Work with Hodo

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Good work. Good people.

The people who work Hodo are what make us awesome: they’re fun, honest, and hardworking. And they really love what they do. We’re always eager to meet people who are passionate about making the world more delicious. Does that sound like you? We can’t wait to meet you!

Open Positions

FARMERS MARKET / RETAIL BRAND AMBASSADOR

We are looking for a Farmers Market/Retail Brand Ambassador to support the Hodo Sales team as well as manage and operate our Saturday Farmers Market booth at the SF Ferry Plaza. 

Responsibilities

  • Being a brand ambassador for Hodo and its amazing range of delicious products

  • Demonstrating and promoting Hodo products at the Farmers Market, retail stores, and occasional special events – including set-up/transport/breakdown, engaging customers, continued process improvements, tracking sales/inventory, and data-keeping

  • Build rapport with Retail & Food service/Restaurant customers, store managers, Farmers market guests

  • Potential travel to accounts and customers around the Bay Area, from Sacramento/Santa Rosa (N), to Livermore/Modesto (E), and Santa Cruz (S)

  • Contact existing accounts by phone and in person to gather sales intelligence and data, and nurture customer relationships with store personnel

Qualifications

  • Prior retail sales, brand ambassador, and/or customer service experience

  • Excellent people and communication skills and comfort speaking in public

  • Reliable, punctual, and professional (in appearance, presentation, teamwork, body language, etc.)

  • Detail-oriented with numbers, paperwork, and customer information

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and demonstrated success working in small teams

  • Passion for and knowledge of food, especially organic/non-gmo, gluten-free, plant-based/vegan

HR Consultant

We are looking for a part-time (6–8 hours/week) HR Generalist Consultant (i.e. 1099 contractor) who can provide guidance on and manage the following:

Responsibilities

  • Employee relations

  • New employee on-boarding

  • Termination paperwork

  • Compliance – Federal, State and local laws, annual Employee Handbook updates/revisions

 

Production Worker

Hodo attributes a huge part of its success to its strong production staff.  We are looking for individuals who would like to help us make our tofu products.

Responsibilities

To include but not limited to:

  • Tofu and yuba making

  • Kitchen preparation

  • Documenting processes

  • Stocking

  • Packaging

  • Shipping and receiving

  • Performing sanitation procedures

Qualifications

  • Motivated and willingness to work hard

  • Attention to detail

  • Able to work fast with focus, with minimal supervision

  • Initiative

  • Strong communication skills

  • Flexible to work varying shifts, including graveyard shifts

  • Must have a valid US driver’s license and Taxpayer Identification Number

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is preferred but not required.

  • Prior experience in food and/or manufacturing is preferred but not required.

  • Food safety certified preferred. Training for certification will be provided.

  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds and stand for long periods

  • Interest in organic and natural foods a plus

Want to join Team Hodo?

If you are interested in one of the jobs above, simply introduce yourself by email using the position you’re interested in in the subject line (make sure to attach a resume!). If you don’t see something that fits, just send us an email at jobs@hodofoods.com and tell us why you’d love to work at Hodo!

All applicants must pass all background checks and legal employment requirements.