Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on April 30th, 2012 at 12:51 pm
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SoupCycle is hiring two new employees to deliver soup and help in our soupy kitchen. We’re looking for energetic, upbeat and strong-legged folks who can brave the winter rains of Portland and still be smiling when they deliver soup to customers.
Willingness to jump in wherever needed and a passion for sustainability and bicycles is a must. You must be physically able to lift 75 lbs and pedal a bike trailer carrying up to 215 lbs. You’ll need a sturdy bike to attach to our soup trailer for deliveries.
Here’s what we’re looking for:
-An authentic people-person. There’ll be a lot of customer interaction while you deliver, so strong customer service is a must.
-A safe cyclist (uses hand-signals, wears helmet, respects drivers, etc)
-Good at representing SoupCycle to your fellow Portlanders.
-Excitement about food and sharing that with customers during deliveries.
-Ability to wield a kitchen knife and chop vegetables like it’s nobody’s business.
-Ability to commit to working with SoupCycle for one year at minimum.
-Other business skills are a major plus including sales and kitchen experience.
-Excitement to work with a small, local business.
The two open positions:
1) 12-16 hours/week split Sundays-Wednesdays, with part of your time out on the bike and part in the kitchen. This position starts the end of May.
Every other Sunday: 12pm-4pm
2) 22-26 hours/week split Mondays-Wednesdays. with part of your time out on the bike and part in the kitchen. This position starts the end of July.
Pay is $10/hour plus a monthly bike upkeep stipend and a generous soup allowance. If you’re interested in being an integral part of a bicycle-based business then jump aboard our soupy sailboat.
How to Apply
To apply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, which includes:
-Which position you’re applying for.
-Two to three paragraphs telling us why you’re interested in working for SoupCycle, your bicycling background and all relevant skills.