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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

Join the team

Below are roles we are currently hiring for, including details on how to apply for each.

We are looking for a Head of Talent to help us to build the best recruitment solution in our space, with ambitious plans for 2021.

You will be fully responsible for the end to end delivery, P&L and growth of the recruitment business. This involves the building and oversight of a growing team, currently 4 people. This business caters to high growth consumer brands from executive search to graduate talent and across all role profiles.

Does this sound like you? Read more on key responsibilities and requirements below.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be ultimately responsible for the growth, scalability, profitability and service quality of the recruitment business unit
  • Set and manage commercial team targets
  • Develop and oversee execution of a successful growth marketing plan
  • Manage all external facing financial terms
  • Manage and lead the team to deliver a 5* service
  • Leading business development and commercial expansion of the recruitment business unit
  • Be responsible for scaling the team to deliver the growth plans
  • Be responsible for building relationships across the industry
  • Communicate regularly with management team on progress, risks and issues
  • Manage all internal HR for your own team
  • Manage 1-2 roles per month to stay in the process
  • Spend 10% of all time innovating within your role to ensure we are always pushing forward and doing things in the best way.

Must-haves:

  • Strong experience and track-record in consultative recruitment
  • A passion for consumer start-ups
  • Excellent people and team management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Process driven, enjoying devising processes and constantly refining them.
  • A positive and progressive approach to problem solving
  • Formal negotiation training and experience
  • Proficient in project management and prioritisation of tasks
  • A human and consultative approach to delivering operations

Nice-to-haves:

  • Experience in FMCG recruitment
  • Experience of working in a start-up
  • Experience using Bullhorn

Location: London (remote during COVID)

Start date: ASAP

Remuneration: DOE

Reports into: General Manager of YF Ltd.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking for a 360 recruiter with experience in FMCG to join the recruitment team, with ambitious plans for 2021.

This person must be able to not only identify and land incredible people in roles at brands, but also think holistically about how to make our recruitment proposition 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 challenger consumer, but form part of an entrepreneurial mission led business that does much more than recruitment.

You will be responsible for building a digital marketing proposition for the 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

Key skills and attributes:

  • 4+ years in recruiting
  • 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
  • Experience in FMCG recruitment
  • Experience of working in a high growth environment

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking for a Product Manager to join our team!

After 3 years of successful service delivery, we are looking to hire our first Product Manager to help automate, digitize and scale the services that we provide across Young Foodies. This role is a critically important part of the business and will report into the General Manager to bring the vision to reality.

Does this sound like you?

You are a strategic thinker, always starting with the big picture and then working through the details. You are customer obsessed and make sure to understand what the user wants before building. You have a constant improvement mentality, framing and finding solutions to complex challenges with simple, clear commercial benefits. You are metrics driven and measure and deliver results and are move fast to maintain focus on the highest impact initiatives. You love diving into complex problems and have a desire to build a better world.

Reporting into the General Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Owning and deploy product roadmap, including design, iteration, and development of all tools and technologies that will enable YF to scale
  • Immediately building and launching the MVP for two core products, and mapping out and executing a 3 year roadmap
  • Systematically collecting business requirements and user needs to input to all tech
  • Working closely with an external engineering, data and UI/UX team to ensure smooth and timely delivery of products
  • Managing priorities from planning and development, to release and continuous improvement
  • Developing product launch proposition, marketing and sales strategy
  • Smoothly launching and amplification activities of the product drive sales and adoption
  • Resolving all inquiries relating to products
  • Overseeing existing technologies and their planned upgrading or maintenance
  • Championing future enhancements to ensure that the product remains ahead of the competition
  • Leading our analytics and user engagement measurement and analysis

 

Key skills & attributes

  • 4+ experience of product management experience, preferable in b2b or a marketplace company
  • Proven track record for developing, managing, and launching web-based software products
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong customer service and sales skills
  • Agile, adaptable and capable of delivering new products and features iteratively
  • Experience leading business critical product initiatives. You can take big ideas and turn them into a roadmap of features and research with minimal guidance
  • Customer-obsessed and commitment to building great user experiences
  • Written communication that is clear and effective, and leads to fast decision making
  • Strong project management capability
  • Deeply commercially minded and data driven
  • Experience working in a start-up organisation

 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking for a Marketing Manager to join our team!

