Divine Chocolates: Entry-Level Position Available

Divine Chocolate is the world’s first farmer-owned Fair Trade Chocolate brand. The company, Divine Chocolate Inc, is owned in part by the farmers of Kuapa Kokoo a cocoa cooperative in Ghana. Our mission is to bring the benefits of the chocolate trade to cocoa farmers through the creation of a dynamic branded proposition. We realize this mission by delivering high quality chocolate products made of the ‘best of the best’ beans from Ghana, creative marketing and sales, and education of retailers about Fair Trade and cocoa growers in Ghana, and through creating awareness in consumers that their purchasing power can create a sweeter world for cocoa growers. We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated Outreach Associate to increase sales of and engagement with the Divine brand.

  • The Outreach Associate will seek opportunities for product and company promotion through traditional and social media, retail promotional opportunities and engagement with NGOs, community groups, faith communities and student organizations. As a social enterprise with a great story and fantastic product we are seeking someone that is creative, unconventional and willing to go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure Divine Chocolate’s success.
  • The Outreach Associate is responsible for coordinating elements of the consumer and trade marketing and advertising program as well as coordinating the creation of brand material, events and product sampling. This entry level position is an excellent opportunity to break into the world of socially responsible enterprise. Must be highly organized, possess excellent communication skills, and have experience motivating a diverse group of people to participate in a cause. Non profit organizing and campaigning experience useful. Marketing experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team required.
  • Start date is on or about January 3rd.
  • Job Location: Washington, DC, United States

To apply send resume, cover letter, 150 words about why you would like to help promote Fair Trade in chocolate. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Email to erin{at}divinechocolateusa.com no later than Dec 18, 2010

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