Poeme Macarons Job Openings and Application Form

Poeme Macarons is currently hiring for a Macaron Admin Assistant. We do always welcome applications to keep on file for the right candidates as well for positions not currently hiring. Please see the descriptions below of potential positions at Poeme. If you think you would be a good fit at Poeme Macarons, we welcome you to fill out the job application form on the bottom of the page. If you have any questions or issues with the job application process, please email us at info@poememacarons.com.

Macaron Administrative Assistant

 

Starting Pay: $18/hour + tips (generally, $21-23/hour after tips)

 

Poeme Macarons is a women-owned, gourmet French macaron shop in Fort Collins at Front Range Village! We are a locally-owned small business. We specialize in all-natural, uniquely-crafted French macarons in world-inspired flavors, and make a large variety of vegan macaron flavors as well. Our products are naturally gluten-free, but do contain nuts (almonds).

 

We are looking for a bakery admin assistant responsible for organizational, managerial, and customer-service oriented tasks to help assist the retail & baking staff and Head Chef with smooth and efficient storefront operations. This position is ideal for detail-oriented, efficient, and friendly candidates who enjoy multitasking and organization. This is not a typical office job, and you will be on your feet for most of the day doing a variety of hands-on tasks, as well as some computer/office work…and you are surrounded by baking & macarons all day! Daily duties would primarily include:

 

  1. Purchasing & organizing inventory and ingredients as needed for the storefront, with communication and direction from the Head Chef & Owner
  2. Ensuring retail products are properly prepared for display, and communicating necessary retail information for the day to retail staff members, with direction from the Owner
  3. Assisting with packing macarons and organization/distribution of product in storage and refrigeration
  4. Assisting customers and clients with orders.
  5. Organizing special orders and communicating this information to baking staff.
  6. Being team-oriented and able to do a variety of different tasks as needed throughout the day to help ensure smooth operations.

 

Poeme Macarons is a growing small business, and this position has been created to help out with managing & organizing this growth and help the Owner & Head Chef with more tasks as we grow. Someone who is passionate about their work & enjoys small business environments, is a team player, and a great communicator is the ideal fit for this job. This job also requires a reliable form of transportation and valid driver’s license, as you will need to drive to obtain inventory & ingredients in the mornings.

 

HOURS:

 

We are looking for candidates with primarily morning-afternoon availability; this shift would typically start at 6:30-7:30am (depending on availability/preference) and end at 3-4pm, although we have some flexibility depending on the candidate. Our baking days are Tuesday-Saturday, so availability during these days is preferable. This can be a part-time or full-time position, with a lot of room for growth for the right candidate.

 

COMPENSATION:

 

This is an hourly position, starting at $18/hour + tips (after tips, expect $21-23/hour). This position has room for growth into a salaried position.

 

Work Location:

2842 Council Tree Avenue #141

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Macaron Retail Associate

 

Starting Pay: $16/hour + tips

 

Poeme Macarons is a women-owned, gourmet French macaron shop, opening our first retail storefront in Fort Collins on 3/19! We specialize in all-natural, uniquely-crafted French macarons in world-inspired flavors, and make a large variety of vegan macaron flavors as well. Our products are naturally gluten-free, but do contain nuts (almonds).

 

Poeme Macarons is looking for a passionate macaron representative to provide unparalleled customer service to our clients. We believe that the packaging, presentation, and service is equally important to the flavor of the macaron, and in providing an upscale, unrivaled macaron experience. The goal is that no matter how many macarons a customer purchases, they feel that they got to “treat themselves” to a luxury that improves their day!

 

This is an entry-level retail position that is customer-facing, with room for potential growth into management and sales positions as Poeme Macarons grows. We are looking to continue growing Poeme Macarons, and are looking for motivated candidates to help us reach new heights!

 

Daily activities can include:

 

-packaging and selling macarons with delicacy and precision (macarons can be fragile)

-organizing and taking in-person, phone, and online orders

-taking wholesale or bulk orders, and meeting customer needs in this regard

-opening/closing the shop and handling cash/POS (square)

-keeping the display case and merchandising refrigerator well-stocked and visually appealing

-cleaning and organizing the FOH, and abiding by all COVID guidelines and regulations

-printing and cutting flavor cards/order materials

-communicating with the owner and BOH about inventory and any potential questions or issues

-educating customers on macaron care and about Poeme Macarons

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Previous Experience:

1-2 years customer service (preferred)

 

Education:

High School or equivalent

 

Hours:

Ideally, we are looking for applicants that can work at least 15-20+ hours a week with weekend availability. We are closed on Tuesdays, so generally that will not be a scheduled work day. Opening shifts typically start at 9am, and shifts are not scheduled past 7 or 8pm for closing.

