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Careers

Why Work for Nurture Life

Nurture Life is a dynamic food e-commerce startup headquartered in Chicago. We are run by a leadership team with decades of experience in the tech and food & beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do. If you’re looking for an exciting and friendly environment that will value you and your contributions, please apply to join our team.

The Benefits

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    Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits

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    401(k) Savings Plan

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    Paid Holidays

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    Vacation Days

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    Parental Leave

Open Positions

  • Prep Cook
    Chicago, IL
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    Chicago, IL
    Culinary and Production - Full Time

    Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares fresh, wholesome, organic, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to our customers’ doors. Our team of chefs and pediatric dietitian collaborate on every menu to ensure meals meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Our commitment to sourcing and producing the highest quality products and delivering a phenomenal customer experience means peace of mind for our families. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children.

    We are looking for a talented, driven prep cook who loves to work on a team and is passionate about creating the very best meals for kids. We are a dynamic startup run by a leadership team with decades of experience in the technology and food and beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do. If you’re looking for an exciting and friendly environment that will value you and your contributions, please apply to join our team.

    We value…

    • Providing customers a phenomenal experience every time
    • Sourcing and producing the highest quality products
    • Investing in our people, our greatest asset

    Your days will consist of…

    • Being a team player alongside great people preparing fresh, healthy and developmentally friendly foods for babies, toddlers and kids
    • Reviewing your daily prep lists and bringing up any questions before starting your tasks
    • Following specific recipes to produce an end product that is consistent with our quality and consistency standards
    • Working with quality ingredients that represent our passion to deliver a great product to our customers
    • Ensuring that all products are handled correctly, prepped correctly per recipe, organized and labeled correctly
    • Pitching in and helping out in other areas such as packaging and shipping or hot production should your production lists be completed in full
    • Working in a clean and organized way and cleaning as you go
    • Working safely at all times and always asking for assistance when needed

    We’d love for you to…

    • Have great, multi-year experience as a prep cook producing recipes for hundreds of portions at a time
    • Possess an amazing ability to multitask and handle various prep tasks at a time
    • Be entrepreneurial and share your ideas no matter how crazy you may think they’ll sound
    • Take safety very seriously so you’ll need a Chicago Food Handlers Card or ServSafe Certification
    • Be proficient in English as we read and write recipes and conduct meetings in English
    • Have basic computer skills
    • Have the ability to stand for long periods of time, push or pull 50# and carry 25#

    You’re amazing if…

    • You have worked in a large commissary kitchen and have helped run day-to-day operations
    • A ServSafe Certification is part of your accolades
    • You have experience in a HAACP certified facility

    We are proud to offer…

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401k savings plan
    • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave
    • A company-stocked kitchen for mid-day snacks
    • Field trips to see and learn new techniques and products
    • Great kitchen environment with plenty of camaraderie
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  • Steward
    Chicago, IL
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    Chicago, IL
    Culinary and Production - Full Time

    Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares fresh, wholesome, organic, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to our customers’ doors. Our team of chefs and pediatric dietitian collaborate on every menu to ensure meals meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Our commitment to sourcing and producing the highest quality products and delivering a phenomenal customer experience means peace of mind for our families. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children.

    We are looking for a talented, driven steward who loves to work on a team and is passionate about being a part of a company creating the very best meals for kids. We are a dynamic startup run by a leadership team with decades of experience in the technology and food and beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do. If you’re looking for an exciting and friendly environment that will value you and your contributions, please apply to join our team.

    We value…

    • Providing customers a phenomenal experience every time
    • Sourcing and producing the highest quality products
    • Investing in our people, our greatest asset

    Your days will consist of…

    • Working in a clean and organized way ensuring you clean as you go
    • Being a team player alongside great people preparing fresh, healthy and developmentally friendly foods for babies, tots and kids
    • Reviewing your daily project lists and asking any questions that you may have before executing the project
    • Pitching in and helping out during slower times in different areas such as packaging / purchasing and receiving
    • Organizing and helping to keep our commercial kitchen spotless at all times with every item in its place
    • Keeping our storage areas organized and clean in addition to helping put boxes together for shipping of our meals
    • Ensuring that all products are put in their place day-after-day creating consistency so that everyone knows where cooking utensils, packaging items and cleaning equipment is located
    • Working safely at all times and always asking for assistance when needed

    We’d love for you to…

    • Have a great, can-do attitude everyday and provide support for our team in any way possible
    • Possess an amazing ability to multitask and handle various tasks at a time
    • Be entrepreneurial and share your ideas no matter how crazy you may think they’ll sound
    • Take safety very seriously so you’ll need a Chicago Food Handlers Card or ServSafe Certification
    • Have the ability to stand for long periods of time, push or pull 50# & carry 25#
    • Have a Food Handler’s certificate issued by the city of Chicago

    You’re amazing if…

    • A ServSafe Certification is part of your accolades
    • You have experience in a high volume hotel or catering environment
    • You have experience in a HAACP certified facility

    We are proud to offer…

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401k savings plan
    • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave
    • A company-stocked kitchen for mid-day snacks
    • Team involvement in recipe testing
    • Field trips to see and learn new techniques and products
    • Great kitchen environment with plenty of camaraderie
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  • Customer Experience Associate
    Chicago, IL
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    Chicago, IL
    Customer Experience - Full Time

    Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares fresh, wholesome, organic, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our team of chefs and pediatric dietitian collaborate on every menu to ensure meals meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Our commitment to sourcing and producing the highest quality products and delivering a phenomenal customer experience means peace of mind for our families. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

    We are looking for a customer experience associate who is passionate about providing customers a phenomenal experience. Nurture Life is a rapidly growing startup in the foodtech industry lead by a team with decades of experience in the technology and food and beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do. If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging environment with strong career growth opportunities, please apply to join our team.

