Operations Lead for a Growing Farm Box Business! 367 views1 applications

Job Description

Illuminate Food is a small business based in NJ with the goal of supporting local farms in the area and helping our customers know where their food comes from as well as learn to eat and cook with local ingredients. We started at the beginning of the pandemic and have developed a committed customer base we we rely on many vendor relationships all around NJ and NY. 

We are looking for someone to help with our ordering, so if you are interested in procurement, sourcing, logistics or managing vendor relationships in the world of local food, this role is for you!

IDEALLY we are looking for someone to help in our warehouse space in Paterson, NJ each Wednesday but this position is also open to remote workers. If you are able to help in the warehouse on Wednesdays this would be about 5 hours + the 5 hours of ordering work during the week. If you are only available remote, this would be at a minimum of 5 hours each week but can be combined with our social media position if interested. Let us know 🙂


  • Work with our owner to choose items and place orders for each week’s farm box
  • Manage relationships with multiple vendors and place orders on time
  • Offer creative input on our farm boxes and ways to engage our customers in trying new items
  • Must be able to attend a Monday morning meeting 

Skills & Experience

  1. Highly organized
  2. Great communication skills
  3. Passion for local food and cooking

Application Details

Please send a short note to danielle@illuminatefood.com with your interest in the position. Please indicate if you are available to come to Paterson or prefer the remote option. 


$15/hour. This can be seen as a paid internship for those in school or looking to build out their resume. 

Why You Should Work With Us

Illuminate Food is a hands on company where you will learn the ins and outs of how a food business works! Operations is at the heart of what we do, and after learning the ropes here, you can certainly go on to a procurement team anywhere!


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