This person must be able to own the creation of digital content, messages and campaigns, as well as build partnerships and events marketing, to deliver various marketing objectives. This role will be tasked with driving awareness, through any creative and digital means possible, with a particular focus on driving new sales across all of our services so that we can serve as many brands as possible. This role works across multiple B2B service areas, including Supply Chain, Talent, Community, Training, and Partnerships. They are excited by and thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment where they can run their own schedule

The role involves:

Running Marketing across all of Young Foodies

  • Drive new business and brand awareness to ensure the company and each business unit grows in line with targets
  • Managing the ongoing marketing budget for the full business
  • Leading and reporting on all marketing measures
  • Ensuring the business is creating best in class content across all business units
  • Leading all testimonial and feedback processes
  • Managing the content ideation process across all formats; illustration, photography, video, copy and being responsible for all assets

 

Digital marketing and brand awareness

  • Leading and delivering our full digital strategy including PPC, SEO and email marketing and running all digital marketing
  • Being responsible for maximising conversion on the website
  • Create and publish social media posts on Instagram and Linkedin
  • Produce regular email newsletters via platforms such as mailchimp
  • Manage our external PR agency to ensure maximum results against mission

 

Must haves

  • 6+ years of content and digital marketing experience in B2B environments
  • Experience in digital marketing, PPC and SEO
  • Experience using Mailchimp or other email marketing software
  • Experience in growth marketing
  • An eye for detail and meticulous approach to copy and a creative content flair, both written and visual
  • Experience managing budgets
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Advanced use of Adobe Suite
  • A passion for food & drink start-ups
  • Hard working and thrives from being in control of own schedule

 

Nice to haves

  • Experience of working in a fast growth start-up
  • Photography, videography and video-editing capabilities

 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking for a Junior Manager to help grow and manage our Community of high growth food and drink brands, and the partners that support them. With ambitious plans for 2021, we are growing our team to provide more brands with better service.

Does this sound like you?

You know the food and beverage industry well, can plug right in with the brands and partners we work with and hit the ground running. You have great written and verbal communication skills and feel comfortable talking with external brands and partners. Your google drive, calendar and email are incredibly well organised and you bring that focus structure with you to everything you do. You love thinking strategically about network effects, and how ecosystems of people can make a change. Finally, you are passionate about the food and drink space and making a huge impact!

The role involves:

  • Helping build our community of FMCG brands and being a key point of contact for them
  • Supporting on the development of Community initiatives and key projects
  • Managing and improving the WordPress and Discourse Community portal
  • Managing partnership expectations and event coordination
  • Staying up-to-date with FMCG trends
  • Writing and sharing content and blog posts

Key skills and attributes

  • 3+ years of working experience
  • Passion for and understanding of the F&B space and how it works
  • Exceptional content creation and copywriting skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organised and structured thinker
  • The ability to work autonomously

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

We are looking for a 3-month Young Foodies are on the hunt for an awesome Marketing and Community intern to support our team.

The role involves:

  • Great design skills using both Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Strong copywriting capabilities
  • Understanding of social media and engagement
  • Willingness to learn digital marketing
  • Hunger to get stuck in

 

Key responsibilities

  • Create and publish social media posts on Instagram and Linkedin
  • Engage with our digital audience to grow Young Foodies awareness
  • Update our website content with news, testimonials, thought leadership, blogs etc.
  • Execute online campaigns via digital platforms to drive targeted awareness and traction within specific communities
  • Produce regular email newsletters via platforms such as mailchimp
  • Identify collaboration opportunities with partner businesses
  • Monitor and report on the performance of digital and marketing activity
  • This is for a 3 month internship starting ASAP, with the ability to work remotely during the course of the internship

 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

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].