Merchandising Intern - FoodKick

Merchandising Long Island City, New York


FoodKick is a mobile-first food business delivering the best fresh food, booze, and essentials to busy New Yorkers. We are backed by the sourcing, supply chain, and know-how of Freshdirect, the country's original and largest online grocer, and are seeking a SUPER INTERN who wants to learn all facets of the business

Must be passionate or willing to learn about food, and not be afraid to get hands dirty in all aspects of the business -- WE ARE A STARTUP.


Above all, the right candidate will be someone who:

1) Has a passion for food and is interested in learning A LOT about the food business
2) Makes friends quickly and easily
3) Learns new systems just as quickly
4) Has tenacious follow-up and can keep track of a lot of things


Essential Functions:

€* Learn to design app-based promotional campaigns and see the results
published in real-time.

€* Assist in optimizing our in-app search tool.

€* Work closely with vendors and major distributors to gather and organize data for new product set-up.

€* Create a database and tagging system for app-based promotional campaigns.

€* Learn to use Visio to design process-documents and training materials for new members of our rapidly growing team.

Minimum Qualifications:
* In pursuit of a MS/MA or BA/BS, with a demonstrated interest in merchandising or e-commerce.

* Experience with web programming or content management systems preferred

* Experience in food retail and/or merchandising preferred

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.