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This job expired on March 06, 2022

eCommerce Culinary Associate Christopher Kimball's Milk Street

  • Date Posted January 05, 2022
  • Location Boston, MA
  • Category Culinary / Media
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Housed in downtown Boston’s historic Flour & Grain Exchange building - at 177 Milk Street - Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street is the home to our magazine’s and book's editorial offices, our cooking school, the set of our public television and radio shows, and the place we develop recipes.

Milk Street is changing how we cook by searching the world for bold, simple recipes and techniques. Adapted and tested for home cooks everywhere, these lessons are the backbone of what we call the new home cooking. Job description Milk Street, a Boston-based food media company, is looking for an eCommerce Culinary Associate to join its growing eCommerce Merchandising team.

This is a full-time Monday-through-Friday position. Milk Street’s office is located in Boston, MA. One to two days a week can be remote.

This role works closely with the eCommerce Culinary Manager and eCommerce Merchandising team to taste and test new product candidates for the rapidly growing Milk Street Store. The ideal candidate must be intellectually curious, goal and detail oriented, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment. This Culinary Associate will work closely with the merchandising, art, kitchen and editorial teams.

Responsibilities Include:

● Work with Ecommerce Culinary Manager to test equipment, utensils and pantry items for possible inclusion in the online store.
● Create detailed and comprehensive notes on all items tasted, tested and procured for the merchandising team.
● Research tested products and assist in providing detailed notes, usages and specifications on selected items for the editorial team.
● Organize pantry product tastings/testings with kitchen team.
● Keep products organized in storeroom from receiving, to approval to photoshoot and keep storeroom maintained.

Photoshoots and Media Needs:

● Assist Art/Visual Department with video shoots for social platform videos
● Execute product photo shoots including prepping, cooking, and styling recipes/products.
● Assist Art team and ECommerce Culinary Manager with food styling and other food needs for product photo shoots including providing “hands” and assistance in photo shoots where needed.
● MUST BE PRESENT AT ALL PHOTO AND VIDEO SHOOTS.

New Product Development:

● Conduct testing to assist in development of new products
● Research market trends and existing products to help identify needs for development

Qualifications:

● Culinary school degree (or current student) or equivalent experience working with food. Strong preference for food styling or photoshoot experience.
● Strong written and verbal communication skills.
● Experience using online document tools such as Google Docs/Drive.
● Strong organization skills.


Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street is an equal opportunity employer. We offer paid vacation, all major holidays off, half-day Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor Day and a competitive benefits package. There are workplace perks such as employee discounts, food/coffee.

About the Milk Street Store:
Launched in 2017, the Milk Street Store offers a growing selection of more than 1100 hard-to-find items ranging from cookware and gadgets to the highest quality spices and artisanal food ingredients. The Milk Street Store can be found at https://store.177milkstreet.com/.Launched in 2017, the Milk Street Store offers a growing selection of more than 1100 hard-to-find items ranging from cookware and gadgets to the highest quality spices and artisanal food ingredients. The Milk Street Store can be found at https://store.177milkstreet.com/. Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $39,000.00 - $45,000.00 Application instructions
This job expired on March 06, 2022
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