Hiring Retail Associates for the Goo Goo Shop

We’re hiring at the Goo Goo Shop!

We have an immediate need for part-time retail ambassadors. We’re looking for enthusiastic, hard working individuals who enjoy working with people and learning new things. You will be greeting guests, handling shopper transactions, stocking product and sharing knowledge about our history, Goo Goo candy and Nashville.

Must be:

Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays
Able to Lift up to 25 lbs.

Applicants may apply in person between the hours of 3 pm and 5 pm at 116 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210.

Summer Chef Series: Cole Miner’s Surprise

Cole Miner’s Surprise

Inspired by his West Virginia roots, Nashville Chef Hal Holden-Bache of Lockeland Table named this collaboration after his young son. Made with fig & molasses jam, smoked pecans, and caramel in dark chocolate- with a sprinkle of West Virginia salt.

Available now until August 1st, 2015 at the Goo Goo Shop!

Goo Goo Shop
116 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

Goo Goo Cluster Sales and Marketing Coordinator

We are seeking a professional Sales and Marketing Coordinator with strong organizational, communication and analytical skills. This role will contribute to accelerating our future growth by supporting our sales and marketing team to achieve sales goals. The position requires a self-motivated, energetic, and ambitious person with strong business acumen, an understanding of the sales process, and superior computer skills.


Primary Responsibilities:
• Key player in sales/marketing department that coordinates with finance, supply chain, shipping, and customer service as well as with external customers
• Retailer/Vendor documentation and set up including managing new item forms, account processes and set up, and pricing communication documents
• Respond to wholesale leads and sell brand proposition
• Coordinate product sample distribution to potential new accounts and existing accounts
• Customer support for both retail and wholesale business
• Learn distributor or retailer systems for reporting and item management
• Assist with order entry and confirmations for wholesale accounts
• Organize, update, and validate store locator accounts to ensure accuracy
• Support the company’s social media/social content initiatives
• Assist in the coordination of trade shows and corporate events


Required Skills:
• Strong MS Office Skills – expert in Excel, Outlook and Word
• Highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
• Strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills (both written and oral)
• Passionate about developing a food brand
• Good working knowledge of social media platforms
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• Professional demeanor in working with coworkers, distributors, retail reps and consumers


Desired Skills:
• Bachelors Degree in business or related field or 3+ years relevant experience in sales support or administration position, ideally for a CPG
• Experience with WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
• Comfort with learning and navigating retail systems and/or previous experience supporting sales with new item set-up is a plus (Bonus points for knowledge of 1Sync and Walmart Retail Link)


Compensation: $32-$36k salary (dependent upon experience) + benefits

Email resumes to

Goo Goo Summer Chef Series: The Gertie

photo credit: Southern Fatty

The Gertie

Nashville chef Karl Worley of Biscuit Love collaborated with us to create a Premium Goo Goo inspired by their dessert of the same name. The Gertie is made with peanut butter, pretzels, caramelized banana jam and vanilla wafers all covered in dark chocolate.

Available now until July 15th, 2015 at the Goo Goo Shop!

Goo Goo Shop
116 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

Announcing the Goo Goo Summer Chef Series

We are excited to announce our Goo Goo Summer Chef Series happening July 1 through the end of September at downtown Nashville’s Goo Goo Shop!

Goo Goo Shop
116 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201

The series will feature Premium Goo Goo creations imagined by eight of Nashville’s best chefs as seen above. Each chef is collaborating with Lauren Garcia, the Goo Goo Shop’s Confectionery Kitchen Manager, to create his or her own Premium Goo Goo flavor that will sold at the Goo Goo Shop in the months leading up to the Music City Food + Wine Festival in September. Flavors will rotate periodically, with two to three chefs being featured each month. New flavors will be announced on our social media channels and here on our website as they are launched.

To wrap up the series, the Goo Goo Shop will showcase all of the chefs’ flavors at our Grand Taste tent table during the Music City Food + Wine Festival on September 19th and 20th, 2015.


Goo Goo Shop Part-Time Candy Packager/Dish Washer/Kitchen Assistant

The Goo Goo Shop is currently hiring a Part-time candy packager/dish washer/ kitchen assistant
20-30 hours per week

Must be:
– able to work evenings, weekends and holidays
– reliable
– punctual
– professional
-able to lift up to 50 pounds
– willing to assist with repetitive tasks such as prep work, packaging candy, down and dirty cleaning /dish washing / scraping and buffing candy molds
– Friendly / people-oriented / socially comfortable — we are an open kitchen / retail environment and constantly interact with our customers

We are looking for an outgoing, multi-tasking, laid-back, but hard-working individual to assist in our candy kitchen part time. Kitchen experience is not necessary. We work in an open kitchen environment and constantly interact and converse with our customers, who are both locals and tourists visiting downtown Nashville, so we are looking for someone who really enjoys people. This is not a back of the house position.

Please send an email to with a copy of resume and a little bit about yourself and why you are interested in this position in the body of email.