Join the team

Put your energy and capability towards a mission you truly believe in, and play a role in making challenger brands mighty.

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A mission that inspires us

We empower the brands of tomorrow to thrive

Our team bring a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and specialisms, but we share a passion to make challenger brands mighty. From running Community events, to managing logistics for our brands, to finding our brands the best talent in the industry, we each play a focused role that collectively delivers on our mission.

As our impact grows, so too do our people. We are proud to provide an environment that prioritises personal and professional development.

We are constantly growing and always looking for new talent, so get in touch if you would like to join us.

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shared values

We live and breath our values

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hear from our team

We share an excitement for what we do

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Jake
Growth

"I spend my weeks meeting passionate brand owners and founders, and I love helping them think through their challenges to growth."

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Chris E
Talent

"Every day I wake up excited to work with brilliant people. Our culture puts people first and it's great to have the Community feel like an extension of our team."

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Krystal
Community

"I love being part of a team that is committed to helping challenger brands disrupt the market and make a difference."

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Emma
Supply Chain

"The team is so supportive of one another, and there's a real sense that we are all contributing to something big."

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Our Perks

We offer more than just a place to work

Food & Drink

We live and breath (and eat and drink) our brands. We are lucky to be regularly sent samples from our brands, and are often asked to give feedback on their latest products.

Wellness

From yoga and five-a-side football, to office fruit and our library, we promote physical and mental health wellness through a range of team activities and support.

Learning & Development

We don’t just train the brands we work with, but extend our education to our team members as well, and help guide your career direction.

Work-life Balance

We believe that greatness is only achieved when we are each individually well rested and nurtured. We work hard, but take time for ourselves.

Flexible Working

We provide autonomy and flexibility when getting the job done. On average we each spend over one day a week working remotely to get that well needed head-space.

Team Structure

Our teams are specialised, but we collaborate daily

Community & Growth

Event organisers, community managers and growth advisors.

The energy in engaging and supporting our Community members and event activities.

Brand & Marketing​

Designers, content creators and digital marketeers.

Helping to make Young Foodies famous in our industry.

Business Operations​

Finance, software developers and legal professionals. 

Ensuring our business is run in a robust and scalable way.

People & Recruitment​

Recruiters, L&D trainers and HR professionals.

Passionate about helping our industry attract and build the best-in-class teams.

Supply Chain & Product​

Operations, logistics, planning and technical professionals.

Delivering leading outsourced services and consulting projects to our brands.

Investment & M&A

Investment advisors and M&A analysts.

Building relationships with investors, and supporting brands through investment activities.

Sales & Commercial​

Commercial managers and field compliance operators.

Delivering commercial advice and services to drive top-line growth.

Current openings

We are hiring

To apply to any of the roles, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected].

We are looking for a super organised and passionate Community Manager to take the lead on our engagement with hundreds of FMCG challenger brands in our Community network.

This person will be independent, great at building relationships and understanding people, have excellent and confident communication skills, and be excited about playing a vital role in enabling our Community to thrive. When not building engagement and relationships, they need strong organisational and analytical skills, to crunch data, organise event logistics and understand insights from our industry

The role itself will involve:

  • Design, organisation and delivery of our events calendar, coordinating across topics, venues, speakers and logistics
  • Attendance across our events and wider industry events to build their network and engagement
  • Lead and chair some events, introducing speakers or leading discussions on industry topics
  • Building strong and trusted relationships with team members of the brands in our Community, being the approachable route into Young Foodies
  • Project management of Community improvement initiatives, such as new online tools or solutions
  • Facilitate and spark debate on our online Community portal and forum
  • Research and create content to provide our Community with relevant news, insight and knowledge
  • Plan and create engaging email and digital communication to our Community audience
  • Analysing the effectiveness of our events to ensure we are continuously improving, measuring attendance, feedback and other KPIs to keep the community engaged
  • Collaborate with other teams, securing input where needed but also sharing key insights back to the team through our CRM or in person
  • Support the broader Marketing and service delivery teams to ensure their needs are supported through Community initiatives
  • Be confident in handling large data sets in excel related to our community, and delivering analytical insights back to the team for communication and event creation

Must haves

  • Experience and passion for the FMCG Food and Drink industry
  • Experience building or engaging a Community
  • Degree level qualification
  • Be positive, approachable, and tackle everything with high levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • Experience in dynamic and fast-growth businesses
  • Experience in event planning and management
  • Experience and comfort managing junior resources to effectively deliver tasks
  • Autonomous and self-motivated to make a difference

Job Type: Full-time

Location: London

We are looking for an experienced recruiter to join the Talent team in finding superstars for our brands, with ambitious plans for the Talent team.

