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Celebrating the beauty and spirit of northern Michigan in everything we make and do, Cherry Republic is the world's largest exclusive retailer of specialty cherry products and gifts, offering more than 200 items including cherry salsas, sauces, candies, dried cherries, baked goods, soda pop, and wine.

Headquartered in the heart of Cherry Country in the village of Glen Arbor, Cherry Republic was founded in 1989 based on the core values of 'Life, Liberty, Beaches, Pie' -- a genuine, heartfelt description of who we are and who we strive to be each day. With six Michigan retail stores/wineries (Glen Arbor, Traverse City, Ann Arbor, Frankenmuth, Holland, and Charlevoix), hundreds of wholesale distributors, a popular mail order gift catalog, and a thriving e-commerce site, Cherry Republic has helped spread the good news of cherries around the world!

How to Apply

Our current job openings are listed below. If you find one you think you'd be perfect for, apply on Indeed or fill out an application and email it to us at talent@cherryrepublic.com along with your résumé and cover letter. Put the job title of the position you're applying for in the subject of the email.

Even if you don't see a job you like, get in touch with us. We're always looking for fun-loving go-getters. If that's you, don't be a stranger!

Cherry Republic would be an Equal-Opportunity Employer even if it wasn't required by law.

Available Positions

Positions listed in order of date posted.

A Mail Order Assistant Manager will assist with the overall daily operations of the department to ensure the accuracy of order processing from internet and catalog.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide frontline support to all year-round and seasonal Mail Order Ambassadors.
  • Supervise and motivate Mail Order staff.
  • Maintain department tools, customer correspondence and department analytics.
  • Create and manage department schedule for staff.
  • Lead training(s) and maintain training documents.
  • Act as liaison with Order Processing.
  • Resolve conflicts and negotiating with others in the absence of Mail Order Manager.
  • Perform duties of Mail Order Ambassador
    • Answer phones and chats to assist customers with ordering and inquiries.
    • Communicate effectively with customers who call Cherry Republic or engage in chat via website.
    • Effectively resolve all order issues and inquiries with customers over the phone or via chat.
    • Perform daily operational and post call/chat tasks efficiently.
    • Data entry and working knowledge of mail order system and Royal 4 and Live Chat.

Skills You Need
To perform your job successfully, you should demonstrate the following skills:

  • Organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills when using the phone.
  • Ability to multi-task using both phone and computer.
  • Ability to take orders or answer questions accurately and efficiently.
  • Active listening and reading comprehension skills when working with customers.
  • Balance time on phone proportionate to completed orders.
  • Ability to transfer and hold calls on a multi-line system.
  • Job Type: Full-Time

    Location: Glen Arbor

A Mail Order Ambassador will engage with customers via phone and website chat offering top notch customer service and work on order entry with precision, not speed to ensure all data is accurate, including credit card, mailing, and shipping information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answer phones and chats to assist customers with ordering and inquiries.
  • Communicate effectively with customers who call Cherry Republic or engage in chat via website.
  • Effectively resolves all order issues and inquiries with customers over the phone or via chat.
  • Perform daily operational and post call/chat tasks efficiently.
  • Data entry and working knowledge of mail order system and Royal 4 and LiveChat.

Skills You Need
To perform your job successfully, you should demonstrate the following skills:

  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Skills in detail and precision.
  • Listening and reading comprehension.
  • Time management.
  • Ability to transfer and hold calls on a multi-line system.
  • Job Type: Part-Time

    Location: Glen Arbor

We are looking for year-round, energetic, motivated Front of the House servers and beer tenders to work in our Brewery & Restaurant. Our ideal candidates will be empowered to deliver superior customer service to all of our visitors and have a deep knowledge base of our delicious food items and specialty beers.

Our Brewery & Restaurant is open year round.Therefore, we have full time and part time shifts available. No formal experience is required. If you are willing to learn, we are willing to train!

We need Front of the House Staff to help us with the following:

  • Assist with the day-to-day flow of the Public House.
  • Greet guests while delivering superior customer service.
  • Ensuring ideal guest experience.
  • Ability to take customer orders using Point of Sale system.
  • Delivering of delicious food and beverages.
  • Busing tables in indoor/outdoor seating areas.
  • Providing a clean, safe environment for everyone.
  • Handling of issues that occur within the restaurant.

Time to have FUN at work again. Excellent career growth potential too.

Position Type: Part-Time & Full-Time

Location: Glen Arbor

We are looking for motivated individuals who are interested in working in a high-impact capacity with opportunities for career growth at our Traverse City location. As a forward - thinking employer, we offer a culture that is diverse and inclusive.

