Current Placement Opportunities

Edmonton (and Surrounding) Placements

Marketing Coordinator - 7 Summits Snacks

7 Summits Snacks is looking for a student Marketing Coordinator

Seven Summits Snacks, a fast-growing sports chocolate brand, is seeking a Marketing Coordinator who can help us expand our reach and enter into new marketing channels. We are  looking for a talented and creative individual who is passionate about content marketing and  can communicate effectively with our target audience. If you have experience in social media  management and are excited about working with a growing brand, we want to hear from you.  Part of this role also includes Field Marketing where the candidate will be a brand extension of  Seven Summits Snacks and attend and run promotional events throughout the summer at  brand-specifc events or various stores.  

To apply for this position, please include a link to some example content that you have created in addition to your cover letter and resume. This will give us a better sense of your skills and abilities.

Digital Marketing Responsibilities: 

• Develop digital topics to reach the company's target customers  

• Create and manage digital assets, including blog posts, social media posts, YouTube  videos, photos, and infographics 

• Manage the distribution of content from a macro to micro-content perspective 

• Monitor and respond to users while cultivating leads and sales 

• Develop and expand community and influencer outreach efforts 

• Design and manage promotions and social ad campaigns 

• Design and manage email marketing campaigns 

• Manage efforts in building online reviews and reputation 

• Analyze key metrics and tweak strategy as needed 

• Compile reports for management showing results (ROI) 

• Build fans and followers 

• Increase reach 

• Boost engagement 

Field Marketing Responsibilities 

• Attend and run promotional events throughout the summer at brand-specifc events or  various stores 

• Generate content from on-site field marketing events. 

• Visit sales points/ stores to ensure that on-shelf marketing is developed and activated  according to our brand standards. 

Qualifications & Skills: 

• Knowledge of Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and Mailchimp • Passion for content marketing and storytelling 

• Working towards a post-secondary degree in a related field 

• Two years of related social media experience 

• Graphic design skills (Photoshop & Canva) experience is an asset 

• Hands-on experience in content marketing and managing content channels • Excellent copywriting skills 

• Knowledge of SEO, keyword research, and Google Analytics 

• Excellent communication skills 

• Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills

• Ability to manage deadlines and change priorities in a fast-paced environment • Ability to problem-solve and work creatively with technology to improve processes • Team-oriented, relationship builder with a positive attitude 

• Proven job reliability, diligence, dedication, and attention to detail 

• Ability to receive and apply constructive criticisms from peers and clients 

Requirements: 

- This role is 25 - 30 hours per week, remotely preferably from Edmonton (or potentially  throughout Alberta). 

- Contract will end September 1, 2023 with a possibility of extension (at reduced hours to suit  the student’s return to studies) 

- Remuneration: Negotiable based on experience and portfolio strength 

Benefits

• Casual dress 

• Work remotely 

• Paid time off 

• Free and discounted Seven Summits Snacks products 

This role is a part of the AFPA Food Futures program, as such, the candidate MUST:  

• Be working towards a post-secondary degree in a related field or graduated within the past 12 months. 

• Be a eligible to work in Alberta

About the Company

Seven Summits Snacks Inc. was founded in Edmonton in 2019 and is federally incorporated.  Our products are formulated in Edmonton, tested with targeted groups in North America, and  manufactured in Calgary. We create chocolate snacks to fit the needs of different times of the  day, from everyday indulgence to sport performance, with a focus on functional food and clean  label trends. 

If you are excited about this opportunity, please apply today with your resume and cover letter.  Don't forget to include a link to some of your example content that showcases your skills!


Mojo Jojo Pickles - Seasonal Retail Distribution

Mojo Jojo Pickles is looking for a Part-Time Student Food Distribution Marketing Assistant


Job Description: We are seeking a personable, motivated and creative Part-Time Food Distribution Marketing Assistant to work on the expansion of our product line in Western Canada. The successful candidate will work closely with our Marketing Manager to develop and implement marketing strategies that promote our brand and increase customer engagement.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Marketing Manager - Mother May I

Mother May I is looking for a Marketing Manager


Dipping Local with MotherMayi Hummus:


My recipes are ancient, coming all the way from back home. What makes my hummus unique? Despite the fact that this hummus recipe is 100 years old, I use minimal ingredients for this wholesome dish. My Hummus line up consists of vibrant colors, flavors and give hummus a whole new meaning with a modern twist on it! Vegan, gluten free and no preservatives. As good as it gets!


Looking for a fun, energetic, passionate foodie that wants to engage in the culture and events Edmonton has to offer. In our off weeks when markets are not as busy, we will fill your hours with instore sales while visiting any partner stores and learning more about the culture and team.


job description

desired qualifications / key competencies

hourly wage: $17

hours worked per week and schedule of work:

Many markets run on the weekends, however there are many markets (and new ones coming!) that offer weekdays as well

location of the work: Edmonton-wide, St Albert Farmers Market, Bountiful Farmer's Market, Callingwood Market and more.

