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Field Marketing Associate – Culinary Musco Food

  • Date Posted November 01, 2018
  • Location Maspeth, NY
  • Category Business / Culinary
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description

Musco Food is a specialty food importer and distributor based in Maspeth, NY. Founded in 1926, we are a family-owned and family-run company servicing retailers, delis, restaurants and distributors on the East Coast. The Musco Food product portfolio contains more than 1,600 products (, ranging from charcuterie and cheese to olive oil and seafood.

Though 92 years-old, Musco Food is a dynamic company undergoing exciting transformations – new branding and website rolling out in January! Come be part of the change.  

Job Description

Are you a motivated culinary professional looking to step out of the kitchen? Are you often described as a people’s person, ready to chat up a stranger in front of the cheese case of your favorite store? If so, come and join the Musco Food team.

Musco Food is seeking a highly motivated, passionate culinary professional to build customer loyalty through strategic events, culinary support and education sessions, working closely with the marketing department and field sales team.  Focus areas include: 5 boroughs, Long Island, and New Jersey.

Main Duties:

  • Provide culinary support to retailers through menu development and recipe ideation.
  • Develop recipes and collaborate with the company’s Marketing Director to create point of sale and marketing materials.
  • Lead culinary trainings for distributor sales teams and retailers – topics can range from basic product knowledge to technical trainings on cheese and charcuterie handling.
  • Offer store-level support on cheese and preparation & conditioning.
  • Support merchandising efforts by making sure in-store marketing activities are being properly displayed, checking on vendor demos, etc.
  • Contribute to the brand in a creative manner throughout networking & social media efforts.
  • Effectively leverage consumer promotions with local retailers.
  • Collaborate regularly with the field sales team – supporting new placements, promotions, retailer sales calls, and retail marketing programming.

Location: candidate will work out of the office in Maspeth and expect to work in the field a number of days per week, TBD.


Benefits: Medical, 401K, PTO available. Company will provide cell phone, company IPAD or similar device. Company will reimburse for authorized expenses.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Knowledge of cheese and salumi handling techniques, including proper cheese & meats storage, usage of a deli slicer, sanitation and food safety guidelines.
  • Minimum of 2/3 years relevant experience.
  • Curious about the world of food, its trends and developments.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be well-organized and a self-starter.
  • Own an automobile with a clean driver’s license.
  • Physical Demands - this position involves regular walking, standing. May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching and lifting boxes up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to travel daily, work flexible hours including occasional weekends.
Compensation this position is PAID: salaried, varies DOE, $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 How to apply Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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