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Vegan Club Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 17, 2018
Part time
Looking for a part-time animal-lover preferably based in Los Angeles with experience automating marketing campaigns to develop sales funnels for an vegan art and apparel business. Our goal is to automate our marketing processes as much as possible, however we still want to constantly build new content and maintain personalized techniques to drive brand engagement and deliver ongoing value to our customers.  We need someone who is capable developing marketing campaigns that integrate multiple marketing channels and the marketing efforts should be based on business goals to increase our ROI.  Primary Responsibilities & Duties: - Generate leads per week via social media (e.g., new subscribers) - Drive sales per week via targeted marketing campaigns - Establish preferred shareable content list (our content and influencers/partners) - Maintain social media posting calendar (plus keep profiles up-to-date) - Set-up & test marketing funnels  - Craft follow up emails based on subscribers/ customer actions (for example, people that visit the cart page, but don’t buy or haven’t purchased in 60 days, etc.)  - Setup/Manage Facebook Remarketing Ad Campaign- Add lead captures to website- Monitor Google Analytics (ID most significant sources of traffic) - Set up an affiliate marketing campaign  Skills Preferred: - Good writing and communication skills - Project Task Coordination - Shopify - Facebook Ads - Content Management  - Tracking / Reporting - Swipe Files/ Affiliate Marketing - Convertkit/Mailchimp - Funnel Management - Lead generation - Instagram - Zapier - Google Drive, Google Forms - Vox, Google Hangouts Cover Letter Questions/Request:  - Please provide a written sample of an ad or some content that gives value to a vegan. We are looking for someone that can write or edit email communication.  - Do you use all or any of the following software? Shopify, ConvertKit, Asana, Zapier, Facebook, IG, MailChimp, Google Drive/Forms/Hangouts, Wordpress and Canva (please be specific)? - Are you familiar with the vegan lifestyle? Are you familiar with vegan events and activism? - Give an example or details on one of your most successful social or email marketing campaigns.
Vervet Monkey Foundation Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa
Jul 13, 2018
Full time
This position will fulfill the needs of the Vervet Monkey Foundation by ensuring our ever increasing numbers of volunteers, interns and staff are provided with nutritionally complete, varied and tasty vegan meals throughout their stay and by participating in our vegan outreach initiatives.   Reporting directly to – Sanctuary Manager & Josie Du Toit Full time voluntary position with occasional on call duties Length of period: Long term, min 6 months (preferably longer) Working hours – anytime between 6am - 7pm (some overnight baby shifts possible in babyseason Nov – Feb). The co-ordinator will be responsible for their own working hours with a 7am start depending on what tasks need completing.   Visa requirements – 1-3 year volunteer visa, please check with your local embassy for updated information. You will usually need to apply within your home country.   Responsibilities: Providing (with the help of volunteers and potential intern) 2 vegan meals per day (lunch and dinner) for our volunteers, interns and staff members Ensuring that all allergies and food sensitivities are taken into account and alternative meals are provided when necessary (including, gluten free, nut free, soya free, etc) Driving and participating in vegan outreach inititiatives Encouraging civil, non-judgemental discussions about veganism and conservation amongst volunteers and staff Assisting with vegan workshops onsite to educate and encourage volunteers to adopt plant-based when they return home Attending volunteer meetings on Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm and participate where necessary. Attending staff meetings and participate where necessary. There will be the opportunity to become involved with fundraising, promotion projects and other.   This list is not exhausted and may vary depending on season or changes to the foundation.   Attributes required for the position: Excellent organization skills, particularly related to kitchen items Reliable, flexible, patient and responsible Vegan advocacy and outreach experience Basic computer skills – word and excel Able to create a daily ever changing work schedule Manual driving license (preferred) Able to speak to volunteers in groups between 1-40 Work on own initiative Perform all tasks in the best interest of the foundation, monkeys and the volunteers. Certificate in First Aid (not essential) Strong interest in wildlife conservation Able to work in a hot climate at times Able to work as a team leader with people of different personalities and backgrounds Able to live and volunteer in the same community of people with changeable dynamics Positivity & enthusiasm   Qualifications / Experience: Min 4 GCSE’s with further education or equivalent Experience in supervising / managing people (preferred but not essential) Previous volunteer experience / experience with animals Min of 2 years in the working environment   Accommodation provided & living conditions: Basic accommodation includes - staying in a wooden cabin which includes 1 pillow, 1 bed & mattress, 1 sheet, 1 pillowcase, shelves. There is no electricity at the village but a few solar lights. Electricity is provided at the main cottage to recharge items such as cell phones etc. Eco-toilets and bush showers with hot and cold water Main meals are eaten at the cottage & are all vegan, no meat, fish, cheese, dairy or eggs to be brought on to the premises. We ask you to adopt a vegan diet whilst here. Cottage area comprises of – kitchen area with fridge, dining tables, internet computer, electricity. Patio area.   