Merchandising Intern (Part-Time) - FoodKick

FoodKick 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 back by the sourcing, supply chain, and know-how of Freshdirect, the country's original and largest online grocer, and are seeking a part-time Merchandising Intern who wants to learn all facets of the business

You 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:

  • Coordinate our holiday merchandising and supply chain planning processes.
  • Coordinate the creation of our in-app content and assist with generating new content ideas.
  • Work closely with vendors and major distributors to gather and organize data for new product set-up.
  • Schedule our in-app and web-based content within our content management system.
  • Forecast sales and write purchase orders for highly perishable products.
  • Learn to design app-based promotional campaigns and see the results published in real-time.
  • 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 food, merchandising and/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 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS, FoodKick and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.