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Country Maid has a multitude of departments where many employees have dedicated 5, 10 and even over 20 years of employment to the company. It's not simply a job; Country Maid is an organization dedicated to employee development from internships to entry level and managers to the most seasoned employees. 

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Marketing Coordinator, Digital Marketing

Are you looking for a fulfilling and challenging career with a growing company?

Country Maid is looking for a creative, motivated and goal-oriented individual to join our team!

The Marketing Coordinator, Digital Marketing, is responsible for developing, integrating and implementing marketing initiatives across a diverse channel of digital media formats. Areas of focus include the research, planning, and management of website design and development, email marketing, search engine marketing, and mobile device compatibility design and development. This will be done by securing an intimate knowledge of Country Maid’s marketing strategies and aligning all creative works with the strategic direction, philosophy, skills, and capabilities of the organization, resulting in a positive image to our stakeholders both internal and external.

Coordinate Digital Design, Development, Implementation and Measurement

  • Integrate, develop content, and consistently update and improve all internet platforms including company websites, Dealer Connect, MediaFire, Google AdWords, Wiki, Flickr, YouTube, business Listing sites, etc.
  • Manage all aspects of website planning, design and implementation of improved website design/function. Maintain and update current websites ensuring functionality and search performance. Review analytics and propose suggestions for improved site placement and optimization.
  • Develop and optimize websites for mobile-device consumption. Research mobile marketing or SMS campaigns and report back on recommendations.
  • Monitor and improve search engine marketing efforts through website optimization, paid ads, web image library, referral site listings and links, video library, etc. Perform search engine keyword analysis. Support dealerships in search engine marketing through training, instruction, development and implementation.
  • Create digital marketing materials to support Country Maid and multiple brands including online ads, videos, animations, etc.)
  • Coordinate photo and video needs and distribution across various digital marketing platforms.

Provide Stakeholder Support

  • Provide support to dealerships via website design, development and customization, email marketing templates, and other digital media expertise to aid in client marketing. Fulfill dealer requests in in relation to digital marketing/graphics needs, Dealer Connect assistance (uploading files to website, obtaining/saving graphics, navigation), instructions for various marketing tools, etc. Work with new and existing dealerships to enhance digital branding efforts.
  • Increase usability, attractiveness and functionality of Dealer Connect to promote increased usage and perception of greater value
  • Design HTML-based email templates and mange distribution. and delivery to clients via Outlook, Constant Contact, Campaign Monitor or other email marketing applications
  • Support marketing department needs and be willing to learn, assist and develop skillsets in various areas of focus (photography, package design, marketing materials design, print design, social media, etc.) Provide support to Business Development Managers as needed
  • Analyze fit of new technology in relation to internet and digital marketing and make recommendations based upon research
  • Assist with Country Maid events (Dealer Conference, Strategic Meeting, etc.)
  • Keep informed of developments in the fields of marketing, communications, web site development, digital technology, etc. as it pertains to marketing and communications and make recommendations based upon research
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Work with IT on FR Pilot releases that would affect Dealer websites.

Position requirements include:

    This position requires an Associate’s or Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience) in Digital Media Design, Website Development and Design, Graphic Design or related field along with 1-3 years work experience to include website development and design. A general knowledge of business is also desired.

    • Avid media consumer with a keen interest in Internet and digital technology
    • Proficiencies in Adobe Creative Suite software is a must
    • Must have proficiency with web development software, including, but not limited to, Dreamweaver; experience with related programs such as Flash, Photoshop, Fireworks and other Adobe Creative Suite software and WordPress is highly desired
    • Familiarity and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)
    • Fundamental knowledge of web development, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Experience with content management systems. WordPress experience is a plus.
    • Familiarity with best practices and the latest developments in Paid Search, SEO, Social Media, Mobile and Display advertising
    • Experience managing paid campaigns in Google AdWords, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook and other digital advertising channels
    • Familiarity with standard performance metrics in digital marketing (impressions, clicks, click-through-rate, conversions, etc.) and reporting formats in various digital channels
    • Knowledge of YouTube video optimization a plus.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrate excellent design and creative skills; able to communicate visually across mediums
    • Familiarity and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)

    This full-time position offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

    Download application here  (or pick one up from Country Maid, résumés also welcome) 
    Mail, email or drop off application to Human Resources:

    Sara Blair
    Country Maid, Inc.
    PO Box 56
    213 4th Ave NE
    West Bend, IA 50597

    A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
    Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.

    Business Development Manager 

    Are you looking for a fulfilling and challenging career with a growing company?

