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Think you’ve got what it takes?

Making every ice cream, sorbet, and frozen yogurt. Creating and installing decor in scoop shops. Shooting and editing photos and videos. Writing flavor descriptions and histories. Sharing our story via every social media channel out there. Designing ads, inserts, posters, and clothing. Cooking, serving, and enjoying monthly company lunches. Packaging and delivering pints. Crunching numbers and paying the bills. We do it all ourselves, in-house, and we’re always on the lookout for talent, hustle, and guts.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Jeni’s needs a skilled Accounting Manager to oversee its Accounting team of mathletes. This individual will oversee daily activities, monitor workloads, and ensure timely and accurate reporting, as well as develop and implement new procedures to enhance the workflow of the department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Prepare standard month end journal entries and perform related account reconciliations
  • Maintain Financial Statements and Chart of Accounts
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy

The right candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 4 years accounting experience
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
  • Solid accounting skills with a working knowledge of GAAP
  • Ability to apply accounting theory to practical applications
  • Strong computer literacy with a demonstrable mastery of Excel
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A great attitude and infectious smile
  • Deep knowledge of useless trivia

Jeni’s discriminates strongly against those who do not hustle, scrap, focus, and compete.

How to Apply:

Do:

  • Email a cover letter and resume to alexa@jenis.com.
  • Include “Accounting Manager Position” as the subject line in your email.
  • Feel comfortable emailing one time to ensure your cover letter and resume were received.

Don’t:

  • Email anyone else in the company about the position or call to ask about the process

Please understand we expect to receive a number of resumes. It will take time to get through them, so we appreciate your patience.

BAKERY KITCHEN

Jeni’s is seeking employees to start immediately for employment in our bakery, starting pay at $9.00/hour.  Bakery Employees will be familiar with baking measurements and nomenclature, operating an oven, hand piping batter, and handling knives.  Applicants should be available to work nights and weekends; provide consistent, world-class attention with every single sandwich; exhibit passion for teamwork, an eye for detail, a willingness to clean (a lot), stamina (to pipe batter for hours), and the ability to work in an exciting, fast-paced, and cold environment. Position is in Columbus, OH.

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BRAND AMBASSADORS FOR JENI'S SPLENDID ICE CREAMS/EAT WELL DISTRIBUTION (PART-TIME)

Food Sample Demonstrator, Food/Product Demonstrator

A sister-company to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Eat Well Distribution works with emerging food producers that offer unique, high-quality, delicious grocery items.  Eat Well Distribution Brand Ambassadors spread the word about Eat Well’s clients around the country by doing in-store food demonstrations and providing samples while sharing information about the brand and product. They prepare and demonstrate the products while offering samples coupled with facts and information to increase knowledge.

This is a part time hourly position.  Eat Well Distribution requires Brand Ambassadors to transport themselves and their equipment to a variety of retailers in their area.

We’re particularly interested in Brand Ambassadors in the following areas:

Sacramento, CA
San Francisco, CA
Oakland, CA
Seattle, WA
Portland, OR
Chicago, IL
Minneapolis, MN
St. Louis, MO
Richmond, VA
Louisville, KY
Lexington, KY

Brand Ambassadors will:

  • Introduce customers to brand by sharing information about the brand and samples of product
  • Become familiar with a variety of products and provide demonstrations and samples from ice creams to pizzas to jerky
  • Improve appearance of products on shelves
  • Set up and clean up space after the demonstration
  • Follow guidelines and procedures to ensure each sampling event is executed properly
  • Promptly inform clients of results of sampling events by completing demo reports including pictures
  • Stand for the entirety of the demonstration and transport any necessary materials which can include: table, toaster oven, samples, etc
  • Provide excellent customer service

Ambassadors should:

  • be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and confident and comfortable working alone
  • be able to communicate about a variety of food products
  • be very organized
  • communicate well
  • be able to quickly solve problems and answer questions on site

Other requirements:

  • personal transportation: travel is required
  • a flexible schedule

Eat Well Distribution Brand Ambassadors are the voices for the company and must represent all brands in a respectful, professional manner.

Please email hr@eatwelldistribution.com with your resume and cover letter. Please indicate the general area/locations of the country you are interested in.

Events Manager - Los Angeles

Jeni’s is looking for Los Angeles brains to manage and build our events presence. The right person will be highly organized, have a keen attention to detail, know the who, what, when, and how of the city, and maintain professionalism and energy into the late hours of the night (e.g. at crazy, fun, 3+day long festivals).

We need someone who’s creative, connected, and is a master of customer service. Oh, and the right candidate will not be afraid to get their hands dirty.

