Chukar Cherries

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Pike Market Retail Store: Seattle, Washington

Work in Seattle's Pike Place Market-Cherries & Chocolate

Do you enjoy meeting hundreds of new friends every day? Do you delight in exceeding expectations, setting goals, and problem solving? Do you value quality, local products?

We are accepting applications from positive, outgoing, energetic, cherry and chocolate loving individuals for a fast-paced sales position at Chukar Cherries in the main arcade of Pike Place Market.

Job Description: Primary duties include enticing market visitors to stop, educating them about our company and products, and converting them into loyal customers!

To be successful in this position, the following traits and skills are REQUIRED:

  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven selling and customer service abilities
  • Ability to multi-task and control crowds
  • Work effectively independently or as part of a team
  • Goal oriented and willing to go the extra mile to make sales targets
  • Positive, energetic and friendly demeanor with a good sense of humor
  • Ability to work in all types of weather (we are in the open-air part of Pike Place Market)
  • Ability to lift ~50 lbs and stand for full 5 to 7-hour shift
  • Good cash handling skills
  • Punctual and reliable

Other traits that are strongly desired include:

  • Experience opening and closing a cash register
  • Knowledge of gourmet foods
  • Knowledge of Pike Place Market
  • Enjoy cooking or baking
  • Live close to Pike Place Market or within easy bus-riding distance
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends and holidays

Job Benefits:

  • Great team environment
  • Casual yet professional workplace
  • Base pay + commission
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Did we mention chocolate?

All employees work on a part-time basis (2-4 shifts a week). Must be available and willing to work weekends and holidays. Booth open every day 9am-6pm.

Please send application, resume and cover letter to nicole@chukar.com. Tell us why you are perfect for this job. We look forward to meeting you!

Corporate Office: Prosser, Washington

Retail Sales Associate

Chukar Cherries is seeking a part-time experienced Retail Sales Associate. Energetic, flexible team player, willing to work weekends. Email resumes to resume@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Phone Customer Service Representative

Chukar Cherries is seeking an experienced Phone Customer Service Representative: Energetic, flexible, excellent phone, communications, and computer skills required. Email resumes to resume@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Gift Assistant Team Leaders

Filling Tins, gift boxes, gift baskets. Detail oriented, energetic, must be bilingual! Full time, seasonal, day (6am-3:30pm) & night (3:15pm-1:45am) shifts. Email applications to hr@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Kitchen Assistant Team Leader

Cooking experience preferred, detail oriented, energetic, must be bilingual! Full time, permanent, day shift (6am-3:30pm). Email applications to hr@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Packing Assistant Team Leader

Filling and packing bags, running packing machine (we are willing to train). Detail oriented, energetic, must be bilingual! Full time, permanent, day shift (6am-3:30pm) and full time, seasonal, night shift (3:15pm-1:45am). Email applications to hr@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Shipping Assistants

Running orders, picking, packing & filling. Detail oriented, accurate, good with numbers, energetic, good organizational skills, computer skills required, must be bilingual! Full time, seasonal, 2 shifts (6am-2:30pm & 10:00am-6:30pm). Email applications to hr@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Chocolate Room Assistant Team Leader

Making chocolates (willing to train), able to lift 30 lbs, detail oriented, energetic, must be bilingual! Weekend Shift: Fri-Sun, 9:45am-10:15pm. Email applications to hr@chukar.com. No phone calls please.

Company Profile

The Chukar Story

In 1988 our family founded Chukar Cherries on our beloved cherry orchard in the Yakima Valley of Washington state. Chukar celebrates the natural bounty of the Pacific Northwest: transforming tree-ripened local fruits and hearty nuts into freshly made, exceptional cherry and chocolate gifts. One taste and you'll experience the extraordinary—Chukar, Best of Nature, Best of Chocolate®.

Warm Weather Shipping Policies

Learn more about Shipping Policies on our Shipping page.

Add a Gift Box

Includes a graphic Chukar box and red satin bow; sizes vary depending on what is ordered.

Note: Gift baskets and towers cannot be gift boxed — both of these product types are already handsomely packaged.