    Country Maid is looking for a highly motivated, driven, and goal-oriented individual to join our team!

    The Business Development Manager is responsible for driving Country Maid’s sales growth in assigned territories by orchestrating business growth for independent dealerships. The Business Development Manager will identify, recruit, select, train, coach, motivate, develop, and retain dealerships in assigned territories.

    As the Business Development Manager, you will:

    • Develop long-term relationships with dealers through identification of personal motivation and information, and using that information to provide personalized attention.
    • Provide business expertise to improve and grow dealerships through the determination of sales goals, providing staffing recommendations, developing financial statements, establishing price and market strategies, defining promotional activities, creating legal agreements, and negotiating contracts.
    • Offer business insight and information using data analysis to aid in decision-making regarding sales potential, customer profitability, territory analysis, and employee effectiveness.
    • Identify key growth opportunities through the development of yearly business plans. Prepare and maintain a budget and request/allocate resources according to business plans and company objectives.

    Position requirements include:

    • 4 Year Business, Sales, Marketing, Management, or related degree
    • 5 to 8 years of experience in sales or related position
    • Up to 50% travel
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and related products along with familiarity of CRM solutions to track customer activity.

    This position can be located in either the Southeast United States (Georgia, South Carolina or Florida) or West Bend, Iowa. 

    This full-time position offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

    Download application here  (or pick one up from Country Maid, résumés also welcome) 
    Mail, email or drop off application to Human Resources:

    Sara Blair
    Country Maid, Inc.
    PO Box 56
    213 4th Ave NE
    West Bend, IA 50597

    A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
    Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.


    Evening Janitorial

    Are you looking for flexible, evening hours, have strong attention to detail and able to work independently?

    Country Maid, Inc. is currently recruiting to hire one seasonal, part-time Janitorial Team Member! Hours and days of work are flexible between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, and this position consists of approximately 15-25 hours weekly.

    As Evening Janitorial Team Member, you will:

    • Complete general tasks including properly cleaning and sanitizing equipment, utensils, facility, environment, etc. in accordance with required procedures. Dusting and washing windows, operating cleaning equipment (vacuum), moving and lifting heavy objects as necessary to clean, cleaning in high places, working with mild cleaning chemicals, and ensuring that “attention to detail” is implemented as required.  Position will also perform various other duties and tasks as necessary to keep the office, kitchen and restrooms clean and in working order.
    • Conduct general inspection, maintenance and housekeeping duties, including ensuring facilities are locked and lights are turned off prior to vacating the premises, maintaining cleaning equipment in clean and working order (vacuums), maintaining a clean work area and notifying proper parties of any low supply issues
    • Maintain good communication with Supervisor and other departments and stakeholders, including notifying the supervisor and/or Quality Control of any issues or opportunities, informing supervisor such that they may contact the maintenance department to resolve equipment issues requiring immediate attention and notifying maintenance at night if there are issues within the facility. 
    • Document work as necessary and complete routine daily paperwork ensuring proper documentation and retention policies are followed.

    Position requirement include:

    • Possess self-motivation and demonstrate good initiative; which is being able to find things that need to be done and perform them without specific direction.
    • Be able to work effectively with others to create a positive working environment
      • Must be a team player and be someone others will want to work with
      • Must be willing to take constructive direction from supervisor and peers.
      • The ability to follow directions and communicate with co-workers in an appropriate manner as to problems and issues. Be reliable (on time, have good “Say-Do” ratio).
    • Demonstrate the mechanical aptitude to be able to operate, disassemble, and reassemble equipment during cleaning
    • The ability to learn, comprehend, and apply knowledge in regard to chemicals used in work processes.
    • The ability to be licensed and operate the forklift, electric pallet jack, pallet jack, skyjack, and other related equipment without damage to product, ingredients, supplies and property.
    • Must be willing and able to follow HACCP and other regulations and process requirements.
    • The ability to demonstrate flexibility and learn and perform all sanitation team tasks and responsibilities.
    • The ability to read, comprehend, and abide by company policies, procedures, safety guidelines and government regulations.
    • The ability to walk, rotate, speak, hear, clean, carry, open, stand, bend over, stoop, push, pull, reach, work on their feet for long periods of time, lift and move items up to 30 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds or higher.
    • The use of good body mechanics with regard to physical performance of work (i.e., proper lifting, etc.)
    • Maintaining confidentiality of company and proprietary information.
    • Be flexible and be willing to change and make changes as the organization evolves.
    • Learn about the business and help contribute to employee ownership culture.

