Employer Highlight: Young’s Market Company

Young’s Market Company is a wholesale distributor of wine, spirits and select beverages in the Western United States. Young’s Market was founded in 1888 in Los Angeles and is still today based in California. We connected with Erin Brown, a recruiter for the college program in California.
Erin Brown - Recruiter at Young's Market

Erin Brown – Recruiter at Young’s Market

SDSU Career Services: What is your position? And can you explain what you do?
I am a Sr. Recruiter with Young’s Market and I am in charge of the college program for the state of CA and AZ. I also am in charge of managing the recruitment for all of our entry-level positions state wide!
SDSU CS: What is it like to work for Young’s Market?
Young’s Market is not your typical company. We are a family-owned and operated company which is why I love working for them. The people, culture and values of Young’s Market is what keeps me excited to come to work. We have a work hard play hard mentality and I think that is why we are so successful. Also we sell alcohol so there is no other place really like it!
SDSU CS: What are the benefits of working for your company?
I would say the biggest benefit is the internal growth. We only promote from within on our sales side and I think that is a fantastic way to get started with a business. Knowing that with hard work and dedication, you have the opportunity to grow with us!
SDSU CS: What positions are you currently hiring for? 
We are always looking for top talent sales professionals that want to come in and work hard. These positions are entry-level and we do not require any experience in our industry.
SDSU CS: What do you look for when considering candidates for a position?
We look for the culture fit and people that are going to work hard.
SDSU CS: How would a student know if they were a good match with the culture of Young’s Market?
Making sure that they want a career not just a next job opportunity. We want people to grow with our company and be excited about what they are selling.
If you want to learn more about Young’s Market Company, attend the info session April 22nd and the Career Fair April 23rd. Learn more on Aztec Career Connection

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