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Front of House Sales Specialist at Valente's Italian Specialties

Valente's Italian SpecialtiesMore Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 14, 2019

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Requirements

3 years


Job Details
Valente's is looking for an experienced Front of House/Sales Specialist who is ready to be a part of our growing business.
 
Our team is made up of amiable, hard-working, and versatile individuals who are comfortable wearing many hats. We're looking to add someone to our small but growing business who fits that mold. 
 
We do a lot with very little space. We make most of our products in house, including fresh pasta, cheeses, and breads. We also have a great selection of cheeses and charcuterie and were named one of Philly's 13 Great Cheese Shops by Philadelphia Magazine. Recently, we won Best of the Best Specialty Market from South Jersey Magazine. 
 
In addition to our fresh products, we offer catering, a family meal service, takeout pasta, specialty sandwiches, and more. Recently, we launched a virtual restaurant out of Valente's called Cilento Sandwich Co. which, as the name suggests, focuses on sandwiches. It is a quickly growing business that will likely be part of a brick-and-mortar establishment in 2020. Even when that does happen, Cilento will continue to operate, in part, out of Valente's. In this position, you will need to be able to speak to both brands and know the menus inside and out.
 
As part of our growth, we may soon begin offering breakfast and stay open later for dinners. In this position, you will assist in spearheading these initiatives.
 
Responsibilities 
 
  • Customer service
  • Sales
  • Visual merchandising
  • Tracking and maintaining retail inventory
  • Attending and managing our farmers markets, including the Rittenhouse Square market on Saturdays
  • Attending an managing special events, including events hosted by Downtown Haddonfield
  • Deliver orders locally when needed
  • Prepping certain items for the markets and special events
  • Assist with food prep during busy times
  • Assist in tracking sales, determining product pricing, and reporting
  • Take product photos and post to social media
  • Maintain social media posting schedule
  • Organize, maintain, track and clean front of house 
  • Provide service to outdoor seating customers
Requirements
 
  • Solid knowledge of cheeses and charcuterie
  • Strong knowledge of Italian food, ideally Abruzzese cuisine
  • Communicate directly with back of house to ensure orders are correct
  • Must have own means of transportation, including a valid drivers license and insurance
  • Must be able to lift/carry 40+ lbs 
  • Must be independent, detail oriented, and have a good memory
  • Must be available on Saturdays to manage the Rittenhouse Square farmers market
  • Experience in an upscale specialty environment, like DiBruno Bros. preferred

Required Skills

Charcuterie

Cheese course

Off-site Event Management

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Customer service

Event Management / Organization

Food Safety Knowledge

POS Systems

Customer Service

Marketing / PR

Microsoft Office

Profit And Loss

Purchasing / ordering

Social Media

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