Location – Tzaneen: Climate is tropical being hot and humid in the rainy season, summer Nov – Feb and dry and cooler in winter May – October. Tzaneen is not a malaria area but Kruger park and other local attractions are, prophylactics can be used and obtained via the doctor in Tzaneen if necessary Tzaneen town is 25km from the centre with a shopping mall. Approx situated 1 hour from Kruger National Park   Working environment: The foundation is 25 hectares in size with over 570 vervet monkeys. Working partly outdoors, supervising and introducing volunteers to some areas involves walking up a slight hill. Applicants must be physically fit. Carry a radio to communicate with others on site, carry a cellphone at all times. Please note there will be times when volunteers will ask questions outside of working hours, this is part of communal living and so we ask people to see it as enjoyable getting to know people rather than a hindrance. Admin – using a computer   Holiday: You are entitled to one and a half days off per week and 15 days holiday per year to go touring at quiet times and providing we have enough cover. The number of days will increase by one per year until you reach max of 20 days per year. Please note it’s not always possible to have days off, it’s essential to ensure that everything is looked after before having a day off. Longer working hours are also possible for this position. Public holidays – you will normally be asked to work whole days on public holidays unless there is sufficient cover whereby it may be possible on occasions to have a half day.
PETA
Jul 13, 2018
Full time
Companies that exploit animals don't want consumers to see what they're doing or how they're doing it, so PETA sends people to work in their facilities and observe their treatment of animals. In just the past 10 years , PETA's investigations have resulted in the following:   Millions of eyes opened More than 1,000 criminal charges More than 350 U.S. Department of Agriculture citations 15 facilities shut down Position Objective: To use a variety of undercover investigative methods to conduct field investigations in PETA's focus areas, including the use of animals for food, clothing, experimentation, and entertainment  Location: Varies based on assignment  Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Travel to different states and temporarily stay on location for various assignments for as long as necessary, sometimes several months at a time • Conduct assigned short- and long-term field observations from beginning to end, including the following duties: o Prepare for and research assignments, as directed by the vice president o Visit and/or obtain employment in various industries that use animals            o Submit daily log notes in a detailed and orderly fashion            o Use photography and videography to document conditions and use of animals as well as illegal, cruel, and/or improper conduct            o Behave legally and professionally and bring issues to the superiors' attention            o Work closely with office-based staff to develop documented cases            o Cooperate fully in criminal, civil, and/or regulatory/administrative proceedings that result from field observations • Maintain strict confidentiality at all times   Requirements: • Appropriate experience in a related field or relevant experience, depending on the organization's needs • Willingness and ability to travel and be away from home for months at a time • Experience with audio-visual equipment • Diligent attention to detail and ability to handle extreme stress • Willingness and ability to follow instructions carefully • Ability to make sound judgments • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jul 13, 2018
Full time
Modern mobile clinic seeking veterinarian: With over 150,000 surgeries performed since 2001, we help reduce the dog and cat overpopulation crisis in and around the pleasant river town of Norfolk in south eastern Virginia.  Benefits include competitive salary, flexible hours, vacation and sick time and limited weekends!  Experience in high volume surgery preferred, caring about animal welfare a must.     Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Perform surgical sterilizations and other surgeries as required Oversee and perform surgical monitoring, the administration of pre-anesthetic and anesthetic drugs, and post-surgical monitoring through discharge Promote the humane care and treatment of animals Administer vaccines to clinic patients Comply with the applicable state and federal laws established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)   Qualifications: Degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited university of veterinary medicine Current Virginia veterinary license or ability to obtain one One year of experience practicing veterinary medicine preferred Experience with high-volume spay-and-neuter surgeries desired Possession of or ability to obtain a DEA controlled-substance registration Proven effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail Willingness and ability to travel to various clinic stops throughout Hampton Roads A valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record Commitment to the objectives of the mobile clinic division and its mission  
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jul 13, 2018
Full time
Position Objectives: To assist the Intake & Assessment Division in assessing and handling inquiries from the general public relating to domestic-animal and wildlife-cruelty issues   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Assist with evaluating incoming telephone calls and e-mails and provide the required responses or refer callers to the appropriate staff members • Provide research support on miscellaneous cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect issues • Handle cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect cases • Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports • Handle Community Animal Project calls and check in surrendered animals • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in a related field • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Ability to handle calls from the public in a calm and professional manner • Ability to work independently and make sound judgments • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality • Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle • Proven excellent writing and research skills • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate professionally for PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
LIVEKINDLY From Home / Remote
Jul 13, 2018
Freelance
LIVEKINDLY, the leading vegan digital media publisher on the web, has a few job vacancies with our media sales team. We're seeking professional(s), preferably those with experience, hustle, and enthusiasm for the role; fantastic communication & computer skills, who are comfortable engaging vegan and vegan-friendly product/service brands and entrepreneurs on the daily for collaborative purposes, and generally doing what it takes to grow and support our company and community. 
