Help us build a secure and trusted food system

We believe in making lasting connections with not only our customers, but also those who work alongside us everyday.


We do it all here at Jake's and are motivated to consistently grow a company and brand that is trusted by many. The beauty of a small company is being able to exert your talents throughout many different industries. Our team works with agriculture, technology, communications, supply, logistics, finance, food and more. We want to work alongside people who are creative, intelligent, and earnest to create their own meaningful path in this life.



Travel Market Sales Team

Location: Travel to Illinois, Warehouse located in Cassopolis, MI

Hire Date: May-October

Status: Full-time


SUMMARY

Jake’s Country Meats is a 7th generation family farm and business created to make lasting connections within the local food industry. We direct-market all of our regeneratively grown products through farmers markets, retail stores, restaurants, institutions, and more. We are looking for people to join our team to develop their own talents and create a meaningful way of life within various industries, without losing site of the simplicity of farm life and the importance of connecting with others.

The Travel Market Sales Team works outdoors daily, so you'll never grow tired of the atmosphere and stay active during your daily life.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Safe, reliable transportation of Jake’s Country Meats products to customers using JCM vehicles.

2. Set-up a retail-ready space outdoors to encourage an attractive shopping experience.

3. Communicate effectively with customers, creating lasting connections and regular attendance.

4. Guide the customer towards purchasing products, offer cooking advice, relate the purchase back to the production at the farm.

5. Create a familiar, simple and seamless check-out experience for each person by calculating order totals and accepting different forms of payment.

6. Daily set-up and tear down of pop-up retail shop, including tents and weights.

7. Properly manage inventory or storage of products at required temperatures for safe food handling.


SCHEDULE

Farmer's Markets are on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Flexible scheduling is possible. Full-time is encouraged. Daily hours are 12-14 hours per market day.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Chauffeur's license required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to maintain a safe driving record.
  • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and reliability are all a must.
  • Ability to represent Jake’s Country Meats and our mission, with integrity at each location.


Pay: $800.00 - $1,000.00 per week depending on how many markets attended with commission pay available.


Email us at jakescountrymeats@gmail.com to apply.


Transportation & Logistics

Job Title: Delivery Driver

Location: Warehouse located in Cassopolis, MI

Schedule: Year-round

Status: Part-time (full time available if needed, hybrid with sales or warehouse position)

SUMMARY

Jake’s Country Meats began as a 6th generation family farm and created a business that encourages sustainable agriculture and promotes the local food industry. Join our team and help build a better future and more secure food system for our area.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Safe, reliable transportation of Jake’s Country Meats products to customers using JCM vehicles.

2. Daytime schedule. 30 hours per week. More hours available if wanted. Delivery Days are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday with one Saturday per month.

3. Some warehouse work, including loading and unloading of inventory on and off of trucks.

4. Communicating effectively with customers at each delivery; this includes giving invoices at time of delivery and collecting proper signatures.

5. May include stocking shelves at retail customer sites if needed.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1. Chauffer’s license required. We will work with you to receive one if you do not have one already.

2. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly and step in and out of a truck.

3. Ability to maintain a safe driving record.

4. Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and reliability are all a must.

5. Ability to represent Jake’s Country Meats and our mission, with integrity at each location on the job.


Pay: $18-$22 per hour.


Email us at jakescountrymeats@gmail.com to apply.