    This part-time position offers competitive pay and some benefits including 9-paid holidays and participation in the ESOP. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

    Download application here  (or pick one up from Country Maid, résumés also welcome) 
    Mail, email or drop off application to Human Resources:

    Sara Blair
    Country Maid, Inc.
    PO Box 56
    213 4th Ave NE
    West Bend, IA 50597

    A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
    Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.


    Accountant II

    Are you accurate, detail-oriented, able to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders and show initiative?

    Join our team and put your talents to good use today!

    As Accountant II, you will:

    • Prepare journal entries, account work papers, bank reconciliation, schedules, charts, complex spreadsheets, and database work papers in the performance of complex accounting, budget, and financial analysis.
    • Complete month-end journal entries.
    • Maintain responsibility for fixed assets.
    • Reconcile direct labor records and download payroll reporting into the Manufacturing ERP System.
    • Design, recommend, and/or implement changes in accounting systems, accounting policies, and information storage and retrieval systems, working with other fiscal and program staff as necessary.
    • Monitor, analyze, and/or review financial summary and detailed reports, internal/external reports, mandated reports, budgets, documents, studies, or records for accuracy, proper account and charges, coding, and compliance, implementing corrections and fund transfers, resolving discrepancies as necessary, and/or processing documents for input into automated systems.
    • Serve as back-up for Supply Chain Planner as necessary.
    • Develop, prepare, audit, review, and/or correct a wide variety of routine and specialized budgets, and/or financial reports on a regular, monthly, interim, and/or annual basis.
    • Analyze, reconcile, and/or evaluate the accuracy of general ledger, accounting details, revenues, expenditures, accounting/budget/financial reports, and cash balances, ensuring proper amounts, receipt, and classification, processing documents for input, and/or posting year end deferred revenue and accounts receivable as necessary.
    • Monitor and ensure compliance with fiscal policies, budget formulas, guidelines, internal fiscal controls, and applicable Federal and State regulations, codes, rules, ordinances, and/or statutes.
    • Work with, provide advice, direction, and consultation to, and participates in training for CMI managers, supervisors, and staff regarding accounting/budget/financial matters, budget preparation, revision and reporting, accounting corrections, appropriateness of transactions, and/or automated accounting/financial systems.
    • Perform purchasing activities for sites and programs, maintaining ledgers, receiving items, verifying invoices and monitoring/maintaining contracts.
    • Operate internal accounting information systems, hardware and software, including word processing, spreadsheets, and others, maintaining and creating spreadsheets as needed.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

    Position requirement include:

    • This position requires a degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, as well as five to eight-years experience in the Accounting field.
    • A Certified Public Accountant Accounting certification is encouraged, but not required.
    • A comprehensive understanding of general principles and procedures for accounting, auditing, budgeting, bookkeeping, bookkeeping procedures, and fiscal record keeping as related to business and financial transactions.
    • The ability to understand and apply principles of fiscal administration including development and maintenance of sound internal fiscal controls and policies, and financial & statistical analysis.
    • A sound understanding and ability to apply appropriate laws, codes, standards, and fiscal reporting requirements applicable to Country Maid.
    • Proficiency with computer operations and software used in the performance of accounting, budget analysis, fiscal analysis, and fiscal reporting responsibilities.
    • The ability to provide teams with leadership and direction while motivating people to perform, listening to people, providing feedback, recognizing strengths, and providing challenges to others while serving as a role model and mentor.
    • The ability to work directly with the team members or with their team leaders to estimate effort, plan activities, and negotiate consensus among individual team members on their appointed tasks.
    • The ability to effectively communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully and deliver ideas in a non-confrontational manner in one-to-one situations, small groups, and before large audiences.

     

    This full-time position offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

    Download application here  (or pick one up from Country Maid, résumés also welcome) 
    Mail, email or drop off application to Human Resources:

    Sara Blair
    Country Maid, Inc.
    PO Box 56
    213 4th Ave NE
    West Bend, IA 50597

    A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
    Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.


    Marketing Manager

    The Marketing Manager is responsible for driving Country Maid, Inc.’s (CMI’s) overall customer value through the oversight of all marketing and related activities. The Marketing Manager will staff, direct and provide leadership to the marketing team; establish plans and strategies to create, deliver and communicate superior value; and drive towards achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company mission, values and strategies.