Commission only (supplementary income) to start with the possibility of evolving into a full-time paid role for the right candidate(s). A divine *remote* contract opportunity for those looking for a fulfilling side-hustle and to fill their schedule with a flexible role with a rapidly growing vegan company. If interested, kindly submit your resume + cover letter.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary Saugerties, NY, USA
Jul 12, 2018
Full time
Catskill Animal Sanctuary operates with a small, full-time staff who rely on caring and dedicated volunteers and interns for help with animal care, events, fundraising, office tasks, building and grounds maintenance, outreach, educational programs and summer camp.   Over 90% of the Sanctuary’s volunteers volunteer in animal care; consequently, the position’s primary responsibilities relate to managing the volunteer program as it pertains to animal care volunteers. This management includes recruitment, training, data management, task management, scheduling, and support. Specifically, through orientation, information sessions and on-the-job observation, the Coordinator will ensure animal care volunteers are appropriately matched with and trained for their responsibilities. The Volunteer & Intern Coordinator will also be responsible for monitoring, supporting and motivating volunteers to ensure they enjoy, appreciate and understand their valued contributions to the efforts of the organization.    The Volunteer & Intern Coordinator is also responsible for the general administration and day-to-day coordination of the volunteer and intern programs for all departments: basic recruitment activities, responding to inquiries and intern applications, and maintaining schedules, for example. The Volunteer Coordinator reports to the Animal Care Director and/or Barn Manager.   RESPONSIBILITIES   Works with the Catskill management team to manage volunteer and intern program resources Promotes volunteer program at local events and organizations such as farmers markets, conferences, festivals and events Orients new animal care volunteers Highlights rules and guidelines that help ensure a safe and enjoyable animal care volunteer experience Trains volunteers on proper performance of animal care tasks Provides recruitment, supervision and feedback to animal care volunteers (both individuals and groups) as needed Ensures animal care volunteers and interns are supported, motivated, and receive feedback and acknowledgement Assists in maintenance of the Volunteer and Intern web page content Maintains updated internship and volunteer job descriptions and postings Manages the [email protected] e-mail address Manages the [email protected] e-mail address Maintains multiple online calendars used in the management of the volunteer and intern programs Provide volunteers and interns background on, stories about, and insight into Catskill’s animal residents Records and tracks volunteer and intern hours and attendance, maintaining databases and completing reports as required Monitors the volunteer and intern experience by soliciting direct feedback and regularly distributing online surveys Tracks, assesses and reports volunteer and intern metrics Conducts program evaluations with intent to improve the volunteer and intern program Works with management to place volunteers and interns in other areas of need for Sanctuary such as facilities, office staff, tours, camp kindness etc.   QUALIFICATIONS: Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and as part of a team Commitment to honesty, integrity, and confidentiality Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks Capacity to inspire and motivate others to volunteer their time and resources The ability to communicate with, supervise, empower, and motivate volunteers to be effective in their roles Excellent organization, time management, and team management skills Strong administrative skills and an ability to maintain records and produce clear written and oral reports   EXPERIENCE: Prior work with nonprofit organizations a plus Knowledge of farm operations a plus Management and leadership experience Experience recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers or staff a plus Database administration experience a plus Please submit a cover letter and a resume to be considered for this position.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary Saugerties, NY, USA
Jul 12, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Homestead Manager position is an ideal role for someone interested in a professional career in the Hospitality industry. This position offers the experience of truly running the day-to-day operations of a thriving “bed and breakfast” guesthouse: The Homestead at Catskill Animal Sanctuary. Responsibilities include the full range of hospitality skills: guest services, administrative processing of reservations, breakfast food preparation, housekeeping, shopping and managing social media networks and guest follow-ups. The Homestead Manager reports to the Deputy Director. General Management: Manages reservation system to confirm and finalize reservations and special needs including off hours reservation inquiries Calls guests to confirm the details of their stay Communicates with other appropriate CAS staff to advise of guest bookings Post-visit correspondence: satisfaction survey (email), thank you cards, holiday cards Processes Homestead and CAS membership fees and adds new contacts to the donor database Creates social media content for Facebook group and other social media with support of CAS Communications team Must be able to multi-task in a busy guesthouse Acts as ambassador for the Sanctuary encouraging guests to take tours during their stay; engages with guests about the vegan lifestyle. Food Service: Shops and prepares vegan