Our Winery Retail Ambassadors play a key role in our success! We can offer flexible scheduling, great perks, employee discounts and a FUN work environment located in beautiful downtown Traverse City!

We need Retail Winery Ambassadors to help us with the following:

  • Greet customers and deliver superior customer service.
  • Able to multi-task and work in a busy environment.
  • Gift for the gab with an outgoing attitude.
  • Complete sales transactions with Point of Sale system.
  • Create attractive customer packaging with a touch of Up North.
  • Filling our bountiful sample bowls with ruby red morsels of joy.
  • Ability to arrange products and create displays.
  • Maintain store appearance to provide a great customer experience.
  • Convey the features and benefits of our products in a whimsical manner.
  • Knowledge of downtown Traverse City attractions to assist tourists.
  • General knowledge of computers and internet.
  • Must be over the age of 18 due to the handling of alcohol.

Due to the nature of our business, more opportunities exist for those who have flexible schedules.

Position Type: Part-Time & Full-Time

Location: Traverse City

Are you highly energetic, highly motivated and LOVE to meet new people? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, really FUN environment??

The Retail Sales Associate's main job function is to sell cherry products to customers in the store and to provide excellent service to Cherry Republic customers by informing them of product information and resolving any issues.

Essential Duties Include:

Assist the Retail Managers as directed in accomplishing operational and customer service oriented tasks and responsibilities.

  • Work in a face-paced environment with a SMILE.
  • Acting as a representative who genuinely cares about helping people.
  • Complete sales transactions through Point of Sale system.
  • Arrange and Stock Shelves.
  • Maintain cleanliness of both inside and outside of store.
  • Wash windows, doors and bathrooms.
  • Provide EXCELLENT customer service to all Cherry Republic customers!
  • Quickly learn product information and convey to customers.
  • Have general knowledge of computers and use of the Internet.
  • Have knowledge of geographical area in order to assist tourists.
  • Have ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

Position Type: Part-Time

Location: Ann Arbor, Charlevoix, Frankenmuth & Holland

CHERRY REPUBLIC of Glen Arbor - Immediate Kitchen Openings!

JOIN OUR TEAM.

Now hiring experienced Short Order Cold Line Production Assistants for the Cherry Public House in Glen Arbor, MI. Previous experience with food handling preferred, but willing to train motivated candidates.

Must be available to days, evenings and weekends during the summer rush!!!

Monetary incentives along with other FUN perks are available. Overtime is available when necessary.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Demonstrate exceptional food preparation skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Salad and cold dish preparation to order.
  • Prep and stock cold station food area.
  • Ability to follow standardized recipes.
  • Store food properly in designated coolers and storage areas.
  • Basic ordering.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Glen Arbor

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!

We are in need of full-time LINE COOKS to fill positions in the Back of the House in Glen Arbor! If you have a passion for delicious cuisine and have line experience, apply now! $17/hour with sign on bonus and end of season bonus. Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends until Labor Day.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment!
  • Set-up and stock stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Prepare a variety of foods; meat, poultry, vegetable, and cold food items.
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff.
  • Cover, date, and correctly store all pieces and food prep items.
  • Use food preparation tools in accordance to safety regulations.
  • Returns dirty food preparation utensils to the appropriate areas.
  • Maintain a prepared and sanitary work area at all times.
  • Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices.
  • Open/Close kitchen correctly and follow checklist for kitchen stations.
  • Answer, report, and follow Culinary Manager’s instructions.

Required Experience/Education:

  • Previous experience in the food industry required with an emphasis on the BOH.
  • Industry related certifications greatly preferred.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Glen Arbor


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Whistle While You Work!

At Cherry Republic we believe work should be fun! In fact, each of our Core Values touches on not only making our customers happy, but making our employees happy, as well.

So in addition to a competitive medical benefits package, options for employee housing and your usual list of bennies (paid time off, paid holidays, 401K, etc.), we offer our staff extra perks that make our work environment a bit unique:

  • Leaf Day! We take off the 3rd Monday in October to celebrate fall in Northern Michigan!
  • Enjoy a paid ½ day off on your birthday each year. Just because.
  • Free (non-alcoholic) drinks at work. Sip coffee, tea, cherry lemonade and pop.
  • Fun events like CR family lunches, Harvest Dinner, holiday party and more.
  • Generous employee discounts (40% for FT and 25% for PT) on Cherry Republic products.
  • 40% off meals at The Grand Cafe while you’re on the clock!
  • College Match Program for students enrolled in a Michigan Education Savings Plan and meet certain requirements.

Sound like your kind of place? Then we invite you to check out our current job openings, and throw your hat in the ring!