Join our Team!

Girl Meets Dirt is a small, Orcas based, fruit preserves company specializing in heirloom jams from heritage island fruit. We have a growing wholesale business, selling our preserves to specialty food & cheese shops, & grocers across the country.  In addition, we have retail offerings in our kitchen space, a growing online store and do weekly seasonal farmers markets in San Juan County and Seattle. We were a 2016 Good Food Awards Winner and pride ourselves in making exceptional, unique preserves.  We're looking to add a few talented, enthusiastic people to both our kitchen and farmers market staff.  The full job descriptions are below (and how to apply).  We can't wait to hear from you! 

We’re hiring for the Jam Squad!

Assistant Preserve Maker, Eastsound, WA

Job Description:  We are looking to hire an enthusiastic Assistant Preserve Maker (Start date: ASAP, up to 36 hours/week with the opportunity for growth and year-around employment) to work in our kitchen facility in Eastsound. The job entails prepping, cooking and packaging all eleven varietals in our signature line as well as preparing online & wholesale orders for shipment. This is a great opportunity to learn about the art of preservation, small business operations, and to help play an important role in the growth of an island business.

Ideally, you have the following qualities/skills:

  • Commercial kitchen experience (although we’ll train the right person)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (sugar & fruit are heavy!)
  • A can-do hustle attitude/you thrive on conquering tasks and strive for perfection
  • Has own vehicle to get to work and do occasional errand
  • Flexible and willing to accommodate frequently changing tasks (multitaskers who enjoy being busy are welcome)
  • Committed, hard-working, detail oriented team player

Hours: The kitchen is in operation M-F from 8am to 5pm. We can offer a tailored, regular schedule for the right person within this window. Increased hours, as well as the opportunity to work year-around are available upon demonstration of a willingness to take on a greater role in kitchen operations & a strong work ethic

Pay/Benefits: Competitive pay based upon experience. In addition, there are jam perks & an attractive employee discount.

Interested?

Excellent! Please send us your resume & short cover letter explaining why you’d like to work for us and why you think you’re a fit for this position. Email to Audra at info@girlmeetsdirt.com with subject line: Jam maker position

 

We’re hiring: Farmers Market Sellers -Seattle - U-district - Ballard

Farmers Market Sellers Position:  Market sellers represent Girl Meets Dirt and sell our preserves at Seattle area Farmers Market pop up shops. Sellers are responsible for transporting all market gear, setting up & breaking down, handling money & credit card transactions, sampling product and ensuring each customer has a positive experience. A market day is typically 7-8 hours.

Ideally, you have the following qualities/skills: 

  • Love good food and are passionate about local agriculture
  • Have own car to transport all market supplies
  • Have a good driving record
  • Are available on consecutive Saturdays or Sundays
  • Can give a 6 month commitment
  • Enjoy interacting with the public
  • Have a knack for selling (and/or willing to learn)
  • Thrive working independently, are responsible, reliable and committed to what you do
  • Ready to start work between 6:30 am -8am in the morning

Market locations

  • University District, Seattle
  • Ballard, Seattle

Market dates: Saturdays (U-district), Sundays (Ballard), starting ASAP

Pay/Benefits: Competitive pay includes base wage per market (based on experience) + commission.  In addition, there are jam perks & an attractive employee discount. 

Interested?
Excellent! Please send us your resume & short cover letter explaining why you’d like to work for us and why you think you’re a fit for this position. Email to Jessica at jessica@girlmeetsdirt.com with subject line: FM seller position

 

We’re hiring: Farmers Market Sellers -San Juan County

Farmers Market Sellers Position:  Market sellers represent Girl Meets Dirt and sell our preserves at San Juan County Farmers Market pop up shops. Sellers are responsible for transporting all market gear, setting up & breaking down, handling money & credit card transactions, sampling product and ensuring each customer has a positive experience. A market day is typically 7-8 hours.

Ideally, you have the following qualities/skills: 
•    love good food and are passionate about island agriculture
•    have own car to transport all market supplies
•    have a good driving record
•    are available on consecutive Saturdays
•    can give a 6 month commitment
•    enjoy interacting with the public
•    have a knack for selling (and/or willing to learn)
•    thrive working independently, are responsible, reliable and committed to what you do
•    ready to start work between 6:30 am -8am in the morning

Market locations

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island Farmer’s Market (Brickworks Building)

Market dates
Saturdays, weekly April - October, monthly thereafter, starting ASAP

Pay/Benefits: Competitive pay includes base wage per market (based on experience) + commission.  In addition, there are jam perks & an attractive employee discount. 

Interested?
Excellent! Please send us your resume & short cover letter explaining why you’d like to work for us and why you think you’re a fit for this position. Email to Jessica at jessica@girlmeetsdirt.com with subject line: FM seller position