Tony’s Chocolonely, a fairtrade and B-Corp certified chocolate brand in Portland, Ore., is on a mission to make all chocolate worldwide 100% slave free, through a multi-city Chocotruck Tour this spring. Through February 12, chocolate lovers, fans, connoisseurs and self-proclaimed chocolate aficionados can apply to for the road trip in Tony’s Chocolonely’s first-ever Chocotruck Tour across 10 cities, beginning at the SXSW festival in Austin. The Chocotruck Captain and two Choco Co-Pilots will "spread chocolatey goodness" while educating consumers about inequalities in the cocoa industry.
Visitors to the bright red chocomobile will step inside the world of Tony’s and learn about the modern slavery and illegal child labor on cocoa farms in West Africa, which Tony’s Chocolonely exists to change. “Maybe I’m biased, but these are the best jobs ever,” said US Marketing Manager Dena White. “I mean… getting paid to go on a road trip in an epic Chocotruck with the goal of making the world a better place? Yes, please.
“We’re very crazy about chocolate and we want to share the fun with choco fans across the country,” she said. “But don’t be mistaken. We’re very serious about our mission. Everything we do is to achieve a single goal: to make all chocolate worldwide 100% slave free. The Chocotruck is our way of taking our mission on the road and sharing our story with as many new friends as we can.”
The chocotruck crew, who must be 21 and older and authorized to work in the US with a valid driver’s license, needs to have a passion for chocolate and people, a fun-loving spirit and a sense for adventure, along with flexibility and a solid sense of humor. Perks of the job include, but are not limited to, endless amounts of chocolate on the tour, very competitive salary, monthly massages, weekly yoga, generous per diems and accommodations... and endless bragging rights.
Following Austin, Texas, tour stops include Phoenix; San Diego; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Berkeley, Calif.; Eugene, Ore.; Portland, Ore, (home of the Tony’s Chocolonely US headquarters); Seattle; and Chicago. For more information, visit https://joinus.tonyschocolonely.com/chocotruck-captain/en