Careers in Baking

Hey, please see below for our current positions!

To apply: read the ad, decide if we're the right fit for you and if you'll be the right fit for us and then drop an email with the name of the position you're applying for in the subject line

 careers@flavourtownbakery.co.uk.

 

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Position Title: KITCHEN MANAGER FULHAM STORE 

 

 

Job Description

Kitchen Manager Flavourtown Bakery: Fulham Shop

Sadly our amazing Kitchen Manager is leaving us! This is sad news for us but also an AMAZING opportunity for you

This is one of the most important roles in our small business and it’s vital we find the right person to fill it. Here’s a little about what we’re looking for and the skills and qualities that are essential for the position.

We’re looking for a natural leader who’s able to mould their management style to get the most out of different personalities and skill-sets. You’ll have outstanding time management skills and be able to juggle lots of balls at once whilst ensuring every cake, cupcake, and brownie that leaves your kitchen is outstanding in both taste and appearance. You’ll be extremely detail-oriented and also able to see the bigger picture and you’ll thrive on working to deadlines and fostering a fun, fast-paced environment for your team.

Other essential skills include

*Advanced baking and cake decorating skills with at least 12 months supervisory / management experience in a similar luxury baking environment

*Experience of running/supervising production an on-site bakery to an extremely high brand standard.

*Thorough understanding of current health and safety procedures and a strong grasp of HACCP

*Experience of running your own rota/holiday planning

*A killer eye for detail and quality control

*Managing stock ordering and coordinating with our suppliers

*A methodical approach to staff training and development.

You’ll be an exceptional cake decorator and baker be able to produce perfectly finished cakes to the highest standard using buttercream, cream cheese icings and ganache - outstanding hand piping is also essential for this role. You will be part of daily production including decorating and baking - this isn’t an office based role, you’ll be leading the team by example and setting the pace and tone for each shift.

You’ll be excited to manage our small team of four (including yourself) and to help shape what we do, everything about our operation is about quality from the ingredients we use to the finished product we produce.

Our Fulham shop bakes fresh, onsite every morning ready to supply our counter with freshly made treats in time for opening, please only apply if you have the relevant professional industry experience.

The salary for this position is 24k to 25.5k per annum based on a standard week of 5 shifts. The package includes 29 days holiday, 50% off all Flavourtown products, a free cake for your birthday and the chance to take an already excellent kitchen onto the next level.

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£25,500.00 per year

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Position Title: CONTENT, MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGER

 

We’re looking for a marketing, content, social media guru with epic creative skills, an excellent eye for content creation and digital marketing skills for days. Flavourtown Bakery is growing, and this brand-new role is yours to shape! You’ll be working with and reporting directly to the co-founders. For now, YOU are the marketing team so the faster you help grow the brand the faster we’ll expand the team.

THE JOB

A role responsible for creating engaging, shareable content on our socials, creating outstanding relationships with London’s press and movers and shakers and developing our marketing plan. You’ll be communicating Flavourtown brand values and through film, photography and media to drive customer acquisition and sales whilst growing our social- media engagement.

Job Requirements

You are confident, outgoing, industrious and think on your feet. You are super creative and full of exciting new ideas. You’ll be equally as comfortable with traditional PR as new media and you’ll see ways to join them up. You know your way around influencers and the RIGHT high-profile people, and you know how to get in front of them with a delicious product and attention-grabbing ideas. Your brain is always on and you’re always looking at current trends and working out how they can be used to grow the Flavourtown brand.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has previous experience growing a brand’s social-media reach and engagement
    Has a proven history of creating relevant, modern, engaging fun branded content that cuts through.
  • Has a track record creating social media content, vids, posts and converting that into likes / shares / traffic and growth
  • Has great time management skills – delivering on deadline with outstanding quality
  • Delivers polished content with style and a cutting-edge finish
  • Has solid content creation talents and is at home creating videos / shorts to emphasise quality and creativity of the brand
  • Has natural energy, enthusiasm, positivity, organisational skills and is super focused and able to think on their feet.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ENGAGING WITH SOCIAL AUDIENCE ONLINE AND IN-STORE – AT EVENTS

BUILDING AND MAINTING RELATIONSHIPS WITH KEY MEDIA

REPRESENTING FLAVOURTOWN AT EVENTS TO CREATE VIDEO / SHARABLE CONTENT

DEVELOPING BRAND SOCAIL GUIDELINES / HOUSE STYLE

Please submit your CV and Portfolio ALONG with an assement of where you feel the brand wins and what is lacking to brooksy@flavourtownbakery.co.uk

 

STARTING SALARY 25-28K

 

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Position Title: Baker / Decorators (Location: Park Royal, NW10)

 

Our business is growing and we need amazing baker / decorators to come and join the gang!!

 A little about what we're looking for:

We are looking for experienced professional baker / decorators, you must have worked in this role in a professional kitchen for at least a year - we're not looking for home bakers or people who want to retrain.

We are after team players with amazing skills in decorating beautiful cakes and cupcakes with buttercream, Swiss meringue buttercream, cream cheese icing, and ganache. You'll have excellent hand piping skills and be really comfortable writing on cakes to a high standard.

Your baking skills will include preparing mixes and frostings to a high standard along with making caramel, compotes and our full range of vegan cakes. You must have some professional baking experience and be familiar with mixing methods as well as some advanced techniques such as making macarons or working with chocolate. You will have outstanding attention to detail and not be afraid of working to tight deadlines. You'll need to come with ideas and always be happy to be part of helping the team dream up delicious new things.

We are looking for artistic, fun, committed people without any attitude or a clock-watching mentality. You'll be switched on, polite and kind to your colleagues, you'll want to collaborate on ideas and be eager to learn new skills. Our team is small and this job is fun but it's also hard work.

What to expect:

You'll be on a full-time contract ranging from 32-40 hours per week, you'll get 29 holiday days per year, you'll enjoy 50% staff discount, a free 8" cake for your birthday and regular nights out, Christmas parties etc.

Work hard and we'll show you that you're appreciated.

Starting salary £9.50 - £10.50 per hour with a full-time contract and paid overtime (depending on expereince)

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PEOPLE FOR BOTH OUR FULHAM BAKERY AND OUR PARK ROYAL PRODUCTION KITCHEN SO PLEASE EXPRESS A PREFERENCE FOR WHICH LOCATION IN YOUR APPLICATION. 

(YOU MUST ALREADY BE BASED IN THE UK WITH THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK HERE. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY WITHOUT THE RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £9.50 to £10.50 /hour

 

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We're super busy and our business is growing massively and we need staff at all levels! We're looking for cake decorators, expereinced bakers and more senior staff to grown into future Kitchen Managers 

 

If you're looking for a new challenge or perhaps you've lost your job during the Coronavirus pandemic drop us an email and tell us about yourself. Include your CV and if you have any examples of your work attach those as well.

Let's get talking careers@flavourtownbakery.co.uk

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