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Communications & Marketing Specialist | Hillsborough Roastery | Full Time 

Barista | multiple locations | Part Time and Full Time positions available

Baker | South Durham, Woodcroft | Full Time





Hillsborough | Roastery & Main Office
505 Meadowland Drive, Unit 101
Full Time

The Communications and Marketing Specialist will engage our retail community through a variety of outlets including social media, events, and outreach. You will provide a consistent voice across all messaging platforms on behalf of the company, sharing our mission, our story, and our coffee. You will be the first point of contact for our seven store management teams, assisting with store-level marketing endeavors within their specific market helping to foster a sense of community and connecting retail consumers with our brand.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must, with a willingness to learn, be creative, and work in a dynamic and growing team.




» Work with Brand manager to develop and implement a communications plan for our retail stores

» Post relevant and timely content to Joe Van Gogh social media accounts, while tracking performance, and brainstorming ways to grow our social media presence

» Write monthly newsletters, primarily directed to our retail consumers

» Draft press releases as needed

» Assist with updating individual store pages on social media pages including Yelp and Google Plus

Community Outreach:

» Work with each store management team to develop and maintain community relationships in their individual neighborhoods

» Assist with company-based donation requests with annual partners » Assist with demos and events

Store-level Marketing:

» Facilitate store-level promotional projects with store management teams » Attend monthly store manager meetings

» Create messaging and signage for short term promotions

» Assist with merchandising retail products; labeling, sorting. Brainstorm new branded products with Brand Manager based on feedback from store management teams

Additional Requirements:

    » Take on new projects as directed by Brand Manager
    » This position requires 32-40 hours per week
    » A positive attitude
    » Self-motivated and ability to work independently
    » Ability to prioritize and manage time
    » Excellent communication skills
    » Strong interpersonal skills
    » A working knowledge of our retail cafés is a plus
    » Prolonged, frequent ingestion of coffee, tea, and caffeinated beverages
    » A valid NC Driver’s license
    » Travel to our retail cafes located throughout Durham, Chapel Hill, and Greensboro in addition to our main office located in Hillsborough
    » Criminal background check as required by JVG’s institutional partners
    » Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, MailChimp, and web content management platforms is a plus but not required
    » Ability to work on occasional nights and weekends
    » This position prohibits the wearing of perfumes, colognes, or fragrances that may interfere with the tasting experience

All Joe Van Gogh employees are subject to a 90 day probationary period







Greensboro | Elm St & Golden Gate*
*Must be willing to work at both locations
Part Time: 15-25 hours per week
Full Time: 32+ hours per week

Durham | Duke University
120 Science Drive, Durham
Part Time: 12-15 hours/week 

Durham | West End
1114 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham
Part Time and Full Time

Durham | Broad Street
1104 Broad St, Durham
Part Time: 18-25 hours/week *must have evening and weekend availability 

South Durham | Woodcroft
4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham
Part Time: 12-15 hours/week *must have afternoon and evening availability
Full Time

We are always accepting applications for barista positions! Regardless if one of our shops are currently hiring, we are always looking for individuals with a great attitude towards customer service, team work, and of course, love coffee.

A Joe Van Gogh barista serves as one of many faces of the company as well as the final representative of the specialty coffee production chain. Baristas are responsible for providing excellent customer care as well as consistently preparing coffee and tea beverages to highest standard at a high volume. In addition to these tasks, baristas are expected to maintain daily operations (cleaning, stocking, organizing), continually build upon skills and knowledge, and contribute to a positive team atmosphere.


» A valid NC Driver’s license and reliable transportation
» Food and beverage experience
» Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive, vibrant attitude
» Keen attention to detail
» Ability to work independently and self-motivated, yet also team oriented
» Available nights and weekends


Physical Demand: 
» Prolonged, frequent ingestion of coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages
» Prolonged periods of constant repetitive motion with hands and wrists
» Prolonged periods of time on foot, squatting, kneeling and bending.
» Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
» This position prohibits the wearing of perfumes, colognes or fragrances that may interfere with the tasting experience


All Joe Van Gogh employees are subject to a 90 day probationary period




We are always accepting applications for baker positions!

Currently hiring for a full-time baker.

South Durham | Woodcroft
4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham
Full Time: 32+ hours/week


» Responsible for prep work of all bakery items and final construction while maintaining a high standard of quality.

» Proper handling and storage of ingredients and finished products according to the health code.

» Maintain bakery equipment according to hygienic standards and proper maintenance procedures, as well as a keep a clean, safe and organized work area.

» Understand and practice safe use of bakery equipment and utensils.

» Ensure that all bakery equipment cleaning is accomplished and cleaning logs are complete and up to date.

» Follow recipes to ensure consistent outcomes.

» Review production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily baking activities.

» Attend to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies; detect and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and/or other unusual conditions.

» Receive, stock and/or deliver goods.


Areas of expertise:

» Food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality control.

» Techniques used in professional production baking.

» State and local health sanitation codes related to the operation of a bakery and a cafe.

» Maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies and materials.

» Inventory management.

» Professional kitchen equipment maintenance.

» Weighing and measuring ingredients used in baking.


Additional requirements:

» Must have weekend availability

» Ability to move heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds (approximate).

» A positive attitude with excellent communications skills.

» Punctuality

» Self-motivation and ability to work independently.

» Ability to prioritize and manage time.

» Attention to detail.

» A valid NC Driver’s license.

» Criminal background check as required by JVG’s institutional partners.

» Prolonged periods of constant repetitive motion.


All Joe Van Gogh employees are subject to a 90 day probationary period