Current Jobs at Closed Loop Capital Portfolio Companies
Communications Manager - Beyond Meat (El Segundo, CA)
This a full-time position, reporting to the Director of Marketing, that will oversee development and activation our Future of Protein influencer program and work with our PR agency and Social/Digital manager to deliver key messaging through earned and owned media. You will play an integral role in our efforts to build a brand consumers love, leverage influencers to assert a cultural influence, and drive key business objectives, e.g., awareness and trial of new products.
Beyond Meat is seeking a dynamic Director of Sales, Frozen to develop its growing US business. This role requires the ability to manage Broker Partners to accomplish objectives and to lead and develop a strong sales team. Key business channels include Conventional Grocery, Mass, and Natural. All business activities must be done in a way that underscores the social mission of Beyond Meat.
The Q/A and R&D Teams of Beyond Meat are looking for an outstanding individual to join the team, remotely located in Mansfield, TX. This ideal candidate will have a passion for healthy food and lifestyles and be driven by the opportunity to contribute positive change in the food industry. This successful, self-motivated, creative, team-oriented, resourceful, adaptable, and results-oriented individual will have a keen understanding and extensive hands-on experience in Quality Assurance, Food Sensory Standards and Food Safety.
The Research Associate has the primary role of supporting the research and development group located in El Segundo, CA. The R&D team is a matrixed organization dedicated to creating food products using plant-based proteins with a deep understanding of protein chemistry and process dependent behavior. The Research Associate will use scientific principles and a broad range of advanced technologies and industrial tools for achieving company goals.
Extruder Operator - Beyond Meat (Columbia, MO)
This a full-time position, reporting to the Production Manager at our manufacturing facility in Columbia, Missouri. The Extruder Operator will operate and monitor all equipment required to manufacture each product at or above established rates of production. Equipment includes by-product system to insure proper bin separation by assignment and water tank system to insure proper amounts are dumped/mixed in proper tanks by assignment. Must perform all required tests and make adjustments as needed to insure product quality falls within specification guidelines.
Food Technologist - Beyond Meat (El Segundo, CA)
The Food Technologist has the primary role of supporting the research and development group located in El Segundo, CA. The R&D team is a matrixed organization dedicated to creating food products using plant-based proteins with a deep understanding of protein chemistry and process dependent behavior. The Food Technologist will be responsible for the safe and efficient development, modification and manufacture of food products, samples, processes and leading production trials.
The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for optimizing the supply chain process of determining when which products, quantities, and locations are required in order to meet forecasted demand at agreed upon service levels. The Supply Chain Planner will interface the developed Distribution Requirements Planning solution with the developed demand planning solution to establish the appropriate safety stock, working stock, reorder points and replenishment targets for all SKU’s.
Maintenance Tech - Beyond Meat (Columbia, MO)
The Maintenance Technician provides general mechanical and electrical maintenance and upkeep to Beyond Meat’s equipment in a co-manufacturer environment. The Maintenance Technician plays a key-supporting role in meeting production goals by assisting with efforts to increase efficiencies, reducing downtime, providing preventative equipment maintenance and completing facility work orders.
Beyond Meat, a leader in Plant Based Protein is seeking a dynamic Director of Sales to develop its growing fresh business in the US. This role requires the ability to manage Broker Partners to accomplish objectives and to lead and develop a strong sales team. Key retail channel responsibilities include Conventional Grocery, Mass and Natural. All business activities must be done in a way that underscores the social mission of Beyond Meat brands.
Field Marketing Manager - Beyond Meat (El Segundo, CA)
This a full-time position, reporting to the Director of Marketing, that will build and oversee a field marketing team at Beyond Meat. This position will sit in our head office in El Segundo, CA. We’re looking for a candidate who knows the ropes of field marketing and can help us create a world-class team of passionate brand ambassadors to represent Beyond Meat’s products in stores among consumers and build relationships with key store personnel, ensuring our brand has the attention and support it deserves.
This a full-time position, reporting to the Director of Marketing, that is responsible for the ongoing development, execution, and optimization of our base business assets and marketing plans. The Brand Manager will be immersed in BYMT’s dynamic, fast-paced culture as a key member of the marketing team This role requires high-level strategic thinking, strong attention to detail, a keen sense of creativity, resourcefulness, and a high degree of comfort working in a team environment.
