will work closely with Marketing, R&D, and other departments to ensure integrated business planning and performance to meet revenue growth, profitability, and sustainability goals. The Director will also contribute to furthering an inclusive and welcoming approach to doing business. We believe in a better way of doing business by focusing on a triple bottom line: people, profits, and planet. The ideal candidate will reflect these shared values, lead with integrity, and have a proven track record of demonstrating sales results with another natural, organic, or specialty food brand.


    SANITATION MANAGER

    Develop, manage, and maintain an in-house sanitation program, including an annual budget. Supervise and perform the cleaning and maintenance of building facilities, equipment, fixtures, and furnishings. Oversee and perform routine maintenance including vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of floors; dusting, washing walls, doors, and windows; and emptying trash. Maintain work areas and facility grounds. Perform minor preventative maintenance and minor repairs. Schedule, direct, and supervise Sanitation staff. Monitor supplies and orders as necessary. Report major maintenance and repair needs. Assist Maintenance and QA as needed.
    This hands-on position requires an experienced manager with a proven track record of effectively developing, leading, and performing all aspects of a sanitation program within a food manufacturing facility. Must have at least two (2) years of management experience and working knowledge of GMP and HAACP, preferred.



    To apply for any position: Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: employment@lakechamplainchocolates.com.  We offer a generous total compensation package. Yes, chocolate included!

    Lake Champlain Chocolates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, place of birth, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, crime victim status, health coverage status, HIV status, military or veteran status, and any other protected classification under applicable federal, state or local protected class.