Community Manager (w/m/d) - Germany

Telecommute · Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform that enables people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. It’s a global platform used by on average around 100 million people every month across the world. Over 4 million recipes have been created by people in more than 70 countries.
And we’re only just getting started.

Our mission is to make everyday cooking fun. Because we believe that cooking is the key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet.

Our heritage is unique: Cookpad was founded in Japan in 1997 and is a listed company in Tokyo. Our global HQ is in the UK. In total, we have 10 offices around the world with community managers in a further 15 countries.

We are launching Cookpad service in Germany in 2019, and are looking for motivated colleagues to help us shape this journey and get the platform kick-started.

Cookpad is growing at speed and we’re looking for exceptional people who make things happen. It takes a certain mix of creativity, ingenuity and crazy to create solutions on the scale we're looking for. It’s not for everyone. Because of our speed and growth, it can feel chaotic. It's an environment where creators and problem-solvers flourish. We challenge ourselves and each other because this is about something bigger than all of us. Expect talented, motivated, intense, and interesting colleagues. It feels like a start-up with global ambition. We work in small, collaborative teams and in a creative, fast-paced environment.

What’s it like to work at Cookpad? Visit to find out more.


About the role:
[REMOTE WORK] As a Community Manager, your role will be to spread the Cookpad mission and encourage people to enjoy cooking and share their recipes on Cookpad, Germany. You will build the cooking community in a hands-on and entrepreneurial way, combining offline events with online/digital activities. Offline events could include organizing meet-ups with users, cooking events, etc. Online/digital activities include recipe contests, reviewing the posted recipes and giving feedback to authors if needed and developing our social media presence.

The goal is to build a solid and sustainable cooks community on Cookpad.

Basic qualifications:

● Passion and love for cooking

● Drive to solve problems related to cooking/food, especially how cooking can have a positive impact on society

● Entrepreneurial spirit, self-driven

● User-focused mindset

● Superb communication skills to deliver the mission of Cookpad to users

● Native level in German, conversational level in English

Preferred experience:

● Experience on leading the cooking community (online/offline)

● C2C marketing, product development in internet industry


● Contract duration: 3 months

● You are expected to work 40 hours per week

● There is possibility to be considered for a full-time Community Manager position upon successful completion of the initial 3 months period

● Possibility to work remotely from anywhere in Germany


Ask everyone who works at Cookpad what we love about working here and the answer is: being part of the mission and our colleagues. Expect to work with people who are passionate about and committed to the mission: we challenge ourselves and each other to do the best work we can.

We’re building a global product with a global team that’s full of world-class talent. Our hiring process is designed to let your talent shine and for us to get to know each other so we know we’re the right fit.
When we receive your application, it’s reviewed to see if your experience and skills are a match for what we’re looking for in the role. If they are, we will get in touch for an interview. We respect your time so this can happen either in person or via video-conference from your laptop.
Equal Opportunity

The Cookpad team is made up of an incredible, diverse range of people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.
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