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Milton’s Craft Bakers

Sales and Operations Intern (Rotational Intern)

Carlsbad, CA / contract

About the Program:

The VMG Partners ecosystem of brands stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, in partnership with their portfolio companies – [solidcore]. OVME, Milton’s Craft Bakers, Swell, Shogun – 10 interns from colleges across the country will partake in an 10-week internship program in which they will participate in on-the-job training across à range of functions, as well as engage in panels, workshops, and more. To ultimately, equip them with skills and a network to start a career within consumer/services/retail and tech industries, whether as an entrepreneur, an operator or beyond.

Milton’s Craft Bakers is looking for a talented intern to join their teaml Milton’s is inspired by the way friends and family gather to share good times that are meaningful and memorable. Understanding and innovating for the needs of today’s consumer led Milton’s to create products that satisfy a variety of preferences with foods that are Certified Gluten Free, USDA Certified Organic, and/or Non-GMO Project Verified. They are looking for a humble, hungry, and smart teammate who shares Milton’s passion for creating consumer joy.

Timing: 10 weeks (Late May – Late July)

Responsibilities:

The sales intern will rotate throughout the accounting, supply chain, and marketing departments for an opportunity to learn the in and outs of a successful entrepreneurial business operation before working with the Sales department. The projects you will work on will take you to the beginning of product development; to purchases orders for manufacturing of the product; sales orders for shipping the products; paying vendors, collecting from customers, and then using data intelligence to make sound sales and marketing decisions. This individual will have the opportunity to grow his/her skills and knowledge in the sales field while working in a fast-paced, exciting industry.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Accumulating data intelligence and reporting to the sales team
  • Field sales execution, store visits
  • Researching alternative suppliers for ingredients
  • Tracking purchase orders/manufacturing production
  • Tracking sales orders/shipments to customer
  • Analyzing freight/warehousing supply chain challenges
  • General ledger/accounting tasks
  • Creating ideas and execution of marketing programs

Experience and interests:

  • A rising senior in college
  • Demonstrates effective teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

About VMG Partners:

With over 15 years of industry expertise, VMG Partners is a leading, high-growth consumer and retail focused investment firm with a focus on supporting founders and management teams on their mission to create and scale differentiated consumer brands and experiences.

The firm has a longstanding track record of working closely with iconic, category-leading brands across consumer and retail industry verticals on all key aspects of building their businesses while taking an entrepreneurial, “people-first” approach to partnership. Such brands include Babyganics, Briogeo, Daily Harvest, Drunk Elephant, Justin’s, KIND Healthy Snacks. Pirates Booty, Nature’s Bakery, Quest, Spindrift, and many others.

MG Partners invests in both growth-stage and venture businesses through its two strategies, VMG Growth and VMG Catalyst. The firm was founded in 2005 and has offices in San Francisco and New York City.

About Milton’s Craft Bakers:

Milton’s Craft Bakers was founded in 1995 with the belief that everyone should be able to experience the joy of eating well. We don’t believe healthy food has to be bland & boring. Through innovation, experimentation and a genuine love for delicious foods, Milton’s mission is to craft foods with the consumer in mind. We make food that tastes great, and you can feel good about eating.

Application Deadline:

Please completed your application here by April 11th.

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