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Mushroom Master - Untamed Feast Inc.

Untamed Feast Inc. is looking for a Mushroom Master / Warehouse Assistant

Untamed Feast is a Canadian mushroom company specializing in mushrooms including wild morels, porcini, chanterelles, chaga, and others. We believe that Nature effortlessly provides the best tasting and most nutritious foods. Harvesting wild mushrooms and “weeds” has been passed down to us by our grandparents and we are proud to revive these traditions. We built this business to have a life full of adventure, to keep us connected to nature, and to elevate mushrooms and the role they play in a secure & sustainable food system.

Job description

Warehouse assistant

duties/roles of the job 

desired qualifications / key competencies

hourly wage: $18/hr

hours worked per week and schedule of work: 6-8 hours / week.  Between the hours of 8-4. The day of the week is flexible. Occasionally a second shift will be available.

location/address of the work: Riel Business Park St. Albert, AB

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Meal Prep, Culinary - Poco Loco Cocina Inc.

Poco Loco Concina Inc is looking for Commercial Kitchen Help – Culinary/Food Prep


Poco Loco Cocina Inc., a specialty food producing commercial kitchen specializing in gluten free, sugar free, low carb food is looking for more team members. Are you a creative person who loves making a difference all while having fun? Do you take pride in what you create? If so, come join our team. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player. Someone who takes pride in their work. The food we offer is unique and makes a difference to our customers. The work we do is important to the health and

wellbeing of the clients we serve.


Job Type: Flexible - Part time/Full Time

Schedule: Monday to Friday – 9 am to 5 pm – (Flexible Evenings and weekends)

Salary: $16 per hour – negotiable based on experience – Unlimited Growth potential

Location: 4503 Gateway Blvd., Edmonton, AB – Free onsite parking – Bus route in front of facility


Skills and key competencies:

• Ability to stand for long periods of time in the kitchen

• Food Preparation - Culinary

• Safe knife handling

• Good communication skills – ability to read and understand recipes in English

• Time management – ability to complete tasks and multitask in a timely manner

• Attention to detail – ability to get the task completed correctly

Responsibilities:

• Wash, Prepare, Bake, vegetables and proteins as described in recipes

• Operate commercial kitchen equipment safely and efficiently, such as mixers, blenders, ovens

• Clean and maintain station in practicing proper sanitation protocols

• Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

• Maintain logs: Fridge/freezer temperature, ingredient and packaging inventory, etc.

Qualifications:

• Enrolled in an Alberta post-secondary institution or graduated within the last 6 months

• Resident of Alberta

• Able to legally work in Canada without sponsorship

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Kitchen Help, Baker, Cake Decorator  - Poco Loco Cocina Inc.

Poco Loco Cocina Inc. is looking for a Kitchen Help - Baker - Cake Decorator


Poco Loco Cocina Inc., a specialty food producing commercial kitchen specializing in gluten free, sugar free, low carb food is looking for more team members. Are you a creative person who loves making a difference all while having fun? Do you take pride in what you create? If so, come join our team. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player. Someone who takes pride in their work. The food we offer is unique and makes a difference to our customers. The work we do is important to the health and

wellbeing of the clients we serve.


Job Type: Flexible - Part time/Full Time

Schedule: Monday to Friday – 9 am to 5 pm – (Flexible Evenings and weekends)

Salary: starting at $16 per hour – negotiable based on experience – Unlimited Growth Potential

Location: 4503 Gateway Blvd., Edmonton, AB – Free onsite parking – Bus route in front of facility


Skills and key competencies:

• Ability to stand for long periods of time in the kitchen

• Baking experience

• Cake decorating an asset

• Good communication skills – ability to read and understand recipes in English

• Time management – ability to complete tasks and multitask in a timely manner

• Attention to detail – ability to get the task completed correctly

Responsibilities:

• Prepare, bake, decorate, cakes, cupcakes, pastries, cookies and such as described in recipes

• Operate commercial kitchen equipment safely and efficiently, such as mixers, blenders, ovens

• Clean and maintain station in practicing proper sanitation protocols

• Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

• Maintain logs such as temperature, production, etc.

Qualifications:

• Enrolled in an Alberta post-secondary institution or graduated within the last 12 months

• Resident of Alberta

• Able to legally work in Canada without sponsorship


Please send resume and cover letter to email: admin@pocoloco.ca

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Food Production Staff/HACCP & Food Safety Coordinator - Uproot Food Collective (Honest Dumplings)

Uproot Food Collective is a fast-growing, local business which manufactures gourmet frozen food products including Honest Dumplings, South Island Pie and Natural Kitchen Delights chocolates. Our brands are rooted in a belief that to create premium quality products we have to use premium quality ingredients - which includes the hard work that goes into each and every bite that leaves our kitchen.

