StarChefs seeks Marketing Assistant (culinary media & events)
- Full Time
Do you love chef-driven restaurants? Are you ambitious, organized, detail-oriented and relentlessly persistent? This is the chance of a lifetime for the right food-obsessed candidate. Work with great brands and chefs from all over the world. Make a difference for young chefs getting started. StarChefs helps launch careers (Rising Star Awards), hosts one of the world’s most important culinary events (The Congress) and so much more. Want to be part of that??
Reporting directly to the Director of Marketing, this role is substantive and challenging. You’ll develop and apply specific (i.e. research, writing, computer, digital & presentation) skills, and assist with the digital and event marketing of StarChefs’ advertisers and their products. You’ll collaborate with the marketing and editorial team to plan, coordinate and execute projects on the marketing production schedule. Examples include: create and maintain digital assets, manage surveys, contests and special projects and plan, run and report on social media campaigns.
In this role you’ll help drive the marketing of StarChefs as a company and our Rising Stars and Congress events. You’ll work across departments and with venues, suppliers, presenters, budgets, rentals, and of course, lots of great food. Collaborating with the Director of Marketing you’ll develop, oversee and execute strategies that leverage collateral and assets through focused communications (email blasts, save-the-date postcards, etc) and other methods. You’ll drive the revision of Adkits and communication to update and improve consistency in branding.
Don't just send a resume and risk being dismissed as a candidate! Check out our digital magazine, research exactly what we do and tell us why you’re the best candidate for the job. No applicant will be considered without a thoughtful cover letter. StarChefs is a small company (13 employees), so you can make a real impact on the company and campaigns we manage. Our family works hard and plays harder so we’re selective about who’ll join us. Will it be you?
Required Skills and Personal Characteristics:
- Passion & interest for all things culinary (beyond just a love of eating food!)
- Ability to thrive in small company, non-corporate environment
- Outgoing, high energy, organized and attentive to details and accuracy
- Strong and effective (written, verbal) communication and social media skills
- Strong computer skills (use of word, power point, excel, google docs)
- Should enjoy building relationships and managing multiple projects
Education and Experience:
- 1-2 years marketing experience
- Bachelor Degree a must
- Professional restaurant experience or culinary school background a plus
Total Compensation: $30-$35K DOE. Benefits package includes medical, paid vacation, etc
About StarChefs: StarChefs.com™ has been serving and moving the restaurant industry forward since 1995. StarChefs 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 succeed. In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, StarChefs 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 has been nominated for Best Site for Food and Nutrition by the James Beard Foundation.