    We value…

    • Providing customers a phenomenal experience every time
    • Sourcing and producing the highest quality products
    • Investing in our people, our greatest asset

    Your days will consist of…

    • Providing outstanding customer service by accurately answering customer inquiries in a concise, thoughtful and professional manner
    • Ensuing we are always working towards the best answers and solutions for our customers
    • Responding to telephone calls and emails in a timely manner
    • Being thoughtful and proactive in order to anticipate and solve problems
    • Working with online systems to understand, manage and track questions and responses
    • Working with marketing, finance and production to ensure customer exceptions are clearly documented, communicated and followed-through on
    • Paying close attention to details, critical thinking and seeking advice from fellow teammates when needed

    We’d love for you to…

    • Have experience in a customer engagement related role or as a customer service representative
    • Have experience using the customer support platform Help Scout or similar system
    • Have strong project management or project related skills
    • Have a degree in communications, business or operations
    • Be flexible; we work occasional nights and weekends

    We are proud to offer…

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401(k) savings plan
    • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave
    • A company-stocked kitchen for mid-day snacks
    • Team involvement in recipe testing
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  • Customer Experience Nights and Weekends Associate
    Chicago, IL
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    Chicago, IL
    Customer Experience - Full Time and Part Time Available

    Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares fresh, wholesome, organic, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our team of chefs and pediatric dietitian collaborate on every menu to ensure meals meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Our commitment to sourcing and producing the highest quality products and delivering a phenomenal customer experience means peace of mind for our families. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

    We are looking for a customer experience associate who is passionate about providing customers a phenomenal experience and is looking for an opportunity to work nights and weekends. Nurture Life is a rapidly growing startup in the foodtech industry lead by a team with decades of experience in the technology and food and beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do. If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging environment with strong career growth opportunities, please apply to join our team.

    We value…

    • Providing customers a phenomenal experience every time
    • Sourcing and producing the highest quality products
    • Investing in our people, our greatest asset

    Your nights and weekends will consist of…

    • Providing outstanding customer service by accurately answering customer inquiries in a concise, thoughtful and professional manner
    • Responding to telephone calls and emails in a timely manner
    • Ensuring we are always working towards the best answers and solutions for our customers
    • Being thoughtful and proactive in order to anticipate and solve problems
    • Working with online systems to understand, manage and track questions and responses
    • Working with marketing, finance and production to ensure customer exceptions are clearly documented, communicated and followed-through on
    • Paying close attention to details, critical thinking and seeking advice from fellow teammates when needed

    We’d love for you to…

    • Have experience in a customer engagement related role or as a customer service representative
    • Have experience using the customer support platform Help Scout or similar system
    • Have strong project management or project related skills
    • Have a degree in communications, business or operations

    Hours include…

    This position is available for both part-time and full-time schedules.

    • Part time
      • Between 24 – 32 hours per week
      • Sample shift:  Monday – Friday, 4-10pm
      • Sample shift:  Sat and Sun:  6 hours throughout the day, i.e., 9-11am, 3-5pm, 8-10pm, Monday – Wednesday, 6-10pm
    • Full time
      • Sample shift:  Monday – Friday, 2-10pm
      • Sample shift:  Sat and Sun:  8 hours throughout the day, i.e., 9-1pm, 3-5pm, 8-10pm, Monday – Wednesday, 2-10pm

    We are proud to offer…

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits (full time positions)
    • 401(k) savings plan (full time positions)
    • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave (full time positions)
    • A company-stocked kitchen for mid-day snacks
    • Team involvement in recipe testing
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  • Digital Marketing Manager
    Chicago, IL
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    Chicago, IL
    Marketing - Full Time

    Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares fresh, wholesome, organic, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our team of chefs and pediatric dietitian collaborate on every menu to ensure meals meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Our commitment to sourcing and producing the highest quality products and delivering a phenomenal customer experience means peace of mind for our families. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

    We are looking for a growth-oriented digital marketing manager who loves to work on a team and is passionate about being part of a company that creates the very best meals for kids. Nurture Life is a rapidly growing startup in the foodtech industry lead by a team with decades of experience in the technology and food and beverage industries. We are committed to transparency and collaboration in everything we do. If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging environment with strong career growth opportunities, please apply to join our team.

    We value…

    • Providing customers a phenomenal experience every time
    • Sourcing and producing the highest quality products
    • Investing in our people, our greatest asset

    Your days will consist of…

    • Driving customer acquisition and growth
    • Managing and optimizing our cross-platform digital advertising programs with our digital advertising firm
    • Managing and evolving our marketing systems’ strategy, development and operations
    • Managing and optimizing customer and prospect communications and campaigns
    • Reviewing, selecting and implementing new tools / systems for our digital marketing activities such as SEOMoz for SEO
    • Designing and managing reports to analyze customer and prospect activity on our marketing and subscription sites and email activity to identify opportunities to improve performance
    • Tracking, analyzing and reporting on digital advertising performance
    • Tracking, analyzing and reporting on SEO performance

    We’d love for you to…

    • Have a strong track record in digital marketing and customer acquisition
    • Be incredibly analytical, detail oriented and results driven
    • Provide expert knowledge in Google Analytics, AdWords, SEOMoz or other SEO system
    • Have strong working experience with marketing automation system HubSpot
    • Have at least 3-5 years of experience in digital marketing
    • Have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Operations or Computer Science

    We are proud to offer…

    • Medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401(k) savings plan
    • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave
    • A company-stocked kitchen for mid-day snacks
    • Team involvement in recipe testing
    Appy Now