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Apprentice for Olive Estate / Factory

Date Posted: 12-3-2011
Location: Astrikas, Crete, Greece
Contact Person: Christine Lacroix
Company/Business Name: Biolea

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Internship: Traditional Olive Factory/Estate Crete

We are an olive estate in western Crete specialized in the production of artisan stone milled cold pressed organic olive oil. We are seeking interns/apprentices interested in working in all facets of traditional olive oil production, from cultivation and milling to agrotourism, marketing and customer relations.

Candidates should be energetic, motivated, innovative, passionate people who believe in the value of artisan products, and thrive on performing diverse activities. The work is physically demanding (and dirty) and involves long hours during the 3- 4 month harvesting production period. The rest of the year is spent processing orders, developing marketing strategies for products, guiding the large number of tourists who visit our installations during the tourist season, along with a multitude of other tasks involved in running a small company. You may be tired, but you will never be bored!

The position is for the period from July to Feb with the possibility of a year-round permanent salaried manager position for the person who demonstrates aptitude and promise.


Physical stamina
Aptitude for working with machinery
Ability to multi-task
Facility working with the public
Business savvy
Fluent in English, any knowledge of Greek would be a huge advantage


This is an internship/apprenticeship position for which we will be providing room and board only.

Please send your resume and a covering letter describing what you believe you can bring to the position to: contact@biolea.gr. For more information about our company’s activities please visit our website.
Salary: Room and board initially, possibility of permanent


Do you have a work permit in Greece ?