This person must be able to not only identify and land awesome people in roles at brands in our community, but also think holistically about how to make our Talent division the best in the industry. This is an opportunity for an ambitious recruiter to not only make a name for themselves in the world of FMCG start-up talent, but form part of an entrepreneurial mission led business that does much more than recruitment!

You will support on junior and senior roles across our Young Foodies brands.

The role itself will involve:

  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process, from taking and shaping role briefings with brands, to supporting candidates in a recruitment process through to close
  • Build consultative relationships and advise on the long-term hiring plans for our brands, so we continue to support their scaling in the right-way
  • Be responsible for all clients giving the service a 5* review.
  • Ensure the process of hiring for our clients and applicants is as simple as possible for all involved.
  • Ensure we are always legally and reputationally protected for the work we do.
  • Build strong relationships across the wider-industry to ensure we don’t miss out on any collaboration or candidate opportunities
  • Communicate regularly to our talent pool to ensure they are always engaged

Must haves

  • Experience exceeding targets in previous recruitment roles
  • A passion for food & drink
  • A ‘smart’ approach to managing your workload
  • Excellent candidate attraction and management experience
  • A very human and consultative approach to recruitment
  • Excellent organisational skills

Nice to haves

  • Experience in FMCG recruitment
  • Experience especially in finance or sales role recruitment
  • Experience of working in a start-up

Job Type: Full-time

Location: London

We are looking for an experienced HR, Recruitment or People Management professional to join our senior team, responsible for running one of our core business units – HR & Recruitment services.

This is a new role in the team, and offers great opportunities to shape the direction, growth and delivery for this business unit. This area of our business provides challenger brands with a full suite of People management services, namely: HR advisory (process setup, frameworks, issue resolution, etc.); Recruitment (graduate, experienced, interim and executive search); and Training and L&D (one/two day courses for FMCG topics, private training courses, etc.).

Our ideal candidate has deep experience across most of the above areas, with experience across multiple FMCG organisations, including some experience delivering consulting projects. They will be excited about leading an entire business unit and have a passion for supporting challenger brands with People management.

They will be responsible for full PnL and delivery responsibilities, leading a team of currently 6 people. They will be expected to play a role in business development, proposition building and delivery to clients, delivering through our team where possible but able to get hands-on.

The role itself will involve:

  • Leadership of a team delivering these services (currently 6 FTEs)
  • Responsibility for managing the full PnL (revenue, investment to deliver, etc.)
  • Contribute to business development by collaborating with our Growth Managers, leading key client conversations or pitches as the business unit lead
  • Create, challenge and revamp our value proposition and service offering
  • Ensure our services are commercially viable and profitable, working within set financial targets
  • Hands-on delivery of key high-value services (such as HR advisory) to our brands, delivering through the wider team where suitable
  • Steer and resolve escalated issues from the team in delivering these services
  • Ensure controls are in place and adhered to across the team

Skills & Experience

  • Substantial prior experience delivering HR, Recruitment and/or Learning & Development functions
  • Ideally qualified in CIPD
  • Ideally coaching qualification
  • Proven ability to lead a client-facing team to deliver on ambitious goals
  • Experience in SME businesses in the FMCG or Consumer industry
  • Ideally experience delivering on these areas in project consulting engagements
  • Entrepreneurial and action-oriented attitude
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for food & drink challenger brands
  • Able to use initiative and improve /build new processes as we grow
  • A passion for food & drink

Job Type: Full-time

Location: London

We are always on the lookout for fantastic, entrepreneurial individuals to join us for anywhere between 8 and 14 weeks for a paid internship, available all year round, and we hope this is you!

If you’re passionate about food and drink, want to get start-up experience in a unique position in this industry, and want to make a real impact whilst learning new things, then we’d love to meet you!

We’re looking for interns to support in the following areas (and a bit of what to expect in each)…

  • Marketing – researching and writing thought provoking content, delivering relevant and engaging newsletters, and support on bigger marketing campaigns and objectives to get our name out there
  • Community – event planning and organisation, talking with and supporting our brands, and data analysis of which brands are engaging where
  • Operations – processing orders using templates and systems, update training and process documentation to improve service quality, and report on the status of brand operations
  • Talent – speaking with graduates to understand their aspirations, ensuring the recruitment processes are as efficient as possible, and collect feedback and testamonials on candidate experience
  • Funding – researching industry trends and report writing, creation of investor pitch decks and financial models, and support in deal fundraising administration
  • And a bunch of other areas, if you make a case for it… from software engineering to office management, let us know if you’re interested to have an impact!

We are a small and dynamic team, so expect a broad set of responsibilities, and an opportunity to test and grow yourself in many areas. Being organised, independent, passionate and wanting to get stuck-in are the things we value the most.

Job Type: Fixed Period Internship

Location: London

If you do not see the perfect role but would still like to apply, send your CV, cover letter and describe your ideal role to [email protected].