Joining a growth company is exciting and lots of hard work. None of us could do this alone so it’s a team effort and we are not afraid to jump in when things need to get done, from washing dishes in the kitchen to delivering products to grocery stores - we are all on the same team! The start-up culture isn’t for everyone but we’re all excited to be here, every day, and if you would be as well, give us a shout!

We are looking for a passionate individual who is motivated to contribute to and learn about every aspect of a local food company. 

Uproot Food Collective wants to be a great place to work. We offer staff perks including paid lunch breaks, free dumplings, pies and chocolates, free products from Uproot Food Store, and staff discounts on everything in our store. (By the way, we also have an Uproot Food Store that has hundreds of local food products!)

Our kitchen shifts are normally between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Different shifts/Overtime may be required.

Duties/responsibilities

Qualification:

Recipe for Success

hourly wage: $17/hour

hours worked per week: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

location/address of the work: 10552 114 St NW, Edmonton AB

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Food Production Assistant - Sgambaro's Signature Seafoods Inc.

Sgmbaro's is hiring a Food Production Assistant  (part time - mornings) to join their team! If you enjoy working in a face paced environment, that is clean, organized and well equipped with state of the art equipment, then maybe this job is for you. You are to assist in all aspects of food production and sanitation. Training is provided.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Desired start date: February 6th

www.sgambaros.com
12819 - 58 Street Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5A 4X1
Company Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5l0omJyIJg

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Food Scientist - Confetti Sweets

Part-time – (Temporary Position)

Confetti Sweets is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help with the scientific approach to enhancing our mixes. This is an excellent opportunity for students wanting to expand their knowledge with Bakery and Confectionery goods. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

Qualifications and Skills 

Wage:  $18 

Hours: Proposed, Monday-Thursday 9:00-2:00. 200 hour total project, however exact days and times are flexible. 

Location: Confetti Sweets, #6, 41 Broadway Blvd, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2C1 

If you are interested in contributing to continue making our Totally Awesome Cookies - Awesome!, this job might be for you! 

Confetti Sweets thanks all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Calgary (and surrounding) Placements

Marketing Coordinator (Junior) - LAST SPIKE BREWERY LTD.

Last Spike Brewery is Hiring a Marketing Coordinator – Junior

Position Title: Marketing Coordinator – Junior
Reporting to: General Manager; Marketing Coordinator - Lead
Direct Reports: None
Indirect Reports: None

Position Purpose

The junior Marketing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the lead Marketing Coordinator with design and production of sales and marketing assets, social media postings, merchandising and will work closely with the Sales team and any external 3 rd stakeholders in this area of expertise.

Support to packaging operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Qualifications, Experience, and General Requirements

Physical Requirements

HACCP & Food Safety Coordinator - Crave Cupcakes

Crave Cupcakes is looking for a HACCP & Food Safety Coordinator

Crave opened in September 2004 with a passion for baking. We bake today, the same way we started, from scratch each morning cracking every egg. The best part of our day is sharing our cupcakes, cakes, and cookies with our customers. We now have six Crave locations; four in Calgary, one in Edmonton and one in Saskatoon. We pride ourselves on being a great bakery and a great employer.

We are looking for an individual to work with our Director of Logistics on developing and implementing a HACP plan in our Crave production facility.

Responsibilities

The Essentials

Hourly Wage: $17.00-19.00/hour based on experience

Hours Worked per week: Monday-Friday 9-5

Location/Address of Crave: 5065 11 th ST SE, Calgary

Relevant Programs: Nutrition and Food Science, Food Safety

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Marketing Associate - Foothills Creamery

Foothills Creamery is looking for a Marketing Intern

Job Title: Marketing Intern
Department: Marketing
Location: Calgary
Status: Summer Full-Time; Student
Reports To: Director of Marketing
Direct Reports: N/A

Job Purpose:

The Marketing Intern will work with the Marketing to develop and execute marketing initiatives that drive brand awareness and product sales. This individual will help create sales content, support social media channels and website, support marketing events, coordinate the distribution of point of sales materials, and provide general support for the team.

What You’ll Do:

• Support the marketing team in the development and execution of marketing initiatives, including but not limited to social media, email marketing, advertising, and events.

• Conduct market research to identify trends and insights that inform marketing strategies.

• Assist in the creation of marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and presentations.

• Monitor and report on the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and make recommendations for improvements.

• Assist in the management of the company's social media accounts by creating and scheduling content, responding to messages, and engaging with followers.

