The Fudge Pot has been a family-owned institution in Chicago since 1963. We specialize in fine, handmade chocolates, confections, and novelty treats. We are passionate about making Wells Street and Chicago a sweeter place to live, and hope to have you with us!
General responsibilities will include:
-Learning the basics about chocolate, candy, and our production techniques.
-Assisting our senior team in lite production and packaging.
-Help answer customer questions about products and our services and handling orders.
-Help maintain an clean and presentable environment.
-Handle cash and various POS terminals (Grubhub, Postmates, etc.)
-Help receive shipments and put away stock boxes of up to 30lbs.
-Maintain attractive displays and help set up seasonal promotional displays.
-Adhere to a dress code and maintain a clean uniform.
-Be available for night and weekend shifts or disclose scheduling conflicts when applying (10pm Sunday-Thursday, Midnight Friday/Saturday)
-Be able to work on your feet comfortably during your shift.
-Understand basic sanitation protocol or have a willingness to learn.
-Be willing to taste products when requested to gain a better understanding of the products that we sell and help production staff develop new products.
-Have some retail or money-handling experience.
-Intend to stay with our company for 1-2 years if not longer.
-Bring an outgoing personality and be friendly! Our customers come in for chocolate, not sour grapes!
Are We Right For You? We Offer:
-Compensation rates based on past experience with retail sales and/or food production.
-Paid training and hands-on training for those wishing to learn and work with confections.
-10-20 hours per week on average (opportunities for more hours available during peak season October-December)
-Employee discounts on all products.
-Free samples while on shift.
-A supportive management team.
The Fudge Pot is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this position. Resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at The Fudge Pot in any form without valid written consent and agreement for any position by management will be deemed the sole property of The Fudge Pot, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by The Fudge Pot as a result of the referral or through other means.