Local Cooking Community Builder
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 launched the Cookpad service in UK in 2017, and thousands of recipes have been created on the platform by our users since then:
Cookpad is growing at speed and we’re looking for exceptional people who make things happen.We are building a team of diverse, exceptional problem-solvers from around the world. We only hire passionate, smart and innovative people who want to make a difference.
About the role
This is a 3 month programme to build the local cooking community in your region. As a local cooking community builder, your role will be to spread the Cookpad mission and encourage people in your region to enjoy cooking and share their recipes on Cookpad. You will build the local cooking community in a hands-on and entrepreneurial way, for example by organizing meet-ups with users, cooking events, recipe contests etc. The goal is to build a solid and sustainable local cooks community on Cookpad. The role is remote, within the UK.
- Passion and love for cooking
- Drive to solve problems related to cooking/food, especially how cooking can have a positive impact on your local community
- Entrepreneurial spirit, self-driven
- User-focused mindset
- Superb communication skills to deliver mission of Cookpad to users
- Native level in English
- Experience on leading the cooking community (online/offline)
- C2C marketing, product development in internet industry
- Programme duration: 3 months
- On a full-time contract you are expected to work 35 hours per week
- This is a paid position
- Possibility to be considered for a full-time Community Manager position upon successful completion of the three month programm
What’s it like to work at Cookpad?
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. Visit https://www.cookpadteam.com/to find out more.To check out what we've been up to recently, you can watch our Youtube videos, read the Cookpad Staff Blog or catch up with Cookpad news on Twitter.
What happens next?
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.
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.