    As the Marketing Manager, you will:

    • Develop overall strategic marketing plans and programs to ensure the profit, growth, and expansion of company product and services.
    • Identify gaps in products and services and work to drive solutions among the sales and marketing team and or/other departments as needed.
    • Recruits, hires and evaluates marketing team members based on agreed upon KRA performance, behavior, and attainment of goals. Coach mentor, motivates and holds marketing team accountable for project and program success.
    • Oversees all marketing, advertising and promotional activities as well as ensuring management of brands and product lines are in line with market needs and company strategies.
    • Perform data analysis as needed to help team determine marketing program success, market research results and customer information.
    • Communicating with other department managers the urgency and importance of stakeholder needs as well as gathering various stakeholder requirements and working toward client solutions.

    Position requirement include:

    • 4 Year Marketing, management or related field from a four-year college or university
    • 4-8 years of experience in related position
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    This full-time, salaried position in West Bend, IA offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

    Download application here  (or pick one up from Country Maid, résumés also welcome) 
    Mail, email or drop off application to Human Resources:

    Jim Schonert
    Country Maid, Inc.
    PO Box 56
    213 4th Ave NE
    West Bend, IA 50597

    A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
    Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.


    Production Team Member

    Do you have a positive attitude and want to work in a team atmosphere?

    Enhance your career by joining a food production company with a state-of-the art production facility!

    Production employee is responsible for performing general plant manufacturing work assignments in a safe and efficient manner; complying with government regulations, company policy, safety procedures, food safety practices & other company requirements.  Additionally, it is expected that he/she will proactively foster a positive work environment and demonstrate flexibility in work assignments while learning and contributing to the company’s success.

    As a Production Team Member, you will:

    1. Be responsible for a variety of production related duties mainly focusing in the pastry or cookie dough areas.  Examples of tasks required include:

    • Braiding or otherwise manually manipulating the dough on the assembly line
    • Performing quality checks at various stages of production (i.e., visual check of braid/packaging/etc., checking printing on boxes, weighing dough, etc.)
    • Packaging braids or other product (i.e., placing frozen braids and frosting packets on line to go into packager)
    • Boxing product according to specifications and insuring proper box tape for product type and confirming box printing
    • Stocking supplies (i.e., changing packaging film, changing box tape, placing box of frosting packets into position, filling fruit and dough hoppers and necessary, making up boxes, etc.)
    • Stacking boxes on pallet and preparing pallet for storage (i.e., shrink wrapping pallet, attaching proper documentation, etc.)
    • Prepare production paperwork documentation as required
    • Assist with production start-up as directed by Supervisor
    • Assist with miscellaneous tasks including operating dishwasher to wash buckets and other equipment, processing irregular/light/other rejected braids, moving product, etc.
    • Cleaning (i.e., sweeping, washing, sanitizing, disposing of garbage/cardboard, etc.)
    • Positions frequently involve rotation between various tasks coordinated with other employees

    2. Report any problems or concerns to the Supervisor

    3. Recommend suggestions/improvements/opportunities for improving production, quality, working conditions, safety, etc.

    4. Perform other duties as necessary for the business. 

    Position requirement include:

    • The ability to actively foster a positive work environment. This includes promoting positive interactions among coworkers and aiding in the reduction of negative and/or disrespectful employee interactions.
    • The ability to demonstrate flexibility with regard to being trained and able to work in all departments as related to production or sanitation.
    • The ability to read, comprehend, and abide by company policies, procedures, safety guidelines and government regulations.
    • The ability to walk, rotate, speak, hear, clean, carry, open, stand, bend over, stoop, push, pull, reach, work on their feet for long periods of time, lift and move items up to 60 pounds.
    • The use of good body mechanics with regard to physical performance of work (i.e., proper lifting, etc.)
    • The ability to follow directions and communicate with co-workers in an appropriate manner as to problems and issues encountered affecting production and/or job performance.
    • Be reliable (on time, have good “Say-Do” ratio)
    • Maintaining confidentiality of company and proprietary information.
    • Demonstrate good housekeeping (i.e., keep work area neat and tidy, pick up after yourself, etc.)
    • Demonstrate good initiative, which is being able to find things that need to be done and perform them without specific direction.
    • Be flexible and be willing to change and make changes as the organization evolves.
    • Be able to work effectively with others to create a positive working environment.
    • Learn about the business and help contribute to employee ownership culture.

    This full-time, long-term, seasonal position in West Bend, IA offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

     This position offers day hours, limited Saturday work and no Sunday work. 

    Persons interested in applying can submit their application by any of the following means:

    Via Email to sara.blair@countrymaid.net

    In person at 213 4th Avenue NE, West Bend, Iowa

    Download application here

    Or by calling (515) 887-6243 x230 to express interest. 

    A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
    Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.