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

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 Supply Chain Services to lead the Supply Chain functions within the business.

The role will oversee a high performing logistics and supply chain operations team, providing outsourced and consultative services to some of the best UK challenger brands.

You are an exceptional manager, able to lead and scale a growing team. You demand the highest quality work, upholding outstanding standards of service. You are experienced in managing multiple client relationships at a time and have previously delivered both in house and consultative services. You are an expert in your field, with experience in all aspects of supply chain operations. Most importantly, you are passionate about innovation and empowering the brands of tomorrow to thrive.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the growth, profitability, and service quality of the Supply Chain team
  • Build and manage a team that delivers exceptional consulting and outsourced supply chain services
  • Win new business through business development and commercial expansion of the team
  • Deliver 5* reviews from all clients with reliable, value additive and exceptional work
  • Oversee and deliver improvement or change projects to our brands including manufacturing, logistics and systems projects
  • Drive scalability and innovation of the team through technology and partnerships
  • Build strong relationships across the industry with brands, suppliers, warehouses and all players

Must-haves:

  • Senior experience in food & drink operations or supply chain roles, including:
  • customer supply, demand planning, supplier management, logistics and business infrastructure
  • ambient, chilled and frozen supply chains
  • setting up and managing a D2C supply chain
  • Strong consulting experience, including client management, external presentations, and contract negotiation
  • Excellent people and management skills, with experience leading, training, and scaling a team
  • Deeply process driven with obsessively high standards of quality
  • A passion for the food & drink industry, with proven experience in driving it forward
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and high growth environment
  • Constant improvement mindset, with one eye always towards driving efficiency and innovation

Nice-to-haves:

  • Experience of working in a fast growth food and drink start-up
  • Experience working within a retailer

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 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]

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].