Employment Opportunities

Position:        Accounting/ Bookkeeper , Full-Time

ABOUT US:  

For over 20 years MorningStar has been hand-roasting small batches of organic coffee.  Delivering the warmth & coffee culture of Brazil to the Twin Cities.  Our coffees are wholesaled at local grocery stores and hospitality (restaurant) accounts.

We are seeking a talented individual to fill our full-time Accounting/Bookkeeper Position.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary, as you will be interacting with staff at all levels.

We work in a fast-paced, multitasking environment – your ability to remain flexible, organized, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success in this role.  This position will report to the business owner.

MorningStar Coffee offers competitive pay and benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General accounting functions
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Aged receivables on a weekly basis
  • Follow up with past due accounts
  • Enter vendor invoices
  • Monthly and quarterly financial reporting w/ support from CPA
  • Journal entries
  • Cash management
  • Inventory control
  • Processing payroll through 3rd party provider
  • Processing Deposits and Credit Cards
  • Reconcile company banking statements/checkbook
  • Assist in the year end and quarterly tax interface w/ CPA
  • Willing to jump in and support team members with the task at hand

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Business degree in finance, accounting or business administration
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles
  • 2-3 years of Accounting/Bookkeeping
  • Excellent knowledge of Quickbooks program/ MS Office
  • Strong organizational skills; must be concise and a strong attention to detail
  • Solid analytical skills
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Data entry skills
  • Independent and proactive

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Job Title: Coffee Truck Barista and Marketing Coordinator: 

 

This position would be responsible for the marketing and operating of our promotional coffee truck for events, coffee promotions, community events, and tasting.

 

If you’re enthusiastic, have a passion for coffee, energetic (we haul equipment and supplies, etc), have great people skills, like being hands on, are super organized and detail driven, have Mac and along with all of the Microsoft stuff, we’d love to meet you!

 

This position is a part-time, hourly pay, and will assist the Marketing & Promotions Director with items such as:

 

  • Coordinating and operating the MorningStar Coffee Truck for both promotions and events in cooperation with other staff members, and volunteers.

 

  • Coordinate the summer calendar of activities and events for the coffee truck

 

  • Marketing of events and promotions through social media outlets.

 

  • Work directly with city, event planners, and vendors for event details as appropriate.

 

  • Develop marketing plans, press releases, brochures, posters, radio and print ads and other promotional materials – for the coffee truck.

 

Competencies Required: 

Communication:  Excellent oral and written communications skills in order to market the MorningStar Coffee truck – through our website, social media, press releases, communications with members and visitors.

 

Management:  Must be able to manage and complete multiple projects and events simultaneously.

 

Organization:  Must be detailed oriented. It is critical to keep timing of mailings, permits, licenses and PR on schedule in order for events to be successful.

 

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MorningStar Coffee – Social Media Content Creator

For over 20 years MorningStar has been hand-roasting small batches of organic coffee.  Delivering the warmth & coffee culture of Brazil to the Twin Cities.  Our coffees are wholesaled at local grocery stores and hospitality (restaurant) accounts.

Overview:

We’re looking for a rockstar Social Media Content Creator to work in a freelance capacity and produce engaging paid and organic digital content that drives our brand values.

 

The ideal candidate will be a passionate digital content whiz, savvy social media buff, and Adobe Creative Cloud geek. You’ll be tasked with owning the entire production process—from ideation to deployment—of on-brand photo and video for all our social channels. We move very quickly, so having a sense of urgency is an absolute must. And because culture is key here at MorningStar Coffee a professional, positive, and awesome attitude is essential.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Ideate, shoot, edit, and deploy strategic paid and organic content across MorningStar’s social platforms, ensuring each post hits on the brand’s key value pillars and that our fun and vibrant brand voice is well represented
  • Effectively manage social media content calendar, posting schedule, and production workflow
  • Constantly brainstorm and concept new viral content ideas that are aligned with the marketing promotion calendar as well as today’s media trends
  • Consistently monitor social analytics over time to identify key areas of improvement and produce winning content based on proven data

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Highly creative, visual, and able to generate ideas and see projects from concept to completion in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must have a working knowledge of current craft beer landscape and all major social media platforms, especially Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube.
  • Skilled at composition and creating a visual narrative.
  • Strong knowledge in digital design and video
  • Strong understanding of composition and studio production

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