The right candidate must have:

  • a bachelor’s degree
  • at least 1-3 years of events, communications and/or related work experience
  • a great attitude and infectious smile
  • the discipline to work independently
  • strong attention to detail
  • an innate ability to hustle, scrap, focus and compete
  • a valid drivers license & good driving record
  • residence in LA
  • deep knowledge of useless trivia about LA

We’ll be really excited about candidates who have:

  • 3+ years of events, communications and/or related work experience
  • event planning background
  • experience leading others
  • a history of leadership and involvement in things that matter to them

Events Manager Role:

  • Manage day-of event logistics, needs, product, on-site staff management, etc.
  • Schedule Events Team Ambassadors
  • Be certified/licensed to drive & operate all Jeni’s event vehicles
  • Train/manage hourly event staff/ambassadors
  • Attend & seek out community events
  • Create ‘Event Manuals’ for each event
  • Act as main contact for LA events
  • Help maintain and manage a social media presence for the Jeni’s LA events team
  • Act as liaison for all incoming event requests
  • Be an efficient, concise communicator
  • Manage fleet & supplies maintenance and upkeep
  • Attend relevant association meetings
  • Have a flexible schedule to attend/work last-minute events
  • Make product usage projections, place orders & schedule delivery of product

DO:

  1. Email a cover letter and resume to christina@jenis.com by Sept. 12, 2014. The subject line of the email must state “Events Manager – Los Angeles.” You are invited to identify the salary range you desire in your cover letter. Doing so may make you more attractive because we might have believed you were looking for a number above our range.
  2. Feel comfortable emailing one time (when submitted) to ensure your cover letter and resume were received.

DO NOT:

  1. Email anyone else in the company about the position.
  2. Call or email to ask about the process.

Please understand we expect to receive a number of resumes. It will take time to get through them… so we need you to be patient.

FULFILLMENT TEAM (CDL)

The Jeni’s Fulfillment department is a vital part of the Jeni’s team, delivering ice cream to our scoop shops and shipping ice cream to our retail partners.  To be considered for the position, a valid drivers license with no felony charges and no more than two moving violations in the last two years is required. Must either have a class A or B cdl endorsement or be ready to obtain one through our company. This will include pre-employment and random drug screening as well as a DOT physical. Should posses the ability to operate and stay focused in below freezing environments for extended periods of time and be able to lift 50-80 pounds regularly and routinely.  Summer hours will be required from 6:00am to 2:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm.   An eye for detail when considering work equipment and vehicles, processes and safety, previous experience with large powered work equipment a plus. Brains, trustworthiness and a positive attitude will be prized. Full time employee status, earning $11.00/hour for the first month. After a successful completion of the probationary period the wage increases to $12.00/ hr. 30-40 hours a week, must be available to work weekends. Some out of town travel is required, and often includes an overnight stay.

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FULFILLMENT TEAM (NON-CDL)

The Jeni’s Fulfillment department is a vital part of the Jeni’s team, delivering ice cream to our scoop shops and shipping ice cream to our retail partners.  To be considered for the position, a valid drivers license with no felony charges and no more than two moving violations in the last two years is required. Should posses the ability to operate and stay focused in below freezing environments for extended periods of time and be able to lift 50-80 pounds regularly and routinely.  Summer hours will be required from 6:00am to 2:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm. An eye for detail when considering work equipment and vehicles, processes and safety, previous experience with large powered work equipment a plus. Brains, trustworthiness and a positive attitude will be prized. Full time employee status, earning $10.00/hour for the first month  After a successful completion of the probationary period the wage increases to $11.00 / hr. 30-40 hours a week, must be available to work weekends.

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ICE CREAM AMBASSADOR

Ice Cream Ambassadors (also known as, scoop shop employees) will be familiar with what distinguishes Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams from other ice creams; available to work weekends, late nights (past 11 p.m.), and at on-site events; able to provide consistent, world-class service to every single customer; exhibit passion for the community, an eye for detail, a willingness to clean (a lot), stamina (to serve people in long lines), and the ability to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

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NASHVILLE EVENTS SHIFT LEADER

Our Nashville events team is expanding and we’re currently hiring Events Shift Leaders to oversee events, manage scoopers/ambassadors, and help serve our loyal customers in the greater Nashville area.

We prefer candidates with previous events/brand ambassador experience, but we are willing to train candidates with flexible schedules and whom have the desire to learn the job while working hard.

Hours:

Hours vary, but the majority of hours worked will be during evenings and weekends. (*This role requires a flexible evening/weekend schedule.*)

A Must:

An Events Shift Leader must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. A motorcycle license—or willingness to obtain one—is a plus.

Responsibilities

- Oversee set up and tear down of events
- Manage enthusiastic team of scoopers (a.k.a. Jeni’s Ambassadors)
- Serve customers at events and provide supreme customer service that Jeni’s is know for

Desired Characteristics & Abilities:

A genuine love for ice cream (and, in general, good food) so that your enthusiasm exudes while talking to event goers about Jeni’s. We want people to know the Jeni’s story–and the impeccable ingredients that go into our ice cream.

  • Supreme customer service skills
  • The ability to work hard and maintain a high quality of service during long shifts
  • The ability to juggle tasks and work in fast-paced environments
  • Reliability and consistency—always
  • Have an environmental conscience and care about your community
  • Maintain and cultivate a positive attitude-
  • Strength and stamina; shift leaders must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs (ice cream and dry ice are heavy)

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PRODUCTION KITCHEN & BAKERY

Jeni’s is seeking employees to start immediately for in our production kitchen, starting pay at $9.00/hour. Ice Cream Production Employees will be familiar with what distinguishes Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams from other ice creams; available to work nights and weekends; able to provide consistent, world-class work with every single batch; exhibit passion for teamwork, an eye for detail, a willingness to clean (a lot), stamina (to hand-pint for hours), and the ability to work in an exciting, fast-paced, and cold environment. Position is in Columbus, OH.

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