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Business Admin Intern/Extern

Business Admin Intern

Reports to: Executive Chef

Status: Internship

Location: Kearny Point, (Kearny, NJ)


About Us:

mademeals is a young-energy, early-stage food startup based out of Hudson County, NJ, (with our commercial kitchen in Hunterdon County, NJ). Our subscription-based service helps busy folks eat healthy, farm-to-fork meals that are ready to heat-and-eat when they don't have time to cook. We are launching in parts of Manhattan and Hudson County, NJ in Fall '17.  

As a small business, we are committed to supporting local farmers and using non-GMO ingredients grown without pesticides or chemicals. We also use grass-fed/free-range meats raised without antibiotics and wild-caught seafood, and support better living conditions for farm animals.

Our weekly production is currently based on a 4-day cycle, (Thursday-Sunday), and our shifts are all during the evening/overnight, (summer shifts usually start at 10pm and can end between 2am-7am). At this time, we are producing close to 100 meals per week, and we expect to be producing 250+ meals per week by August, as we gradually scale up.


The Team:

We are currently a lean team of about 5, (Founder, Executive Chef, 2-person media/photo team, and part-time kitchen staff). As Business Admin Intern, you will work alongside Executive Chef, (and Founder, when needed), on various admin related duties including working with production records, recipes, operation manual, and more.

With our leadership having extensive experience in recruitment & high volume kitchen operations; culture, team and efficiency are of utmost importance to us.


What You’ll Do

As Business Admin Intern, you will work closely with the Executive Chef on recipe data input with production records, recipe sourcing, and mademeals operation manual. An emphasis on relevant school experience, self motivation, accountability, integrity and time management abilities.



Execute production records input according to recipe guidelines

Work with production records, scaling up/down. (Docs/Sheets/general proficiency with computer software)

Help configure and edit recipe data

Work with Microsoft Docs to create policy and procedures with Executive Chef and Founder

Source online for recipes that meet our vision (Vegan, Paleo, Clean gut, etc)


Role Information

Opportunity to work alongside a passionate startup team and get hands-on experience

Our workspace is in Kearny, NJ


Five Things An Intern/Extern Might Achieve While Working For Us:

  1. Learn about the growth and development of a small business
  2. Learn about nutrition, health and wellness
  3. Be part of a new service in the rapidly evolving food space
  4. Learn/practice administrative abilities
  5. Be a part of R&D efforts


What You Should Bring To The Table

  • An interest in our business
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute


Compensation & Hours:

  • Interns will receive college credit, as well as a stipend at end of internship.
  • 15-30 hours per week, flexible.


Why work with mademeals:

  • We are an early-stage startup embarking on an exciting journey in a growing market. This is an opportunity to be part of something fun.
  • We're a team of well-connected hustlers, with a mission to help people eat healthy, delicious food. Our mission is to offer premier product and service, and compete in a rapidly transforming market.
  • Because we're cool. :)
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