10 Jobs for People Who Love Food
It’s 10:30 AM in the office, and you’re already thinking about what to order for lunch. Fast-forward to 4 PM, and you’re brainstorming restaurants to go for dinner. You’ve tried and tried, but those food cravings just won’t go away.
Don’t worry, because we’ve made a list of new jobs at companies where the above phenomenon will never happen. From working directly with food and drink-based products to working at offices where Bagel Wednesdays or Fresh Fruit Mondays happen on a regular basis, you’ll be in a position where every food craving gets satisfied. Oh, and did we mention access to abnormally large quantities of free food?
1. Brand Digital Designer
Lyft, San Francisco
Attention designers: Lyft—the startup that’s revolutionizing the way people get from point A to point B—is looking for someone to create top-notch digital projects for its websites and emails. Fresh and healthy lunch is provided five days a week, and the company’s most sacred tradition is Bagel Wednesdays.
2. Recruiting Coordinator
Apart from providing unlimited snacks and coffee, Umbel is providing its Recruiting Coordinator with unlimited opportunities to learn and define the startup’s hiring process. Responsibilities include scheduling candidate interviews, communicating with applicants via email and phone, and leading the onboarding process for new hires.
3. Media Relations and Marketing Manager
Sir Kensington’s, New York
If you’re a condiment connoisseur and have a soft spot for ketchup, then seize this opportunity to apply for Sir Kensington’s Media Relations and Marketing Manager position. The company, which creates premium, all-natural ketchup served by the country’s leading hotels and restaurants, is looking for a proactive problem solver—and food lover—to execute marketing strategies and increase the brand’s strong reputation.
4. Android Engineer
LivingSocial, Washington, DC
If you are slightly obsessed with UX design and have more than three years of mobile development experience, then LivingSocial would love to have a chat with you. As the Android Engineer, you’ll help revolutionize the local e-commerce industry. While you’ll spend large chunks of time coding away on your laptop, you’ll also get to try out new products at the company’s frequent (and free!) post-work meals.
5. Customer Service Representative
Do you have a knack for helping dudes and damsels in distress? If so, then you could be the next Customer Service Representative for Blinds.com—the largest online provider of customer window treatments in the world. Apart from making customers happy by solving their problems, you’ll also make your stomach happy with the company’s Fresh Fruit Mondays and regular celebrations with cake and candy bowls.
6. Content Strategist
Chartboost, San Francisco
Chartboost is the world’s largest games-only technology platform, and it’s looking for an experienced writer to generate content for the company’s marketing strategy. Everything from customer acquisition and community building will be in the hands of the Content Strategist. Want another incentive to apply? Breakfast is catered every Monday and dinner is catered every day.
7. Sales Director
Tequila Casa Dragones, Multiple Cities
What do Oprah Winfrey and chef Thomas Keller have in common? They’re both fans of Tequila Casa Dragones. The company takes pride in crafting exceptional tequila and is searching for someone to develop the company’s brand in the Western part of the U.S. (think Las Vegas and Los Angeles). OK, we know tequila isn’t exactly food. But hey, who says the spirits industry isn’t just as cool?
8. Front-End Engineer
Next Big Sound, New York
9. Consumer Product Manager
Yelp, San Francisco
We’re sure Yelp is on every foodie’s list of top five most-used apps. Well, here’s your chance to join the company and help build the service that’s attracting more than 139 million unique visitors a month. The Consumer Product Manager is responsible for designing sophisticated but simple features and for making Yelp.com a better place. Apart from a fully-stocked kitchen, Yelp’s San Francisco office features an in-house coffee bar—Yelp Café—where full-time baristas hustle and bustle to serve the best caffeinated drinks.
10. Data Scientist
Bitly, New York
To all computer science, math, and stats majors—drumroll, please. Bitly is hiring a new member to join its science team! You’ll get the chance to analyze massive amounts of data and increase the company’s knowledge about the weird and wonderful internet. Besides joining a team that gets very excited about cheeseburgers, you’ll also be plugged into Lunch and Learn—a catered lunch series hosted by employees who make presentations on topics ranging from fly-fishing to the history of heavy metal music.
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