• Assist in planning and executing events and promotions, including setting up booths and interacting with customers.

• Provide administrative support to the marketing team as needed.

• Supports content development for social media channels and website

• Supports the planning and execution of special events, festivals, and corporate events

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure marketing initiatives are executed on time and on budget.

What You’ll Need:

• Working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a similar field

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office – intermediate knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint

• Experience using Power BI is an asset

• Strong organizational skills

What You’ll Bring:

• Demonstrated knowledge of marketing principles

• Analytical capability to organize data, generate reports, and communicate insights

• Collaborative and positive team attitude

• Ability to adapt and adjust to changing sales environments and priorities

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Well-organized with ability to prioritize

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Warehouse Support and Maintenance Technician - Righteous Gelato Ltd.

About Righteous Gelato:

Our Righteous mission is to have a tangible impact on how companies look, how they act, the way they treat their people and what we all deserve in terms of quality and integrity as consumers. The vision has always been built on forging strong relationships, empowering our people, innovation, forward thinking, and legendary customer experience backed by the best quality products possible. 

We are, and always have been, people first, and profits second. We think differently, act differently and challenge others to be the change they want to see in the world—we just happen to do it by making gelato. Enriching people's lives, one tiny spoonful at a time.

YOUR MISSION

Reporting to the Facilities Lead & Operations Analyst , the Warehouse Support and Maintenance Technician is responsible for supporting the Warehouse and Materials team in ensuring ingredients are properly received, and all day to day tasks including shipping, receiving, storage and pick-ups of materials/goods are finished safely and on time.  In addition, you will organize and carry out maintenance tasks relating to the Righteous HQ facility, equipment and tools.

A DAY IN THE LIFE - YOUR ROLE + RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver on the Ten Things that Require Zero Talent: being on time, work ethic, effort, body language, attitude, passion, being coachable, doing extra, being prepared.

Live the brand and our 8 core virtues & evangelize our delicious creations with passion in everything you do.

Demonstrate commitment and involvement in our pursuit of making the world more awesome through participation in our Social and Environmental programs, events, initiatives and goals

GENERAL:

WAREHOUSE:

MAINTENANCE:

THE MUST HAVES - KEY SKILLS + ATTRIBUTES:

Hourly wage: $20+/hour 

Schedule of work: Monday-Thursday (potential for Fridays), 7am-3pm or 8am-4pm

Flexibility to work occasional early mornings, nights, weekends and overtime as required

Address of the work: #110, 221 19 Street SE, Calgary, AB

Relevant programs:

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

(Cochran) Production and Packaging Assistant - Real Treat Kitchen Ltd.

Real Treat Kitchen Ltd. is looking for a Production and Packaging Assistant

Job Description

Real Treat is an award-winning producer of organic gourmet cookies. Our products are available across North America in partnership with retailers such as Whole Foods and Loblaws, and many more independents and gift companies. We are a small team that works hard to achieve great things in our modest production space. We share a love for delicious food in beautiful packages and take great pride in the quality of our work.

The student will assist the Head Baker with ingredient preparation and portioning, as well as cookie packaging and order fulfillment. The student will assist with record keeping to ensure traceability of ingredients and end products from procurement through fulfillment. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain firsthand experience in all stages of food production and the protocols related to organic certification.

Duties/roles of the job 

Qualifications

Hourly Wage  $15/hr

Hours worked per week and schedule of work: 30 – 40 hours per week, depending on order volume. Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm.

Location of work: 65 Carolina Drive, Cochrane

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Southern Alberta Placements

(Picture Butte) Marketing Specialist - Haskalife 

Haskalife is looking for a competent Media Specialist to help with the content creation and marketing penetration of the company. The ideal candidate should be creative, friendly, possess a desire to learn and grow, and have an open-minded attitude. The worker should have prior knowledge and experience in new media, marketing, sales, and a food production facility.

Key Responsibilities

Skills and Competencies

Requirements

Assets

We offer

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Benefits

Schedule: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm on site in Picture Butte

Wage: $18 plus commissions

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Student

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.

Spruce Grove

Warehouse and production assistant - Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit

Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit is looking to hire a post-secondary student for a temporary work placement as Warehouse and Production Assistant. This is a great company to work for and this opportunity will give the candidate hands-on industry experience. This could potentially lead to a full time position with the company after the placement program ends.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications / key competencies

Hourly wage:  $17.50

Working schedule: Part time basis 20 hrs per week between 9am-5pm (Mon-Fri)  for 14 weeks.

Location: 51424B HWY 60 Spruce Grove

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Qualified applicants will be forwarded to potential employers. All hiring decisions/negotiations are made by the employer and the student candidate. Food Futures works collaboratively with employers and students to create meaningful work experiences, please contact us for more information.