 

Work Location:

2842 Council Tree Avenue #141

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Dishwasher

 

 

Starting Pay: $16/hour + tips

 

Poeme Macarons is a women-owned, gourmet French macaron shop that recently opened our first storefront in Fort Collins! We specialize in all-natural, uniquely-crafted French macarons in world-inspired flavors, and make a large variety of vegan macaron flavors as well. Our products are naturally gluten-free, but do contain nuts (almonds).

 

Poeme is looking for a dishwasher to help out with manual dishwashing in the kitchen, as well as other necessary cleaning tasks for about 20 hours a week. You may also be asked to help out with retail work, and other miscellaneous tasks as needed at the shop. We are looking for hard-working, friendly, efficient candidates with an understanding of food safety and working in a commercial kitchen.

 

This is an entry-level position, with room for potential growth for motivated individuals.

 

Previous Experience:

No previous experience required, but 1-2 years working in food service/commercial kitchens is preferable.

 

Education:

High School or equivalent

 

Hours:

Ideally, we are looking for applicants that can work at least 15-20+ hours a week with weekend availability. We are closed on Tuesdays, so generally that will not be a scheduled work day. Typically, you will not be scheduled very early mornings or late nights.

 

Work Location:

2842 Council Tree Avenue #141

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Pastry Assistant

 

Starting Pay: $18/hour (plus tips)

 

Poeme Macarons is a women-owned, gourmet French macaron shop that recently opened our first storefront in Fort Collins! We specialize in all-natural, uniquely-crafted French macarons in world-inspired flavors, and make a large variety of vegan macaron flavors as well. Our products are naturally gluten-free, but do contain nuts (almonds).

 

 

We are looking for motivated, detail-oriented pastry assistants to help the Head Chef with making our large menu of flavors at the new storefront! Poeme Macarons crafts a unique macaron that’s creamier and less sweet than your typical macaron, and we make all of our fillings from scratch (often using multiple fillings per macaron) to create a truly “gourmet” experience. Our shells are naturally-colored and flavored and we believe in creating a beautiful but non-artificial product!

 

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, and eager-to-learn candidates that are looking to help Poeme Macarons grow! Previous baking experience is required, but previous commercial bakery or macaron-making experience is not necessary (but is a plus!). We are willing to train the right candidate. Detail-oriented precision is required for these “diva” macarons. Working and communicating well as a team is very important. Having a food safety certification is also preferable.

 

A lot of things can go wrong when making macarons, so it is important that you are able to quickly recognize potential problems and provide adequate, quick-thinking solutions. Experience with previous French pastry techniques and the precision required for French pastry is a huge asset. Quick-learners and creative-thinkers are desired for this position. With the large range of flavors we will create each day, it is also essential to have good multi-tasking abilities.

 

Daily activities can include:

 

-prepping and measuring dry ingredients

-prepping fillings (pastry creams, fruit curds, jams, ganache, edible cookie dough/cake batter, a variety of buttercreams, vegan fillings, etc.)

-making meringue

-piping macaron shells

-baking macarons

-pairing and filling macarons with precision

-tasting and accurately adjusting fillings/macarons and ingredients to match Poeme Macarons standards

-communicating effectively with team members about inventory and needs

-assisting in new flavor creations

-working with vegan macaron shells and fillings and understanding the importance of no cross-contamination

-keeping your workspace neat, orderly, and clean

-cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen

-lifting up to 25 lbs

-eating macarons!

 

Hours:

We are looking for candidates that can ideally work 30-35 hours a week. This position has room for potential growth as Poeme grows in the next months. Weekend availability is preferable. Generally, shifts will not start before 8am.

 

Previous Experience:

1-2 years commercial bakery experience (preferable)

 

Education:

High School or Equivalent

 

Work Location:

2842 Council Tree Avenue, #141

Fort Collins, CO 80525

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