breakfast for guests according to agreed upon menu and budget; training available from our staff chefs. Set-up and breakdown of morning breakfast for guests Picks up local items for gift basket orders Guest Services: Greets guests for check-in, provides entry code to rooms, orientates guests (explains rules, etc.) and prepares gift basket orders On-call for guest emergencies at The Homestead Keeps supplies of brochures, marketing materials, and pamphlets stocked at The Homestead to further engage guests in supporting CAS Housekeeping and Homestead Facilities Management: Regular housekeeping responsibilities, including; cleaning of guest rooms, bathrooms, and common areas, laundry, trash removal, re-stocking water for coolers, and detailed cleaning as per checklist Superior attention to detail in order to maintain the Homestead’s high standards for cleanliness General upkeep out outside areas (porches, walkways, garden beds) Serves as first point of contact for emergencies Notifies Facilities Manager of any maintenance issues or repairs Maintains a list of vendors, repair people, emergency phone numbers Other: Supports programs offered at The Homestead by assisting with set-up/clean-up for events when schedule permits Responsible for staying within budget for food. Due to the possibility of slower periods, typically in the winter months, additional administrative responsibilities may be required to fulfill a 40 hour work week. Catskill Animal Sanctuary's mission is to rescue and rehabilitate farmed animals, ignite social change to end their exploitation and promote veganism.   We encourage vegans to apply to further our mission. Please submit cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
This full-time position reports to the Plant Manager, and assists with managing and overseeing the Sanitation crew to ensure compliance with all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures. As our   Sanitation Manager   , you will have a dual role. You will provide management of the Sanitation functions for the office and plant facility. Additionally, you will ensure the sanitation of the facility is, without question, 100%. You will make certain your sanitation team is second to none.Your team will be the best trained/supported and will practice best sanitation practices. Essential Duties: Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager/supervisor:   requiring planning, evaluating, organizing,integrating and delegating Provides supervision of assigned employees   in scheduling and daily activities, ensuring effective selection, retention, feedback, disciplinary action and performance management Conduct employee reviews   and maintain team member coaching log Report daily to sanitation team   results of previous day’s Pre-op inspections and areas of concern for current day Assist in interviewing, hiring and training of new employees Training and instructs employees   in regard to sanitation standards, GMPs, SSOPs and objectives. Analyzes and resolves work problems,   or assists team members in solving work problems Update, maintain department attendanc   e tracking log and report department issues to HR Review and approve as needed employee vacation/PTO   requests & payroll system Regularly review payroll system   and employee time punches for accuracy and make Leads by example   by following Company policies, standards and specifications   Works in conjunction with the Management team to assure readiness for upcoming projects* and demonstrates good time management in planning work schedules to ensure deadlines are met Collaborates with QA staff   to troubleshoot and analyze sanitation-related issues Understands the manufacturing process   and equipment/parts design in order to ensure proper equipment sanitation and efficient startups Regularly audits sanitatio   n processes to ensure compliance with SSOPs Collaborates   with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments including production to identify, solve and prevent problems affecting sanitation Ensure daily chemical titration tests are completed within required standards and recorded appropriately Recommends measures   to continuously improve sanitation methods Review & update Sanitation and Housekeeping documents and programs as needed Conduct department supply inventory and ordering to include sanitation chemicals and supplies * Assist in developing and maintain department work instructions and Sanitation Manual Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments including production to identify, solve and prevent problems affecting sanitation* Assists in managing relationships with outside vendors such as the plant chemical supplier Assist in completion of hygienic design review for new or modified equipment Supervisory Responsibilities: This position will have direct reports within the department. Carry out supervisor responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include:   interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Analytical   - Uses intuition and experience to complement data. Design   - Generates creative solutions; Demonstrates attention to detail. Problem Solving   - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Project Management   - Coordinates projects; Completes projects on time and budget. Technical Skills   - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Interpersonal Skills   - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to other ideas and tries new things. Oral Communication   - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. Written Communication   - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. Visionary Leadership   - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates. Change Management   - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results. Delegation   – Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results Leadership   - Exhibits confidence in self and others; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others. Managing People   - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates;; activities; Makes themselves available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates; skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills. Quality Management   - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Business Acumen   - Aligns work with strategic goals. Cost Consciousness   - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources. Organizational Suppor   t - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organizations goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity. Strategic Thinking   – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; Adapts strategy to changing conditions. Judgment   - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. Motivation   - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals. Planning/Organizing   - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans. Professionalism   - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Quality   - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Quantity   – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly. Safety and Security   - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Adaptability   - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality   - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Dependability   - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Initiative   - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation   - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others; attention. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Requirements: Associates Degree; 5 years food plant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience which includes sanitation experience Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet software, word processing software and email. Other Qualifications Possess a working knowledge of sanitation operations; maintains knowledge of current and developing sanitation techniques Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously Possess skill in organization and prioritization with attention to detail Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines Ability to select, coach, develop, engage and retain a team of employees Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Benefits We offer medical, dental, vision, free vegan meals, paid sick/vacation time, professional growth opportunities, and a positive entrepreneurial culture.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
Warehouse/Shipping Associate Job Description Position:This position reports to and works under the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor or Warehouse Lead Associate. This is a part-time/seasonal position (with Wednesday as a required work day),and has the potential for more hours during the holiday season. Essential Job Functions: Supports all components of warehouse functions, including but not limited to: Preparing and packaging all out-going shipments building pallets; stacking and unstacking pallets loading/unloading trucks. Duties and Responsibilities: Sort and store perishable goods in refrigerated rooms. Assemble orders as directed and pull out products for assembly with minimal direction; packand ship orders; re-stock product inventory as needed. Seal corrugated boxes with packing tape quickly and efficiently. Assist with managing the inventory of packing materials. Maintain, organize and keep a clean work area. Support receiving, sorting, putting away and recording all shipments. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager. Attend all staff trainings and meetings as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor. Adhere to the company’s Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. Essential Skills and Qualities: Ability to read, write and speak English. Must have basic math skills. Must be organized. Previous work experience in a food manufacturing and or warehouse environment preferred.Able to stand for long periods of time, and be able to lift at least 50 pounds consistently and comfortably. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in cold temperatures (refrigerated units)with appropriate protective gear. High attention to details; able to work quickly and accurately. Be able to work flexible hours and be willing to adapt to changes in orders and tasks. Be reliable and dependable in attendance. Multi task and manage multiple demands and priorities.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
Maintenance Manager Job Description This position is full-time (approximately 40 hours/week), exempt. Job Summary: The Maintenance Manager supervises a small crew of maintenance technicians, is responsible for planning and overseeing all repair and installation activities, as well as carrying out inspections of the facility to identify and resolve issues to achieve maximum efficiency of operations. Essential Job Duties: Plan, assign, direct work of maintenance technicians within assigned areas to ensure the plant is maintained in order to produce and ship products consistent with established specifications for quality and quantity. Provide resources and guidance to maintenance staff as it relates to the maintenance operation (such as diagnosis and repair of production lines and systems, equipment etc). Ensuring and responding quickly to equipment failures, minimizing production downtime resulting from mechanical reasons. Performs and provides oversight related to preventive maintenance inspections and procedures (eg lubricating, cleaning, adjusting) Performs and provides oversight ant performs mechanical and electrical troubleshooting. Maintain supply and repair parts inventory. Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area. Comply with the rules and regulations set forth in Miyoko’s Kitchen’s employee handbook, safety manual and GMP guidelines. Enforce and follows lockout/tag out safety procedures during service and repair. Implement such procedures if none exists. Uses personal protective equipment as required. Performs other tasks as assigned. Ability and willingness to do overtime during peak season or based on company needs. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. Must be able to stand for periods of time, or walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must be frequently able to lift or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Work Environment: While performing the duties for this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, and may be frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; inclement weather conditions, and loud noise levels in the work environment.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
Quality Control Technician This position works under the direction of the Quality Manager & Assistant Quality Manager, and assists the Quality Manager with ensuring that the production facility and finished products meet food safety and quality standards. Candidate must be organized, detail oriented, and excel at documentation. Candidate must also be a team builder, with the ability to motivate and coach other staff members towards compliance with quality standards. Essential Job Functions: Perform Quality Checks on Products & Production Equipment Collect and log samples for laboratory analysis Analyze samples of product: pH, organoleptic (texture/appearance/flavor), chemical composition, microbiological analysis, temperature Record key ‘checkpoint’ parameters during product processing. Maintain and Calibrate testing instruments. Observe production processes, and ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Food Safety Plan. Perform routine checks of sanitation efficacy – allergenic residue & ATP swab checks, environmental monitoring swabs. Take action according to Product Hold/Release Policy to mark, record, and isolate any non-conforming product for review by management. Perform monitoring and verification activities for Preventive Controls. (ex. Metal Detector Testing, Weight Checks) Perform routine checks of packaging, labels, and code dates to ensure accuracy and correctness during production. Inspect incoming ingredients and materials for compliance to specification. Routinely report observational trends in product and process to Quality Managers. Assist with Research & Development batches made at production-level scale. Skills and Qualifications: Education/Work Experience: Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field (ex. Chemistry, Microbiology, Mycology, Toxicology, etc.) AND/OR 2-3 Years Work Experience in Food Manufacturing in a Production or Quality Assurance/Quality Control role. Able to stand for long periods of time, and be able to lift at least 25 pounds. Excellent verbal & written communication skills. Computer literacy, and ability to use and complete digital forms. Willing to become an expert on GMP work processes and train team to standard procedures as necessary. High attention to details; able to work quickly and accurately. Be able to work flexible hours and be willing to adapt to changes in orders and tasks. Be reliable and dependable in attendance. Multi-task and manage multiple demands and priorities. Manage time well to order tasks and meet deadlines. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. Authorized to work in the US.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
Production/Cheesemaking Supervisor Job Description This position is full-time (40 hours/week) and reports to the Production Manager. Job Summary: This position oversees the production and packaging departments, establishing and monitoring overall plant performance for production, quality and safety standards. Duties include: hiring, training, evaluating and retaining employees; planning and assigning work; monitoring employee performance and ensuring each member of the team meets performance requirements and all safety standards are being followed. Also ensures policies and procedures are followed, including production methods, proper usage of equipment, operating procedures and food safety guidelines are adhered. Essential Job Duties: This position works under the direction of the Production Manager, and assists the Production Manager with ensuring the safety and productivity of all production employees and successfully achieving long term and short term goals of the department. Helps ensure that production of products meets or exceeds efficiency and company quality standards and specifications, policies and procedures including regulatory requirements, HACCP and GMP. Responsible for assisting Production manager with developing the production schedule in accordance with projected sales plan. Assists Production Manager with work flow balancing- division of responsibilities amongst employees on each shift. Assists with daily manpower planning including assignment of responsibilities. Works in conjunction with Production manager to determine number of employees needed per shift. Assists with monitoring quality of incoming raw materials and finished products per company standards. Develops production SOPs as needed. Qualifications: Minimum 2 years’ experience in a food production facility, with at least 1 year at a supervisory position in a food production/manufacturing environment preferred. Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be detailed oriented, have strong leadership ability for motivating team members. Excellent time management skills required, ability to handle multiple tasks without losing focus on priorities. Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office products preferred. Ability to spend 75% to 80% a day on plant production floor. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
