The Coffee Career Center job board is intended to be the first career stop for employers and job seekers across the coffee industry.
To help connect top talent with new opportunities, we’ll be highlighting a selection of job and internship listings here each week. And if you’re looking to hire, it’s easier than ever to post a job – discounts available for NCA members.
Without further ado, here are the Coffee Career Center featured jobs of the week (please note that you will need to set up a free account to view the full listing):
Barista / Cafe Grumpy
Internship / CNY Roasters Guild
Assistant Roaster / Ebru Coffee Company
Plant Manager / Philz Coffee
Brewer / Confluence Coffee Co.
Check out the latest listings, post a job, and find more resources at the Coffee Career Center.
By Bill Murray, NCA, CEO
The following is an edited post orignally published on LinkedIn
The U.S. Department of Labor reported last month that there were 5.9 million vacant jobs in the U.S., while the rate of people quitting their jobs has been rising steadily. Companies are hiring, and people are moving on – and up.
Unless you plan on working for one employer forever, at some point you’ll be looking for that next job. The best time to prepare is now – especially if you aren’t actively looking.
Of course, there are endless job-hunting resources available on specific topics, like resume writing and writing a cover letter. [Ed. note: Including our recently launched Coffee Career Center.]
The key to success is not only successful execution of each step, but also having an overall strategy, much as you would for any long-term project.
Here’s a checklist of strategies, tactics, and considerations:
Internships are critical for hands-on experience in a new profession – especially in an industry complex as coffee. Developing new skills and connections gives you a critical advantage in today’s competitive job market.
For employers, interns offer companies fresh perspectives, critical support to boost team productivity, and/or specialized talent to knock out that key project with long-term benefits. It’s also a great way to give back to the industry, cultivating future leaders through education and mentorship. [Ed. note: Check out our new Coffee Career Center for internships tailored specifically for the coffee industry.]
Here, NCA CEO (and association veteran) William (Bill) Murray
shares the importance of establishing an ethical internship program, creating a mutually beneficial and rewarding experience.
By Bill Murray, NCA
There’s never been a more exciting time to have a career in coffee.
From the barista who pulls the perfect shot, to the unheralded scientists working to preserve the genetic diversity of coffee, professionals all around the world have turned their passion for coffee into a livelihood. And yet, until now, there’s never been an easy way to find those career opportunities – or to find talent to match these opportunities.
This is why we are pleased to announce the launch of the first dedicated career center for coffee – anchored by a coffee job board. A venture of the National Coffee Association, U.S.A., the Coffee Career Center is intended to be your first career stop – whether you are hiring, or looking to get hired, in the fascinating and rewarding world of coffee. Continue reading