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Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 12:04 AM

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Opened in 1996 as a neighborhood cafe, Irving Farm Coffee Roasters has grown into one of New York’s most beloved hometown roasters. With nine retail cafes, a bustling wholesale business, an SCA Certified Training & Education Loft and brand new Roastery and Tasting room in the Hudson Valley, we continue to build our business on relationships–from customers to coffee producing partners. Irving Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace and world.

Overview

The Educator is primarily responsible for cultivating and ensuring excellence among retail staff and wholesale/public students in their knowledge, preparation, and enthusiasm for coffee.

Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum of 3 years of retail experience working in specialty coffee
Demonstrable passion and enthusiasm for coffee education
Demonstrable ability to taste and describe flavors objectively
Must be self-motivated and have excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects at once
Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing, including being able to take thorough notes and record observations
Must have proficiency in using Google Docs, especially spreadsheets
Must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays
Must have an open-minded and positive attitude, especially regarding coffee education, preparation techniques, and working with staff from many different backgrounds and with a diverse range of abilities
Preferred

BGA Level 2
SCA Specialized Instructor / AST certification
Previous experience in management and/or leadership roles
Primary Responsibilities

Quality Control & workflow standards/accountability (in-store and in Lab)
Create retail standards/expectations in conjunction with Education Team and key IFCR leadership
Assist managers in standard enforcement/accountability
Barista review/check-ins
Training IFCR retail staff
Lead retail focused classes/demonstrations
Work with managers to utilize training time/classes efficiently
Administer retail employee barista testing
Training Lead Baristas
Collaborate with entire Education team on Coffee standards
Cultivate a culture of education and coffee excellence to IFCR Team and public
Assist with Wholesale/Public/SCA classes
Attend brand building events as a representative of IFCR
Reports to Education Director
Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary dependent on experience and qualifications
Eligibility to participate in company health insurance & 401K plans
Paid vacation & sick days

candice@irvingfarm.com

• Location: Manhattan, New York

• Post ID: 147008697 manhattan
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