Country View Dairy

Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

Country View Dairy is a family-owned business making all natural, farmstead yogurt using the milk from their own cows. The production facility is located on the family farm, guaranteeing a fresh, high quality product. Country View Dairy is a start-up operation expanding their business to farmers markets and additional wholesale and retail markets in 2012. Two Paid Marketing Interns are being sought to support marketing operations at Country View Dairy. The Marketing Interns will represent Country View Dairy and promote Country View Dairy products in a variety of settings including farmers markets, retail demonstrations, and on-farm and other marketing events.

Farmers Market Duties: Must be able to drive your own vehicle to the farm in Hawkeye to pick up yogurt and materials for farmers markets (farm vehicle will be supplied to transport all materials to and from each farmers market even)t; Set up farmers market booth at 1-3 markets per week independently; Represent Country View Dairy and describe product to customers, providing exceptional customer service and promoting Country View products; Following food safety regulations, provide samples of yogurt to interested customers; Track customer comments about yogurt sampled in a dated log book; Handle money, make change, track sales; Tear down booth and return all materials and leftover product to the farm.

Retail Demonstration Duties: Must be able to drive your own vehicle to the farm in Hawkeye to pick up yogurt and retail demonstration materials;Set up table/display for retail demonstration to include: Country View Dairy sign, brochures and other marketing materials, sampling area; Following food safety regulations, provide samples of yogurt to interested customers; Track customer comments about yogurt sampled in a dated log book; Represent Country View Dairy and describe product to customers, providing exceptional customer service and promoting Country View products.

As needed: Assistance with web design/maintenance; Updating print marketing materials.

If interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Maggie Fitzsimmons at maggiemfitzsimmons@gmail.com by May 4th.