Director, Business Development - Inocucor Technologies (Montreal, Quebec)
The Director of Business Development will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and leading new business development through acquisitions and strategic partnerships that align with Inocucor’s short- and long-term business plans. Responsibilities will include identifying and evaluating acquisition and partnership opportunities that extend Inocucor’s unique technology for agriculture, conducting due diligence related to specific prospects, collaborating with the company’s leadership team about vision and strategy, and assisting with integration of acquisitions and collaborations.
Sales Manager, Pacific Northwest - Inocucor Technologies (Montreal, Quebec)
The Regional Sales Manager for Pacific Northwest, will be responsible for sales activities from lead generation through after-the-sale / account support in Pacific Northwest. Responsibilities will include developing and implementing an agreed upon sales and marketing plan which will meet Inocucor’s goals of expanding the customer base in the Pacific Northwest territories. Agronomy experience specific to supporting growers transitioning from conventional to organic farming with an emphasis on biorational products and farming methods would be an added plus.
The Production Assistant will be responsible for preparing, maintaining, and upholding procedures for logging, reporting, and monitoring production operations. Responsibilities will include supporting laboratory operations in maintenance, technical studies, and research projects. The Production Assistant will take ownership of Inventory count, as well as shipping and receiving operations.
Economist - Mercaris Corporation (Washington D.C. or Chicago, IL)
The Economist will be responsible for a wide range of data product development, writing and research as Mercaris continues to grow its coverage of new organic and non-GMO commodities and ingredients. A typical week might include: writing a market news report for distribution to Mercaris customers, analyzing price & volume data from our national grain survey, researching new agricultural commodity markets to understand supply, demand and other market fundamentals, or giving presentations on-line or in person to various stakeholder groups.
You are a seasoned product manager with many successes (and possibly failures) under your belt. You’ve conceived of, and launched, mobile consumer products from scratch. You have also iterated on products already in the market using data, user research and a little bit of intuition. You have led cross-functional teams towards critical deadlines and successfully figured out how to get the best work out of everyone you collaborate with. You are thoughtful, analytical and optimistic.
Director of Business Development - Zipongo (San Francisco, CA)
Zipongo is looking for a Director, Business Development to manage the relationship with some of our key partners. You ideally have experience in a partner management, sales, and/or marketing role. You are a great communicator, at ease with developing and delivering presentations for executives at Fortune 500 companies and clear in language, both spoken and written. You have a talent for building trust and rapport, strengthening relationships with our partners. You can also navigate Zipongo’s teams and processes in order to be an internal advocate for our partners.
The Director, Growth Partners will create and deepen partnerships with platform partners and industry relationships. The Director, Growth partners position is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive internal and external marketing plan that would increase revenues and profits. This position is expected to uphold the mission and values established by the organization.
Product Marketing Manager - Zipongo (San Francisco, CA)
Zipongo is looking for a Product Marketing superstar to play a key role in shaping our products and messaging. As our first Product Marketing hire, the successful candidate will wear two critical hats for our team. First, you will help inform the product development process by providing competitive, customer and consumer insights. Second, you will drive key product output, including product messaging, bundling and pricing strategy, sales enablement and launch marketing. Reporting directly to the Head of Marketing, this critical role will be a key hub between product, marketing, and sales and be the internal expert on our end user and our enterprise clients.
We are looking for a talented Sr. Customer Success Manager, driven by the pride and satisfaction of taking care of customers from ‘soup to nuts’. You enjoy communicating clearly, setting expectations and delivering results with an emphasis on business reviews, and well executed customer onboarding. Attention to detail is second nature for you and you’ve done enough projects to instinctively know what works, and what doesn’t. You love a challenge and thrive on opportunities to innovate collaboratively. You want to be part of a fast-moving startup environment. You have a personal interest in health and wellness and can get behind Zipongo's mission.
We are looking for an experienced product designer who has a passion for creating products that solve real problems for real people. You possess a point of view that is nuanced and informed but also appreciate and help base your decisions with facts. Zipongo designers are an integral part of the company, collaborating deeply and daily with other designers, engineers, product managers, and our business team. In addition to product design, you will be a key player in branding, messaging and creative execution of all major Company initiatives. A background in creating physical and digital marketing materials that are beautiful and on-brand will be key. At the heart of all of this, a fast-moving startup environment, your personal interest in health and wellness, and your committed belief in Zipongo's mission are what drive you. A strong portfolio of visualized concepts and delivered products is a pre-requisite for consideration.