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Team Leads

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
Position updated on:
Zip Code: 60159
Industry: All
Employer: Protein Bar
Job Tracking ID: 1377360067
Job Description:
Want to be part of something really special? Looking to make some cash, some friends, and learn a whole lot about food? This is your opportunity to be a part of something new! Come to the Protein Bar Management Job Fair!
We are looking for passionate Team Leads to join our team. If you like a challenge, love expressing your creativity through food and are willing to work hard, this is the job for you.

Thursday August 29th - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at our Oak Brook location (2040 York Rd)

Team Leads with 1 year management experience in the service industry. Please bring a resume.

So, what if you can't make it?
No problem! Just visit www.proteinbarjobs.com and fill out an application online.

Here is what you get:

A company dedicated to promoting from within with a great growth plan (4 new stores this year!)
A fun, friendly atmosphere
Free lunch (or breakfast, or dinner)
Product discounts (think Kombucha at a discounted price!)
Paid time off
Direct deposit

Working at Protein Bar will be challenging. You'll be asked to learn new things, try new flavors, and grow with every experience. We make mistakes--and we always try to learn from them. Our people have opinions and we listen to them. In fact, it's kind of a requirement that you contribute in this way. You will share your thoughts, ideas, and concerns--we promise to always listen to you, even if we can't always give you what you want. You'll be treated fairly--and also held to a pretty high standard regarding performance. If you choose, you will grow from this.

Our goal is that you look back and say "I'm a better person now than I was before I joined Protein Bar." You will take the responsibility for your career--and we will be there to provide expectations, resources, tools, feedback, and praise. If you join our team and stay for a month, you'll probably think this is all BS. If you join our team and stay for year, you'll know exactly what we are talking about.

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: TBD

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