Miyoko's Kitchen is a leading manufacturer of award-winning, innovative plant-based cheese and butter made from plants instead of cows and we are revolutionizing the dairy and cheese industry with our organic plant-based products! Would you like to be a part of our collaborative team? Great! We are looking for people like you that want to make a difference in the food system by making delicious, healthy, sustainable food products that you can be proud of. You will be a part of our dedicated team who produce delicious cheese and butter from plants, not cows. You'll learn how to "milk" cashews and transform them into artisanal dairy alternative products that are sold at thousands of stores across the country. As a production associate you will be directly involved in making the product. You will learn how to mill, ferment, form, and perform artisanal tasks like brining, coatinging, and wrapping. If this makes you excited please send us your resume or feel free to say hello in person and we’ll be happy to give you an application. We look forward to meeting you soon! Job Description Summary: The position works under the direction of the Production Manager and/or the Production Supervisor. This role assists the Production Supervisor/Manager with ensuring the safety and productivity of all production employees and achieving long term and short term goals of the department. Ability to work as part of a team is essential. Attendance is an essential function of this job. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Observe and evaluate production processes and personnel. Daily and accurate documentation of production log, reviewing accuracy of make sheets. Monitor and control inventory levels and yields through the proper usage and reporting of raw materials Coordinate production needs, referencing production plan for daily scheduling changes and updates. Monitor rework levels and usage in order to keep rework levels at a minimum. Other Duties: Set-up, operate and tend to equipment that mixes, blends and mills ingredients in the manufacturing of vegan cheese, according to formulas and recipes. Follow recipes to produce products of specified flavor, texture, color; ensure superior product quality. Procedures include preparing raw ingredients for cooking, and filling prepared ingredients into molds for aging, unwrapping aged products and preparing products for final packaging. Follow procedures related to the aging and storage of products. Follow procedures related to packaging finished products. Must comply with all company policies and procedures. Work in multiple roles throughout the production center, or have the ability to learn the different functions within the production center. Attend all staff trainings and meetings as deemed necessary by manager. Adhere to company’s code of conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager. Qualifications: Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Previous work experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred. High attention to details; able to work quickly and accurately. Be able to work flexible hours and be willing to adapt to changes in orders and tasks. Be reliable and dependable in attendance. Multi task and manage multiple demands and priorities Communication: Active listening skills. Builds and maintains relationships easily Is approachable, empathic, and compassionate Works easily with diverse styles and people from different backgrounds Can comfortably give and receive personal feedback Able to confront issues and conflict in a constructive and productive manner. Demonstrates patience and a calm, reassuring manner; shows even composure, even in the face of frustration and mounting pressure Able to train others to perform to expected standards. Cooperates easily with peers and others. Can collaborate across organizational boundaries. Work Environment Able to withstand working in a noisy environment (with safety gear provided).
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2018
Full time
An opportunity to work in one of the most innovative food companies today! As one of the fastest growing dairy alternative companies in the country, we are frequently featured in the media as being a leader in the plant-based food space. We are currently looking to hire socially-conscious individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit. We are seeking responsible and reliable individuals to maintain our production facility. The sanitation associate works as part of a team, assisting in the sanitation process while adhering to quality, safety and sanitation regulations. Candidates must be able to work in the evenings and on weekends. The ideal candidate is highly motivated and energetic, and seeking an opportunity to join a company that believes in community and social responsibility. Individuals who are able to adapt to a start-up work environment, have strong communication skills and work ethics, feature high on our list. Essential Responsibilities: Perform sanitation standard operating procedures on food processing equipment and utensils. Maintain the interior of the building according to standards for food manufacturing. Duties include but not limited to vacuuming, emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, cleaning restrooms, lifting boxes. Comfortable taking instructions from others and working in a team whenever needed. Follow safety rules and use safety precautions as necessary. Work independently and with minimum supervision. Desired Skills: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be able to understand and communicate in English so as to follow instructions and learn various sanitization methods or the proper use of chemicals for cleaning. Punctual, reliable and consistent in attendance. Able to follow instructions, as well as take initiative. Able to work quickly and efficiently in a fast paced environment. High attention to details is required. Previous sanitation/janitorial experience in the kitchen of a commercial production facility desirable. Able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively and to stand for extended periods of time. Able to withstand working in a noise environment (safety gear provided). Starting rate: $15.00 We offer benefits: medical, dental, free vegan meals, paid sick/vacation time, tuition reimbursement, professional growth opportunities, and a positive, entrepreneurial culture. Job Type: Full-time ¡Una oportunidad de trabajar en una de las empresas de alimentos más innovadoras de hoy! Como una de las compañías de productos alternativos a los lácteos de más rápido crecimiento en el país, aparecemos en los medios como un líder en el espacio de alimentos basado en plantas. En este momento estamos en transición de nuestra ubicación en Fairfax a nuestras nuevas instalaciones en Petaluma, y buscamos contratar personas socialmente conscientes con un espíritu emprendedor. Buscamos personas responsables y confiables para mantener nuestras instalaciones de producción. Los asociados de saneamiento trabajaran como parte de un equipo, asistiendo en el proceso de saneamiento y cumpliendo con las normas de calidad, seguridad y sanidad. Los candidatos deben poder trabajar por las noches y los fines de semana. El candidato ideal es altamente motivado y enérgico, y busca una oportunidad para unirse a una compañía que cree en la comunidad y la responsabilidad social. Unas de las características principales que buscamos son personas que son capaces de adaptarse a un entorno de empresa nueva, tienen fuertes habilidades de comunicación, y ética de trabajo. Responsabilidades esenciales: Realizar procedimientos operativos estándar de saneamiento en equipos y utensilios de procesamiento de alimentos. Mantenga el interior del edificio de acuerdo con los estándares para la fabricación de alimentos. Los deberes incluyen pero no se limitan a aspirar, vaciar la basura, barrer, trapear, limpiar los baños, levantar cajas. El asociado debe ser cómodo aceptar instrucciones de los demás y trabajar en equipo cuando sea necesario. Siga las reglas de seguridad y use las precauciones de seguridad necesarias. Trabaja de forma independiente y con supervisión mínima. Habilidades Deseadas: Diploma de escuela secundaria o equivalente de GED. Debe poder entender y comunicarse en inglés para seguir las instrucciones y aprender varios métodos de saneamiento o el uso adecuado de productos químicos para la limpieza. Puntual, confiable y consistente en la asistencia. Capaz de seguir instrucciones, y tambien tomar la iniciativa. Capaz de trabajar de manera rápida y eficiente en un entorno de ritmo rápido. Se requiere una gran atención a los detalles. Experiencia previa de limpieza / saneamiento en una instalación de producción comercial es deseable. Capaz de levantar hasta 50 libras repetitivamente y de permanecer de pie por períodos prolongados de tiempo. Capaz de soportar el trabajo en un ambiente ruidoso (equipo de seguridad proporcionado). Salario Inicial: $ 15.00 / hora Ofrecemos beneficios: comidas veganas gratuitas, beneficios médicos, dentales, y visión, tiempo pagado por enfermedad / vacaciones, reembolso de matrícula, oportunidades de crecimiento profesional y una cultura positiva y emprendedora.
The Protego Foundation
Jul 02, 2018
Remote Work
The Harry Potter-inspired animal rights group “The Protego Foundation” is looking for a volunteer board member to serve on the board of directors as we apply to make a transition to being a full 501c3 non-profit organization. The successful applicant will have experience in managing financial aspects of a non-profit organization or will have served on the board previously of a non-profit organization. This position will require approximately 5 volunteer hours per week, plus 4 quarterly skype meetings. The position is unpaid, but travel costs for special events, if any, will potentially be reimbursed. Duties of the Board Member- Treasurer include: Working with other board of directors members to best propagate the mission of The Protego Foundation Advise the board on the issues of funding for a new non-profit and the protocol for book-keeping and wages for a non-profit organization Assisting with any financial issues and keeping the board informed of the Protego Foundation’s financial situation Driving financial processes efficiently and implementing best practices in finance management and fundraising for the board of a fledgling non-profit Developing and optimizing financial planning and reporting tools Watching over the budget of the organization and keeping track of board expenditures Qualifications: Experience with financial management; Previous work in the non-profit sector Strong organizational skills Ability to clearly communicate over email and other avenues of communication, including skype Self-starter who is detail-oriented and who works well both in a team and individually Interest in helping animals preferred, and living a vegan lifestyle is a plus Passion for Harry Potter and/or other fandoms
the 17th century hotel and Restaurant Devon, UK
Jul 02, 2018
Full time
Hi, we are a hotel restaurant looking for a vegan chef in Devon, UK. We will be the first one here and looking to get the right person to share our dream of teaching the world that we do not need to eat our beautiful animals to survive.

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